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Loyalist Directory: Andrew Phair

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Surname : Phair
Given name : Andrew
Rank : Lieut. / Adjutant
Where Resettled : Fredericton NB
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Regiment : American Legion (Prior to his service with the American Legion, some researchers believe he was with the British 9th Regiment of Foot. Source - Isabel Louise Hill, Vol. 3, 'The Old Burying Ground, Fredericton,N.B.')
Enlistment Date : September 16, 1781. (Source - Sabine, Vol. 2)
Date & Place of Birth : 1757 (Source -╩inscription on his grave stone) Ireland or New York? (So far neither location has been proven, however it does appear that he is of Irish descent.)
Settled before war :  
Date & Place of Death : November 9, 1824, Fredericton, N.B. (Sources - inscription on his grave stone, also the November 16th, 1824 issue of the 'New Brunswick Royal Gazette')
Place of Burial : The Old Burial Ground, Fredericton, N.B.
Wife Name : Mrs. Margaret Barry, widow of Major Henry Barry [British Army]. (Married in Province of New York, 1782. Marrige License issued on May 10, 1782)
Children : William Barry
Harriet Margaret
Isabella S.

More details on children.
Biography : Andrew was Fredericton's╩first Postmaster, an Instructor at Frederick Collegiate School and alsossistant Barrack-Master General for N.B. for many years.
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Sources : Information contributed by Fred Bradley, (GGGGGrandson)
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