John Vanderford (235)
Father: George Vanderford (107)
Mother: Eleanor (Hollingsworth?)
b.c. 1728-30 in Queen Annes County, Maryland
d. 1770 [KC pro L:69]
m. Elizabeth, widow of Robert Fitzgerald
John appears as a single man in
the Murderkill Hundred tax lists, Kent County, Delaware. [KC tax]
John appears in the Murderkill
Hundred tax list, Kent County, Delaware. [KC tax]
John appears in the Dover
Hundred tax list, Kent County, Delaware. [KC
November 15, 1760 (recorded December 17, 1760):
John bought his brother Matthew's 45 acre share of their father's
estate "Great Geneva." [KC deed Q:19]
August 16, 1764:
John sold his 45 acre
share of his father's estate "Great Geneva" for 40 shillings.
[KC deed Q:248]
February 15, 1765 (recorded May 1765):
John sold back to his brother Matthew his (Matthew's) 45 acre share of their
father's estate "Great Geneva" plus 5 acres of the marsh and cripple.
[KC deed R:13]
February 25, 1767:
John paid 40 pounds
for the 102 acres of Bachelors Chance. This land was part of Robert
Fitzgerald's estate upon which he and his wife, Robert's widow, were living.
(John used the name Vandiver.) [KC deed
January 6, 1770:
Elizabeth, his wife,
administered John's estate. [KC pro L:69]
Elizabeth appeared as a widow in
the Dover Hundred tax list, Kent County, Delaware.