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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…

Christopher Robinson – Loyalist

Christopher Robinson (1763 – November 2, 1798) was an American-born soldier, lawyer and political figure in Upper Canada.==Early life==He was likely born in Virginia in 1763, the son…

John Wickham – Loyalist

John Wickham (June 6, 1763 – January 22, 1839) was an American Loyalist and attorney. He was one of the very few Loyalists to achieve any sort of…

Cheney Clow – Loyalist

Cheney Clow (1734–1788) was a loyalist from Delaware during the American Revolution who staged a rebellion against the colonial government that was advocating separation from Great Britain.==Early life==Cheney…

Augustus Jones – Loyalist

Augustus Jones (c. 1757 – November 16, 1836) was an American-born Upper Canadian farmer, land speculator, magistrate, militia captain and surveyor. Jones trained as a surveyor in New…

James Rogers – Loyalist

James Rogers (c. 1726 – September 23, 1790) was an Irish-born soldier. He emigrated to America at a young age and became a frontiersman. He served with his…

Charles Woodmason – Loyalist

Charles Woodmason (ca. 1720–March 1789) was an author, poet, Anglican clergyman, American loyalist, and West Gallery psalmodist. He is best remembered for his journal documenting life on the…

John Connolly – Loyalist

John Connolly (c.1741 – 1813) was an American Loyalist during the American Revolution.Connolly was born in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. He is best known for a plan he concocted…

Elisha Leavitt – Loyalist

Elisha Leavitt (1714–1790) was a Hingham, Massachusetts, Loyalist landowner who owned several islands in Boston Harbor. During the Siege of Boston in 1775, Leavitt encouraged British forces to…