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Benedict Swingate Calvert – Loyalist

Benedict Swingate Calvert (ca. 1730-1732 – January 9, 1788) was a planter, politician and a Loyalist in Maryland during the American Revolution. He was the son of Charles…

John Jeffries – Loyalist

John Jeffries (5 February 1744 – 16 September 1819) was a Boston physician, scientist, and a military surgeon with the British Army in Nova Scotia and New York…

John Randolph – Loyalist

John Randolph (1727 – January 31, 1784) was a lawyer from Williamsburg in the British colony of Virginia. He served as king’s attorney for Virginia from 1766 until…

Joseph Wanton – Loyalist

Joseph Wanton (1705–1780) was a merchant and governor of the Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations from 1769 to 1775. Not wanting to go to war with…

Elizabeth Calvert – Loyalist

Elizabeth Calvert (1731 – 1788) was the daughter of Maryland Governor Captain Charles Calvert and Rebecca Gerard, and a wealthy heiress in colonial Maryland. Her parents died when…

Edward Jessup – Loyalist

Edward Jessup (December 24, 1735 – February 3, 1816) was a soldier, judge and political figure in Upper Canada.He was born in Stamford, Connecticut in 1735 and moved…

Beverley Robinson – Loyalist

Beverley Robinson (11 January 1721–9 April 1792), a wealthy colonist from New York, was a son of the Hon. John Robinson of Virginia, who was the President of…

Joseph Wanton, Jr. – Loyalist

Joseph Wanton, Jr. (1730–1780) was a Loyalist, merchant, Deputy Governor of Rhode Island in 1764 and 1767 and owner of Hunter House in Newport, Rhode Island.Wanton was born…

Daniel Claus – Loyalist

Christian Daniel Claus (1727–1787) was a commissioner of Indian affairs and a prominent Loyalist during the American Revolution.He was born September 13, 1727 at Bönnigheim, Württemberg the son…

Guy Johnson – Loyalist

Guy Johnson (c.1740 – 5 March 1788) was an Irish-born military officer and diplomat for the Crown during the American War of Independence. He had migrated to the…