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Shuart Family of OntarioThe Shuart family of Ontario has been very difficult to put together. It has so far been impossible to link it with certainty to the Dutch line descended from Soert Olferts from Heerenvan, Frisnian, Netherlands who settled in New Netherland (New York) in the mid 1660s, but it seems almost certain the Ontario Shuarts descend from this family.
Sioert Olfertszen "de metselaer" (the stone mason) came to New Netherland from Heerenveen, Friesland, in 1663 on the ship Statyn with his wife Ytie Roelofs. With them was their young son -- Olfert Soert -- born about 1661 in the Netherlands. On 27 January 1664 their daughter Maryken was baptized in the New Amsterdam Dutch Church. Soert died 05 Oct 1702 in New York City, having married three times. Soert Olferts' wives were:
Shuart in Early OntarioFollowing is a brief outline of ALL early Shuart individuals we (a group of dedicated Shuart researchers) have found living in Ontario. For details and sources, please contact me. Please be prepared to share what you have on the family.
Elizabeth ShuartElizbeth Shuart born circa 1801 USA died unknown married James Jamieson born circa 1786 Ireland died 1851-1861 Ontario (may have married second Daniel Hunt) and had known children:
One Generation of Descendants of James Jamieson & Elizabeth Shuart
Joseph ShuartJoseph Shuart born circa 1790 married Christina (surname unknown) and had known children:
One Generation of Descendants of Joseph Shuart & Christina
Lydia ShuartLydia Shuart said to be born 31 Mar 1794 in New York or Pennsylvania and died 04 Oct 1865 in Niagara Falls Ontario married first Job Skinner married second James McGarry
Descendants of Job Skinner & Lydia ShuartJob Skinner b 03 Dec 1787 New York died May 1815 Niagara Ontario
One Generation of Descendants of James McGarry & Lydia ShuartJames McGarry b circa Jan 1796 in Westmeath, Ireland d in Stamford, Welland Co. Ontario
Margaret ShuartMargaret Shuart born circa 1798 New York or Pennsylvania married Adonijah Taylor born circa 1788 New York
One Generation of Descendants of Adonijah Taylor & Margaret Shuart
Hiram ShuartHiram Shuart born circa 1807 - 1815 possibly in Pennsylvania died 1881 - 1901 married Catherine Alice (Alice) Skinner born 14 Feb 1812 in either Upper Canada or USA died 26 Jan 1868 Hay Tp. Huron Co. Ontario
One Generation of Descendants of Hiram Shuart & Catherine Alice Skinner
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