GROFF Family

First Generation

1. Abraham1 Groff was born in Mastersonville, Lancaster Co., PA February 8, 1802. Abraham died October 16, 1869 Miami Co, Ohio, at 67 years of age.

He married Nancy Dunkle about 1825. Nancy was born Lancaster Co, Pa. July 16, 1809. Nancy died June 2, 1882 in Mt. Joy, Lancaster Co., PA, at 72 years of age. In the 1860 census Newton Twp, Miami Co OH page , Abraham (age 58) is living with Nancy (age 510, Nancy (age 22), Samuel (age 20), Mary (age 11), Nathaniel (age 14), and George (age 10). Abraham is noted as a farmer and lives next door to Christian Groff.

Abraham Groff and Nancy Dunkle had the following children:

child 2 i. Daniel2 Groff was born in Pennsylvania October 25, 1826. Daniel died February 25, 1850 at 23 years of age.

child 3 ii. Abraham Groff was born in Pennsylvania January 21, 1828. Abraham died August 1, 1833 in Pennsylvania, at 5 years of age.

child 4 iii. Anna Groff was born in Pennsylvania February 19, 1830. Anna died July 28, 1833 in Pennsylvania, at 3 years of age.

child 5 iv. Elizabeth Groff was born in Pennsylvania December 25, 1831. Elizabeth died April 18, 1859 at 27 years of age.

child 6 v. Martha Groff was born in Pennsylvania July 11, 1833. Martha died October 30, 1858 at 25 years of age.

child + 7 vi. Christian D Groff was born January 20, 1835.

child 8 vii. Joseph Groff was born in Pennsylvania October 7, 1836.

child 9 viii. Nancy Groff was born in Pennsylvania March 1, 1838.

child 10 ix. Samuel D Groff(1963) was born in Cumberland Co, PA August 18, 1839. Samuel died March 27, 1892 in Ionia Co., MI, at 52 years of age. Noted in the 1860 census as being a carpenter.

child 11 x. John Groff was born in Cumberland Co, PA February 1, 1841. John died March 28, 1859 at 18 years of age.

child 12 xi. Jacob Groff was born in Cumberland Co, PA October 6, 1842. Jacob died April 18, 1843 in Cumberland Co, PA, at less than one year of age.

child 13 xii. Mary A Groff was born in Cumberland Co, PA March 12, 1844.

child + 14 xiii. Nathan Dunkel Groff was born July 17, 1846.

child 15 xiv. George W Groff(1964) was born in Cumberland Co, PA May 3, 1849.

child 16 xv. Henry Groff(1965) was born January 6, 1851. Henry died November 2, 1856 at 5 years of age.

child 17 xvi. Susan Groff was born August 28, 1853. Susan died March 14, 1855 at 1 year of age.

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