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Re: John B:1785 Albany, NY
Posted by: David Benn Crawford, M.D. Date: August 17, 2000 at 21:09:33
In Reply to: John B:1785 Albany, NY by Mark Benjamin of 515

I think you are descended from George Benn, a native of Germany who was pressed into the service of "Gentleman Johny" Burgoyne. George deserted the British army at the Battle of Saratoga, settled in Albany County, and raised a family. I have more information as does Frank Carlson who is probably a distant cousin of yours.


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