Johann Holder (son of John Holder and Rebecca Custer) was born 14 Sep 1755 in Lynn Twn, Northampton Cty., Penn. (now Lehigh Cty), and died 1831 in Queen County, New Brunswick, Canada.
Notes for Johann Holder: He served at New York with Delancy's Loyalist Third Brigade. They were disbanded in N. B. in 1783. He stated in a land claim that he was a native of Northampton County, Penn. when the "Troubles" broke out. He had 150 acres which he bought off Samuel Sutton just after his troubles. He paid him in paper money about 100 pounds. He had a deed but left it behind. He had 4 acres cleared and had built a good log house. He did not know if he would have sold it for more than he paid for it. He had 12 pounds in debts owing to him. He never sided with the Americans, joined the British. When he died he owned lands at Wickham and on Great Musquash Island.
More About Johann Holder: Immigration: 1783, Moved to N.B. as United Empire Loyalist. Military service: Possibly part of De Lancey's Brigade. Residence: 1787, Living in Washademock, Queens Cty, N.B>. Unknown-Begin: John.