Elizabeth (Unknown) Noftz
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Elizabeth (Unknown) Noftz (abt. 1840 - abt. 1886)

Elizabeth Noftz formerly [surname unknown] aka Gaffner
Born about in Switzerlandmap [uncertain]
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Wife of — married 1876 in Castle Rock, Douglas County, Coloradomap
Descendants descendants
Died about in Franktown, Douglas, Colorado, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 7 Sep 2015
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1885 census Colorado
1870 Omaha City, Nebraska, United States
Birth Year (Estimated) 1830-1831
Christian Gaffner M 39 Switzerland Occ.: Saloonkeeper
Elizabeth Gaffner F 30 Switzerland Housekeeper
Mary Gaffner F 10 Illinois
Jacob Gaffner M 8 Illinois
Elizabeth Gaffner F 6 Illinois
Lillie Gaffner F 4 Illinois
Emma Gaffner F 2 Nebraska
Ransom Geisberger M 50 Saxony Occ.: Shoemaker
Citing this Record:"United States Census, 1870,"

Sept 23, 1874 Rocky Mountain News "Christian Gaffner formerly of Denver, is now running the California Hotel, at Franktown, and intends giving a grand ball October 2. 1874."

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Another newspaper item:: " Mrs. Leo Noftz' daughter, Mary, of Black Hills, D. T., is on a visit here. She is shopping with her mother. Her old friends and acquaintances are glad to see her here again."

Contents

Marriages

1) NAME: Christian Gaffner
SPOUSE: Elizabeth ____________?
DATE: 1858-1859
PLACE: Illinois
2) NAME: Leopold Noftz (Hoftz)
SPOUSE: Elizabeth Gaffner
DATE: Feb 4 1876 in
PLACE: Franktown, Douglas County, Colorado
1885 Douglas, Colorado, United States
Birth Year (Estimated) 1843
Schedule Type Population
Page 10
Leo Noftz M 42 Blacksmith
Elizabeth Noftz Wife F 44
Albert Noftz Son M 9
Joseph Noftz Son M 4
Jacob Gaffner Stepson M 22 Cattleman
Emma Gaffner Stepdaughter F 17 Student
Mary J Finneo Stepdaughter F 24
Erie Hugh Granddaughter F 4
Edward P Hugh Grandson M 3
Retah Finneo Granddaughter F 0
Edward B Hoyt Boarder M 44
Citing this Record


Children

The 4 oldest children born in Illinois

Mary J.
Jacob
Frances Elizabeth
Lillie Y
They moved to Omaha, Douglas Co. NE.
Emma Nathelia, age 2.
Elizabeth & Leo
Having 3 more children
Albert
Minnie &
Jessie.

Acknowledgement

Thank you to Reenie Carlton for her work on the Gaffner-Noftz family "Elizabeth "MNU" married CHRISTIAN GAFFNER in 1858/59. The 4 oldest children born in Illinois Mary J., Jacob, Frances Elizabeth & Lillie Y.,. They moved to Omaha, Douglas Co. NE. by 1870 census. Then having 1 more child, Emma Nathelia, age 2. (Emma is my GG-Grandmother). In 1872 Christian helped incorporate the town of Grand Island, NE. By 1874 the family had moved to Denver, Colorado. (Daily Rocky Mt. News, Wed. Sept. 23, 1874) Christian Gaffner formerly of Denver, is now running the California Hotel, at Franktown, and intends giving a grand ball October 2.

On Feb. 4, 1876 Elizabeth married Leopold "Leo" Noftz. Having 3 more children with Leo. Albert, Minnie & Jessie. Elizabeth & Leo are in the 1880 Douglas Co. Colorado census. (above bio from f-a-g creator Reenie Winfrey Carlton)

Sources

  • 1870 Census Nebraska--database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MHD3-VL4 : accessed 3 November 2015), Christian Gaffner, Nebraska, United States; citing p. 48, family 410, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 552,328.
  • "Colorado State Census, 1885," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K8WX-N12 : accessed 6 December 2015), Leo Noftz, 1885; citing NARA microfilm publication M158 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 498,505.


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