Amanda J. Neaf

14 March 1860–6 August 1923 (Age 63)
Washington Township, Hardin, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Amanda J.

When Amanda J. Neaf was born on 14 March 1860, in Washington Township, Hardin, Ohio, United States, her father, John George Neaf, was 39 and her mother, Elizabeth Horn, was 40. She married Benjamin Franklin Tussing on 3 September 1879, in Kenton, Hardin, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Canyon, Idaho, United States in 1910 and Fruitland, Payette, Idaho, United States in 1920. She died on 6 August 1923, in Payette, Idaho, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Payette, Idaho, United States.

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Benjamin Franklin Tussing
Amanda J. Neaf
Marriage: 3 September 1879
Henry Earl Tussing
Ida Elnora Tussing
Nora Myrtle Tussing
Odessa C Tussing
Cary Irvin Tussing
Chloe Gertrude Tussing
Carl Otto Tussing
Cora Gladys Tussing

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 September 1879Kenton, Hardin, Ohio, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
    Age 3
    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 21
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    Name Meaning

    Dutch: variant of Neve , from neef ‘nephew, cousin’. Compare Nevius .German: variant of Neff . This surname is also found in France (Alsace and Lorraine).

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (18)

    • Amanda Neaf in entry for Henry Tussing, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
    • Amanda Neaf in household of George Neaf, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Amanda J. Neaf, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-1997"

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