Descendent Families
John Huff


1750. Marriage to Martha


Grandfather might be: Engelbert Hoff (Huff) born around 1637 in Norway he came to America as a tenant farmer. He married Maria Willemsze 1706 in Westchester County, NY. She was born 1690 and died 1732. Engelbert died 21 MAR 1765 in Fishkill, Dutchess County, NY aged 128 years. He escaped or deserted from a Dutch warship in the Hudson River and swam to shore to settle in the wilderness. This ship is believed to be the van Couwenhovens, stationed out of Wappingers during the "Esopus Wars" in 1662. During Queen Ann's War he sailed as a privateer with Capt. Claver. (

Ancestral Families

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