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Christian Keller

According to the book, The Palatinate Families of New York by Henry Z. Jones Jr. in the year 1767 Christian Keller (4GGF) served with Captain Abraham Van Aerman’s Company. He was a son of Conrad Keller and was born in New York. He married Elizabetha Backus, daughter of Johann Backus and Catherina Scheffer and they …

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Abraham Dafoe

Abraham Dafoe is my 5th great grandfather.

Abraham was the son of John Ernst Dafoe and Mary (Maria) Keller. He was born in Albany NY but the date is unknown. In 1755 he married Katreen Diamond.

Abraham enlisted in General Burgoyne’s regiment and fought at the Battle of Bennington in August 1777. His brother …

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Frederick Keller

Frederick Keller is the grandson of Christian and Ann Margaretha Keller who arrived in New York sometime before July 1, 1710. The book “Genealogies of the First Settlers of Albany” includes this family as part of the wave of refugees from the Palatinate in the Rhine Valley during the 100 years war.

Conrad Keller, …

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