Grand River Branch

United Empire Loyalists' Association of Canada

 

 

 

 


Selected Reprints from the

Grand River Branch Newsletter, Branches


Grand River Branch is fortunate to include several published authors and writers among its membership.  Members generously share their wisdom and expertise in the Branch newsletter, Branches, but this wealth of knowledge may only be viewed by those receiving the newsletter.

Mindful that genealogy, history and heritage are cooperative efforts, Grand River Branch wishes to share this wealth of information.

The following is an anthology of historical articles and clips which have appeared in Branches.  The articles are listed in chronological order as they appeared in Branches and contain the title, author, date, number of newsletter and the corresponding page(s).


  1989 

"Declaring the Grand River a Heritage River" - Angela E.M. Files, February 1989, Vol. 1  No.1, Page 12

"Loyalist Lineage of Asahel Ward" - Irene MacCrimmon, June 1989, Vol.1 No.2, Pages 10-11

"History of the Indian Loyalists Along the Grand River", "An Exhibit of Loyalist Village at Woodland Cultural Centre - Brantford  Ontario" - Angela E.M. Files, June 1989, Vol.1  No.2, Pages 15-16

  1990 

"Grand River Settlement - The Loyal Six Nations" - Doris Lemon, February 1990, Vol.2 No.1, Page 12

"Grand River Settlement and The Loyal Six Nations Settlement" - Angela E.M. Files, February 1990, Vol.2 No.1, Pages 13-14

"Lt.-Col. Albert Frank Cooper CO UE" - Gary Cooper, February 1990, Vol.2 No.1, Pages 13-14

"Tuscarora Township of Brant County; A Township of Native Reserves, Six Nations and New Credit" - Angela E.M. Files, June 1990, Vol.2 No.2, Pages 6-7

  1991 

"The Provincial Loyalist Corps: Settlers of Upper Canada (Ontario) Butler's Rangers (1777-1784); Indian or Native Allies; Jessup's Corps, The King's Royal Americans (1777-1784); The King's Royal Regiment of New York, Royal Yorkers; Royal Greens, John Johnson's Greens (1776-1784); Queen's Rangers (1776-1783) (1791-1802); Royal Highland Emigrant Corps (1775-1784)" - Angela E.M. Files, February 1991, Vol.3 No.1, Pages 5-8

"The Burning of Dover Mills : An American Viewpoint" - Doris Ann Lemon, June 1991, Vol.3 No.2, Page 9

"The Simcoe Monument - Erected by the Niagara Parks Commission (1952)" - Doris Ann Lemon, June 1991, Vol.3 No.2, Page 9

  1992 

"The Scottish Jacobite Heroine : Flora MacDonald U.E.L. (1722-1790)" - Angela E.M. Files, February 1992, Vol.4 No.1, Pages 10-12

"Commemorating Historical Events in 1992" - Angela E.M. Files, August 1992, Vol.4 No.2, Page 7

"Chiefswood, Childhood Home of Poetess Pauline Johnson" - uncredited, August 1992, Vol.4 No.2, Page 8

"Ontario History Outline to 1867" - Doris Lemon, August 1992, Vol.4 No.2, Pages 12-14

  1993 

"Letter of Mary Peters, Hebron Connecticut to Samuel Peters, Boston - October 1774" - Gary Peters, Chairman, February 1993, Vol.5 No.1, Pages 3-4

"Billy Bishop's Loyalist Roots" - Helene Weaver, February 1993, Vol.5 No.1, Pages 10-12

"The Loyalist Land Holdings in Brantford's Surrounding Areas" (With Surveyor Lewis Burrell's Map of 1833 - PART I) - Angela E.M. Files, February 1993, Vol.5 No.1, Pages 12-14

"Historical Glimpses of Burford Township" - Angela E.M. Files, February 1993, Vol.5 No.1, Page 14

"The Post-Loyalist Land Holdings in Brantford and Surrounding Areas" (With Map of the Village of Brantford - Surveyor Lewis Burrell's Map of 1830 - PART II) - Angela E.M. Files, August 1993, Vol.5 No.2, Pages 9-12

  1994 

"The Celebration of the Coming of the Loyalists in 1784 at Fort George" - Rev. James W. Files, Chairman, February 1994, Vol.6 No.1, Page 3

"Genealogy In Locating Loyalist Roots" - Gary Peters, Editor, February 1994, Vol.6 No.1, Pages 4-5

"Grand River to be a Heritage River" - Doris Lemon, February 1994, Vol.6 No.1, Page 14

"Pauline Johnson : A Poetess to Remember" - Doris Lemon, February 1994, Vol.6 No.1, Pages 19-20

"The Changing of Native Lands to Settlements Along the Grand River - PART III" - Angela E.M. Files, February 1994, Vol.6 No.1, Pages 21-22

"The Mennonites Close Waterloo Meeting House" - Doris Lemon, February 1994, Vol.6 No.1, Page 25

"The Loyalist Settlement of Long Point and Area in Norfolk County" - Angela E.M. Files, August 1994, Vol.6 No.2, Pages 10-13

"The Forgotten Saxons" - Wm. C Leonhardt, August 1994, Vol.6 No.2, Pages 13-14

  1995 

"The Bus Tour Through The Mohawk Valley" - Rev. James W. Files, February 1995, Vol.7 No.1, Page 4

"Port Ryerse Bicentennial" - Doris Lemon, February 1995, Vol.7 No.1, Pages 7-8

"Black Pioneers of Artemesia" - uncredited, February 1995, Vol.7 No.1, Page 9

"Grimsby Early History" - Mrs. Alfreda Jeffries, February 1995, Vol.7 No.1, Pages 9-10

"Loyalist and Non Loyalists of The Grand River Valley During The War of 1812 - 1814" - Angela E.M. Files, February 1995, Vol.7 No.1, Pages 13-15

"Fireside Chats Of Historical Content" - Gary Peters, February 1995, Vol.7 No.1, Pages 18-19

"Papers and Letters of Sir John Beverly Robinson, Loyalist and Chief Justice of Upper Canada (1829-1863) To Remain in Canada" - Gary Peters, August 1995, Vol.7 No.2, Page 4

"The Loyalist Settlement of The Niagara Area - PART I" - Angela E.M. Files, August 1995, Vol.7 No.2, Pages 9-13

"Fireside Chats Of Historical Content" - Gary Peters, August 1995, Vol.7 No.2, Pages 14-15

"The Story of The McIntosh Red"- Muriel Fearnall, August 1995, Vol.7 No.2, Page 16

  1996 

"Oaths of Allegiance, Coat of Arms, Patriotic Anthems" - Gary Peters, editor, February 1996, Vol.8 No.1, Pages 1-2

"Thomas Edison (1847-1931) Museum" - Doris Lemon, February 1996, Vol.8 No.1, Page 5

"St. John's Anglican Church, Woodhouse Ontario" - Doris Lemon, February 1996, Vol.8 No.1, Page 6

"Loyalist Settlement Along the St. Lawrence River in Upper Canada" - Angela E.M. Files, February 1996, Vol.8 No.1, Pages 9-12

"Fireside Chats Of Historical Content" - Gary Peters, February 1996, Vol.8 No.1, Pages 14-18

"Sorting Our Northern Department Regiments and Hidden Loyalists" - Peter and Angela Johnson, August 1996, Vol.8 No.2, Page 3

"The Old Settlement at Fort Detroit" - Angela E.M. Files, August 1996, Vol.8 No.2, Page 5

"Fireside Chats Of Historical Content" (Ontario Loyalist Traditions - PART I) - Gary Peters, Editor, August 1996, Vol.8 No.2, Pages 6-10

  1997 

"Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip To Visit Canada"  "Godfrey-Milliken Bill"  "Compensation For Loyalist Losses"  "Molly Brant Commemoration (August 25, 1996)" - Gary Peters, Editor, February 1997, Vol.9 No.1, Pages 1-3

"The Sesquicentennial Celebration of Brantford - 1847-1997" - Angela E.M. Files, February 1997, Vol.9 No.1, Page 10

"Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee of 1897" - Angela E.M. Files, February 1997, Vol.9 No.1, Pages 11-13

"Fireside Chats Of Historical Content" (Ontario Loyalist Traditions - PART II : The Later 19th and 20th Centuries) - Gary Peters, Editor, February 1997, Vol.9 No.1, Pages 14-18

"The Joseph Brant Monument in Brantford" - Angela E.M. Files, August 1997, Vol.9 No.2, Page 4

"Fireside Chats Of Historical Content" (Ontario Loyalist Traditions - PART III : Concluding Comments) - Gary Peters, Editor, August 1997, Vol.9 No.2, Pages 5-10

"Casualties of The Battle of St. George" - Dr. Alan J. Clark, November 1997, Vol.9 No.2, Page 5

"Not All Loyalists Fled After The Revolution" - Angela E.M. Files, November 1997, Vol.9 No.2, Page 8

  1998 

"The Sacred Tomb of Loyalist Joseph Brant and His Youngest Son, John" - Angela E.M. Files, May 1998, Vol.10 No.1, Pages 5-6

"A Tale of Two Flags" - Doris Ann Lemon, May 1998, Vol.10 No.1, Page 7

"The Youngs - United Empire Loyalist Historic Monument in Haldimand County" - Marnie Clark, November 15, 1998, Vol.10 No.2, Pages 7-8

"Squatter Loyalists: The Early Settlement of Ancaster Township, Wentworth County" - Angela E.M. Files, November 15, 1998, Vol.10 No.1, Pages 14-18

  1999 

"Remembering African-American Canadian Settlement In Brantford" - Angela E.M. Files, May 1999, Vol.11 No.1, Pages 6-9

"Grand River Millennium Project : United Empire Loyalists In the Long Point Settlement, Old Norfolk, A Permanent Exhibit at Eva Brook Donly Museum" - uncredited, May 1999, Vol.11 No.1, Page 13

"The Distrust of Paper Currency By Colonists and Loyalists In Early Times" - Angela E.M. Files, November 1999, Vol.11 No.2, Pages 4-5

"Flint and Feather Book Review" - Doris Marcellus, November 1999, Vol.11 No.2, Page 7

  2000 

"The Scarcity of Surgeons and Doctors In Early Canadian Loyalist Times" - Angela E.M. Files, May 2000, Vol.12 No.1, Pages 5-6

"The Role of Early Presbyterian Ministers In Upper and Lower Canada" - Rev. John Cruickshank, May 2000, Vol.12 No.1, Page 7

"Compensating For the Shortage of Legal Personnel In Early Ontario" - Angela E.M. Files, November 2000, Vol.12 No.2, Page 3

  2001 

"A Loyalist Journey : The Long Point Settlement" - Doris Ann Lemon U.E., May 2001, Vol.13 No.1, Pages 4-7  In progress...

"Teachers And Schools of Native and Non Native Loyalists Along The Middle Grand River" - Angela E.M. Files, May 2001, Vol.13 No.1, Pages 8-10  In progress...

"The Early Arrival of Clergy and The Development of Places of Worship Along The Middle Grand River Area" - Angela E.M. Files, November 2001, Vol.13 No.2, Pages 4-6   In progress...

"Revolutionary War Soldiers Buried At First Presbyterian Church of Connecticut Farms" - Robert G. McCarey, November 2001, Vol.13 No.2, Pages 6-7      In progress...

"Long Point Settlement In The War of 1812-1814" - Doris Ann Lemon, November 2001, Vol.13 No.2, Pages 8-11   In progress...

  2002 

"World Trade Centre On Loyalist Farm" - Phyllis Ryerse, May 2002, Vol.14 No.1, Page 3   In progress...

"Captain John Butler, Loyalist" - Ross Butler, May 2002, Vol.14 No.1, Pages 4-5   In progress...

"The Growth of Mills : Upper Canada and The Middle Grand River Area" - Angela E.M. Files, May 2002, Vol.14 No.1, Pages 6-7  In progress...

"Grand River Branch Lists : Loyalists of Sons And Daughters Who Settled In the Grand River Watershed From Luther Marsh to Dunnville" - Doris Lemon, May 2002, Vol.14 No.1, Page 8   In progress...

"The Spirit of Bennington Vermont Prevails" - Angela E.M. Files, November 2002, Vol.14 No.2, Page 4

  2003 

"The Long Point Settlement" - Doris Ann Lemon, May 2003, Vol.15 No.1,  Pages 5-7

"The Formation of The Early Ontario Municipal Government In The Later Eighteenth Century Influenced by Loyalists - PART I" - Angela E.M. Files, May 2003, Vol.15 No.1, Pages 8-10

"Tracing Hatfield Roots" - Claire Machan, November 2003, Vol.15 No.2, Page 3

"The Advent of the Formation of The County System From Districts in Ontario - PART II" - Angela E.M. Files, November 2003, Vol.15 No.2, Pages 4-6

  2004 

"The Formation of the Continental American Army Who Fought Against the British Forces, German Mercenaries Loyalist Units During the American Revolution (1775-1783)" - Angela E.M. Files, May 2004, Vol.16 No.1,  Pages 5-8

"The Surrender of Cornwallis : Cornwallis's Own Account" - Sue Hines, May 2004, Vol.16 No.1, Page 9


 

Grand River Branch

United Empire Loyalists' Association of Canada