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Loyalist Directory: Daniel Fike (Fyke, Foyke)

(For a short explanation of each row, click on the row title ex. "surname")

Surname : Fike (Fyke, Foyke)
Given name : Daniel
Rank : Foot Soldier
Where Resettled :  Lot 21, Concession 1, Osnabruck Twp., Stormont Co.
Status as Loyalist : Proven
Source : Return of Disbanded Troops and Loyalists settled at Twp #3 Osnabruck 25 Sept 1784, UEL List
Notes (Expunged, Suspended, Reinstated) : See Petiton of Francis Fike; read this day 1807/March/17
Regiment : King's Royal Regiment of New York
Enlistment Date :  22 May 1780
Date & Place of Birth : abt 1743
Settled before war : Stone Arabia, Montgomery Co. New York
Date & Place of Death : abt. 1793
Place of Burial :  
Wife Name : Anna Rupert d/o Adam Rupert married 09 March, 1767, Stone Arabia, Montgomery Co., New York
Children : 1. Mary Margretha (b 23 Sep 1764) bapt. 1 Sept. 1767; m. Henry Snyder;
2. Anna Maria Elisabetha (b 14 Aug 1769 bapt. 1 Aug. 1769;) m. John Wart; children were Jacob (1780-1871);
3. Franciscus bapt. 17 July, 1771, at Stone Arabia, N.Y. m. Margaret Pother-
4. Batter;
5. John (1771-1813) m. Elizabeth Cook
Biography : "Old Johnstown, Tryon Co., NY. imprisoned a short time in Albany Gaol; in 1780, came to Canada & enlisted as volunteer in Royal Regy. of N.Y.together with 2 sons, all served untill disbanded in 1784 - Memorial 'now of Montreal,' 28 Feb. 1786. New Johnstown. Kingsborough Pattent"
Proven Descendants : Alma R. Bentley of Manitoba Br. (MC 9165-01) on 2001.05.21;
St. Lawrence 2008.05.12;
Manitoba 2008.08.18;
Doreen Dimitroff U.E. of Edmonton Branch on 2009.05.25;
Edmonton 2009.08.04;
Military Info :  
Loyalist Genealogy : 1) Daniel Fike;

2) Francis Fike (1773-1852/4) m.1795 Margaret Pother-Batter (b abt 1842), Children were Elizabeth, Francis, Daniel, Susannah, Samuel, Jacob, John, Phillip, Benjamin, Hiram, Matthew;

3) Samuel Fike (c. 1810-28 Nov 1892) m. 30 Nov 1843 Permilla (Ann) Losee (Losey) (03 Jan 1823-17 Dec 1902), Children were Charles (b. abt 1844) m. Frances Polmatier, Linda, Sarah (b. abt. 1849) m. Allen Stewart, George (b. abt. 1852) m. Jemima Watson, Mary (b. abt 1854), Francis, Allen (c 1856), Allisa (c 1858), Martha (c. 1859) m. Tho Steen, Mary (c. 1864) m. Austin Regieur, Carrie;

4) Lydia (Linda) Idena Fike (28 Jan 1865-15 Mar 1931) m. 05 Feb 1884 Alfred O'Neil (b. 07 Mar. 1862/3) Children are: William, Charles (b 26 May 1886) m Emma Brooks, Lorne (b. 27 Sep. 1890) m. Margaret Dorsey, Eva (b 28 Aug 1888) m. David Reid, Mabel m. Harold Morison, Ada);

5) William McKenzie O'Neil (21 Nov 1885-13 Mar 1944) m 15 Jun 1910 Melinda Johnston (14 Jun 1887-27 Jul 1991)

6) Children are Private
Family History :  
Family Genealogy :  
Other Info : Some information provided by Doreen Dimitroff

Contributed on behalf of Alma Bentley by Alice Walchuk with sources ncluding
Evidence on Claim of Daniel Fyke (Loyalist in the American Revolutino),
Determination of Claim 22 Feb 1788,
Old UEL List Appendix B pg 174,
American Loyalist Claims pg 185,
Upper Canada Land Book "C",
M/R of Samuel FIKE and Parmelia LOSEE,
DR for Samuel Fyke, etc.
Reserved :