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Loyalist Directory: John 1 Munro

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Surname : Munro
Given name : John 1
Rank : Hon'l; Captain
Where Resettled : Matilda, Dundas Co. ON
Status as Loyalist :  
Source : UEL List
Notes (Expunged, Suspended, Reinstated) :  
Regiment : King's Royal Regiment, New York
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Date & Place of Birth : c. 1728 at Ross-shire Scotland
Settled before war : Schenectady, N.Y.
Date & Place of Death : 27 Oct 1800 at Dicken's Landing
Place of Burial : In the old Riverside Cemetery. (Submerged by St Lawrence Seaway), headstone re-erected at Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Riverside Heights, 1967.
Wife Name : Married 6 Apr 1760 Maritje ‘Maria or Mary’ Talbot Gilbert Brouwer, b. c. 1738, d. 12 Apr 1815, daughter of Cornelius Brouwer of Schenectady, NY.
Children : Christiana Munro, 19 Aug 1761 – 1836, m. 29 Aug 1786 Dr Philip Mount
Hugh Munro, 15 Oct 1764 – 21 Sep 1825, m. 4 May 1793 Angelique Leroux LaRocque
Cornelius Munro, 9 Feb 1768 – c. 1811, m. Frances DeLisle
Cornelia Munro, 12 Oct 1769, m. (1) Feb 1784 Allen Patterson; m. (2). Capt. Thomas Fraser
Henry Munro, M.D., 1770 – 20 Aug 1854, m. 1809 Marie Josephete Serindac
John Munro Jr, 22 Feb 1771 – 1854, m. c. 1811 Kathryn Rosenberger
Marie ‘Charlotte’ Munro, 22 Aug 1777 – 1822, m. Michel, Marquis de Lotbiniere
William Johnson Munro, 10 Dec 1781 – 27 May 1820, m. 15 Sep 1808 Sarah ‘Jane’ Sherar
Biography : b. c. 1728. d. 27 Oct 1800. [appears to be] son of Hugh Munro (Milton of Katewell family) & Christiana Munro (of Tullochue family); b. on or near the Foulis Estate, Ross-shire, Scotland; came to the US from Ross-shire in 1756 as a Sergeant in the 48th Regiment of Foot in the French and Indian Wars, present at capitulation of Montreal 1760; after peace of 1763 settled at Schenectady, N.Y.; He was a Captain in the King's Royal Regiment, New York, commanded by Sir John Johnson, made up mostly of previous soldiers from the French & Indian War who were mustered out or on 1/2 pay in America, and were loyal to King George III at advent of Revolutionary War. Though a successful merchant, he declared for the Crown when the American terrorists started their revolution. He was arrested, jailed and eventually escaped to Canada. Given land grant in Upper Canada, settled at Matilda, Dundas Co. ON; member of first Legislative Council, 1792; d. Dicken's Landing, 27 Oct 1800, aged 72; Hon. Capt. John Munro was buried in the old Riverside Cemetery. (Submerged by St Lawrence Seaway), headstone re-erected at Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Riverside Heights, 1967.
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Other Info : Information from Jo Ann Munro Tuskin, Clan Munro Association of Canada Genealogist.
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