Ancestral Notes

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Nathaniel Haines, UEL

Nathaniel Haines, my 3rd great-grandfather, was born in Johnsonville, Tryon County, New York about 1760, son of Joseph Haines, Sr.,a recent immigrant from Gemany. He served in the King’s Royal Rangers alongside two of his brothers. He then joined John Butler’s Corp of Rangers until the disbandment at the endof the Revolutionary war.
Nathaniel went with his family, who were accompanied by Col. Butler and his rangers to Lachine, Lower Canada, in 1781. They remained there for a few years and then travelled west to Niagara in Upper Canada in 1784. He married Lydia ___, daughter of a United Empire Loyaist, in Niagara in 1786 and settled in Grantham Twp. Nathaniel and Lyddie had the following children:

i. Catherine, born in 1790, married John Risenburg
i. Andrew, baptised at St. Mark’s Church in Niagara in 1792
iii. Mary,was baptised Jan. 10,1801 at St. Mark’s Church in Niagara, married Richard Ryan of Thorold
iv. Benjamin, born 1802, married Sarah Elizabeth Freisman
v. Elizabeth, baptised Sept. 9, 1804 at St. Mark’s Church in Niagara,
vi. Margaret, baptised May 12, 1805 at St. Mark’s Church in Niagara
vii. Lany, born 1805

from Sons and Daughters of the United Empire Loyalists:

from Old united Empire Loyalists List:

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