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Loyalist Directory: William (2; Sen'r) Marsh

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Surname : Marsh
Given name : William (2; Sen'r)
Rank : Secret Agent
Where Resettled : Midland District (Sidney Township, Hastings County, Ontario)
Status as Loyalist : Suspended; Proven
Source : UEL List
Notes (Expunged, Suspended, Reinstated) : Suspended by an Order in Council 1824/January/21; (See other info)
Regiment :  
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
Jeremiah Marsh
Benjamin Marsh
William Marsh
Samuel Marsh
Johnson Marsh
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;
Winnipeg 1980.09.02;
Bay of Quinte, Peter Johnson, 2004.03.15;
Toronto 2004.07.05;
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 :  
Other Info : 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.
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