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Loyalist Directory: Johann (Jacob) Powley

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

Surname : Powley
Given name : Johann (Jacob)
Rank :  
Where Resettled : Kingston
Status as Loyalist : Expunged, reinstated, since Proven
Proof of Loyalty :  
Notes (Expunged, Suspended, Reinstated) :  
Regiment : King's Royal regiment, 2nd Battalion
Enlistment Date : 1781
Date & Place of Birth : 14 Oct 1744 In Holland
Settled before war : near Schenectedy, N.Y.
Date & Place of Death : 21 June 1814 Cataraqui, Ontario, Canada
Place of Burial : Cataraqui, Ontario, Canada
Wife Name : Mary Ann VAN VOORSE; b. 1749 Schenectady, New York, USA; m 1769 Schenectady, New York, USA; d at Cataraqui, Ontario, Canada
Children : William m Elizabeth Hoffman
Biography : Expunged 1802/May/25;
Restored to the U.E. List by Petition from himself this day; Order in Council 1805 (or 1803?)/February/28
Proven Descendants : Governor Simcoe 1984.04.27
Governor Simcoe 1984.12.07
Manitoba 2003.04.07
Calgary 2003.07.14 (Wayne Hovdestad)
Hamilton 2007.04.30
Kingston & District 2009.08.31;
Military Info :  
Loyalist Genealogy : From Wayne Hovdestad back to Johann Powley:
Generation 1: Wayne Roy Hovdestad
Generation 2: Jo Ann Shirley Hanscam (b. 1935; m. 1956)
Generation 3: Harold Ray Hanscam (b. 1886; m. 1923; d. 1966)
Generation 4: Annie Peters (b. 1869; m. 1888; d. 1906)
Generation 5: Abraham Peters (b. c1839; d. 1906)
Generation 6: Jane M. Fairbanks (b. 1814; m.1836; d. 1856) married Joseph J. Peters (b. 1814; m. 1836;)
Generation 7: Caleb Fairbanks (b. 1790; m. 1814; d. 1867)
Generation 8: Elizabeth Powley (b. 1775; d. 1848)
Generation 9: Johann Jacob Powley (b. 1744; d. 1814)
Generation 10: (Francis Powley)
Family History : Read the family story of Wayne Hovdestad and his two Loyalist ancestors:
Johann Powley by Wayne Hovdestad
Family Genealogy :  
Sources : UEL List. Upper Canada Land Petitions; letters, British War Office papers and 2nd Battalion R.R.N.Y.
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