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Elisha Mallory

     
United Empire Loyalists were Americans who remained loyal to King George III and the British Empire. They moved to Canada after the American Revolution.

Elisha Mallory was born on November 26, 1769 Huntington, Fairfield County, Connecticut. He was the son of Enoch Mallory.

Enoch Mallory and his sons, Jeremiah and Elisha, supported the British in the American Revolution and were members of Jessup's Loyal Rangers. Elisha and Jeremiah were drummers.

Elisha was brought to Ontario in 1783 by his father.

The petition of Elisha Mallory Drummer in Major Jessup's Corps, humbly sheweth
That your petitioner was one of the first settlers in this District and that he has not received but one hundred acres of land, he therefore prays that such an additional quantity may be granted him as he shall be considered entitled to and your petitioner as in duty bound shall ever pray.
Elisha Mallory
Elizabethtown

On May 4, 1790 he received three hundred acres, two hundred as bounty and one hundred as a drummer.

 
     
     
 

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