Barron, Edward, [17--]-[18--?]

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Barron, Edward, [17--]-[18--?]

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Edward Barron Sr. was a member of the Second Battlion of the 60th Regiment of the Royal Americans in the British Army and served in Quebec during the Battle of the Plains of Abraham under General James Wolfe in 1759. As a result of this service Colonel Barron was granted a large tract of land in Cumberland County, Nova Scotia. The area, situated between Minudie and River Hebert, is now known as Barronsfield in his honour. He subsequently received additional lands from the Athol grant.


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