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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 (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…

James McNab was the first settler in Norval, Ontario.McNab was a Lieutenant at the Battle of Queenston Heights during the War of 1812.McNab was not an United Empire…

The Reverend Isaac Touro (1738 – 8 December 1783) was a Dutch-born American rabbi. He was a Jewish leader in colonial America. Born in Amsterdam, in 1758 he…

John Hamilton (died December 12, 1816) was a military officer in the British Army, and the commander of the Royal North Carolina Regiment of Loyalist militia during the…

Jonathan Odell (25 September 1737 – 25 November 1818) was a Loyalist poet who lived during the American Revolution.==Early life and career==Odell was born in Newark, New Jersey,…

Joseph Turner (1701–1783) was a seaman, merchant, iron manufacturer, and politician in colonial and post-colonial Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.Turner was born in 1701 in Hampshire, England. He came to America…

Andrew Allen (June 1740 – March 7, 1825) was a lawyer and official from the Province of Pennsylvania. Born into an influential family, Allen initially favored the colonial…

Henry Harford, 5th Proprietor of Maryland (5 April 1758/1760–1835) was the last proprietary owner of the British colony of Maryland. He was born in 1758 the eldest but…