Leeds County, Ontario, Canada was first surveyed in 1792 in preparation for the United Empire Loyalists settlers. In 1850, Leeds County merged with Grenville to create the United Counties of Leeds and Grenville.
John Wiltsewas born on March 31, 1748 in Dutchess County, New York.,
He married Anna Cary. She was the daughter of David Cary and Ann Cornell.
John Wiltse, Jr. (1778, married Susannah Wiltse, daughter of Benoni Wiltse),
Elizabeth Wiltse (1790, married Richard Jacqua),
Wiltse (1792, married Samuel Slack),
Phoebe Wiltse (1794, married Thomas How),
Wiltse (1799), and
Wiltse (1801, married John Robinson).