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Edward Smith

Edward Smith (-1700) was born probably in Penryn, Cornwall, England and he along with and brothers Robert Smith (1706/7) and Renatus Smith (-1719) probably arrived by sea about 1677.  Since it is known that Robert arrived as a free adult … Continue reading

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Richard Hammond

Richard Hammond (1849-1919) was born January 27, 1849 in Thurles, Tipperary County, Ireland.   It was a time of the Great Famine with mass starvation and immigration.  Richard came by sea to America with his mother, twin brother, and two other … Continue reading

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Frederick Roff

Frederick ROFF (about 1728-1825) was born in 1728, probably in Germany although some believe he was of Dutch origin.  How and when he immigrated by sea remains unknown.  He served in the Revolutionary War, owned a farm, had a son … 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 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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Augustus Ducas Clemens, Sr.

Augustus Ducas Clemens, Sr. (1818-1897) was born on July 22, 1818 in Baltimore, Maryland.  Except for two years, he lived there for his entire life. Augustus’ father Ducas Clemens was on the French fleet during the Revolution and most of … Continue reading

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William Bordley

William Bordley (1742-1786) was born on January 30, 1742 in Queen Anne’s County, Maryland, USA.  He was the youngest of the four children of Stephen Bordley, Jr. and Priscilla Murphy. William’s father’s life had been marked by much loss.  When … 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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Capt. William Bryden

Captain William Bryden (1768-1840) was born in  Edinburgh, Scotland on November 21, 1767.  His baptism took place at the Canongate Parish:  “James Breaden, shoemaker in Canongate and Elspeth Chalmers his spouse, had a son born 21st November 1767, baptised 29th … Continue reading

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