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Hargrafen/Hargrave Family

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Re: Hargrafen/Hargrave Family

Posted: 9 Nov 2009 11:29AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Holdgrafer
Hi Betty,

Just curious if you ever found additional information on the original Hargrafen family from Germany. My Gr-Gr-Gr Grandparents (Henry & Elizabeth Holdgrafer and their four sons) also originally settled in Jo Davies County about 1846-7). I have not had any success tracing the Holdgrafer family back to Hanover/Germany, and I'm guessing that our last name possibily changed spelling at some point. It might be coincidence that both families settled in JoDavies County, IL, but maybe there is a family connection here too. The four Holdgrafer son all eventually settled in Iowa (around Clinton and Haverhill) and there are now decendants around the U.S., with concentrations in Iowa, Minnesota, Califronia, and Texas. Please let me know if you have any more information that you're willing to share. Thanks.

Tim
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
BettyChapman2... 26 Feb 2005 8:50PM GMT 
timholdgrafer 9 Nov 2009 6:29PM GMT 
lhargrave11 14 Nov 2009 9:43PM GMT 
hargrafenn 28 Aug 2010 8:09AM GMT 
candym3floggo... 26 Sep 2010 4:19PM GMT 
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