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Jonathan D GREENLAW

Jonathan D GREENLAW

Male [1795] - [1834]

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  • Name Jonathan D GREENLAW 
    Born [1795]  Charlotte, NB Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 29 Jun 1796  All Saints Anglican, St Andrews, Charlotte, NB Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Birth NB Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Census 1891: Christopher, John
    Petition 13 Mar 1821  for Waweig, St Andrews, Charlotte NB Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Text: RS108 :: Index to Land Petitions: Original Series, 1783-1918
      Name GREENLAW, EBINEZER
      Year 1821
      County Charlotte
      Microfilm F4190
      See petition of JOHNSTON, NICHOLAS
      CARLOW, BENJAMIN
      FORD, STEPHEN
      GREENLAW, EBINEZER
      GREENLAW, JAMES
      GREENLAW, JONATHAN
      JOHNSTON, NICHOLAS
      SHERMAN, DANIEL

      https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/78954?availability=Family%20History%20Library
      Land petitions, 1783-1857
      Authors: New Brunswick. Crown Land Office
      1821 Garcelon, William - 1821 Nevers, George
      Family History Library
      United States & Canada Film
      1288486
      8130797
      https://www.familysearch.org/search/film/008130797?cat=78954
      [285/843]

      To His Excellency Major General George Strang Smyth Lieutenant and Commander in Chief of the Province of New Brunswick

      The Memorial of Nicholas Johnston, Nicholas Johnston Junior, Jonathan Greenlaw the third, James Greenlaw, Ebinezer Greenlaw, Daniel Sherman, Stephen Ford humbly Sheweth.

      That your Memorialist Nicholas Johnson was born in the Orkney Islands, and came to the County of Charlotte soon after the peace of 1783, where he has always resided since, He is fifty four years old, married and twelve children.

      Nicholas Johnson Junior, Son of the former, was born in and has always resided in the County of Charlotte, He will be twenty one years old in June next.

      Jonathan Greenlaw the third is twenty six years old and unmarried, James Greenlaw Junior is twenty six years old and married - they were born and have always resided in the County of Charlotte.

      Ebinezer Greenlaw was born in the British Provinces has always been a British Subject, and removed to the County of Charlotte with the other Loyalists in 1783, where He has constantly resided since - He is fifty five years old and has seven children.

      Daniel Sherman was born in Massachusetts and came to the County of Charlotte fifteen years since, where He has constantly resided, was drafted to do his Duty as a Militia Man, and has taken the Oath of Allegiance seven years ago. He is married to a British Subject and is thirty six years old.

      Stephen Ford was born in New Hampshire, but came to the County of Charlotte fifteen years since, where He has constantly resided- He took the Oath of Allegiance seven years since, and has always done his Duty in the Militia as a good Subject- He is forty years old and married to a British Subject.

      Your Memorialists, learning that there is a probability that the Hard wood reserved Lands in the County of Charlotte will be shortly laid open for application, beg that your Excellency will be pleased to grant to such of your Memorialists as are married, three hundred each, or such further Quantity as to your Excellency may seem meet; and to the unmarried Men two Hundred Acres each, situate on the South Eastern side of the road leading from Saint Andrews to Fredericton near the Mill privilege formerly granted to John Jones at the Head of the Waweig river, and adjoining and lying North Easterly of the Lands in the same reserve Number two, lately applied for by Samuel Connick and others, with such Front on said road as your Excellency may direct.

      Your Memorialists take the Liberty to suggest that more Applicants would be accommodated, and the Settlement of this County advanced by laying out a double Tier of Lots, and that they will be very glad to receive one half of the Land they now ask for, to front on the Fredericton road as aboved described, and the other half immediately in the rear thereof- Should the Land now applied for, be already memorialed for, they pray that they may receive their restriction Quotas in the next vacant Situation to the North East on the same side of the road -

      Your Memorialists have never received any Land from the Government- They have all the means and it is their Determination forthwith to improve their Land according to the roal Instructions should their application be complied with, and they have not agreed for the sale or Transfer of the same to any person or persons whatsoever.

      The Land is all in a Wilderness State unless it may include small fallings lately made by Tresspassers on this reserve -

      Your Memorialists humbly beg that your Excellency will take their Petition into favorable Consideration

      And as in Duty bound will ever pray -

      Saint Andrews 13th March 1821
      Nicols Johnson
      Nicols Johnson Junr
      Jonathan Greenlaw 3d
      James Greenlaw
      Ebenezer Greenlaw
      Daniel Sherman
      Stephen Ford

      Personally appears before me Donald McLachlan Esquire one of his Majesty's Justices of the Peace for the County of Charlotte, on the Day and year above written, Nicholas Johnson, Nicholas Johnson Junior, Jonathan Greenlaw the third, James Greenlaw, Ebinezer Greenlaw, Daniel Sherman and Stephen Ford and made Oath to the Truth of the Facts Stated in their annexed Memorial
      Don McLachlan JP

      The Lands herein described is all included within the Reserve for the use of the Crown
      No 2 etc are ot otherwise applied for
      1821 March 17

      Nicholas Johnson and ither
      received 28th April 1821
      28th March 1827
      The married men 200 acs the single 100 acs each paying 1/- each per acres, except for Sherman and Ford woh may have 200 acs each of naturalized by the ? ? ? pay 1/- per acr each
      17 March 1821
      Paid

      We certify that we know all the Parties who have signed the Petition annexed and also know that the statements therein certained are substantially correct, that the Petitioners are men of industrious and sober habits and warmly attached to the British Constitution and Government we therefore have great ????ance in recommending them to His Excellency the Lieutenant Governor and General
      Fredericton 17th Marh 1821
      Hugh Mackay JP
      John Campbell
      Peter Stubs
      Joseph N Clarke
    Assessed 15 Apr 1822  St Andrews, Charlotte, NB Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Assessment of the Parish of Saint Andrews in the County of Charlotte in pursuance of the General Sessions of the peace for the said County to levy the sums of Three hundred and twenty pounds for Poor rates
      ated the 15th day of April 1822
      Names of persons ratable: Jon D Greenlaw
      oll Tax: - 6 -
      mount at which each person is assessed: 250
      Real Estate of Non-residents:
      ate thereon per cent: 0 3 6
      otal Assessment: - 14 9
    Assessed 22 Apr 1831  St Andrews (Country), Charlotte, NB Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Assessment of the Parish of Saint Andrews in the County of Charlotte in pursuance of Warrants of the General Sessions of the Peace in said County to levy the sum of one hundred and ninety three pounds fifteen shillings for the purpose of building a new Gaol and also the sum of one hundred pounds for the support of the Poor in said Parish dated the 22nd day of April 1831.
      Country
      Names: John D Greenlaw
      Poll Tax: - 1 3
      Real Estate: 200
      Personal Estate:
      Annual Income:
      Amount of Property at 20 per cent: 20
      Rate to be Assessed:
      Total Assessment: - 5 5
    Inventory 14 Apr 1834 
    • Wallace Hale's Early New Brunswick Probate, 1785-1835
      Reference 8147
      Family Name GREENLAW
      Given Names Jonathan
      Was there a Will? No
      Was an inventory completed? Yes
      Date of inventory 1834-04-14
      Date administration granted 1834-04-02
      County Charlotte
      Parish St. Andrews
      Probate is for a woman? No
      Abstract references a vessel? No
      Abstract Parish of St. Andrews, Charlotte County. (Appears as "Jonathan D. GREENLAW" in the probate records. Intestate. Administration granted 2 April 1834 to the widow Sarah GREENLAW. Fellow bondsmen Thomas GREENLAW and William MALLOCK, yeomen, St. Andrews. James MUIRHEAD, James McCORMIC (as "James McCORMICK" in Record Book C) and Thomas JOHNSON directed to appraise the estate. Inventory, dated 14 April 1834, valued at ?22.
      RS number 63
    Residence [MAY 1824]  St Andrews, Charlotte, NB Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence Lot 44, St Andrews, Charlotte, NB Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Volume 19 Page 465 [468/606]
      No 354
      19 September 1871
      Elizabeth M D Greenlaw St Andrews spinster
      Thomas Beckerton St Andrews grandson of Thomas Johnson
      $160
      near Johnson's Cove
      beginning at the east side of the road leading from St Andrews to St Stephen
      on the south line of land owned by John G Greenlaw
      thence east on the said line 102 rods
      thence south about 28 rods to the north line of Lot 43 owned by Thomas Johnson
      thence by his line west to the great road
      thence by the road northerly to the place of beginning
      18 acres
      part of the southern half of Lot 44 owned by the late Jonathan D Greenlaw
      also
      land in rear of the above described land to run 1/3 the width of the land from Wiley's south line to Thomas Johnson's north line
      thence in an easterly direction until it strikes the back line of the farms in the rear
      also
      that piece of land commencing at the bridge on the St Stephen road crossing a brook
      thence running westerly following the course of said brook 50 rods
      thence about south until it strikes the cross road
      thence east until it comes to the highway comprising 2 acres
      also
      all right to beach shore or flats pertaining to any and all of these parcels
      Elizabeth M D Greenlaw
      Wit: H H H Hatch
    Died [1834] 
    Person ID I43535  4 February 2018
    Last Modified 22 Apr 2019 

    Father Thomas S GREENLAW,   b. [1770],   d. 15 Jun 1847, St Andrews, Charlotte, NB Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Elizabeth Jane DAVIS,   b. 1774,   d. 1814-1827  (Age 53 years) 
    Marriage License 19 Nov 1792  Fredericton, York, NB Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F10936  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Jane GREENLAW,   b. Bayside, St Andrews, Charlotte, NB Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1860 CENSUS 
    Married [MAY 1824]  Robbinston, Washington, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Vital Records Eastport Sentinel
      p 59
      Volume 6 # 42
      5 June 1824
      Marriages: In Robbinston, no date, by J Brewer, Jonathan D Greenlaw, of St Andrews, NB, to Sarah Greenlaw, of Plantation No 3 [Charlotte, Washington, ME]
    _MARRIED
    _MSTAT Partners 
    _NMR 13 Mar 1821  [1
    Children 
     1. Elisha GREENLAW,   d. YOUNG
     2. Christopher S GREENLAW,   b. [1825], St Andrews, Charlotte, NB Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Dec 1891, Bayside, St Croix, Charlotte, NB Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Elizabeth M D GREENLAW,   b. [1827], NB Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1881 CENSUS?
     4. John Gay GREENLAW,   b. 25 Jan 1830, NB Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1911 CENSUS?
    Family ID F12978  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    The Jonathan Greenlaw Problem
    The Jonathan Greenlaw Problem

  • Notes 
    • Assessment 1831: John D [or Jonn D]
      Jonathan Greenlaw 3d
      Petition 1821: Jonathan Greenlaw 3d
      Assessment 1822: Jonathan D

      Jonathan Davis Greenaw?

  • Sources 
    1. [S3982] Petition of Nicholas Johnson, Nicholas Johnson Jr, Jonathan Greenlaw 3rd, Ebenerzer Greenlaw, Stephen Ford, Daniel Sherm, Province of New Brunswick, (13 March 1821).

    2. [S3913] All Saints Angilcan Church Records, St Andrews, NB, Transcribed by Shirley O'Neill.

    3. [S572] Vital Records from the Eastport Sentinel of Eastport, Maine, 1818-1900, Edited by Kenneth L Willey, (Picton Press, Camden, Maine, 1996).