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Re: Bottorff vs Bottroff?
Posted by: Quinn Bottorff Date: November 24, 2000 at 10:28:08
In Reply to: Re: Bottorff vs Bottroff? by Carolyn of 161

Carolyn,

My father has done a lot of geneaology work on the Bottorff's in Canada and traced back the Bottorff's first entering North America in ~1700 - actually nearly every Bottorff in Canada is related to me. It is his understanding that Bottorff was originally Bad(d)orff and meant Bath City or City of Baths and I have learned that Bottorff/Baddorff is a Westphalian name.

I hope this helps.

Quinn Bottorff


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