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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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John Kemp Sr.

John Kemp Sr is my 5th Great Grandfather.

There is very little known or recorded of his early life. It is believed that he was born around 1723 in Maryland USA. His name and family history were first recorded in the Dutch Reform Church of Schenectady NY. The baptismal records of John’s 3 eldest …

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