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John (Benchhoof) Benchoff
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Birth: Oct. 26, 1780
Franklin County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Oct. 26, 1874
Charmian
Franklin County
Pennsylvania, USA

Marriage, Sarah Ann Miller, January 26, 1816, Frederick County, MD. Her interment location has not been determined.

The son of Christof Frederich Banzhof and Mary Crawford. On
April 18, 1818, John Benchoof purchased from George Coughran a tract of three hundred acres lying in Adams and Franklin counties in PA. On February 25, 1839, obtained a warrant for one hundred eighty-five acres on the county line, adjoining lands formerly belonging to David Bendhoff. The homestead is located along the Furnace Road, east of Blue Ridge Summit, Franklin County, PA.

Children: Sophia Benchoff, married Jarred M. Tracey; Mary Ann Benchoff, married John Sechrist; Matilda Benchoff, married J. Beard; Rebecca Benchoff, married a Dietrich; David D. Benchoff, married Maria Catherine Eyler; John Myers Benchoff, married (first) Elizabeth Anderson after her death married, Eliza Jane Harrison; Col. William Franklin Benchoff Sr., married Mary Ann Crawford; Elizabeth Ann Benchoff, married John Watson; Harriet Benchoff, married John W. Brown; Jarred Washington Benchoff, married (first) Hester Ann Brown and (second) Ella Shields; James M. Benchoff and Henry Harrison Benchoff married, Martha Jane Frey. 
 
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 Parents:
  Christof Frederich Banzhaf (1745 - 1831)
 
 Children:
  Sophia Benchoff Tracey (1815 - 1864)*
  David D Benchoff (1820 - 1890)*
  John Myers Benchoff (1823 - 1909)*
  William Franklin (Benchhoof) Benchoff (1826 - 1896)*
  Harriet Benchoff Brown (1829 - 1910)*
  Jerrett Washington Benchoff (1833 - 1916)*
  James M. Benchoff (1836 - 1856)*
  Henry Harrison Benchoff (1839 - 1903)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Benshoff Gochnour (1769 - 1840)*
  Paul Benshoff (1775 - 1854)*
  John (Benchhoof) Benchoff (1780 - 1874)
  David Benchoof (1782 - 1851)*
  Jacob Benshoff (1793 - 1851)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Benchoff Family Cemetery
Charmian
Franklin County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Mike Hahn
Record added: Dec 24, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 10170670
John (Benchhoof) Benchoff
Added by: Mike Hahn
 
 
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