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Johannes Best

Johannes Best (c. 1718) was born in Central Camp, Columbia County, NY about 1718.  He was a first born American and son of Jacob Best (c. 1690-c. 1780) and Anna Christina Dederick who were Palatine immigrants. Johannes Best married Eva … Continue reading

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Johannes Best, Jr.

Johannes Best, Jr. (1751-1820) was born April 24, 1751 in Livingston Manor, NY which is now known as Johnstown. He was a second generation American and was baptized four days later with sponsors Johannes Petrie and Thipyta Ham. His parents … Continue reading

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Ducas Clemens

Ducas Clemens (c. 1790-?) of French heritage and born either in France or possibly in Haiti around the time of the French Revolution.  His father was from the Alsace Lorraine area of Nancy, Lorraine, France. According to multiple family sources, … Continue reading

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Timothy Cotter

During an April 2012 trip to County Cork, Ireland, I took a wild chance to find the illusive spot where my uncle was hung by the British in 1824.  I was rewarded by an amazing revelation that unraveled a mystery … Continue reading

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