David Blakeney came from Ireland in 1767 with four brothers and settled in South Carolina. He came to NB with his wife and six children in 1783 as Loyalists. They settled at Petitcodiac, Salisbury Parish, Westmorland County.
1) William Blakeney m. 1794 Barbara Jaques d/o Joseph and Elinor Jaques, Yorkshire settlers
2) Chalmers Blakeney married 1800 Miss Lewis d/o Rev. Charles Lewis
3) George Blakeney
4) David Blakeney
5) Uz Blakeney: later settled in Hampstead, Queens County and m. Ann Watson d/o John Watson, d. 1825, his widow m. James King
6) Solomon Blakeney
7) a daughter who married John Morrison
8) James Blakeney m. his cousin Kate Blakeney.
PANB:MC1/Blakeney, 18 pages: file contains The Blakeney family of pioneers in Salisbury Parish, Westmorland County, New Brunswick by J.E. Humphreys as well as research notes, data on Loyalist claims, land in NB, letters. It appears that five sons went to South Carolina in 1767 and three served in the Kings Army during the war and came to Canada as Loyalists.