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Loyalist Directory: Benjamin Willson

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Surname : Willson
Given name : Benjamin
Rank :  
Where Resettled : Bertie, Niagara, Ontario
Status as Loyalist : Proven
Proof of Loyalty : Upper Canada Land Petitions: The petition of Benjamin Willson of Bertie, Niagara, granted 650 acres on 15 May 1797. States Benjamin and family arrived 1787.
Notes (Expunged, Suspended, Reinstated) :  
Regiment :  
Enlistment Date :  
Date & Place of Birth : 1739, New Jersey
Settled before war : Wantage, Sussex Co., New Jersey
Date & Place of Death : 1805, Niagara, Ontario
Place of Burial :  
Wife Name : Sarah Crowell, b. 1750, New Jersey; d. 1809, Ontario
Children : Crowell Willson (1762-1832) m. Hannah Crane (1766-1817); John Willson (aft. 1762-aft 1897) m. Esther ___; Sarah Willson m. John Fanning, M.P.; Hannah Willson (1768-) m. Matthias Hanon Haun Jr.; Gilman Willson (1771-1836) m. Hannah Sypes (1773-1856)
Biography : See the Benjamin Willson biography.
Proven Descendants : Governor Simcoe 1973.12.02; London & W. Ontario 2013.02.04 (William Wilson Mullins Jr.);
Military Info : See the Benjamin Willson biography and the Benjamin Willson certificate application from Will Mullins.
Loyalist Genealogy : Benjamin Willson (1735-1809) > Gilman Willson (1771-1836) > John Willson (1802-1888) > Daniel Gilman Willson (1841-1909) > Annie Willson (1870-1949) > Gordon Willson Bonner (1900-1951) > [private]
Family History : See the Willson Benjamin biography.
Family Genealogy :  
Sources : Information submitted by William Mullins.
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