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Re: A book on the Devendorf family at library
Posted by: Winifred McNabb (ID *****6696) Date: April 26, 2005 at 08:04:27
In Reply to: Re: A book on the Devendorf family at library by Leo Defendorf of 45

I ordered by reprint of Col. Bell's book from Picton Press.

Col. Bell identifies Johannes and Henry as probably being brothers; however, it seems more likely that they were first cousins. Also, most references I have seen given dates of 1701-1791 for Johannes which seems at odds with your information.

Other references show them as descendants of a Hans Dubendorffer and Ragul(a) Schreiber.

I'm trying to piece together anything I can on the Diefendorfs during the period prior to the Rev. War. Tuf job.

Do you know whether the info you have gave from microfilm from FHL or a personal visit or what?

Win in Houston


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