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Loyalist Directory: Benjamin Christoffel (aka Benjamin II or Benjamin Sr.). Father of Benjamin Jr. Brother of Jasper Stymest. Stymiest

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Surname : Stymiest
Given name : Benjamin Christoffel (aka Benjamin II or Benjamin Sr.). Father of Benjamin Jr. Brother of Jasper Stymest.
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Where Resettled : 1784: Bay du Vin, Miramichi Bay, Northumberland Co., New Brunswick.
Status as Loyalist : proven
Proof of Loyalty :  
Notes (Expunged, Suspended, Reinstated) :  
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Date & Place of Birth : Before 03 May 1731 Gravesend; Long Island; New York; baptism: 03 May 1731; Dutch Reformed Church; New York
Settled before war : Native of Gravesend, Long Island, settled at Hampstead, Province of New York at the commencement of the Rebellion; evacutated from Staten Island, NY.
Date & Place of Death : 18 Sep 1823; Bay du Vin, New Brunswick
Place of Burial : St Johnís the Evangelist, Anglican Church Cemetery, Bay du Vin, New Brunswick
Wife Name : Abigal Rachel Fardon
Children : Maria Abigail;
Emie (m 1st James Gunn (a Loyalist) and 2nd: William McCully;
Mary m. J. Goodfellow;
Benjamin Gerritt (a Loyalist) m. Charlotte Mary Hierlihy;
Phoebe m. John Bailley Williston (a Loyalist).
Biography :  
Proven Descendants : Carl Stymiest UE of Vancouver Branch on 2001.08.25; Vancouver 2004.08.09; Vancouver 2004.09.20; Vancouver 2008.05.26;
Military Info :  
Loyalist Genealogy : UE certificate application by Carl Stymiest.
Family History : Read a biography of Benjamin Stymiest II Sr here.

See Stymiest web site
Family Genealogy : An extensive family history from the family's origin in Holland including a timeline from 1198 can be found in the book, "Down by the Old Mill Stream: A Stymiest Chronicle" by Carl W.W. Stymiest, UE.; Trafford Publishing 2001; ISBN 1-55212-883-0

See Stymiest web site
Sources : Memorial
NYGBS; V40 N1 Jan 1909
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