Eli Vanderford (2013)
Father: John Vanderford (1014)
Mother: Minta Vanderford
b. 1784 in North Carolina
d. 1856 in Dallas County, Missouri
m. Feb. 12, 1807 Ross Co., Ohio, Susannah
b. Feb. 11, 1787 in North Carolina, d. July 13,
1865 in Buffalo, MO. [Schieble]
b. Mar. 25, 1808, d. Mar. 12, 1869
Vanderford(3012), b. 1807-10
b. 1812, d. 1866
Vanderford(3014), b. 1814
Vanderford(3016), b. Mar. 3, 1818, d. Sept. 27, 1889
girl, b. 1815-1820
b. Nov. 11, 1822, d. Sept. 22, 1878
Sarah Jane Vanderford, b. 1825-1830
Alexandra Vanderford, b. 1830
April 4, 1808:
It was reported in the
Scioto Gazette that Eli had a letter at the post office in Chillicothe, Ohio.
February 13, 1811:
It was reported by
John Ratcliff, Ross County, Jefferson Township, in the Scioto Gazette that Eli
Vanderford and John Wilkinson appraised a mare found by George Lants, living on
Racoon Creek. [Green,1986]
April 24, 1811:
Eli and John Ratliff,
Senior witnessed a will for Jacob Gregg in Ross County, Ohio.
[Abs Ross Wills]
Dec. 29, 1815:
Eli sold his 37 1/2 acre
inheritance (Lot No. 1 which was worth $75) on Cedar Creek, Chatham County,
North Carolina to his brother-in-law, John Elkins. Since Eli was in Ohio the
transaction was done by power of attorney to his brother-in-law, John Craven.
[CC deed Z:77]
May 21, 1817:
Eli witnessed the will of
Lawrence Raines of Ross County, Ohio. [Bowers,1989]
Eli appeared on the Jackson County,
Ohio tax list for NE 1/4, Section 6, Township 9, Range 19.
Eli lived in Harrison Township,
Jackson County (now Vinton County), Ohio with his wife, 6 sons and 1 daughter.
They were farmers. [census-Ohio]
Eli appeared on the Hocking County,
Ohio tax list. [Powell,1985]
Eli lived in Swan Township, Hocking
County (now Vinton County), Ohio with his wife, 7 sons and 3 daughters.
Eli and his family moved from Ohio
with the Haines, Cox, Gregg and Wilkinson families. They came by covered wagon
and the journey took a month. He settled a place two miles southwest of
Buffalo, Missouri. [ancestry-bio]
Eli entered his land claim in
Township 33, Range 20 in Dallas County, Missouri.
Eli lived in Polk (now Dallas)
County, Missouri with his wife, youngest son and three daughters. He was a
Eli was a farmer and lived in
Dallas County, Missouri with his wife and daughter. Also living in his
household was his son Jesse, his wife Harriet and their two little children.
The value of his real property was $520.
September 13, 1856:
The Bolivar Courier
announced the final settlement for Eli Vanderford of Dallas County, Missouri,
by his sons, Asa R. (3016) and Jesse
(3018) Vanderford. [Stanley,1982]
Eli's wife, Susannah, was living in
Benton Township, Polk County, Missouri. [census-Mo]