Categories: 2nd Regiment of York Militia, Canada, War of 1812.
He was the son of Simon Conrad Grynaeus and Anna Margaretha Rab.
He was married to Eva (Eve) Wild or Will (she lived 1766 - 17 Mar 1844). They had five children and immigrated to Canada in 1800-1803. After this date Sebastian and descendants are well documented.
Sebastian, a United Empire Loyalist, emigrated to Upper Canada about 1806. He and his wife Eve settled in Toronto Township.
During the War of 1812, Sebastian Greeniaus served as a private in the 2nd York Militia. He worked on Dundas Street from November 10 to 20, 1813, with his son Daniel, in Captain Thomas Merrigold's Company. 
"United States Census, 1790," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XHKN-B1H : accessed 23 August 2017), Bastian Grenius, Cumru, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States; citing p. 64, NARA microfilm publication M637, (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 8; FHL microfilm 568,148.
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On 25 Aug 2017 at 18:03 GMT Lucy (Kelleher) Lavelle wrote:
Further to our email discussion, here is the merge request.
I've proposed this merge to end with LNAB Greeniaus, since we don't have a specific record for Sebastian himself using the Grynaeus spelling but the Greeniaus spelling is used on his tombstone.
Thanks again for spotting this duplicate! Lucy Lavelle
On 20 Jun 2016 at 19:43 GMT Fred Blair wrote:
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