I’m trying to research my 7x great-grandfather Dr. Jeremiah Johnson who served with the British as a general surgeon during the Seven Year’s War.Jeremiah’s story is this: He had contracted malaria and got off of the ship in the New York City harbour. He conveniently “forgot” to get back on the ship. He later went on to live in Staten Island, New York and married Rebecca Haines/Haines/Haynes at the Dutch Reformed Church in New Paltz, Ulster County, New York. Rebecca and Jeremiah had 3 children:…See More
You might want to check the UEL directory at www.uelac.org and see if anyone has proven to your ancestor. I know Henry Haines, Adam Haines and others were Loyalists.
Rebecca Haines UE (formerly Mrs. Johnson) is how she is known…"
I’m a descendant of Rebecca Haines UE and Dr. Jeremiah Johnson through their son Jeremiah James Johnson. I have not had much luck with searching for information about Rebecca’s parents at all. Rebecca and Jeremiah were married…"