To anyone interested in George Nolf Family
Included in his pension files was this letter
The Quartermaster General
Reference is made to your request for information relative to George Nolf, Captain in the Pennsylvania Militia, War of the Revolution, died in September 1830.
The data furnished herein were obtained from papers on file in claim for pension, W. 3188, based upon the military service of George Nolf(Nulff) in the Revolutionary War.
The date and place of birth of George Nolf and names of his parents were not stated.
George Nolf served in the Northampton County, Pennsylvania Militia, two months as sergeant, four months and seven days as lieutenant; he was appointed Captain May 10, 1780, and served as such, eleven months and twenty-one days, a part of the time he served under Colonels Kern and Roulp.His service was to protect the frontiers from incursions of the Indians, and in ranging between the Delaware and Susquehanna Rivers.
George Nolf married in the year 1775, Susanna Edelman.The date and place of her birth and names of parents are not given
George Nolf died in Northampton County, Pennsylvania, September 2, 1830 aged about eighty-two years and his widow, Susanna Nolf, died January 4, 1841, in More Township, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, aged about eighty-four years.
Susanna Nolf was survived by the following children all of whom were living in 1846-
Catharine, born September 1, 1775, married Daniel Close, living in Northampton County, PA in 1846.
Susan, born June 21, 1777, married George Zeigenfuss; said George Zeigenfuss was dead in 1846, and she was living in Carbon County, PA.
Barbara, married Frederick Brownmiller; they were living in 1846 in Delaware County, Ohio
Conrad Nolf, residing in 1846 near Pittsburgh, PA
Elizabeth, married Michael Creever(?); they were living in 1846 in Lehigh County, PA
Isaac Nolf, residing in 1846 in Northampton Co. PA
Sarah, married John Huvier or Havier, who was dead in 1846, and she was living in Northampton Co. PA
Rachael, married Robert Jamieson; they were living in 1846 in Northampton Co. PA
Jacob Nolf, residing in 1846 in Northampton Co. PA
Mary Robinson, name of her husband not stated, nor was her place of residenceshown.
In 1854 the following children of George Nolf and wife Susanna were allowed the pension due her:Barbara Brownmiller, Conrad Nolf, Elizabeth Greever, Susan Zeigenfuss, Isaac Nolf, Sarah Huvler or Havler, Rachael Jamieson, Mary Robinson and Jacob Nolf who was then sixty-nine years old and a resident of Moore Township, Pennsylvania.
Reference was made in 1777 to Elizabeth Edelmann, and to Conrad Edelmann and his wife, Catharine,in 1846 Charles Ziegenfuss was Justice of the peace for Northampton County, PA and in 1854 Susan Ziegenfuss was seventy-seven years old, and George Ziegenfuss was seventy-five years of age.
The relationship of these persons to the family of the Revolutionary war officer, George Nolf was not stated.
the application for headstone for George Nolf is returned herewith.There was no correspondence enclosed.
Yours very truly
to the Administrator