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C- Line Michael and Anna Dorothea (Saur) Neff

By John F. Murray, Mar. 20, 2000

 

.C Johann Michael NEFF was born 21 Feb 1687 in Michelfeld, Germany, the son of Hans Jacob NÄF who was christened 30 Jan 1659 in Kt. Zürich, CH, Affoltern am Albis. Hans Jacob died 30 Jun 1818 in Michelfeld, Germany. He married Anna Barbara DONNER before 1685 in Michelfeld, Germany. She was christened 12 May 1658 in Michelfeld, Germany. She was the daughter of Matthias DONNER and Margaretha LANG. Johann Michael NEFF died after Apr 1756 in Lancaster Co., PA, Heidelberg Twp. He married Anna Dorothea SAUR 11 Nov 1710 in Michelfeld, Germany. She was born about 1690 in Michelfeld, Germany. She was the daughter of Hans Jacob SAUR. Anna Dorothea died in Lancaster Co., PA, Heidelberg Twp. Known children of Johann Michael NEFF and Anna Dorothea SAUR are in the next generation:

 

This family arrived in Philadelphia, PA on the ship James Goodwill on Sept. 11, 1728. H.U. Pfister for the Neff Family Historical Society researched the Swiss background and we can go back several more generations.

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Generation 2

 

.C1 Johann Michael NEFF was born 23 Jul 1712 in Michelfeld, Germany. Johann died 1799 in Lancaster Co., PA, Heidelberg Twp. He married Anna Maria Muller MILLER before 1735. She was born about 1715. Known children of Johann Michael NEFF and Anna Maria Muller MILLER are:

.C11 Michael NEFF b. about 1735

.C12 Anna Margaretha b. 22 Oct 1737 d. 7 Dec. 1808 in Frederick Co. MD

.C12 Jacob NEFF b. about 1739

.C13 Leonard NEFF b. about 1742

.C14 John George NEFF b. 3 Feb 1744 d. about 1812

.C15 John NEFF b. about 1746

.C16 Catherine NEFF b. 5 Jan 1749

.C17 John Peter NEFF b. 22 Mar 1751

.C18 Anna Maria NEFF b. 18 May 1752

.C19 Abraham NEFF b. 26 Aug 1753

.C1A Marian Elizabeth NEFF b. about 1760

 

.C2 Johann Jacob NEFF was born 13 Feb 1715 in Michelfeld, Germany. Johann died before 4  Jan 1790 in Heidelberg Twp., Lancaster Co., PA. He married Eva Christina STOVER 11 May 1742 in Warwick Twp., Lancaster Co., PA. She was born about 1720. She was the daughter of John Casper STOVER. Known children of Johann Jacob NEFF and Eva Christina STOVER are:

.C21 John Jacob NEFF b. 3 Jan 1743

.C22 John NEFF b. 11 Jan 1744 d. 1812

.C23 Michael NEFF b. 22 May 1745

.C24 Anna Catharina NEFF b. 22 Nov 1746 d. about 1776

.C25 Abraham NEFF b. about 1748 d. 1803

.C26 John George NEFF b. Dec 1750

.C27 Eva Christina NEFF b. 5 May 1752 d. after 1784

.C28 Mary Elizabeth "Margaret" NEFF b. 15 Apr 1754

.C29 Maria Barbara NEFF b. 8 Sep 1755

.C2A Eva Elizabeth NEFF b. 7 May 1758 d. after 1784

.C2B Johann Peter NEFF b. 3 Apr 1764 d. Nov 1801 in York Co. PA. Married Susannah Blasser.

 

.C3 Anna Catherine NEFF was born 22 Nov 1716 in Michelfeld, Germany. Anna died about 1794 in Hardy Co.?, WVA. She married Michael STUMP 10 Sep 1739 in Lancaster Co., PA, Heidelberg Twp., Tulpehocken Ch. He was born about 1714. Known children of Anna Catherine NEFF and Michael STUMP are:

.C31 Catherine STUMP b. 22 Oct 1741 d. about 1816

.C32 Michael STUMP b. 8 Apr 1744 d. 2 Jun 1799

.C33 George STUMP b. 8 Apr 1746 d. 22 Apr 1805

.C34 James Leonard STUMP b. 21 Nov 1749 d. about 1829

.C35 Elizabeth STUMP b. 1752

.C36 Mary Magdalene STUMP b. 1754

 

.C4 George Abraham NEFF was born 2 Oct 1719 in Michelfeld, Germany. George died 8 Jun 1803 in Washington Co., MD, and was buried in Hagerstown, MD, German, Lutheran Cem. He married Anna Christina LOESH 8 Jun 1742 in Lancaster Co., PA, Heidelberg Twp., Tulpehocken Ch. She was born about 1722. She was the daughter of Johann Adam LOESH and Anna Sophia KAPP. Anna died in Washington Co., MD, German Lutheran Cem. Known children of George Abraham NEFF and Anna Christina LOESH are:

.C41 Jacob NEFF b. 16 Sep 1744 d. about 19 Aug 1809 Somerset Co. PA.

.C42 Christina NEFF c. 22 May 1746 d. after 1803

.C43 Maria Catherine NEFF b. 16 Jul 1747 d. after 1803

.C44 Maria Magdalene NEFF b. 25 Nov 1748 d. after 1803

.C45 John George NEFF b. 24 Feb 1751 d. before 1756

.C46 Anna Maria NEFF b. 18 May 1752 d. after 1803

.C47 Abraham NEFF b. 15 Jul 1753 d. about 1824 Fairfield Co. OH

.C48 John George NEFF b. 14 Jan 1756 d. after 1803

.C49 John Leonard NEFF b. 10 Apr 1757 d. 1809

.C4A Michael NEFF b. 1 Jul 1759 d. before 1803

.C4B Ann Margaret NEFF b. 28 Aug 1761 d. 6 Aug 1792

.C4C John Henry NEFF b. 4 Jul 1764 d. after 1803

.C4D Sophia NEFF b. about 1767

 

.C5 Anna Maria NEFF was born 1721 in Michelfeld, Germany. She married John SHAEFER.

 

.C6 Maria Catherine NEFF was born 25 Jan 1723 in Michelfeld, Germany. Maria died 1725 in Michelfeld, Germany.

 

.C7 Hans Leonard NEFF was born 8 Mar 1725 in Michelfeld, Germany. Hans died 1778 in Hardy Co., VA, now WV. He married Elizabeth Magdalena FEG 1745 in PA, Tulpehocken. She was the daughter of Leonhardt FAEG and Anna Catharine SCHUTZ. Elizabeth died 1816. Some of their grandchildren moved to Ross, Pickaway, Franklin Counties OH and Larue Co. KY. Known children of Hans Leonard NEFF and Elizabeth Magdalena FEG are:

.C71 John Leonard NEFF b. 1747/1757 d. before 1778

.C72 Henry NEFF b. about 1749 d. about 1800

.C73 Michael NEFF b. about 1749 d. about 1826

.C74 George NEFF b. about 1750 d. about 1840

.C75 Jacob NEFF b. 1760/1769 d. about 1847

.C76 ..... NEFF b. about 1762

.C77 ..... NEFF b. about 1764

 

 

.C8 Johann George NEFF was born 1 Dec 1729 in Lancaster Co., PA, Heidelberg Twp. Johann died 1773 in Lancaster Co., PA. He married Maria Elizabeth STUP about 1753. She was born 1732. Known children of Johann George NEFF and Maria Elizabeth STUP are:

.C81 John George NEFF b. 30 Nov 1754 d. Aug 1812

.C82 Michael NEFF b. 15 May 1756 d. 22 Jan 1825 Wythe Co. VA.

.C83 John Jacob NEFF b. 4 Oct 1757 d. after 1824 Tuscarawas Co. OH

.C84 Christina Elizabeth NEFF b. 22 Apr 1759

.C85 Catherine NEFF b. 28 Feb 1761

.C86 Leonard NEFF b. 17 Jan 1763 d. Oct 1844 Jessamine Co KY

.C87 Maria Eva NEFF b. 16 Mar 1765

.C88 Elizabeth NEFF b. 1767

.C89 Peter NEFF b. 6 Jun 1770 d. 22 Sep 1860 Jessamine Co KY

 

Maria also married (2) Adam DEININGER 1776/1781 in Lancaster Co., PA. He was born about 1735. Adam died Feb 1813 in Lancaster Co., PA, Londonderry Twp.