United Empire Loyalists (UE): Palatine and Scottish Loyalists


United Empire Loyalists

United Empire Loyalists’ Association of Canada (UELAC)

Loyalists (Source: Library and Archives Canada – LAC)

Online Institute for Advanced Loyalist Studies

Sir John Johnson’s Escape: A Tale Retold by Thom Thacher (Source: Adirondack Almanack)

DIRECT SEARCH PAGES for Land Petitions

Loyalist Declaration of Dependence (November 28, 1776)

Original Document at New York Historical Society

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Upper Canada Land Petitions (Source: Library and Archives Canada – LAC)

Lower Canada Land Petitions (Source: Library and Archives Canada – LAC)

Once you have the Microform Number, here is the direct link on LACMicroform Search

His Majesty’s Indian Allies: 10 Notables (Source: Journal of the American Revolution) – Article

Mohawk Valley, New York

History of the Mohawk Valley: Gateway to the West 1614-1925  (Source: Schenectady Digital History Archive)

Mohawk & Hudson Valley Historical and Cultural Sites (Source: Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor)

King’s Royal Regiment of New York (KRRNY)


King’s Royal Yorkers (Source: KRRNY)

King’s Royal Regiment of New York (Source: Wikipedia)

Who are the German Palatines?

The Palatines (Source: United Empire Loyalists’ Association of Canada)

Palatinate – Historical Region (Source: Encyclopedia Britannica)

German Palatines (Source: Wikipedia) I will often cite Wikipedia as the sources at the bottom of entries are often very valuable.

Palatine Family Lines

Eamer     Gallinger     Cryderman     Silmser     Alguire

Scottish Loyalists

McDonell     Grant


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