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Transcription of Letter #1 by John VV of Cordova Mines, Ontario, written in 1934.


Transcription of original hand-written letter.

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A transcription of correspondence between sender: John VanVolkenburg of Cordova Mines, Ontario Canada and a Paul E. VanValkenburgh from 1934.  See   original hand-written text.  This is # 1 of a total of four outgoing messages, submitted and transcribed by a grandson of John VV. 

 

Letter 1:

                                                                                               1934

                                                            Cordova Mines Oct 27th

Mr Paul E Van Valkenburg  Dear Sir having read your

Request in a Picton Paper for information of the decendants

of your grandfathers family. I will tell you

what I know of them. I am 72 years of age my

name is John Van Volkenburg. My father was

Nathan Van Volkenburg my grandfather

 name was Filander Van Volkenburg. He had one

brother named David who served as a solger

and one named Rice or Rias I have heerd

my father speak of him. He was separated

from the family and they did not know what

became of him probably he was your grandfather

there may have been more of them they first

settled in Prince Edward County. my grandfather

came to the County of Northumberland and

died in the township of Seymour. my father

has one sister living She is 90 years old. She

may remember more about her fathers family

than I do. if this interests you write me and I

will get what information I can. yours Sincerly  

   John VanVolkenburg Cordova Mines Ont. Canada

 


Owner/SourceWayne VanValkenburg
Linked toVanValkenburgh, Jacob; VanValkenburgh, Jacob; VanVolkenburgh, John Wesley; VanVolkenburgh, Nathan; VanVolkenburgh, Phylander

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