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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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William Jarvis

William Jarvis was a soldier, statesman and Freemason who served under John Graves Simcoe in the Queen’s Rangers (1st American Regiment). He also served Governor Simcoe as Secretary and Registrar of the Records of the Province of Upper Canada, and was the first Provincial Grand Master of Masons of Upper Canada.

Early in the seventeenth …

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