William B. VANEVERY: Birth: ABT 1790.
Publication: Hunterdon Press/Genealogical Publishing
Text: An extraction of free land granted to the children of eligible Loyalists. Known to be incomplete, and some errors.
Note: N5411 Flamborough West, Soldier Butler's Rangers From "An Annotated Nominal Roll of Butler's Rangers 1777-1784" VanEvery, Samuel. Private ["Vanverie"] Son of McGregory VanEvery and Mary Wilcox. Born in New York Colony, 1763. He took the oath of allegiance at Niagara sometime between Nov 1784 and Jul 1785. In 1785 he was described as a settler "between the Four Mile Creek and the Mountain Niagara. Name on the UE List, 1797. Settled in Flamborough Township. Married Hannah Coon, a daughter of Private John Coon. A son wrote, "There were three houses at Hamilton and the board shanty of Robert Land. My father's house was of white oak. There were five brothers; one returned to find a young girl whom he had loved. and found her fastened to a tree; he cut he thongs. Later he made known his love, but she was promised." On his death, his widow married Titus Geer Simmons. Peter, Elizabeth, William and Mary granted land as children of a UE Loyalist.
Note: Fort Niagara
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