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Loyalist Directory: George Henry Playter

(For a short explanation of each row, click on the row title ex. "surname")

Surname : Playter
Given name : George Henry
Rank : Captain
Where Resettled : York, Upper Canada, 1794
Status as Loyalist : Proven
Proof of Loyalty : UEL List (as Plater), Land Grant
Notes (Expunged, Suspended, Reinstated) :  
Regiment : Guides and Pioneers
Enlistment Date : December 1776
Date & Place of Birth : 13 Feb 1738, Walton-upon-Thames, England
Settled before war : Nottingham Township, West New Jersey
Date & Place of Death : 15 May 1822, York, Upper Canada.
Place of Burial : Believed buried on family farm (see notes).
Wife Name : Elizabeth (6 Aug 1745 - 14 May 1824) m. 2 Jan 1766 daughter of John Welding and Hannah Watson of Chesterfield, New Jersey. Died at York and believed buried on family farm (see notes).
Children : Watson Playter (6 Dec 1766 - 23 Sep 1834) m. 1784 Priscilla Waterman
Elizabeth (Playter) Perry/Rogers (7 Jul 1768 - 18 Apr 1825) m. 1806 - Thomas Perry m2. 1811 - David McGregor Rogers
John Playter (19 Jan 1770 - 14 Aug 1853) m. 1 Aug 1796 - Sarah Ellerbeck
James Thomas Playter (10 Apr 1772 - 11 Ocr 1809) m. 1794 - Margaret Bolton m2. 24 Dec 1798 - Hannah Miles
Hannah Playter (31 Oct 1774 - 1776) m. unmarried died in childhood.
Eli Playter (30 Nov 1776 - ) m. 27 Nov 1806 - Sophia Beman
Sarah (Playter) Rogers (6 Jul 1779 - 13 Feb 1810) m. 6 Jan 1802 - David McGregor Rogers
Mary (Playter) Ward (13 Dec 1781 - 20 Feb 1847) m. 30 Jan 1803 - Thomas Ward
Hannah Playter (17 Jun 1785 - 21 Oct 1832) m. unmarried
George Henry Playter (21 Feb 1788 - 23 Sep 1863) m. 1806 - Frances Kenderick
Biography : See Family Story
Proven Descendants : Governor Simcoe 1993.08.26;
Governor Simcoe 2007.12.10;
Edmonton 2010-08-16 (Robert David Rogers);
Edmonton 2011-05-02;
Edmonton 2012.01.16;
Edmonton 2014.08.18 (Isaiah John Bruno Lunardi);
Military Info :  
Loyalist Genealogy : See family tree charts of one line
Family History :  
Family Genealogy :  
Sources : Rising above Circumstances - The Rogers Family in Colonial America, Sheltus & Picard - 1998

Information contributed by Robert James Rogers UE, robertrogers@shaw.ca
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