4. Joseph2 Laff (George1)(3090) was born in Columbiana Co, Ohio August 25, 1829. Joseph died May 12, 1903 in Canby, Clackamas Co, Oregon, at 73 years of age.

He married Sarah Ann Albin 1859. Sarah was born in Hampshire Co, Virginia January 20, 1842. Sarah died January 14, 1895 in Kingman City, Kingman Co, KS, at 52 years of age. In the 1870 census Swan Twp, Logan Co, Missouri page 361, Joseph (age 41) is recorded with Sarah (age 28), Armina (age 10), John (age 8), James (age 6), Lizzabell (age 4) and Mary (age 4m). Joseph is noted as a farm worker.

In the 1880 census Spring Valley, McPherson Co KS page 538, Joseph (age 51) is recorded with his wife Sarah (age 38), Armindo (age 21), John (age 18), James (age 16), Elizabeth (age 13), Mary (age 10), and Sarah (age 7). Joseph is a farmer born in Ohio.

Joseph Laff and Sarah Ann Albin had the following children:

child 11 i. Arminda Ann3 Laff was born Illinois 1860.

child 12 ii. John Milton Laff was born in Champaign Co, IL December 7, 1861. John died January 23, 1940 in Kansas, at 78 years of age.

child 13 iii. James Empron Laff was born in Champaign Co, IL October 27, 1864. James died November 26, 1943 in Beloit, Mitchell Co, Kansas, at 79 years of age.

child 14 iv. Elizabeth Belle Laff(3091) was born in Champaign Co, IL December 25, 1866. Lizzabell died February 22, 1940 Canton, McPherson Co, KS, at 73 years of age. She married Mark Finley Godown McPherson Co, KS, October 08, 1882. Mark was born in Kilbourne, Van Buren Co, IA March 21, 1862. There is some research discrepences as to the year of birth. 1861 and 1862 are used. Mark(3092) was the son of Mark Oscar Godown and Mahala Hurlburt.

Mark died December 25, 1949 Canton, McPherson Co, KS, at 87 years of age. (See Mark Finley Godown for the continuation of this line.)

child 15 v. Mary Parthena Laff was born in Missouri February 19, 1870. Mary died March 31, 1940 in Oregon, at 70 years of age.

child 16 vi. Sarah Alice Laff was born in Missouri 1873. Sarah died May 9, 1956 in Oregon, at 82 years of age.

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