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Land Grant Number
Give a brief description of the inhabitant. The man. The legend. Do we know any significant details about these guys? If yes, great! Include that here. If not, then this can just be ignored.
D-55 (100 acres, 30 Apr 1788)
Sylvester Crispin. Origin: Loyalist.
Sylvester Crispin was a soldier on the British side in the American Revolution; he is listed in Homeward Bound as a proven Loyalist. He received 100 acres in the Berrys area of Long Island on 30 April 1788.
Reference: HB App E.
From HB p. 172
In a letter to Lord Shirley, Dunmore made derogatory remarks about several Loyalists of Abaco who signed a memorial requesting he dissolve the Assembly. Of Silver Crispin and two others he wrote “soldiers from Abbacoe”.
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