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Family Group Record: Paul Biffle nee. Johannes Paulus Büffel and Catharina Apollonia Haan

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See also: Ancestors of Johannes Paulus Biffle and Ancestors of Catharina Apollonia Haan

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   Paul Biffle nee. Johannes Paulus Büffel See note 1
   Born: August 30, 1699 Place:
   Married: Befor 1725 Place:
   Died: ca. 1777 Place: North Carolina
   Parents: Johannes Adam Büffel and Anna Maria Haas
  The family emigrated to America in 1738. According to Burgert, Annette Kunselman, Eighteenth Century Emigrants from German-speaking Lands, v. 2, West Palatinate, the family members who emigrated are Paul Buffel, Catherine A. Han, and children: Johann Heinrich, Maria Elisabetha, Anna Magdalena, Peter Anton, and Johann Adam.

   Catharina Apollonia Haan See note 2
   Born: February 19, 1702 Place:
   Died: before November 1785 Place:
   Parents: Johannes Georg Haan and Anna Maria Schocker


1 Peter Anton Büffel
Sex Born: September 27, 1725 Place: Contwig area
M Married: Place:
   Died: Place:

2 Adam Biffle nee. Johannes Adam Büffel
Sex Born: April 18, 1728 Place: Contwig area
M Married: ca. 1758, Catherine Henckel Place:
   Died: December 1804 Place: Buncombe Co., North Carolina

3 Georg Heinrich Paul Büffel
Sex Born: September 5, 1730 Place: Contwig area
M Married: Place:
   Died: December 7, 1731 Place: Contwig area

4 Johannes Heinrich Büffel
Sex Born: June 23, 1732 Place: Contwig area
M Married: Place:
   Died: Place:

5 Maria Elisabetha Büffel
Sex Born: July 19, 1734 Place: Contwig area
F Married: Christian Eller (she was his second wife) Place:
   Died: before 1804 Place:

6 Anna Magdalena Büffel
Sex Born: June 15, 1736 Place: Contwig area
F Married: before 1757 to John Passinger Place:
   Died: Place:

7 Martin Büffel
Sex Born: After 1738 Place: America (probably Pennsylvania)
M Married: June 28, 1769, to Babary Roadcap; Paul Biffell [sic] and Danl Little were bondsmen. Place: Rowan Co., N.C. See note 4
   Died: before 1801? Place:

8 Valentine Büffel (often in records he will be referred to as Felty Biffle)
Sex Born: before 1744 Place: America (probably Pennsylvania)
M Married: Place:
   Died: Place:

8 Maria Margaretta Büffel
Sex Born: October 30, 1747 See note 3 Place: New Hanover, Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania
F Married: Place:
   Died: Place:
  She was baptised January 31, 1748 at the Lutheran church in New Hanover; her sponsors were Jacob Bayer and wife and Maria Elizabeth Fink (Records of Baptisms, Catechumens, Confirmations, Marriages, and Deaths at the Lutheran Church in New Hanover, p. 164).

  1. Paul and his family emigrated to America; leaving from Rotterdam April 12, 1738 (with a stop in Dover) and arrived September 11, 1738 aboard the Robert and Alice, landing in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Passengers of the Robert and Alice)
  2. Catharina Apollonia Haan was a member of the Reformed Church and lived in New Hanover, Montgomery Co, Penn., 1738-1748/50. She is found on the 1778 Tax List of Rowan Co. (Property not given in subject of fourfold tax: 106 pounds.)
  3. Pennsylvania Births: Montgomery County, 1682-1800, John T. Humphrey. Washington, D.C.: Humphrey Publications, 1993, p.51. From the records of the New Hanover Lutheran Church in New Hanover Township.
  4. Rowan Co., N.C. Book of Marriages, 1753-1868 by Brent H. Holcomb.

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