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Loyalist Directory: John Woolley (Woolly)

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Surname : Woolley (Woolly)
Given name : John
Rank :  
Where Resettled : Elizabethtown
Status as Loyalist : Suspended
but accepted and Proven
Proof of Loyalty : Old U.E. List
Notes (Expunged, Suspended, Reinstated) : (Something in Fine print); Suspended 1804/November/5
Regiment :  
Enlistment Date :  
Date & Place of Birth : Orange County, New York Colony
Settled before war : Albany County, New York Colony
Date & Place of Death : Abt 1805, Leeds County
Place of Burial :  
Wife Name : Rachel
Children : Sarah (Woolley) Booth
William Woolley
Peter Woolley
Joseph Woolley
Delight (Woolley) Freel
John Woolley
Biography : Woolley family came from England and were settled on Long Island, Orange County, New York Colony in 1650.
John Woolley Jr. is reported to have served in Robert McLean’s Company, 1st Regiment, Leeds Militia during the War of 1812.
Proven Descendants : James Barry Gardiner, Colonel Edward Jessup Branch, January 24, 2013.
Military Info :  
Loyalist Genealogy : John Woolley,
=> Sarah (Woolley) Booth,
==> John Woolley Booth,
===> Mary Ann (Booth) Gardiner,
====> John Harold Gardiner,
=====> John William Gardiner,
======> James Barry Gardiner
Family History : See reference document “ John Booth, United Empire Loyalist of Elizabethtown, Leeds County, Ontario and his descendants”, by Lela H. Booth, Toronto, 1982. Reference to Woolley family under Samuel Booth (1764-1848)
Family Genealogy :  
Sources : Upper Canada Land Petition, John Woolley, (RG 1 L3, Volume 548, 1789, W Misc. 1787-1794, petition # 156)

Land Certificate for John Woolley for 200 acres in Township #9 (Yonge), October 30, 1789, (RG 1, L3, Volume 523, W Bundle 3, 1797, number 135)

Information supplied by Barry Gardiner
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