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Re: Colf

Posted: 1223340336000
Classification: Query
There are some Colf's listed in the 1818-1850 newspaper index

However, census shows that Erastus was born in the 1820s and that his father John was born in the 1780s. It is unlikely that a father William would have fathered John in the 1780s and lived until 1898. The name could have been a German KOLFF, or an English Coulf.

The LDS-IGI has an entry, William Colf, born 30 APR 1826 in Parma, Monroe, New York. That could be the man who died in 1898. The Parma cemeteries are given on:
but not all of them have been transcribed. There is a William Colf in the 1810 census of Hoosick, Renssalaer County, NY.
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