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Loyalist Directory: Samuel, Jr. (son of Samuel Perry, Sr. U.E.) Perry
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|Given name :||Samuel, Jr. (son of Samuel Perry, Sr. U.E.)|
|Rank :||Could have requested a commission but did not. See pg. 923, 2nd Report of the Bureau of Archives of the Province of Ontario by Alexander Fraser, 1904.|
|Where Resettled :||Sorel refugee camp 1781 or 1782. New Carlisle, Paspebiac, Baie des Chaleurs, Gaspe, Quebec in 1784.|
|Status as Loyalist :||No proven descendants|
|Proof of Loyalty :||2nd Report of the Bureau of Archives of the Province of Ontario by Alexander Fraser, 1904, pg. 923.|
|Notes (Expunged, Suspended, Reinstated) :|
|Regiment :||King’s Loyal Americans Regiment (Jessup’s Rangers)|
|Enlistment Date :||Mustered at McClellan's Mills, 24 August, 1777, by Captain Campbell of the 29th Regiment. Samuel and 46 other men (see http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/NYSARATO/2008-04/1207056075 for a complete list of the volunteers).|
|Date & Place of Birth :||Sandwich, Mass.|
|Settled before war :||Bought 111 acres 10 miles west of Saratoga at Parmintown in 1773.|
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|Children :||(possibly) Rebecca who married Ensign Thomas Mann, U.E.|
|Biography :||Was one of 21 men in four whaleboats that accompanied the first transports to Gaspe (see UELAC website).|
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|Military Info :||Samuel, Jr. brought 46 Loyalists with him to join General Burgoyne at Saratoga. (see pg. 78, Loyalists of Quebec by Elinor Senior) and pg. 923 2nd Report of the Bureau of Archives of the Province of Ontario, 1904.|
Tried to join Jessup’s Rangers in 1776 but was captured and imprisoned until 1777 then driven from his farm.
After General Burgoyne’s surrender, he escaped and made his way to Quebec and joined Jessup’s Rangers.
|Loyalist Genealogy :||Father was Samuel Perry, Sr., U.E., a privateer out of Sandwich.|
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|Sources :||Both Samuel Sr. and Jr., were names submitted to the Port Roseway Assoc. of Loyalists. See http://globalgenealogy.com/globalgazette/List001/list38.htm#p|
His claim for losses was supported by an affidavit of Isaac Mann (aka Man), Jr., U.E.
In "Memorials and petitions; General Sir Guy Carleton’s New York headquarters order book" (Reel 7) a reference to a petition of Samuel Perry, Jr., occurs.
91. [no date]
Memorial of Samuel Perry, lately an inhabitant of Saratoga, to Carleton
Having served as a loyalist volunteer in Burgoyne’s army, asking Carleton to "interfere in my behalf, and not leave a true Loyalist to suffer through the Ommission, or Sinister Views of others"
Mentioned with family numbers on page 30 of Loyalist Lists by Fitzgerald but does not distinguish whether it is Sr., or Jr. However, numbers and sex of children to not match Saml. Perry, Sr., family.
Information provided by David Clark.