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Loyalist Directory: John Wightman

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Surname : Wightman
Given name : John
Rank : Lieut
Where Resettled : Carleton, NB
Status as Loyalist : Proven
Proof of Loyalty : NYGBS; V40 N2 Apr 1909
Notes (Expunged, Suspended, Reinstated) : See Acadiensis Vol. 7 pp. 115-27.
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Date & Place of Birth : b. 4 Mar 1748/49, N. Kingston, RI
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Date & Place of Death : d. 23 Dec. 1819 in Saint John NB
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Children : Capt. John Wightman, b. 29 Oct. 1783, in Newport, RI, d. July 1871, Bayswater NB. . He later served with distinction in the War of l812 on the vessel "Boxer". He was locally known as "Squire Wightman". (see Acadiensis, April, 1907, VII, Number 2, p. 122, 123, 124). His first child was Elizabeth.
Biography :  
Proven Descendants : Barbara Jean Craig UE  Fredericton Branch, 2 June 1996;
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Family Genealogy : son of Col.George Wightman who was a UE Loyalist
Sources : Reference letters K; Information from Barbara Jean Craig UE
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