American Revolution Patriots (1775-1783)

The American Revolution took place in the British Colonies in North America. The War began in 1775 and ended in 1783. There were many reasons for the War for American Independence. Some of those were: Freedom of religion, freedom of speech. Probably the biggest reason, at the time was taxation without representation. The British signed up soldiers, and they were called Loyalists, Tories, Red Coates, Etc. The American soldiers were known as Patriots, Yankees or Continentals. The list we have below is of Patriots. We try to give as much information, as possible making sure that it is correct. We hope this information can help you on your genealogy journey.