Section AER: Descendants of Johann Michael Neef

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Report generated by MagiCensus Deluxe v5.4.0 on 7 Feb. 2022
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Generation One

1. JOHANN MICHAEL1 NEEF was born on 26 July 1783 in Moehringen, Neckarkreis, Wuerttemberg, Germany, and died on 21 April 1841[3] in Hepburn Twp., Lycoming Co., Pennsylvania, United States[3]. He married (1st) in Moehringen, on 14 Feb. 1813, (NF-43) EVA ROSINA THALER, daughter of (NF-14) Friedrich and (ACR-4) Anna Maria (METZGER) THALER, who was born on 19 Jan. 1792 in Moehringen, was christened in 1806 in Moehringen, died about 1825[5] in Hepburn Twp.[5], and was buried in Hepburn Twp.[5]. He married (2nd) in Jan. 1821[5], CHRISTINA WAGNER, who was born on 1 Sept. 1795[5] in Moehringen[5]. [1, 2, 3, 4]
Emigrated to America in May 1818
Arrived in Philadelphia, September 1818 aboard "The Susan", from Amsterdam.
Michael was accompanied by his three unmarried brothers, Lorentz, Abraham, and Johannes.
The family settled in Lycoming County, PA, Blooming Grove, near Williamsport.
Church of the Brethren.
Sources: us.htm (AA-Line)[4]
OUR NEFF HERITAGE, by Barbara Neff English and Miriam Remington. Traces the family of Johann Michael Neef and his wife Eva Rosina Thayler, who arrived in Philadelphia, PA from Moehringen, Germany in 1818. After a brief stay in Germantown, they traveled northwest to their new home in Blooming Grove, Lycoming Co., PA. This family belonged to the Church of the Brethern and one reason for leaving Germany was to practice their beliefs. Section one traces Caspar Neef through Joseph Neff, 1540-1917; Section two follows the descendants of Joseph and Sophia Dorothea (Yeiter) Neff. Section three includes collateral lines of Wagner, Yeiter; John, David, Gottlieb Neff and Catherine Neff Durr families. The book is hardbound, 116 pages, indexed. Order from Barbara N. English, 19919 Redwing Lane Lenore, ID 8354. Price is US$24.79 ppd. CA residents add $1.77 sales tax.
Children of: Johann Michael1 NEEF and Eva Rosina THALER:
2i.JOHANN MICHAEL2 NEEF, b. on 31 Jan. 1814 in Moehringen; d. about 1880.
3ii.ANNA MARIA NEEF, b. on 11 Feb. 1815 in Moehringen; d. about 1880.
4iii.REGINA MAGDALENA NEEF, b. on 14 May 1817 in Moehringen; d. about 1880.

1. 1830 United States Federal Census, Hepburn Twp., Lycoming Co., Pennsylvania; digital images, (
2. 1840 United States Federal Census, Hepburn Twp., Lycoming Co., Pennsylvania; digital images, (
3. Barbara Neff English and Miriam Neff Remington, Our Neff Heritage (Orefino, Idaho: Privately published, 1981), 10.
4. Ibid., 7.
5. Ibid., 9.