I currently live in Sugar Hill which has the same post office as Buford which is 30518. Sugar Hill is also in Hall County. Buford was founded in the 1870’s and named for an Algernon Sydney Buford who was associated with the railroads. Buford is a nice community as my wife grew up there. Many people told me stories about the town before Atlanta came a long. I have seen many posts on nearby Suwanee. The area has really grown up.
A collection of upwards of thirty thousand names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and other immigrants in Pennsylvania from 1727-1776, with a statement of the names of ships, whence they sailed, and the date of their arrival at Philadelphia, chronologically arranged, together with the necessary historical and other notes, also, an appendix containing lists of more than one thousand German and French names in New York prior to 1712, by Prof. I. Daniel Rupp…
Lists the First Colbaugh/ Kahlbach in 1752 from a ship called The Forrest
He also possibly served in the Revolutionary war not long after he arrived.
WAR OF THE REVOLUTION,
ASSOCIATED BATTALIONS AND MILITIA.
WILLIAM H. EGLE, M. D.
E. K. MEYERS, STATE PRINTER.
Henry Kalbach, May 17, 1777.