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Loyalist Directory: John Bailey Williston

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Surname : Williston
Given name : John Bailey
Rank :  
Where Resettled : St. Stephen, NB
Block Four, Canterbury Parish, nr. Saint John, New Brunswick; removed (to better land) and obtained a joint land grant with brother in law, Benjamin Stymiest Jr. at Bay du Vin, Miramichi River, New Brunswick.
Status as Loyalist :  
Proof of Loyalty : NYGBS; V40 N2 Apr 1909
Muster (June 1784 at Annapolis County, Nova Scotia); Joint Land Petition 1797 with Benjamin Stymiest Jr. (Bay du Vin, Miramichi, NB.)
Notes (Expunged, Suspended, Reinstated) : One of Port Matoon Assoc.
Regiment :  
Enlistment Date :  
Date & Place of Birth : 23 Aug 1757; Springfield, Massachusetts
Settled before war :  
Date & Place of Death : 9 Jul 1833; Bay du Vin, Northumberland County, New Brunswick
Place of Burial :  
Wife Name : m. 13 Mar 1788, Phoebe Stymiest (daughter of Loyalist Benjamin Stymiest II)
Children : Joseph,
George (I and II),
John Thomas,
Mary,
Abigail,
Luther,
Benjamin,
William,
Alexander,
Phineas,
Edward Samuel.

Details of John Bailey's children. See here.
Biography : Surveyor Of Lands, Constable - Bay Du Vin District
Proven Descendants :  
Military Info :  
Loyalist Genealogy :  
Family History : 04 Mar 1797: Memorial of Benjamin Stymiest Jr. and John Bailley Williston "entered into a co. partnership …for the purpose of building a saw mill" on the Bay du Vin River, Miramich Bay, New Brunswick
Family Genealogy :  
Sources : Information provided by Carl Stymiest (Wendy Cosby volunteer) and by Christine Williston.
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