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Edmund Fanning – Loyalist

Edmund Fanning (April 24, 1739 – February 28, 1818) was a British North American colonial administrator and military leader. Born in New York, he became a lawyer and…

Flora MacDonald – Loyalist

Flora MacDonald (Gaelic: Fionnghal nic Dhòmhnaill) (1722 – 4 March 1790), Jacobite heroine, was the daughter of Ranald MacDonald of Milton on the island of South Uist in…

George H. Steuart – Loyalist

George Hume Steuart, (1700–1784) was a Scottish physician, tobacco planter, and Loyalist politician in colonial Maryland. Born in Perthshire, Steuart emigrated to Maryland in around 1721, where he…

David Franks – Loyalist

David Franks (born 23 September 1720 in New York – October 1794 in Isleworth, England) was a loyalist in the war of the American Revolution.==Biography==He was born in…

John Malcolm – Loyalist

John Malcolm (died 1788) was a sea captain, army officer, and British customs official who was the victim of the most publicized tarring and feathering incident during the…

John Stuart – Loyalist

John Stuart (25 September 1718 – 21 March 1779) was a Scottish-born official of the British Empire in the colony of South Carolina, North America. He was the…

Joseph Galloway – Loyalist

Joseph Galloway (1731 – 10 August 1803) was an American politician. Galloway became a Loyalist during the American War of Independence, after serving as delegate to the First…

David Mathews – Loyalist

David Mathews (circa 1739 – 1800) was a lawyer and politician from New York City. He was a Loyalist during the American Revolutionary War and was the 43rd…

Benjamin Thompson – Loyalist

Sir Benjamin Thompson, Count Rumford (in Reichsgraf von Rumford), FRS (March 26, 1753 – August 21, 1814) was an American-born British physicist and inventor whose challenges to established…

Harrison Gray – Loyalist

Harrison Gray (1711–1794) was a wealthy merchant, as well as Treasurer and Receiver-General for the Province of Massachusetts Bay, a position that he held from 1753 until the…