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Loyalist Directory: James Clement

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Surname : Clement
Given name : James
Rank : An Ensign in the Indian Department during the latter stages of the Revolutionary War.
Where Resettled : Home District, received a 2000 acre land grant in Niagara Twp and a town lot in Niagara-on-the-Lake.
Status as Loyalist : Proven
Source : UEL List
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Date & Place of Birth : born 15 July 1764, bp. 4 Aug 1764, Mohawk Valley, NY
Settled before war : James lived with his parents at Tribes Hill, NY - an area very near Fort Johnston and close to present day Fonda, NY.
Date & Place of Death : Died 03 Mar 1813, Niagara Twp
Place of Burial : Clement Cemetery (Lot 103) Niagara Twp, on the south side of Line 6, about 1500 feet west of Niagara Road 100 (Four Mile Creek Road) - also known as the Sterling Cemetery as it is located on "Sterling" property.
Wife Name : Catharine Crysler (d/o Adam Crysler) b. 26 Sep 1770, Schoharie, Albany Co., NY; d. 13 Jul 1813 in childbirth.
Children : Mary, Joseph, John Putnam, Samuel Thompson, Lewis James, Adam Crysler, William C., George Miller, Robert Addison, Caroline, and Jemima (died at birth).
Biography : A number of items such as land petition and last will of James.
Proven Descendants : Calgary 1985.07.24; St. Catharines 1972.06.21; Col. John Butler 2005.10.24; Vancouver 1986.03.12; Col. John Butler 2009.09.28;
Military Info : An Ensign in the Indian Department during the latter stages of the Revolutionary War and a Lt. in the Militia during the War of 1812.
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