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John F. Murray – April 1, 2000

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GENERATION NO. 1

 

.L John NEFF was born August 1761 * in Lancaster, PA. John died January 1844 in Centre Co., PA, Howard Twp., Bald Eagle Creek, and was buried in Centre Co., PA, Howard Twp., Shank Cem. He married Elizabeth (maiden name unknown). She was born 15 June 1763 in Lancaster Co.?, PA. Elizabeth died 5 August 1850 in Centre Co., PA, Howard Twp., Bald Eagle Creek, and was buried in Centre Co., PA, Howard Twp., Shank Cem. They had 11 known children in the next generation.

 

Pennsylvania Mennonite Heritage Magazine, July-86; p. 13-17. Possible member of the [B] line descending from John Neff [B5] and Catherine Gerber, dau of Christian Gerber, born in Manor Twp. Lancaster Co., PA, but no evidence has been found to prove this assumption. 5-96. * The birth dates are from a grandchild’s listing of the family and can be off a few years.

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GENERATION NO. 2

 

.L1 John NEFF was born 18 July 1783 in PA. John died 25 September 1855 in Livingston Co., NY, Livonia, Conesus Lake. He married Fanny LONG. She was born 21 December 1787 in PA. Fanny died 16 August 1863 in Livingston Co., NY, Livonia. They had 9 known children.

 

.L2 Barbara NEFF was born 12 December 1784 in PA. Barbara died 6 October 1874 in Niagara Co., NY. She married Ulrich William PLETCHER. He was born 29 December 1774. He was the son of Samuel PLETCHER and Elizabeth YOTTA. Ulrich died 2 May 1857 in Lewiston, NY. They had 11 known. children

 

.L3 Elizabeth (Betsy) NEFF was born 6 February 1787 in PA. Elizabeth died 8 August 1877 in Livingston Co., NY, Livonia, Conesus Lake. She married Christian LONG. He was born 14 June 1784 in PA. Christian died 10 March 1871 in Livingston Co., NY, Livonia, Conesus Lake. They had 12 known children.

 

.L4 Catharine NEFF was born 4 May 1789 in PA. Catharine died 20 November 1872 in Centre Co., PA. She married Jacob HOLTER. He was born 11 November 1776 in Frederick Co., MD. He was the son of George HOLTER and Margaret ARNOLD. Jacob died 21 December 1861 in Centre Co., PA. They had 10 known children.

Jacob also married (1) Susanna MILLER and had 2 children, Sophia & Sarah . Susanna died 1805 in Centre Co., PA, Howard, and was buried in Centre Co., PA, Howard, Howard Cem. See notes under Jacob Holter; First name of Susanna Miller and year of death and place of burial from Eilen Rhoades.

 

.L5 Nancy NEFF was born 29 January 1792 in PA. Nancy died 6 May 1865 in Clinton Co., PA, Lock Haven, and was buried in Clinton Co., PA. She married John SNYDER about 1810. He was born 7 January 1787 in Union Co., PA, Snyder Co. He was the son of Christopher SNYDER. John died 4 July 1870 in Clinton Co., PA, Lock Haven, and was buried in Clinton Co., PA. They had 11 known children.

 

.L6 Jacob NEFF was born 7 January 1795 in PA. Jacob died 9 September 1879 in Clearfield Co., PA, Burnside Twp., near New Washington. He married May 18, 1820 Catherine BARNHART. She was born 17 February 1795 in PA. She was the daughter of Jacob BARNHART. Catherine died 2  May 1879 in Clearfield Co., PA, Burnside Twp., near New Washington. They had 3 known children.

 

.L7 Christopher [Christian] NEFF was born 15 June 1797 in Centre Co., PA, Howard Twp., Bald Eagle Valley. Christopher died 5 July 1876 in Clearfield Co., PA, Burnside Twp., near New Washington, and was buried in Clearfield Co., PA, Burnside Twp., New Washington Cem. He married Sophia HOLTER in Centre Co., PA. She was born 26 December 1801 in Frederick Co., MD. She was the daughter of Jacob HOLTER and Susanna MILLER. (See L4) Sophia died 21 October 1879 in Clearfield Co., PA, Burnside Twp., near New Washington, and was buried in New Washington Cem. They had 12 known children.

 

.L8 Susan NEFF was born 7 July 1800 in Centre Co., PA, Howard Twp., Bald Eagle Valley. Susan died 27 May 1887 in Clinton Co., PA, and was buried in Clinton Co., PA, Hayes Fearon Cem. She married John LIGGETT 19 June 1827. He was born 1797 in Centre Co., PA, Bald Eagle Valley, (Northumberland). He was the son of George LIGGETT. John died 1857 in St. Louis, MO. They had 1 known child .

 

.L9 Henry NEFF was born 18 May 1803 in Centre Co., PA, Howard Twp., Bald Eagle Vally. Henry died 16 March 1888 in Clearfield Co., PA, and was buried in Clearfield Co., PA, New Washington Cem. He married Rachel BROSS 1827. She was born about 1810. Rachel died 16 March 1888 in Clearfield Co., PA, and was buried in Clearfield Co., PA, New Washington Cem.

 

.LA Abraham NEFF was born 26 October 1805 in Centre Co., PA, Howard Twp., Bald Eagle Valley. Abraham died 9 January 1882 in Geneseo, NY, and was buried in Geneseo, NY, Temple Hill Cem. He married Magdalena MARTIN about 1836. She was born 29 August 1809 in NY. Magdalena died 8 March 1893. They had 6 known children.

 

.LB Benjamin NEFF was born 14 August 1810 in Centre Co., PA, Howard Twp., Bald Eagle Valley. Benjamin died 16 August 1855 in Centre Co., PA, Curtin, and was buried in the Eagle Cem. He married Mary LEATHERS 13 November 1834 in Centre Co., PA, Rev. Joseph Montgomery. She was born 30 January 1817 in Centre Co., PA, Howard Twp., Bald Eagle Mt. She was the daughter of Jacob LEATHERS and Mary Polly HOLTER. Mary died 31 January 1893 in Centre Co., PA, Curtin, and was buried in the Eagle Cem. They had 5 known children.