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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…

John Sargent – Loyalist

John Sargent (24 December 1750, Salem – 24 January 1824) was an American Loyalist during American Revolution. A Methodist merchant from Salem, Massachusetts, he was the second son…

John Joachim Zubly – Loyalist

Reverend John Joachim Zubly (August 27, 1724 – July 23, 1781), born Hans Joachim Züblin, was a Swiss-born American pastor, planter, and statesman during the American Revolution. Although…

John Singleton Copley – Loyalist

John Singleton Copley (1738 – 1815) was an American-born painter, active in both colonial America and England. He was probably born in Boston, Massachusetts, to Richard and Mary…

Jonathan Leavitt – Loyalist

Rev. Jonathan Leavitt (1731–1802) was an early New England Congregational minister, born in Connecticut, and subsequently the pastor of churches in New Hampshire and Massachusetts, both of which…

Hon Yost Schuyler – Loyalist

Johannes Justus (Hon Yost) Schuyler (January 1, 1744 – 1810) was a Tory with patriot roots, who was used by American General Benedict Arnold to repel the…

James De Lancey – Loyalist

Captain James De Lancey (1732 – 8 April 1800) was born in New York City, the eldest son of New York Lt. Gov. James De Lancey (1703–1760) and…

Daniel Leonard – Loyalist

Daniel Leonard (18 May 1740 – 27 June 1829) was a lawyer from colonial Massachusetts and a Loyalist in the American Revolution.Born in Norton, Massachusetts, Leonard was a…

Jonathan Sewall – Loyalist

Jonathan Sewall (August 24, 1729 – September 27, 1796) was the last British attorney general of Massachusetts.He was born in Boston on August 24, 1729 to Jonathan and…