Biography of John Folk of Bethany, NY

John Folk, who was born in Germany, June 17, 1812, married Catherine Shelabarger, also of Germany, and they had five children, as follows: Casper, John (who was killed in the late war). Catherine, Michael, and Mary. Casper Folk, eldest son of John, was born in Germany, January 24, 1849, and came with his parents to America in 1853, locating in Bennington, Wyoming County, N. Y. November 17, 1868, he married Mary Crouse, of Lancaster, Erie County. They have 10 children, namely: Kate. George, John, Mary, Sarah, Lizzie, Clara, Michael, Frank, and Julia.

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J.W. Vose & Co., Publishers, Syracuse, N. Y. 1890



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