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From: "John Merz" <>
Subject: [QUEBEC] Thomas Rafter/Margaret Mckenzie m~ 1780
Date: Thu, 10 May 2001 18:34:52 -0400
From: Bob Poirier <>
Sent: Thursday, May 10, 2001 5:47 PM
> My POIRIER line has a John Rafter b 1793 in Beaubassin,NS,Canada ( Amherst
> New Brunswick now). He married Anne Burton b ~1793 in the same town. They
> had a daughter Isabella Francoise b. ~1815 who married my
> Polycarpe Poirier of Bonaventure QC (Gaspe) 3 Oct 1837. John also married
> Anne Barstone.
> John's father was Thomas Rafter b~ 1751 died ~1809 who obtained 100 acres
> land grant on Aug 3 1784 and 107 acres from General Small on 9 mile
> Thomas may have been a brother to John Rafter , the Douglas TP grantee.
> was discharged from the 84th Regiment in c 1783. He arrived at New
> Carlisle with 5 or 6 others some time before the large group of Loyalists
> from Quebec City landed there in Nov 1874. He came from New York Province
> He Was a school teacher in New Carlisle. Thomas married Margaret McKenzie
> daughter of Lawrence and Marie Craig.
> Medicine Hat , Alberta
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