Information on the Loyalists
Loyalist Directory: Richard Edward Waggoner
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|Given name :||Richard Edward|
|Where Resettled :||Bear River, Digby County, Nova Scotia|
|Status as Loyalist :|
|Proof of Loyalty :||Land Grant|
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|Date & Place of Death :||1806, Waldeck Line, Digby County, Nova Scotia|
|Place of Burial :||October 2, 1806, Digby County, Nova Scotia|
|Wife Name :||Anna Spring|
|Children :||(1) John Edward Waggoner Sr. b. abt 1799, m. abt 1832 Nancy Johns (abt 1813-1877) , d. Nov. 1876.|
(2) Leah Waggoner b. 1800, m. 1 Levi Hersey who died before 1846, son of Samuel Hersey (1755-1842) and Lydia Clark (1755-1804), m. 2 Ezra Westcott Sr. (1802-1877), Leah d. 1874.
(3) Samuel Benjamin Waggoner b. 1802, m. 1829 Susan Jane Wilson (1812-1903), d. 1868.
(4) Benjamin Waggoner b. abt 1805.
(5) Rachel Waggoner b. abt 1807-d. 1807.
|Biography :||Arrived Nova Scotia 1783 or 1784, Loyalist land grant in Township of Clements, Nova Scotia. Farmer, eventually settled on Waldeck Line near Bear River, Digby County, Nova Scotia. Married and raised a family. Died 1806 of Mortification, buried October 2, 1806.|
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|Sources :||Loyalist Muster Roll May 29, 1784 at Digby, Nova Scotia|
Information submitted by Joy McCallister.