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Northfield, Ohio, USA - Federated Church

A post office called Northfield has been in operation since 1837. Some say the name is a transfer from Northfield, Massachusetts, while others believe the town site's location in the northern part of Summit County caused the name to be selected.


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Federated Church
Northfield, Ohio, USA

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Northfield, Ohio, USA

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Northfield, Ohio, USA

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1895 - Northfield
Northfield, a post-hamlet in Northfield township, Summit co., O., near the Ohio Canal, 1 mile from Macedonia Station, and about 18 miles S.S.E. of Cleveland. The town ship is bounded W. by the Cuyahoga River, and contains Macedonia village. Pop. of the township, 1009.
Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ... Joseph Thomas January 1, 1895 J.B. Lippincott
Northfield, a post-village of Summit co., Ohio, near the Ohio Canal, 18 miles SSE. of Cleveland. Pop. 200.
Lippincott's New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns ... in Every Portion of the Globe Publisher J.B. Lippincott Company, 1906
2023 - Here's a list of places to go and things to do in Northfield, Ohio:
Visit Hard Rock Rocksino: The Hard Rock Rocksino, now known as the MGM Northfield Park, is a premier entertainment destination. It offers a world-class casino, live music events, comedy shows, and a variety of dining options. Whether you want to try your luck at the slots or enjoy a night of live entertainment, this place has it all.

Cuyahoga Valley National Park: Just a short drive away from Northfield, you'll find the Cuyahoga Valley National Park, a stunning natural oasis. You can hike, bike, or take a scenic drive through the park to admire its waterfalls, forests, and wildlife. Don't miss the iconic Brandywine Falls, a 65-foot waterfall that's easily accessible.

Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage: Located in nearby Beachwood, the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage is a thought-provoking cultural institution. It explores the history, culture, and achievements of Jewish Americans through engaging exhibits and programs. It's an educational and enlightening experience.

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Ancestors Who Were Born or Died in Northfield, Ohio, USA

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male ancestorAlfred A HOLZHAUER (21 June 1878, Northfield, Ohio, USA - 1967, )
female ancestorHilda Catherine MORRIS (25 September 1880, Northfield, Ohio, USA - , )
female ancestorMabel E HOWE (28 February 1880, Northfield, Ohio, USA - , )
male ancestorJeremiah C CRAWNER (26 May 1880, Northfield, Ohio, USA - , )
female ancestorElva E LEMOIN (28 October 1880, Northfield, Ohio, USA - , )
male ancestorJeremiah C CUMMER (26 May 1880, Northfield, Ohio, USA - , )
male ancestorIra FELL (20 November 1880, Northfield, Ohio, USA - , )
male ancestorPaul J HOLBROOK (16 November 1880, Northfield, Ohio, USA - , )
male ancestorWilliam Edgar "Bill" CALDWELL (23 February 1880, Northfield, Ohio, USA - 1943, Manhattan, New York, USA (New York City) (New Amsterdam) (Washington Heights))

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