Neff Family

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Neff Family

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Abraham Grim Neff, the earliest discovered ancestor of this line, was born on 3 Apr 1817 and died on 13 Nov 1890. He lived in Colerain Township, Ross County, Ohio as early as 1836, when he married Mary Ann Smith. They raised 11 children in Ross County where they lived until after 1880.

Based on information known, the following chart depicts the known children of Abraham Grim Neff.

Abraham and family can be traced to Colerain Township, Ross County, Ohio

Ross County Marriage Records - Mary Ann Smith & Abraham Neff were married on Jan 31, 1836

1840 U.S. Census - Abraham G. Neff listed with female age 20 - 30 and a male and female under 5

(consistent with the 1850 U.S. Census for 2 children born before 1840)

1850 U.S. Census - Abraham Neff listed with wife and 7 children - Occupation -Tailor

1860 U.S. Census - Abram Neff listed with wife and 10 children - Occupation -Tailor

1870 U.S. Census - Abraham Neff listed with wife and 4 children - Occupation -Tailor

According to an 1875 map of Adelphi, Ross County, Ohio map, A. G. Neff lived at the corner of Gay Street and High Street (outlined in red below). The U.S. Census shows that Abraham Neff lived in Adelphi in 1880 and an occupation as a tailor.


Click on the following link to view information on the descendants of Abraham Grim Neff to the present. This report is generated by the Legacy Genealogy program.  (Report with documentation also available)

Abraham Grim Neff Family Descendant Book (1817 - Present) - a privatized (dates & places of living people omitted) 7 Generation Descendant Book (PDF), starting with Abraham Grim Neff - 40 pages plus index.

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Last modified: October 16, 2017