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Queen"s Rangers in Upper Canada, 1792 and after.

Harold McGill Jackson

Queen"s Rangers in Upper Canada, 1792 and after.

by Harold McGill Jackson

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Published by Industrial Shops for the Deaf (pr.) in [Montreal .
Written in English

  • Queen"s Rangers (1791-1802)

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    Bibliographical footnotes.

    The Physical Object
    Pagination117 p. plate.
    Number of Pages117
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15326388M

    More of William's exploits in the Queens Rangers later in this , born , was a corporal and was killed in action in that same battle. William married Esther Nelson and they migrated to Ontario and he petitioned for land some time about His petition was denied as he came to Ontario after One of William's sons. On the other hand, in his denomination (the Dutch Reformed Church), children were not necessarily baptized immediately after birth, so Peter could indeed have reached At any rate, he was a native of Poughkeepsie, New York. After the Revolution, he went to New Brunswick. In he came to Upper Canada, and settled in Richmond Hill.

    The regiment was officially disbanded in Canada in October Simcoe became the first Lieutenant Governor of Upper Canada. The modern Queen’s York Rangers of the Canadian Militia descends directly from this unit, and is still sometimes styled the 1st American Regiment. The unit had the honor of being placed on the British Establishment.   After the war, the Rangers moved to the British Nova Scotia colony, now Saint John, New Brunswick, and disbanded, but were re-formed in Upper Canada before disbanding again in Butler's Rangers (–) was a Loyalist, British provincial military unit of the American Revolutionary War, raised by Loyalist John Butler.

    The Queen's Rangers, 1st American Regiment in Toronto, Ontario on 15 January , when 'The West Toronto Regiment' was authorized to be formed. 14 On 1 August , it was amalgamated with the '2nd Battalion (35th Battalion, CEF), The York Rangers' and redesignated 'The Queen's Rangers', see note above. Review by Kathie Orr, Past President of The United Empire Loyalists Association of Canada: Brenda's expertise and years of experience in researching the records of this period have given us a reference tool we have long needed; the book is a "must have" for the Loyalist searcher.

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Jackson. History of The Queens Rangers: Probably the most famous of the Loyalist regiments composed of Americans who served 1792 and after. book British forces during the American Revolution, the Queen’s Rangers were raised from men living in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania and, eventually Virginia and South Carolina.

The Regiment participated successfully in various campaigns. "The Queen's Rangers in Upper Canada and After." Book has a picture in the front showing "A Detachment of the Queen's Rangers, dressed in the uniform of the Revolutionary War period, entering old Fort York, which the Regiment built induring the Centennial Celebration of Toronto in ".

Named the Queen's Rangers in commemoration of its Revolutionary War predecessor, the regiment was raised in England in December and posted to Upper Canada. Once there, additional soldiers were recruited, largely from the population of Loyalist settlers.

The Queen's Rangers played a major role in improving the defences of Upper Canada. After five years of service, other ranks would receive 50 acres of land in Upper Canada upon discharge, provided they lived on them. Officers were eligible for larger allotments. Many of the early settlers in the Toronto area were beneficiaries of this arrangement.

The Rangers had three basic jobs: Defence, construction and settlement. Canada. When inSimcoe was appointed Lieutenant-Governor of Upper Canada, the Queen's Rangers was reorganized. In Upper Canada the unit did pioneer service. When Simcoe chose York as the seat of government, they built the first buildings of the present Toronto, a system of roads about Kingston, Ont.,File Size: KB.

Queen's American Rangers: The history of this corps can really be divided into two periods— pre and post John Graves SIMCOE. SIMCOE commanded the Rangers throughout most of the American Revolution, but prior to his assuming command in October ofthe corps passed through three commanders.

Full text of "The life of John Graves Simcoe: first lieutenant-governor of the province of Upper Canada, " See other formats.

When the colony of Quebec was divided into Upper Canada and Lower Canada in and John Graves Simcoe was appointed Lieutenant Governor of Upper Canada, he immediately began to recreate the Queens Rangers. Many of his former officers and men joined him, some traveling from New Brunswick where they had settled in The young province of Upper Canada (Ontario) required troops to defend it and to build public works essential to its development.

The Queen’s Rangers was the first regiment raised in Britain specifically for service in the colony. Location: East of the west bridge to Ontario Place. In the early s Simcoe lobbied for a high post in North America. Upper Canada was then a sparsely populated settlement of Loyalist and Native subjects of the king (it was called “Upper Canada.

His wife was a sister of Captain Saunders. Capt. Francis Stevenson went to England at the peace, but settled in Upper Canada in the Niagara district, where he was living in ISO 7. aged LTEUTENANTS. Allan McNab was attached to the Light Dragoons of tlu-> Queen's Rangers and settled in Upper Canada after the war.

The Queen's Rangers re-formed in British Army as escort to Governor General of Upper Canada (John Simcoe), recruited partly in Britain, partly from Loyalist veterans, and never forming more than two companies.

HQ established at Newark (Niagara-on-the Lake) HQ moved to York disbanded. The Queens Rangers is a revolutionary war reenactment group.

We make every effort to accurately portray them as they existed during the American Revolution. The Rangers also fought against the Americans during the War of Independence, defeating General George Washington at the Battle of Brandywine in Later, the unit founded Toronto (s) and fought alongside Indigenous Allies in the War of The Rangers also deployed during the North West Rebellion (s) and The Great War ().

When Laura her father, Thomas Ingersoll, received a land grant in the Niagara region of Upper Canada and moved his family there from the United two years later, Laura married James Secord, a merchant in the war broke out, James served as a sergeant in the 1st Lincoln Militia and was injured at the Battle of Queenston Heights.

Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, "Virginians in the Queens Rangers", Vol. 30,p. In July Lord Dunmore and his Virginia Loyalists, after being driven from the area of Norfolk, Virginia, landed on Gwynn's Island in Chesapeake Bay.

Canada. Archives of Ontario. Simcoe family papers (Series F47). 5 reels. Correspondence of John Graves Simcoe, Lt. Col. of the Queens ’ Rangers and Lieutenant Governor of Upper Canada. Papers include official reports and administrative files, general correspondence.

One of the legendary figures of Ontario history, John Graves Simcoe was the commander of the Queens Rangers during the American Revolution. In he was appointed the first lieutenant-governor of Upper Canada, and upon his arrival in he founded the town of York (present-day Toronto)/5. The Wolford Chapel in Devon was donated by Sir Geoffrey Harmsworth in to Ontario, Canada, in honour of war hero Sir John Graves Simcoe who .