Abraham Zerfass

Male 1772 - 1837  (65 years)


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  • Name Abraham Zerfass  [1
    Born 27 Nov 1772  Whitehall, Lehigh Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 17 Dec 1837  North Dansville, Livingston Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Greenmount Cemetery, North Dansville, Livingston Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Abraham Zerfass (1772-1837)
    Abraham Zerfass (1772-1837)
    Plot: Zerfass
    Abraham Zerfass Lot
    Abraham Zerfass Lot
    Plot: Zerfass
    Notes 
    • They came to Dansville,Steuben Co.,NY and located near Dansville about 1818, on the farm north of the village of Dansville, near the road to Groveland. In December of 1818, Abraham was appointed guardian of three Harmon Hartman's under children. He is the ancestor of all the Zerfass' if the area of Livingston and Steuben Counties. There is a road the crosses the valley, north of the village of Dansville with the name Zerfass Road.
    Person ID I414  OurNorthernRoots | Andrew Burdett Ancestry
    Last Modified 16 Jul 2016 

    Father Johan Adam Zerfass,   b. 25 Jan 1742, Salisbury, Delaware Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 1806, Whitehall, Lehigh Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Mother Maria Elizabeth Shaffer,   b. 11 Feb 1746,   d. 16 Mar 1800, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Married 08 Mar 1768  Whitehall, Lehigh Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1218  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Hannah Knause,   b. 23 Jan 1783, Lehigh Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 Feb 1845, North Dansville, Livingston Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 19 Apr 1802  Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Elizabeth Zerfass,   b. 02 May 1803, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 02 Feb 1845, North Dansville, Livingston Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years)
     2. George Zerfass,   b. 28 Jan 1805, Northampton Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 1882, Dansville, North Dansville, Livingston Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    +3. Hannah Zerfass,   b. 11 Feb 1807, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jun 1869, Sparta, Livingston Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     4. Abraham Zerfass, Jr.,   b. 15 Jul 1809,   d. 8 Dec 1855  (Age 46 years)
     5. Maria Zerfass,   b. 21 Sep 1811
    +6. Lydia Zerfass,   b. 22 May 1812, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Jun 1855, Sparta, Livingston Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years)
    +7. Saloma Zerfass,   b. 27 Oct 1813,   d. 12 Jan 1871, Sparta, Livingston Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
     8. John Zerfass,   b. 1 Jan 1816, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1893  (Age 76 years)
     9. Vienna Zerfass,   b. 14 Jul 1818, Dansville, North Dansville, Livingston Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Mar 1882, Dansville, North Dansville, Livingston Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
    +10. Margretta Zerfass,   b. 27 Sep 1823, Livingston Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jun 1896, Dansville, North Dansville, Livingston Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    +11. Henry Zerfass,   b. 26 May 1826,   d. 1 Sep 1894, Dansville, North Dansville, Livingston Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     12. Anna Zerfass,   b. 1830, Dansville, North Dansville, Livingston Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 May 1836, Dansville, North Dansville, Livingston Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 6 years)
    Photos
    Abraham Zerfass' Wagon
    Abraham Zerfass' Wagon
    Currently located at the Genesee Country Village and Museum(https://www.gcv.org/) in Mumford,NY (in the blacksmith shop). The wagon belonged to Abraham Zerfass and is what he used to bring is family from Whitehall,PA to Dansville,NY about 1818. Is said to have been designed to hold up to 5 tons.
    Histories
    Zerfass Family - History of Livingston Co.,NY
    Zerfass Family - History of Livingston Co.,NY
    Family ID F607  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 27 Nov 1772 - Whitehall, Lehigh Co., Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 19 Apr 1802 - Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 17 Dec 1837 - North Dansville, Livingston Co., New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Greenmount Cemetery, North Dansville, Livingston Co., New York, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S42] Oaks-Keihle, Genealogy, Alice Moose Oaks, (Printed by Donald Gates, 1985, 2d Ed.; Copy located in the Dansville Public Library).