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Capt David Tennessee Neff

Capt David Tennessee Neff

New Market, Shenandoah County, Virginia, USA
Death 26 Dec 1887 (aged 78)
Mount Jackson, Shenandoah County, Virginia, USA
Burial Mount Jackson, Shenandoah County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 36833990 · View Source
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Date of birth from Family Bible: 7 Feb 1809
Date of death from Family Bible: "Our father David T Neff died
December 26th 1887.

Marriage from Shenandoah Co., VA Marriages, p. 219. Bondsman for wife given as John Pennywit. One child, Amanda Elizabeth Neff married Dr. P.C. Klein; Marriage date from the John Pennywitt Bible, Library of VA.

First lived in Virginia, moved in 1837 to East Tennessee about one mile east of Dandridge. David was a blacksmith, Register of Deeds, Capt. in Confederate Army, and a farmer. After the War Between the States, the family moved back to Shenandoah Co., VA, three miles west of Mt. Jackson.

Bible record reads: "Moved from Shenandoah City, VA the 10 September 1837 landed in Dandridge, Jefferson City Tennefsee on the 1 October 1837. Moved from Tennefsee to VA Landed in Forestville Nov. the 16, 1865"


See: Bly, Daniel FROM THE RHINE TO THE SHENANDOAH. Vol.2 Author, Gateway Press, Balt. MD, 1996, page 148.

age 78y 10m 19d

Neff Family Historical Soc., Inc. ID[A21419]

y-DNA at FamilyTreeDNA Neff-Naff-Nave-Naef Project

Updated 1 Nov 2015

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  • Maintained by: Neff Family Historical Society
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  • Find A Grave Memorial 36833990
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Capt David Tennessee Neff (7 Feb 1809–26 Dec 1887), Find A Grave Memorial no. 36833990, citing Grace United Church of Christ Cemetery, Mount Jackson, Shenandoah County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Neff Family Historical Society (contributor 48003862) .