John Stoneburgh was born c1788 into a family with Loyalist roots in lower New York and Bergen County New Jersey. He was the eldest son of Loyalist Peter Stoneburgh Sr. and Hannah Nix. John was also the grandson of Loyalist Harmanus Nix Sr. who died during the Revolutionary War while serving in the New Jersey Volunteers.
Abraham Chase was born in Oneida NY in 1783, the son of Abraham Chase Sr. and Catherine Rogers. His father and grandfather Phineas had served as Rebels in the 14th Albany County Militia during the Revolutionary War.
William Jay was a native of England, born c1777 and served in the well known 41st Regiment of Foot.
The Hon. Robert Charles Wilkins was born in 1782 in New York City during the American Revolution. He was the son of Robert Wilkins Sr. a native of England who had served in the 17th Light Dragoons. Continue reading Robert Charles Wilkins
1st Regiment Northumberland Militia
Philip Embury was born c 1785-87 in Fredericksburgh Township, a son of Loyalist Andrew Embury UE and Jane Bell, (herself a daughter of a UE). Philip was named after his great-uncle Philip Embury who is considered to be the founder of Methodism in America.
Peter Maybee was born in Bergen County NJ in 1775 to Loyalist Capt. Abraham Maybee UE and his first wife Gerritje Hogenkamp.
Commanding Officer: Captain David Sager
[Graveside Team ed — Cemetery GPS coordinates approximate as no definitive location given.] Continue reading John Johnson
1st Regiment Prince Edward Militia