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Loyalist Directory: Roelof (Rulijuh, Ruliph, Ruliffe, Ralph) Ostrom

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Surname : Ostrom
Given name : Roelof (Rulijuh, Ruliph, Ruliffe, Ralph)
Rank : Spy
Where Resettled : Sidney Township, Hastings County, ON
Status as Loyalist : Proven
Proof of Loyalty : UEL List; Land Petition
Notes (Expunged, Suspended, Reinstated) : See his Petition; read this day; Order in Council 1808/June/23
Regiment : employed in private service
Enlistment Date :  
Date & Place of Birth : 1740 at Poukeepsie (Dutchess Co), NY
Settled before war : Dutchess Co., NY
Date & Place of Death : 17 February 1818 at Belleville (Sidney Hastings), ON
Place of Burial : White Bayside Cem, Sidney Township, Hastings County, ON
Wife Name : Elizabeth Yelverton b.1742 Ulster NY d. 1817 Sidney, Hastings m. 6 Apr 1761, Poughkeepsie, Ulster, NY
Children : Ostrom, Henry Anthony b.1764 Dutchess NY d. aft 1808, m. Hagaman Sarah
Ostrom, John b. 1762 Dutchess, NY d. aft 1808, m. Hagaman Ester
Ostrom, Blandina (Blondana) b. 1768 Dutchess NY d. 1849 Sidney, Hastings m. Gilbert, Abel
Ostrom, Abigail b. 1764 Dutchess, NY d. aft 1808 m. David Purdy bef 1808 b. 1755 d. 1835 Ernestown;,
David b. 1766 d. aft 1808
Ostrom, Jenna m. Marsh, Samuel
Ostrom, Sarah m. Leavens, Roswell
Ostrom, Martha m. MacIntosh, John
Ostrom, Daniel m. Crysdale, Isabel
Biography : Was a town warden for Sidney/Thurlow in 1795. In 1808 living on lot 26 BF Sidney
Proven Descendants : Heritage 1973.11.12;
St. Lawrence 1981.04.28;
St. Lawrence 1982.01.12;
St. Lawrence 1986.12.03;
London & W. Ontario 2003.01.07;
Kawartha 2003.11.10;Sir Guy Carleton Branch 2011.01.31 (Dorothy Meyerhof);
Sir Guy Carleton 2011.01.31;
Bay of Quinte 2011.11.21;
London Branch 2006.10.16 (Robert H. Tordiff);
Bicentennial 2014.07.14 (Brenda [Sheneman-Holmes] Ozog);
Military Info :  
Loyalist Genealogy : See:
- Roelof Ostrom UE certificate application by Dorothy Meyerhof
- Roelof Ostrom UE certificate application by Brenda Ozog
Family History :  
Family Genealogy :  
Sources : Sources:
Will of Ruliph 25 Mar 1808, Book Marriages of 3 Lutheran Congregations, Rhinebeck, NY 1746-1899 (Fonda Library NY)

Additional information submitted by Dorothy Meyerhof, Gerry Tordiff (gtordiff@odyssey.on.ca), and Brenda Ozog
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