|Surnames of interest:GAFF, PETTYJOHN, SAMOLESKI, HEMSING|
James Gaff born about 1755 in Scotland.Father is David Gaff.
I found a James Gaff born October 26, 1755 in Stirling County, Falkirk(shire) Scotland to William Gaff and Nicolas Watson.Witnesses to the christening were: James Gaff and James Watson
Source:Old Parochial Records Births 1744 - 1788, Volume 479/4
If you have any additional Scottish research on the Gaff's please contact me.I will share other information I have obtained.
My family is related to the multitude of Gaff's in Indiana and other places.Some of these relatives have compiled excellent history from 1776 to the present.
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