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Loyalist Directory: Robert Merritt

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Surname : Merritt
Given name : Robert
Rank :  
Where Resettled : St. John, NB
Hampstead, Queens County, New Brunswick
Status as Loyalist : Proven
Proof of Loyalty :  
Notes (Expunged, Suspended, Reinstated) :  
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Date & Place of Birth : 10 March 1781, Rye, New York
Settled before war : The family lived in Westchester County, NY, but Robert and Elizabeth were married at Hempstead, Long Island, NY (the bride's home?)
Date & Place of Death : Before 8 Dec 1802 at Hampstead, Queens County, NB
Place of Burial : Slipp/Merritt Cemetery, Hampstead, Queens County, NB
Wife Name : Elizabeth Robinson, born around 1731 and died in 1821.
Children : Anna (Annie), Mary, Robert, Caleb, Gilbert Robinson, Israel, son possibly named John
Biography : Freeman 1785
Proven Descendants : Grand River 1983.??.??; Fredericton 2000.02.05; Grand River 2002.06.03; Victoria 2008.09.22 (Fran Rose); Victoria 2010.09.13;
Military Info :  
Loyalist Genealogy : Lineage from Robert Merritt to Fran Rose's parents:
Robert Merritt DOB 1731/3/10, DOD 1802/12/8, DOM bef 1750 Elizabeth Robinson dob ca 1731 dod after 1802
• John Golding DOB ca1740, DOD 1821/4 DOM about 1741? Anna (Annie) Merritt dob ca 1746 dod after 1822.
• Frances (Fanny) Golding DOB 1770, DOD not known DOM 1791/2/15 Marcus Peters dob ca 1770 dod 1846/7/22 (son of Thomas and Susannah (Palmer) Peters) dom bef 1762?
• George Slipp DOB 1787/11/1, DOD 1860/10/10 DOM 1813/3/4 Susannah Peters dob 1792/2/16 dod 1868/6/28
• Hannah Slipp DOB 1824/10/22, DOD 1882/4/21 DOM1845/1/15 Peters, Charles Henry, dob 1823/5/2, dod1895/5/6
• Peters, John, DOB 1851/12/23, DOD 1931/12/03, DOM 1881/04/27 Duncan, Lillian Jane dob 1855/3/23, dod 1918/10/29
• Peters, Harry Oscar, DOB 1882/02/2, DOD 1946/1/9, DOM 1907/6/5 Plummer, Bertha May, bob 1881/8/7, dod 1945/2/16
• Peters, Douglas Bishop, DOB 1908/03/26, DOD 1995/5/29, DOM 1940/6/17 Scott, Margaret Jean bod 1909/06/28, dod 1981/5/23
Family History :  
Family Genealogy :  
Sources : NYGBS; V38 N1 Jan 1907
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