While digging thru my HARDING files, I found a photocopy of page 66 from the book, New Brunswick Loyalists: A Bicentennial Tribute by Sharon Dubeau.
Harding, George: from NY. He was a member of the corps ofDubeau Sharon, New Brunswick Loyalists: A Bicentennial Tribute (Agincourt, Ontario: Generation Press, 1983), pae 66 – Harding.
Guides during the War. In COt 1783, he purchased land at Mauger-
ville, Sunbury Co. In a grant of 1786, he received land on Saint
John River, in the Long Reach, Westfield Parish, Kings Co. In 1795,
he was living in Burton Parish, Sunbury Co. and in 1801 was living in
Maugerville, Sunbury Co. A son was John.
Harding, William: from Newburgh, Ulster CO. NY. He joinedDubeau Sharon, New Brunswick Loyalists: A Bicentennial Tribute (Agincourt, Ontario: Generation Press, 1983), pae 66 – Harding.
the British in 1776 and served as a pilot, as he had owned a sloop. IN
1782, he went to Annapolis, NS and arrived in NB. Apr 1783. He
settled first at Maugerville Sunbury Co. and later on Belleisle Bay,
kings CO. He had also received a townlot at Parrtown in 1784. In
1784, he was a claimant to the British government for losses suffered
in America. In 1803, he was a member of the Springfield Parish
Baptist Church, Kings Co. He died at Saint John 24 Mar, 1818, aged
72, and is buried in the Old Burial Ground. His wife was Leah
Gillies. two children were: John who died 17 Aug 1810, aged 23 and
Mary who married William Stenning in 1806 at St. John. (She died
in the late 1840’s at Milledgeville)