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Descendants of Henricus DeHooff

First Generation

1. Henricus DeHooff was born on 8 Dec 1707 in Flomborn bei Alzey, Palatinate, Germany. He died in Jul 1785 in Manchester Twp., York Co., Pennsylvania.

Henry DeHooff emigrated from Flomborn, Germany 28 Mar 1742 with his wife, Anna Maria, and children.  He was manumitted (relieved of serfdom) and paid an export tax on the belongings he was taking from the country.  The family arrived in Philadelphia 3 Sept 1742 on the Loyal Judith.  It is possible that the three younger children of Henry and Anna Maria died on the voyage since there are no further records for them.

Henry DeHooff settled originally in Lancaster Co, PA near John DeHuff who was born in 1704 in Maryland.  John's father, Hendrick Dehuff is possibly one of five brothers tradition states migrated from France to Germany due to religious persecution.

Henricus married Anna Maria Schmitt, daughter of Konrad Schmitt and Maria Elisabetha Hippel, before 1734 in Flomborn bei Alzey, Palatinate, Germany. Anna was born on 18 Aug 1707 in Weinheim near Alzey, Palatinate, Germany. She died before 1785 in Codorus Twp., York Co., Pennsylvania.

They had the following children:

+ 2 M i Johann Georg Dehoff
  3 F ii Anna Katharina Dehoff was born on 6 Feb 1737. 
  4 F iii Anna Barbara Dehoff was born on 7 Jan 1740. 
  5 M iv Johann Wilhelm Dehoff was born on 9 Mar 1741. 
+ 6 M v Johann Niclaus Dehoff was born 14 Apr 1743 in Lancaster Co, PA.
  7 F vi Anna Maria Dehoff was born on 15 Dec 1745.
        Anna married Nicholas Weyant in 1769.