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William Roff

William Roff (1769-1862) was born July 24, 1769 in Watervliet, NY.   William’s life was marked by loss: his brother was murdered over real estate, his wife died early leaving two young children to be raised by William.  His simple gravestone … Continue reading

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Frederick Roff

Frederick Roff (1795-1890), a veteran of the War of 1812, was widowed early and raised five children on his own.  He owned a number of farms and lived until age 95. Frederick, my great-great grandfather, was born January 3, 1795 … Continue reading

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William Bordley

William Bordley (?-1610) was born in Cockley Bank, Rathmell, West Yorkshire before 1579.  His father was John Bordley (?-1579) who is buried at Long Preston.  The identity of his mother is unknown. William Bordley (?-1610) was the eldest son. William’s … Continue reading

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Reverend Stephen Bordley

Stephen Bordley (1674-1709), who later became Reverend Stephen Bordley, was born in Tunstall, England. His father was Stephen Bordley (1637-1695) and his mother was Margaret Colston. (c. 1640-1720) She was the daughter of William Colston of Newcastle and Margaret Proctor of … Continue reading

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William Clayton Bordley, Jr.

William Clayton BORDLEY, Jr. (c. 1800-1883) was born about 1800 in Chesterfield, Queen Anne’s County, Maryland. His parents were William Clayton Bordley, Sr.(c. 1770-1803) and Margaret Keener. William lost his father when he was about three years old.  His father’s … Continue reading

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William Clayton Bordley, Sr.

William Clayton BORDLEY, Sr. (c. 1770 -1803) was born about 1770 in Chesterfield, Queen Anne’s County, Maryland.  He had a brother James two years older and a younger sister Sarah. His parents were William Bordley (1742-1786) and Mary Clayton.  Mary … Continue reading

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Timothy Sullivan

Timothy (Thaddeus) Sullivan  (c. 1810-1848) was born about 1810 in Meenygorman, Newmarket, Co. Cork, Ireland. His father Jeremiah Sullivan (c. 1778-1848) was considered a prominent farmer.  Nothing is known about his mother. Timothy’s siblings were Daniel, Dennis, John, and Mary.  … Continue reading

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Stephen Bordley, Jr.

Stephen Bordley, Jr. (1709-1776) was born in 1709 near the Wye River in Maryland.  He was the youngest of five children. Stephen’s father Reverend Stephen Bordley   (1674-1709) came by sea to Maryland in 1696 to become the second Reverend of … Continue reading

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Martin Buck

Martin Buck (1689-1743) was born in Germany, perhaps in the Palatine.  He was widowed, remarried, naturalized, and became a land owner in Beekman Patent. Martin’s father Paul Buck was born in Doretz, Germany and his mother is unknown. On November … Continue reading

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