United Empire Loyalist. Born in New York. Emigrated to Canada at the beginning of the Revolution. Settled near Cornwall, Upper Canada, in 1783, after having served in the army under Sir John Johnson. Became judge of a district court, and afterwards of the Court of Queen's Bench of Upper Canada.Bib.:Sabine, Loyalists.
Tiré de Burpee, Lawrence J., Encyclopedia of Canadian History, Makers of Canada Series, vol 12, 1927.