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Loyalist Directory: Martin Sr. Rush

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Surname : Rush
Given name : Martin Sr.
Rank : Carpenter. Not in uniform
Where Resettled : Digby NS; to Fredericton NB; to Midland District by 1798 Martin Sr. was given 200 acres on Con. 1 Lot 84 about two miles west of Rednersville in Prince Edward County Ontario
Status as Loyalist : Proven
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Date & Place of Birth : 10 November 1732 Duchess Co. NY
Settled before war : Uncertain; but believed to be in Bergen County; New Jersey; based on: Property Confiscations; Bergen County (Great Britain; Public Record Office; Audit Office; Class 12; Volume 85; folios 43-46)
Date & Place of Death : 30 July 1821 near Rednersville in Ontario
Place of Burial : Dempsey-Cunningham Cemetery near Rednersville in Ontario
Wife Name : (unknown)
Children : Elizabeth; John; Catharine; James; Martin
Biography :  
Proven Descendants : Bay of Quinte Branch 1997.mm.dd (Peter John Bolton – contact email);
Military Info : Not in uniform; but served as a carpenter at Horn's Hook; NY; under the orders of Captain Alexander Mercer; Commanding Engineer. Source: Muster rolls (26 Aug 1781)
Loyalist Genealogy : A Loyalist Lineage from Martin Rush Sr. to Peter John Bolton
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Sources : UEL List; Certificate
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