Thomas Henry Barclay

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Thomas Henry Barclay (12 October 1753 – 21 April 1830) was an American lawyer who became one of the United Empire Loyalists in Nova Scotia and served in the colony's government.wikipedia
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Andrew Barclay (merchant)

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His paternal uncle was merchant Andrew Barclay, who married Helena Roosevelt, granddaughter of Nicholas Roosevelt.
Among his siblings was the Rev. William Henry Barclay, rector of Trinity Church in Manhattan who graduated from Yale College in 1734 and was the father of Thomas Henry Barclay.

6th General Assembly of Nova Scotia

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In 1785, he was elected to the 6th General Assembly of Nova Scotia representing Annapolis County while Edmund Fanning was governor.

Speaker of the House of Assembly of Nova Scotia

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In 1793, Barclay was elected for Annapolis Township and served as speaker for the assembly.

Loyal American Regiment

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Barclay served with distinction, as a major, in the "Loyal American Regiment", in the British Loyalist forces, throughout the war and, with the confiscation of his New York property and having been named specifically in a Bill of Attainder in that state, he chose to join the loyalists heading to Canada.

James Lent Barclay

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His paternal grandparents were Thomas Henry Barclay (1753–1830) and Susan (née DeLancey) Barclay (1754–1837).

James De Lancey (loyalist)

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Among his siblings was brother Stephen DeLancey, also a member of the Nova Scotia Assembly, and sister Susan DeLancey, who was married to Thomas Henry Barclay, a lawyer who also became one of the United Empire Loyalists in Nova Scotia and served in the colony's government.

Peter Gerard Stuyvesant

His first marriage was in 1803 to Susannah Barclay (1785–1805), the daughter of lawyer Thomas Henry Barclay, a Loyalist during the American Revolutionary War who became one of the United Empire Loyalists in Nova Scotia.

Stephen Delancey

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In 1775, Thomas Henry Barclay married Susan DeLancey (1754–1837), a granddaughter of Stephen Delancey.
Through his son Peter, he was the grandfather of Susan DeLancey (1754–1837), who married Thomas Henry Barclay, a lawyer who became one of the United Empire Loyalists in Nova Scotia and served in the colony's government.

United Empire Loyalist

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Thomas Henry Barclay (12 October 1753 – 21 April 1830) was an American lawyer who became one of the United Empire Loyalists in Nova Scotia and served in the colony's government.

Nova Scotia

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Thomas Henry Barclay (12 October 1753 – 21 April 1830) was an American lawyer who became one of the United Empire Loyalists in Nova Scotia and served in the colony's government. After considering New Brunswick, Thomas Henry Barclay opted for Nova Scotia where the forces were given land grants.

New York City

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Thomas Henry Barclay came from a prominent New York family, the son of the Reverend Henry Barclay (1712–1764), an Anglican clergyman who served as rector of Trinity Church in New York City, and Mary Rutgers, the daughter of a wealthy brewer.

Trinity Church (Manhattan)

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Thomas Henry Barclay came from a prominent New York family, the son of the Reverend Henry Barclay (1712–1764), an Anglican clergyman who served as rector of Trinity Church in New York City, and Mary Rutgers, the daughter of a wealthy brewer.

Nicholas Roosevelt (1658–1742)

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His paternal uncle was merchant Andrew Barclay, who married Helena Roosevelt, granddaughter of Nicholas Roosevelt.

Columbia University

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After attending King's College (later Columbia University), he studied law with John Jay and was called to the bar in 1775.

John Jay

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After attending King's College (later Columbia University), he studied law with John Jay and was called to the bar in 1775.

American Revolutionary War

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Shortly after his marriage in 1775, his career was interrupted by the beginning of the American Revolutionary War.

Bill of attainder

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Barclay served with distinction, as a major, in the "Loyal American Regiment", in the British Loyalist forces, throughout the war and, with the confiscation of his New York property and having been named specifically in a Bill of Attainder in that state, he chose to join the loyalists heading to Canada.

New Brunswick

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After considering New Brunswick, Thomas Henry Barclay opted for Nova Scotia where the forces were given land grants.

Annapolis County, Nova Scotia

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In 1785, he was elected to the 6th General Assembly of Nova Scotia representing Annapolis County while Edmund Fanning was governor.

Edmund Fanning (colonial administrator)

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In 1785, he was elected to the 6th General Assembly of Nova Scotia representing Annapolis County while Edmund Fanning was governor.

Jay Treaty

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He also served as lieutenant-colonel in the colony's militia and was boundary commissioner for the British when the border between the United States and New Brunswick was settled in Jay's Treaty.

War of 1812

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Following the War of 1812, he became a member of another boundary commission dealing with another section of the border with the United States.