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Martin Alguire (abt. 1745 - abt. 1807)

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Martin Alguire
Born about in Ittlingen, Heidleberg, Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germanymap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Husband of — married (to before ) in Stone Arabia, Albany, New Yorkmap
Died about in Johnstown, Upper Canadamap
Profile last modified | Created 23 Oct 2015 | Last significant change: 25 Jan 2018
00:41: Jo-Anne (Reid) Zeron-Benes edited the Biography for Martin Alguire. (Cited Archives Loyalists Upper Canada Settlers link) [Thank Jo-Anne for this | 1 thank-you received]
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Categories: Palatine Migrants | United Empire Loyalists.

Martin Alguire was a Palatine Migrant.
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Martin Alguire was a United Empire Loyalist.
UEL Status:Undetermined
Date: Undated


He emigrated from Germany at a very young age.

Martin married Catherine Catrina Eamer on the 17th of November in 1769, at the (Trinity) Lutheran Church of Stone Arabia, Albany, New York

Extracted from[1]

He lived on the 100 acres of land in Johnstown (10 cleared) that was granted to him for serving in the American Revolution War ..obtained the Patent in Albany, (Tryon County?), New York, when the American Revolution War started. He joined the army (RRNY) in 1779, along with William Alguire Sr., after being imprisoned for 5 months, was released and soon after migrated to Canada. In 1787 he is living near New Johnstown (Cornwall) now known as just Johnstown. •••Archives Canada, The centennial of the settlement of Upper Canada by the United Empire Loyalists, 1784-1884 "Martin ALGUIRE ".[2] Loyalists who migrated to Upper Canada•••


  1. "Descendants of Philip Eamer"-[1] for Eamer-Alguire; page 1.
  2. The centennial of the settlement of Upper Canada by the United Empire Loyalists, 1784-1884 : the celebrations at Adolphustown, Toronto and Niagara, with an appendix : C-1476 ; 210 pages -[2] ALGUIRE, Martin .

See also:

  • The Alguire Family Tree, ref:
  • Norwegians, Swedes and More: Ancestors and Descendants of Loren H. and Mavis M. Amundson by Dr. Loren Amundson
  • Church records
  • The Loyalists of Upper Canada (Ontario).

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