24 May 2018

Ebenezer Denny Among Officers Willing To Continue


Included in the Appendix:

"Same to John Armstrong, Secretary to Council, Philadelphia."

"Sir--Inclosed be pleased to find a list of the officers who are willing to continue upon the present establishment."  Names and rank of the officers of the Pennsylvania line, who are at present in the service of the United States, and are willing to remain upon the establishment, agreeably to the Act of Congress of the 7th April, 1785."

23 May 2018

Archibald McDonald, Lincoln Militia

British Military and Naval Records (RG 8, C Series - Index Only):

Source [Image 5267]
Microform: c-11837

McDonald, Archibald, Pte. 1st Regt. 
Lincoln Militia
On roll of Capt. Wm Powers' company

21 May 2018

« Archibald McMillan and family fonds Image 222

Archibald McMillan and family fonds : H-1099

"His Brother Capt. McMillan resides in Glengary he was many years Captn in the Canadian Volunteers who were disbanded about the time I arrived here... .  He is not settled upon his lands & lately married a Daughter of Mr. McDonell of Greenfields who Emigrated to this Country along with himself."

Look in this publication for a Captain McMillan: The Royal Canadian Volunteers 1794-1802 [microform] : an historical sketch, by Neilson, J. L. Hubert (John Louis Hubert), 1845-1925.  [Alexander McMillan was a Captain] 

The Lochaber Emigrants to Glengarry, By R.B. Fleming indicated that Lt.-Col. Alexander[3] Macmillan (Ewan2], John of Glenpean[1], born ca 1756 and died in 1823.  He married a. [Unknown]; b. Marcella MacDonell, dau. Lt.-Col. Alexander MacDonell (Greenfield) and Janet MacDonell (Aberchalder).  Born 3 February 1779.

Residence Of Colonel Evans


Kirkland C. Barker's Probate Card

Michigan, Probate Records, Wayne Packet index 1797-1901...:

File 7729
related file #7760
 25029 Image 6013

Peter Millar [my 1st cousin 3x removed] also drowned in the same yachting accident as did Mr. Barker.

The Detroit Free Press, May 21, 1875:

Melancholy Conclusion of a Trip in a Sail Boat
Four Residents of Grosse Isle Drowned

Frederick Dudgeon, Manly Webb and Peter Miller Lost

[See Peter Millar link for the newspaper article transcript.]

20 May 2018

Born On Bellevue Plantation

Louisiana, Confederate Pensions, 1898-1950...:

Petition of Alcide Darby who was born on Bellevue Plantation, St. Mary Parish, Louisiana, on June 5 1844.

Jeanerette, Iberia, Louisiana, United States
J Alcide Darby Head M 54 Louisiana
Laura Darby Wife  F 52 Louisiana
L Adrien Darby Son M 15 Louisiana
A. H. Darby Son M 29 Louisiana
Frank Darby Son M 20 Louisiana

19 May 2018

Benjamin Squier

New York, Probate Records, Livingston Wills 1845-1861 vol 3:

19 May 1846
Geneseo, Livingston County, New York
Benjamin Squier, Deceased
John White, One Of The Executors
Probate Of The Will
Witnesses: Issi Norton and William J. Hamilton
Wife: Sarah Squier
Daughters (Squier Surname): Elizabeth, Almira, Caroline, Clarissa
Daughters: Mary Learing?, Sarah Crossett?, Anna White