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Loyalist Directory: Evan (son of Evan Sr.) Roys (Roice), Junior

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Surname : Roys (Roice), Junior
Given name : Evan (son of Evan Sr.)
Rank : Corporal
Where Resettled : Eastern District (Cornwall. ON)
Status as Loyalist : Proven
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Notes (Expunged, Suspended, Reinstated) :  
Regiment : King's Royal Regiment of New York
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Date & Place of Birth : 03 Feb 1761 Wallingford, CT
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Wife Name : SMITH, Dorothy b. 1770 d. C1850 Cornwall, Ontario
Children : John
William
Sybil
Hannah
Evan
Mary
Catherine
Sarah
Biography :  
Proven Descendants : Victoria 2011.04.04 (Kathleen Roys Lynch)
Victoria 2011.12.05;
Military Info : Like his father, Evan Jr moved from Wallingford CT in 1775 to New Ashford MA. In 1777 along with his father Evan Sr and brother-in-law Jesse Wright, he was drafted to serve in the Militia, and marched against General Burgoyne. All three escaped to join the British Army at Fort Miller. After the Convention they came to Canada and enlisted into Sir John Johnson's Regiment.
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Sources : UEL List
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