Category Archives: Tollhamer Ancestry

Thoughts on Palatine Ancestors

What interests me about genealogical research is the discovery of historical context.  I was surprised to learn that I have Palatine ancestors.  They suffered a horrible passage by sea only to be tricked by the government and left to fend … Continue reading

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Frederick Roff

Frederick ROFF (about 1728-1825) was born in 1728, probably in Germany although some believe he was of Dutch origin.  How and when he immigrated by sea remains unknown.  He served in the Revolutionary War, owned a farm, had a son … Continue reading

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Barent Thalheimer

Barent Thalheimer (Tollhamer) (circa 1720-?) was born in Dutchess County, NY as a first generation in the Colonies. His father was Henrig Bernt Thalheimer, a Palantine who immigrated to America in 1709. His mother remains unknown. Barent Thalheimer married Christina … Continue reading

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