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Loyalist Directory: John Reid Munro

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Surname : Munro
Given name : John Reid
Rank :  
Where Resettled : Eastern District
Status as Loyalist :  
Proof of Loyalty : UEL List
Notes (Expunged, Suspended, Reinstated) :  
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Enlistment Date :  
Date & Place of Birth : b. c. 1766/7 USA
Settled before war :  
Date & Place of Death : d. 8 Jan 1849 Mallorytown, ON
Place of Burial : Buried in the Mallorytown United Church Cemetery, in Mallorytown, ON, north of the 401, on Hwy 2, just east of County Rd 5. The stone for John and Hannah Munro is to the right of the entrance, and near it is the stone for son Samuel. The stone for son Alfred is to the left of the entrance.  
Wife Name : m. c. 1790-2 Annetje (Hannah Alley) Alyea, b. 1776 USA, d. 17 Aug 1852 Mallorytown, ON, daughter of Jan Alyea and Elizabeth Mandeville
Children : John Jr, 1793-c. 1867;
Samuel 2nd, c. 1797 – 22 Jun 1840, m. Esther Munro;
Hannah, c. 1802, m. William Judd;
Polly LaRue, 4 Nov 1804 – 31 Mar 1837, m. 1 Jan 1824 Henry ‘Harry' Polley, b. c. 1799, d. Nov 1860, son of Benoni Polley and Annis Camp;
Simon, Feb 1808 – 11 Jul 1869, m. 1836 Parmelia Connell, b. 1813 Yonge Twp, d. 18 Dec 1897;
Asenath, b. c. 1811, m. Jeremiah Guild, b. c. 1813;
James, b. c. 1812, d. c. 1836;
Alfred Alpheus, 12 Feb 1814 – 10 Sep 1886, m. 3 Nov 1836 Lydia Ayers, b. c. 1819.
Biography : Two page biography
Proven Descendants :  
Military Info :  
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Family History :  
Family Genealogy : John was the son of John Munro, a Loyalist who was killed by the rebels during the revolution and Catharine Reid who brought her family to Canada late in the war. She was granted Loyalist status. See details about her descendants including John in this directory where she is recorded as Widow Catharine Reid Munro Leech.
Sources : Information provided by Jo Ann Tuskin UE, Gov. Simcoe Branch
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