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Petrus (Peter) Empey, Pvt., U.E.L. MP (1759 - 1834)

often referred to as Christopher Peter Empey - I have seen no evidence of his given name being Christopher. United Empire Loyalist (U.E.L.) Peter appears on the Kings Royal Regiment New York (KRRNY) ...

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William Pemberton (c.1735 - d.)

Pemberton was the son of a one-time garrison soldier and had been a major river carrier since the 1750s. Although his patronage came from Sir William Johnson and pro-British commercial interests in New...

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Jeremiah Pemberton (c.1755 - d.)

Notes and affidavits in suport of Jeremiah Pemberton's claim for reparations from the Crown after the American Revolution: Pemberton, Jeremiah of Albany Co. Memorial Annapolis, NS, 1786. At the begin...

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Michael M Cook (1765 - 1847)

Owner of Cook's Tavern, which served as American headquarters during the pivotal Battle of Crysler's Farm in the War of 1812. It was destroyed in the process. He rebuilt it after the war, and the secon...

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John Cook, Sr. (c.1735 - c.1788)

'Germany or Ireland' is suggested in two different sources as a possible place of birth.

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Brig. Gen. George Osborn, 4th Baronet Osborn of Chicksands MP (1742 - 1818)

Sir George Osborn, 4th Baronet served as an officer in the British army during the American Revolutionary War and as a Member of Parliament. In 1777 he led a detachment of the Guards Brigade at the bat...

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Johann Benedict Folk MP (c.1760 - 1779)

Parents According to source, "Descendants of Jacob Folk" Sep 2001 by Frank, Perry, Mike & James Folk [possibly/apparently quoting Joseph Earle Steadman], Jacob Folk was married to Pamona Koon/Coon fr...

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Benjamin Thompson MP (1753 - 1814)

"... Sir Benjamin Thompson , Count Rumford (in German: Reichsgraf von Rumford), FRS (March 26, 1753 – August 21, 1814) was an Anglo-American physicist and inventor whose challenges to establis...

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Margaret "Peggy" Arnold MP (1760 - 1804)

Peggy Shippen, or Margaret Shippen (July 11, 1760 - August 24, 1804), was the second wife of General Benedict Arnold (following Margaret Mansfield, who died in 1775). Peggy's Childhood Peggy was ...

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Elisha Leavitt (1714 - 1790)

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...

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Thomas Hutchinson, Colonial Governor of Massachusetts (1711 - 1780)

Governors of Massachusetts Thomas Hutchinson (1711-1780) Acting Royal Governor of Massachusetts (June through August 1760) Acting Royal Governor of Massachusetts (August 1769-November 1770) Royal G...

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John Howe (1754 - 1835)

) John Howe (October 14, 1754 – December 27, 1835) was a loyalist printer during the American Revolution, a printer and Postmaster in Halifax, the father of the famous Joseph Howe, a spy prior...

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Simon Girty MP (1741 - 1818)

Simon Girty (1741 – February 18, 1818) was an American colonial of Scots-Irish ancestry who served as a liaison between the British and their Native American allies during the American Revolut...

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Joseph Galloway (1731 - 1803)

Joseph Galloway (1731 – August 10, 1803) was an American Loyalist during the American Revolution, after serving as delegate to the First Continental Congress from Pennsylvania. Early life ...

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Rebecca Franks (1760 - 1823)

Rebecca Franks (1760 – September 1823) was a prominent member of loyalist society in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania during the American Revolution. She was born in New York about 1760, the dau...

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David Salisbury Franks, Patriot (1720 - 1794)

) David Franks (b. 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 New York, 23 Septe...

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General Oliver De Lancey (c.1749 - 1822)

. General Oliver De Lancey (c.1749 – 3 September 1822), also known as Oliver DeLancey and Oliver de Lancey, was a British Army officer of French Huguenot descent from a prominent family in col...

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Major-General Oliver de Lancey MP (1718 - 1785)

) Major-General Oliver De Lancey (1718–1785), also known as Oliver DeLancey and Oliver de Lancey, was a merchant, a Loyalist politician and soldier during the American War of Independence. ...

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Sir Robert Eden, 1st Baronet (c.1741 - 1784)

Sir Robert Eden, 1st Baronet, of Maryland, 23rd Proprietary Governor of Maryland (c. 1741 – 2 September 1784) was a British colonial administrator and the last Royal Governor of Maryland. Ed...

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Col Andrew DeVeaux, IV (1758 - 1812)

Andrew Deveaux (30 April 1758 – 11 July 1812) was an American Loyalist from South Carolina who is most famous for his recapture of the Bahamas in 1783. Early life He was born to planta...

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Lieutenant-Colonel Arent DePeyster (1736 - 1822)

Arent Schuyler DePeyster (27 June 1736 – 26 November 1822) was a British military officer best known for his term as commandant of the British controlled Fort Michilimackinac and Fort Detroit ...

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Captain Nathaniel Coffin (1725 - 1780)

Nathaniel Coffin was the Receiver-General of HM Customs of Boston at the time of the Boston Tea Party. Nathaniel Coffin, second eldest son of William, was born in Boston in 1725, graduated at Harvard...

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Admiral Sir Isaac Coffin, 1st Baronet MP (1759 - 1839)

Admiral Sir Isaac Coffin, 1st Baronet GCH (16 May 1759 – 23 July 1839) was an officer of the Royal Navy who served during the American War of Independence and the French Revolutionary and Na...

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Walter Butler MP (1752 - 1781)

) During the American Revolutionary War, Captain Walter Butler led two companies of Loyalist rangers and 300 Iroquois allies in a raid which was later referred to as the Cherry Valley massacre. The n...

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Colonel John Butler (Butler's Rangers) MP (1728 - 1796)

) John Butler (1728–1796) was a Loyalist who led an irregular militia unit known as Butler's Rangers on the northern frontier in the American Revolutionary War. He led Seneca and Cayuga forces...

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Moses Doan (1750 - 1783)

The Doan Outlaws were a notorious gang of brothers from a Quaker family most renowned for being British spies during the American Revolution. The Doans were Loyalists from a Quaker family of good...

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William Allen (1704 - 1780)

) William Allen (August 5, 1704 – September 6, 1780) was a wealthy merchant, Chief Justice of the Province of Pennsylvania, and mayor of Philadelphia. At the time of the American Revolution, A...

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Andrew Allen (1740 - 1825)

) 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 cause in the Ameri...

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Maj. General William Phillips (1731 - 1781)

) William Phillips (1731 – May 13, 1781) was a renowned artilleryman and general officer in the British Army who served as a major-general in the American War of Independence. Early career...

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Admiral George Elphinstone, 1st Viscount Keith (1746 - 1823)

George Keith Elphinstone, 1st Viscount Keith (7 January 1746 – 10 March 1823) was a British admiral active throughout the Napoleonic Wars. Career Fifth son of the 10th Lord Elphinstone, he...

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Francis Rawdon-Hastings, 1st Marquess of Hastings MP (1754 - 1826)

Francis Rawdon-Hastings, 1st Marquess of Hastings KG PC (9 December 1754 – 28 November 1826), styled The Honourable Francis Rawdon from birth until 1762 and as The Lord Rawdon between 1762 and...

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General Staats Long Morris (British army) (1728 - 1800)

Staats Long Morris (August 27, 1728 Morrisiana, New York – January 28, 1800 Quebec, Canada) was an American colonist who served as a major-general in the British army during the American Revol...

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Alexander McGillivary, Principal Chief of the Upper Creek (Muscogee) MP (1750 - 1793)

Alexander McGillivray (December 15, 1750 – February 17, 1793) was a leader of the Creek (Muscogee) Indians during and after the American Revolution who worked to establish a Creek national ident...

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Lachlan Liath McGillivray (c.1718 - 1799)

a Scottish trader out of Charleston, SC. He may have had a sister named Margaret McGillivray. From Dr. Marion Elisha Tarvin's "The Muscogees or Creek Indians, from 1519 to 1893-- also an Account of T...

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Daniel Shipman (1769 - 1832)

The book “The SHIPMAN FAMILY IN AMERICA” erroneously lists this Daniel as the United Empire Loyalist or Tory who came to Canada. It also lists the following children as those of this Dani...

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Major John Pitchlynn, Sr. MP (1765 - 1835)

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Captain Lord Robert Manners (1758 - 1782)

Captain Lord Robert Manners (6 February 1758 – 23 April 1782) was an officer of the Royal Navy and nobleman, the second son of John Manners, Marquess of Granby and Lady Frances Seymour. Educat...

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Dr. Benjamin Church ("Chief Physician & Director General" of the Medical Service of the Continental Army) [British spy] (1734 - 1776)

Dr. Benjamin was noted as a Traitor to the Revolutionary cause. Dr. Benjamin Church (August 24, 1734–1778) was effectively the first Surgeon General of the U.S. Army, serving as the "Chief...

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Edward Bancroft (double-agent spy) (1744 - 1821)

Edward Bancroft (9 January 1744 – 8 September 1821) was an American physician and double-agent spy during the American Revolution. He worked as a spy for Benjamin Franklin in Britain before ...

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Brig. General Cortlandt Skinner (Loyalist Militia) (1727 - 1799)

Cortlandt Skinner (16 December 1727 – 15 March 1799) was the last Royal Attorney General of New Jersey and a Brigadier General in the loyalist forces during the American War of Independence. ...

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Andrew Elliot, of Greenwells (1728 - 1797)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " Andrew Elliot (1728–1797) took over from James Robertson as acting colonial governor of the Province of New York in 1783... ...He was born November 1728 in E...

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Col. Stephen Jarvis, UEL (1756 - 1840)

Source: An American's Experience in the British Army , by Col. Stephen Jarvis Stephen Jarvis was born Nov. 6th, 1756 at Danbury in the Colony of Connecticut, eldest son of Stephen Jarvis and Rachel S...

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William Jarvis MP (1756 - 1817)

SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF THE HON. WILLIAM JARVIS U.E.L. AN OFFICER IN THE 1ST AMERICAN REGIMENT OF QUEEN'S RANGERS. SERVED WITH THAT CORPS DURING THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR. WAS SECRETARY OF STATE FOR THE ...

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Daniel Stephen Shipman (1735 - 1809)

Daniel was a United Empire Loyalist which describes those people who were against the American Revolution and sympathized with the British. They were referred to at that time as Tories. In 1778 Danie...

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Lt. John Lake U.E.L. MP (1728 - 1795)

Family divided during war of 1776. Some stayed in America. Our branch could not jeopardize our lineage and position with the crown as senior branch. We were alloted land in Canada, 200 acres for each p...

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Edward Michael Pakenham, 2nd Baron Longford (1743 - 1792)

Edward Michael Pakenham, 2nd Baron Longford (1743–1792) was an Irish sailor and landowner. He held the seat of Longford County in the Irish House of Commons. He was born in 1743 the son of T...

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Admiral Sir Thomas Pakenham GCB (1757 - 1836)

) Sir Thomas Pakenham GCB (29 September 1757–1836), styled The Honourable from birth to 1820, was a British naval officer and politician. Pakenham, third son of Thomas Pakenham, 1st Baron ...

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Vice Admiral John Byron, RN (1723 - 1786)

Vice Admiral The Hon. John Byron, RN (8 November 1723 – 10 April 1786) was a Royal Navy officer. He was known as Foul-weather Jack because of his frequent bad luck with weather. Early career...

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William Pitcairn (Royal Marine) (deceased)

William Pitcairn was a Royal Marine officer who fought in the Battle of Bunker Hill during the American Revolution. His father, Major John Pitcairn, also a Royal Marine, was shot during the battle and ...

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Major John Pitcairn (Royal Marine) (1722 - 1775)

John Pitcairn (December 28, 1722 – June 17, 1775) was a British Marine who was stationed in Boston, Massachusetts at the start of the American Revolutionary War. Pitcairn was born in late De...

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Charles Cochrane (British Army) (1749 - 1781)

Charles Cochrane served in the British Army in the American Revolution. He was killed in the Battle of Yorktown.

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Admiral Sir Alexander Forrester Inglis Cochrane GCB RN (1758 - 1832)

Admiral Sir Alexander Forrester Inglis Cochrane GCB RN (23 April 1758 – 26 January 1832) was a senior Royal Navy commander during the Napoleonic Wars. Naval career Born a son of the Scotti...

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General Sir James Murray Pulteney, 7th Baronet PC (1755 - 1811)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " General Sir James Murray Pulteney, 7th Baronet PC (c. 1755 – 26 April 1811) was a Scottish soldier and British politician. Born James Murray, he was the elde...

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Major Patrick Ferguson (1744 - 1780)

Major Patrick Ferguson (1744 – October 7, 1780) was a Scottish officer in the British Army, early advocate of light infantry and designer of the Ferguson rifle. He is best known for his servic...

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Commodore George Johnstone (RN), Colonial Governor of West Florida (1730 - 1787)

) George Johnstone (1730 – 24 May 1787) was an officer of the Royal Navy who saw service during the War of the Austrian Succession, the Seven Years' War and the American War of Independence, r...

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Vice Admiral Robert Duff (RN) (c.1721 - 1787)

) Robert Duff (c.1721 – 6 June 1787) was an officer of the Royal Navy during the War of the Austrian Succession, the Seven Years' War and the American War of Independence. He rose to the rank ...

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Captain George Duff (RN) (c.1764 - 1805)

Captain George Duff RN (c. 1 February 1764 – 21 October 1805) was a British naval officer during the American War of Independence, the French Revolutionary Wars and the Napoleonic Wars, who wa...

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Major John André (1750 - 1780)

John André (May 2, 1750 – October 2, 1780) was a British army officer hanged as a spy during the American Revolutionary War. This was due to an incident in which he assisted Benedict Arno...

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George Hume Steuart (1700 - 1784)

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

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General Charles Grey, 1st Earl Grey MP (1729 - 1807)

Charles Grey, 1st Earl Grey, KB PC (23 October 1729 – 14 November 1807) was one of the most important British generals of the 18th century. He was the fourth son of Sir Henry Grey, 1st Baronet...

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William Augustus Bowles (aka., "Estajoca" and "Billy Bowlegs") MP (1763 - 1805)

William Augustus Bowles (1763–1805), also known as Estajoca, was a Maryland-born English adventurer and organizer of Muscogee Creek attempts to create a state outside of Euro-American control....

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Col. James Winslow MP (1712 - 1777)

From the Genealogical Record of the Hodges Family of New England: Col. James Winslow was a clothier as well as farmer. He was Justice of the Peace, town treasurer from 1755 to 1763 and selectman in...

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John Walliser (c.1762 - c.1852)

His burial record says he was born in 1765. He was a baker and a farmer. His family were tenants of Sir William Johnson. As a young man, John Walliser was a baker in Johnstown, Tryon County (now Montgo...

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Maj. Thomas Nathaniel Gilbert MP (1738 - 1810)

From First Families within the Provincial Archives of New Brunswick: NOTE: First Families is a collection of genealogical information taken from various sources that were periodically submitted to ...

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Maj. John Downing, III MP (1710 - 1793)

BE VERY CAREFUL IN WHAT YOU FIND LISTED ABOVE....THERE ARE SEVERAL JOHN DOWNINGS and they are getting confused as to who married whom and what their children's names are...The John Downing listed in Em...

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Chief Dragging Canoe MP (c.1734 - 1792)

NATIVE NAME: Tsi'yu-gunsini ENGLISH NAME: Dragging Canoe; Andrew Brown ALTERNATE NAMES:Cui Canacina, Savage Napoleon, Dragon (so called by his enemies). ALTERNATE SPELLINGS: Cheucunsene, Kunnese ...

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Jonathan Sayward (1713 - 1797)

Jonathan Sayward Jonathan Sayward was a staunch loyalist. As revolutionary fervor grew in the American colonies, Sayward was stripped of his civic positions and confined to York. While other Tories m...

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General Sir Banastre Tarleton, 1st Baronet, GCB MP (1754 - 1833)

General Sir Banastre Tarleton , 1st Baronet, GCB (21 August 1754 – 16 January 1833) was a British soldier and politician. Parents: John Tartleton of Liverpool (1718-1773) and Jane Parker, daug...

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Henry Edward Fox, Gen. (1755 - 1811)

General Henry Edward Fox (4 March 1755 – 18 July 1811) was a British Army general. He fought in the American War of Independence. By the end of the war he had risen to colonel and king's aide-...

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Lord Edward FitzGerald MP (1763 - 1798)

Fitzgerald joined the British Army in 1779, he served on the staff of Lord Rawdon in the southern theater of the American Revolutionary War. He was seriously wounded at the Battle of Eutaw Springs on...

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Gen. Thomas Gage, CIC, North America MP (1719 - 1787)

Thomas Gage (c.1719 – April 2, 1787) was a British general and commander-in-chief of the North American forces from 1763 to 1775 during the early days of the American Revolution. Thomas Gage...

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General Sir Henry Clinton, Commander-in-Chief in North America (1730 - 1795)

) General Sir Henry Clinton KB (16 April 1730 – 23 December 1795) was a British army officer and politician, best known for his service as a general during the American War of Independence. Fi...

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Royal Governor John Murray, 4th Earl of Dunmore MP (1732 - 1809)

John Murray, 4th Earl of Dunmore (1732 – 25 February 1809) was a British peer and colonial governor. He was the son of William Murray, 3rd Earl of Dunmore, and his wife Catherine (née M...

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Maj. Gen. Benedict Arnold, V MP (1741 - 1801)

Benedict Arnold V (January 14, 1741 – June 14, 1801) was a general during the American Revolutionary War. He began the war in the Continental Army but later defected to the Bri...

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Richard Witham Stockton (1733 - 1801)

Richard Witham Stockton Major (Samuel , Richard , Richard , John , John , Thomas ) was born in Jul 1733 in Princeton, New Jersey. He died on 8 May 1801 in St. John, New Brunswick, Canada. He was buried...

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John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich MP (1718 - 1792)

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George Sackville-Germain, 1st Viscount Sackville (1716 - 1785)

George Germain, 1st Viscount Sackville PC (26 January 1716 – 26 August 1785), known as Lord George Sackville until 1770 and as Lord George Germain from 1770 to 1782, was a British soldier and ...

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Admiral of the Fleet Sir John Jervis, 1st Earl of St Vincent (1735 - 1823)

In 1787 he attained flag rank, and in 1788 he married his cousin Martha Parker. With the outbreak of war with Revolutionary France (note: at this point France was not under Napoleon as Napoleon's cou...

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William Howe, 5th Viscount Howe MP (1729 - 1814)

"William Howe, 5th Viscount Howe, KB, PC (10 August 1729 – 12 July 1814) was a British army officer who rose to become Commander-in-Chief of British forces during the American War of Independenc...

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Admiral Richard Howe, 1st and last Earl Howe MP (1726 - 1799)

other possible birth dates are 19 March 1725 8 March 1726 another possible burial place (according to nndb website) is St. Paul's Cathedral, London, England ==================================...

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Frederick North, 2nd Earl of Guilford MP (1732 - 1792)

Frederick North, 2nd Earl of Guilford, KG, PC (13 April 1732 – 5 August 1792), more often known by his courtesy title, Lord North, which he used from 1752 until 1790, was Prime Minister of Great...

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Prime Minister Charles Watson-Wentworth, 2nd Marquess of Rockingham MP (1730 - 1782)

Charles Watson-Wentworth, 2nd Marquess of Rockingham, KG, PC (13 May 1730 – 1 July 1782), styled The Hon. Charles Watson-Wentworth before 1733, Viscount Higham between 1733 and 1746, Earl of M...

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Gen. William Petty (Fitzmaurice), 1st Marquess of Lansdowne (1737 - 1805)

William Petty-FitzMaurice, 1st Marquess of Lansdowne, KG, PC (2 May 1737 – 7 May 1805), known as The Earl of Shelburne between 1761 and 1784, by which title he is generally known to history, w...

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George III of the United Kingdom MP (1738 - 1820)

Predecessor: George II Successor: George IV ===================================================================== George III (George William Frederick; 4 June 1738– 29 January 1820) was Ki...

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General Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis MP (1738 - 1805)

Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis KG (31 December 1738 – 5 October 1805), styled Viscount Brome between 1753 and 1762 and known as The Earl Cornwallis between 1762 and 1792, was a Br...

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William Franklin, Colonial Governor of New Jersey MP (1731 - 1813)

William Franklin (ca. 1731 – November 17, 1813) was an American soldier and colonial administrator. He served as the last Colonial Governor of New Jersey. Franklin was a steadfast Loyalist thr...

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John "The Tory" Randolph, Jr. (1727 - 1784)

) Birth: 1727 Williamsburg City Virginia, USA Death: Jun. 30, 1784, England Lawyer. Known as "John the Tory". Succeeded his brother, Peyton, as King's Attorney in 1766, appointed by Governor Faqu...

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