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Batdorf coat of arms corrected  and resized 11/7/2002
Batdorf Coat-of-Arms
from Virginia Batdorf's
"Batdorf Family History"

Bottorf Crest
Town crest of Bottorf, Germany, located near Quakenbruck in the Rhine valley. Provided by Paul Bottorff

The Bottorff Family Association has its annual reunion the 4th Sunday of June at the Ladies Union Club on Charlestown Pike in Prather, IN.  Prather is on Indiana Hwy 62 about half way between Charlestown and Jeffersonville.  Charlestown Pike is about 1/4 mile W. of IN 62.  Any Bottorff relative welcome.  Pitch-in luncheon at 1:00 followed by a brief business meeting.

Batdorf Family Reunion
In Elizabeth, PA on the second Sat. of July, held every two years.  Contact Jill Thompson [email protected]

The Batdorf Family History by Virginia Batdorf has been reprinted in paperback.  It is available from Masthof Book Store, 219 Mill Rd., Morgantown, PA 19543-9516 phone 610-286-0258 or at their web site at www.masthof.com.  Cost is $21.50 including shipping (book = 18.00 + 3.50 shipping). PA residents please add sales tax.

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Beware of Fraudulent E-mail targeting Bottorff Family:
I received the following e-mail.  It follows the pattern of the well known Nigerian and other fraudulent e-mails.  Don't get hooked.


Attn: Steve Bottorff

I am Mr. Floris Alvaro Gonzalez the Deputy Managing Director Of Banca Pueyo here in Spain. 

I was the accounting officer of late Mr. John Bottorff a national of your country,

who was a contractor here in Spain. On the 21st of

April 2000, my client, his wife and their only son were involved in a car accident

along Avenida Diagonal. All occupants of the vehicle unfortunately lost there

lives. Since then I have made several enquiries to your embassy to locate any of my

clients extended relatives this has also proved unsuccessful. After these several

unsuccessful attempts, I decided to track his last name over the Internet, to locate

any member of his family hence I contacted you. I have contacted you to assist in

repatriating the assets and huge Capital of funds left behind by my client

before they get confiscated or declared unserviceable by the share holders of

this bank ,so that they can share his funds as dividends amongst themselves. The said

Bank has issued me a notice to provide the next of kin or have the account confiscated

within the next fourteen official working days. Because as at the time of his demise I

was his accounting officer ,but have since been promoted to the position of Deputy

Managing Director, ever since I have been unsuccessful in locating the relatives for

over 2years now, I seek your consent to present you as the  next of kin to the deceased

since you have the same last names, so that the proceeds of this account can be paid to

you. Therefore, on receipt of your positive response, we shall then discuss the sharing

ratio and modalities for transfer. I have all necessary formation and legal documents

needed to back you up for claim .... All I require from you is your honest cooperation

to enable us see this transaction through. I guarantee that this will be executed under

a legitimate arrangement that will protect you from any breach of the law. I am waiting

to hear from you soon.


Best regards,


Mr. Floris Alvaro Gonzalez


Reply Strictly to my Private email address Below :

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