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Loyalist Directory: Richard (Sr.) Cartwright

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Surname : Cartwright
Given name : Richard (Sr.)
Rank :  
Where Resettled : Kingston
Status as Loyalist : Proven
Proof of Loyalty : UEL List
Notes (Expunged, Suspended, Reinstated) :  
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Enlistment Date :  
Date & Place of Birth : 18 Nov 1720, London, England
Settled before war : Emigrated to America, Albany N.Y. c1742
Date & Place of Death : 23 Oct 1794, Kingston, Ontario
Place of Burial :  
Wife Name : Johanna Beasley, b. 6 Sept 1726; m 1743; d. Sept 1794-5
Children : Richard Cartwright b. 2 Feb 1759 (Albany, New York) m Magdalen Secord b. 4 May 1764 (New Rochelle, New York)
Biography :  
Proven Descendants : Governor Simcoe 1970.12.01; Governor Simcoe 1971.03.??; Governor Simcoe 1975.02.18;
Military Info :  
Loyalist Genealogy : The Honourable Richard Cartwright (1759-1815) m 1784 Magdalen Secord (1764-1827);
John Solomon Cartwright (1804-1845) m 1831 Sarah Hayter Macaulay (1809-1866);
James Strachan Cartwright (1840-) m Jane Elizabeth Young (1861-)
Family History :  
Family Genealogy :  
Sources : Updated from original application (volunteer Sandra McNamara UE)
Additional information from the Globe & Mail's “Died this Day”
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