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Goldsborough Banyar
Date: 1724 - 1815
Remarks: Goldsborough Banyar arrived in the colony of New York about 1737. Many years later after he established himself as a loyal British citizen. Mr. Banyar held two important posts in colonial government, he was appointed deputy secretary of the Province of New York (1746-1776), and a judge of probate and examiner of, the Prerogative Court from 1753 until the outbreak of the Revolutionary War. He took no part in the American Revolution. He left his posts and retired to Rhinebeck, New York. When peace was established he moved to Albany.