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Subject: Re: [NEFF] Neffs in Springfiled Illinois (Sagamon County)
Date: Sun, 27 Sep 2009 08:55:21 -0000
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Surnames: Taylor, Dewitt, Farrington, Neff
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I have a Daniel Neff showing up in my family's household for the 1860 census. Mariah Taylor Dewitt FARRINGTON and Wm A. Farrington were living in Clayton Township, Woodford County, IL with 6 children, a daughter-in-law and her brother, a hired hand and a baby of 4mos named Daniel Neff. Why was Daniel in this household? I checked the census for other families living nearby thinking that the child was being cared by the family when the census was taken. I have seen this happening before on the census. I have been unable to find anything on this person since that time leading me to think that either he died but hoping that he just fell through the cracks of the census takers. Does anyone out there have any information on this person??
My Taylor, Dewitt and Farrington's came from Dearborn County, Indiana to IL.
Here is the census information in detail:
Name: William Farrington
Age in 1860: 40
Birth Year: abt 1820
Birthplace: New York
Home in 1860: Clayton Township, Woodford County, Illinois
Post Office: Minonk
Household Members: Name Age
William Farrington 40
Maria Farrington 44 [she was married to Banghart De Witt; died abt 1853 in Dearborn Co., Indiana]
William De Witt 23
Martha J De Witt 21
Mary Ann De Witt 10
Sarah C De Witt 7
Angeline Farrington 2
Caroline Farrington 4.12
Sarah Ellen De Witt 24 [wife of William DeWitt]
William Waldon 14
Charles Murdoch 21 farm laborer [brother to Sarah Ellen Dewitt]
Daniel Neff 4.12
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