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Help Solve A Mystery! Can you identify this soldier? He is apparently connected to the Alguire family – likely an Alguire himself. Era? Regiment?
United Empire Loyalist Connections
“Following the Constitutional Act of 1791, the colony of Quebec was divided to create Upper Canada (present-day Ontario) and Lower Canada (present-day Québec). Military and civilian settlers submitted petitions to the Governor to obtain Crown land. Sons and daughters of Loyalists were also entitled to free lands.” (Source: Library and Archives Canada, www.bac-lac.gc.ca)
Jacob Alguire & Hannah Cryderman Marriage Bond
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