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Viet Musig

Viet Musig (Muzigh, Mesick) was born near Heidelberg, Germany about 1690 during a time of religious intolerance for Protestants by Catholics.  He married and immigrated with his family to New York by sea in 1710.  He created a foundation for … Continue reading

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Hermann Betzer

Hermann Betzer (Bitzer, Pitzer) was born in 1669 in Hachenburg, Germany.  Under horrific ill conditions, he emigrated by sea with other Palatines in search of a new life. Hermann settled in the East Camp, known as Germantown, NY where he … Continue reading

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Carl Neher

Carl Neher (Nehr) (c. 1676-1733) was born about 1676 in Birkenfield, Westerich, Germany.  He was the eldest of six children of Hans Jacob Nohr and Gertraud Sohn. The European home of his family was at Birkenfeld, in the commune Trarbach … Continue reading

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William Hammond

William Hammond was born about 1815 in Tipperary County, Ireland. Very little is known about his life as no documented records can be found.  What exists are a few online queries by an untraceable great grandson posted in the 1990s.   … Continue reading

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Isaac Roff

Isaac Roff (1846-1927) was born on December 10, 1846 in Colonie, NY, the youngest of five children.  He was motherless by age 2.  Isaac was raised with his father and  grandfather, both farmers since the late 1700s.  Isaac eventually owned … Continue reading

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William Bordley

William Bordley (1605-1669) was born about January 6, 1605 at Giggleswick, West Riding of Yorkshire, Craven, England.  His father died five years later. His parents were William Bordley (-1610) and Elizabeth Foster (1588-).  He had an older brother John (1601-1630) … 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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Augustus Ducas Clemens, Jr.

Augustus Ducas Clemens, Jr. (1845-1909) was born January 17, 1845 in Baltimore, Maryland.  He was christened at age 6 on May 25, 1851 at the First German Reformed Church, Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland. His parents were Augustus Ducas Clemens, Sr.(1818-1898) and … 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

Stephen Bordley (1637-1695) was christened at Tunstall, Lancaster, England on January 1, 1637.  There was a siege on Thurland Castle which lay it in ruin when Stephen was only about six years old. His father William Bordley (1605-1669) and his … Continue reading

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