Josh B Neff

1853–
Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah, United States

The Life of Josh B

When Josh B Neff was born in 1853, in Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah, United States, his father, John Neff, was 58 and his mother, Susannah Gazey, was 47.

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Family Time Line

John Neff
1795–1877
Susannah Gazey
1806–1873
Josh B Neff
1853–

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World Events (8)

1863

Age 10

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 10

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.
1886

Age 33

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

1 German and Swiss German: from Middle High German neve ‘nephew’ (later rather broader in application, rather like cousin in English), hence probably a distinguishing name for a close relation or familiar of a prominent personage.2 Dutch: variant of Neve , cognate with 1.3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): from German Neffe ‘nephew’.

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

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  • Josh B Neff in household of Jno Neff, "United States Census, 1860"

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