Information on the Loyalists
Loyalist Directory: William (2; Sen'r) Marsh
(For a short explanation of each row, click on the row title ex. "surname")
|Given name :||William (2; Sen'r)|
|Rank :||Secret Agent|
|Where Resettled :||Midland District (Sidney Township, Hastings County, Ontario)|
|Status as Loyalist :||Suspended; Proven|
|Proof of Loyalty :||UEL List|
|Notes (Expunged, Suspended, Reinstated) :||Suspended by an Order in Council 1824/January/21; (See other info)|
|Enlistment Date :|
|Date & Place of Birth :||Coventry, Connecticut|
|Settled before war :|
|Date & Place of Death :||June 8, 1816 in Vermont|
|Place of Burial :|
|Wife Name :||Sarah French May 22, 1741 in Stratford Connecticut - March 29,1820 in East Dorset Vermont. Sarah was a sister of Lt. Jeremiah French UE, both children of Jeremiah French, Sr. and Hannah Edwards.|
|Children :||Elizabeth Marsh married Jonathan Sexton|
Matthias Marsh married Sarah Richardson
Mary Marsh married Leonard Soper
Hannah Marsh married Asa Weller
|Biography :||William was a Colonel in the Green Mt. Boys but joined the Burgoyne Campaign in 1777. Did a lot of Secret Service work. After settling in Canada, William returned to Vermont.|
|Proven Descendants :||Kawartha 1979.03.21;|
Bay of Quinte, Peter Johnson, 2004.03.15;
Linda Seabrooke Smith of Bay of Quinte Branch (two certificates) on 12 April 2010.
|Military Info :|
|Loyalist Genealogy :||See Loyalist Certificate application from William Marsh trhough daughter Hannah to Linda Smith.|
See Loyalist Certificate application from William Marsh trhough daughter Hannah to Linda Smith.
|Family History :|
|Family Genealogy :|
|Sources :||William served the British. He was suspended from the UE Exec list 8 years after he died, so had no opportunity to appeal. His family settled and remained in Canada. For his service and move to Canada he is deemed eligible for Loyalist status.|
Initial information contributed by proven descendant Peter Johnson UE.
Additional information contributed by proven descendant Linda Seabrooke Smith UE.