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  2. Hell’s Half-Acre: The Fall of Loyalist Crean Brush

    In 1777 Allen, who bitterly detested loyalists and especially Brush, was a prisoner of war on parole and free to walk the New York city streets until the British sent him to Long Island. Allen broke his parole in August, was brought back to the city and imprisoned in the provost. It is possible that Allen ran into Brush or was told his whereabouts.

  3. List of Loyalists (American Revolution) - Wikipedia

    Samuel Jarvis (1720–1780), Stamford, Connecticut official forced out of office due to his Loyalism; father of William Jarvis. William Jarvis (1756–1817), New Yorker who served in the Queen's Rangers. Edward Jessup (1735–1816), Colonel of Jessup's Loyal Rangers near Albany, New York; and his brothers Ebenezer and Joseph.

  4. Loyalists - Library and Archives Canada

    The Loyalists in Ontario: The Sons and Daughters of the American Loyalists of Upper Canada, by William D. Reid. (OCLC 2280126) Loyalists in the Southern Campaign of the Revolutionary War, by Murtie June Clark. (OCLC 7125252) The loyalists of Massachusetts and the other side of the American Revolution, by James Henry Stark (OCLC 1006719341)

  5. Allen, William 1704-1780 [WorldCat Identities]

    William Allen, founder of Allentown, colonial jurist, industralist and loyalist : James Allen and Trout Hall by Ruth Moser Kistler ( Book ) William Allen, provincial man of affairs by Ruth Moser Kistler ( Book )

  6. Loyalist Institute: A History of the Provincial Corps of ...

    William and his brothers Andrew and John were the sons of the former Chief Justice ALLEN. Of the three, John was the only avowed Loyalist, despite serving as a member of "the Philadelphia Committee of Observation, Inspection, &c." Andrew ALLEN had been a member of the Continental Congress and the Pennsylvania Committee of Safety before going ...

  7. Deeds and documents signed by Colonial Mayors of Philadelphia

    William Allen: Date: May 5, 1728: Between: Sarah Miles, Widow and Samuel Miles Yeoman to Simon Helens: Location: 163 acre sale in Philadelphia: Signed by: William Allen: Loyalist; Chief Justice of Supreme Court of Pennsylvania; Built Independence Hall; Founder of Allentown, PA; Mayor of Philadelphia 1735-1736

  8. Colonial American merchants - list

    William Allen (loyalist) American judge Overview: William Allen (August 5, 1704 – September 6, 1780) was a wealthy merchant, attorney and chief justice of the Province of Pennsylvania, and mayor of Philadelphia during the colonial period.

  9. Loyalist (American Revolution) - RevWarTalk

    Loyalists were American colonists who remained loyal to the British Empire and the British monarchy during the American Revolutionary War. At the time they were often called Tories, Royalists, or King’s Men. They were opposed by the Patriots, those who supported the revolution. When their cause was defeated, about 15% of the Loyalists or 65 ...

  10. Provincial Archives of New Brunswick -

    Prosecution of Inimical Persons, 1779. The Problem of Ridding Philadelphia of the Wives of Loyalist Refugees, 1779 to 1782. Action of Continental Army Officers in the City against the Disaffected, April 6, 1780. Philadelphia under Martial Law, June 9, 1780. Illicit Trade between Philadelphia and New York, 1779-1780.

  11. Who is William burns from the burns and Allen show? - Answers

    William "Willie" Burns (12 March 1902 -- 20 January 1966) was youngest brother to George Burns (January 20, 1896 - March 9, 1996), born Nathan Birnbaum. Their parents were Jewish immigrants from Romania, and there were 12 siblings. Their father died in 1903.