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Joel Vanderford (3006)

Father: William Vanderford (2012)
Mother: Sarah (Sally) Comer


b. Nov. 5, 1813, in Ross County, Ohio [PenApp#890565]

d. Oct. 19, 1893, buried in Sparta Cemetery, Kimmell, Indiana [USGENNET]

m. March 23, 1837 in Kosciusko County, Indiana, Emeline Bull [Heiss,1977]
b. Feb. 23, 1815 in Perry County, Pennsylvannia [PenApp#890565]
d. Nov. 12, 1891, buried in Sparta Cemetery, Noble Co. IN [USGENNET]

Issue: [PenApp#890565]

Sarah Ann "Sally", b. May 16, 1838 in Indiana, d. July 11, 1915, buried in Sparta Cemetery, Kimmell, Indiana

m.Apr. 9, 1866 Critchfield Goodwin, d. before 1880 [census-Ind]
issue: [ancestry-bull]
Robert, d. 1869 in infancy

m2. 1889, William J. Tyler, bc. 1848 [USGENNET], d. before 1910
no issue
1900: William and Sarah lived in Noble township, Noble County, Indiana. Sarah was a seamstress. [census-Ind]
1910: Sarah was widowed again and living in Noble towhship, Noble County, Indiana. [census-Ind]

Elizanna, (4030), b. July 30, 1840, d. 1916

Richard Clark (4031), b. Jan. 17, 1843, d. July 4, 1923

Mary, b. Nov. 7, 1844 in Indiana, d. Nov. 12, 1891 of consumption, buried in Sparta Cemetery, Kimmell, Indiana. [USGENNET]

m. July 9, 1865, Seymoure Anderson Covell, d. before 1880 [census-Ind]
no issue
1870: Anderson was a sewing machine dealer and they lived in Ligonier, Noble county, Indiana. [census-Ind]

m2. Oct. 31, 1886, Daniel Norris, bc. 1850, son of Morris Norris and Jane Clark, m2. Oct 1, 1892 Magdaline Clark [USGENNET]

William Comer (4033), b. Mar. 26, 1847 d. June 10, 1920

Nancy Jane, b. Mar. 26, 1847, d. Sept. 3, 1851[census-Ind]

John Fremont (4034), b. Sept. 16, 1856, d. July 20, 1878

m2. Jan. 30, 1892 in Noble County, Indiana, Julia A. Sullivan, b. 1835, daughter of Timothy Sullivan. [PenApp#890565], d. 1901 buried in Oak Ridge Cemetery, Goshen, Indiana [Barrone]

Information:

1835:
With all his possesions in a cotton handkerchief, Joel walked to Indiana and cut wood at 25 cents a cord. When he had enough money he bought his first 80 acres. [Goodspeed,1882]

Summer of 1836:
Joel and John Male felled the timber, cut and split 40,000 fence rails and laid up a portion of them into fence rails. [Goodspeed,1882]

1838:
Joel was one of the sixteen voters in the first election held in York Township, Noble County, Indiana. [Goodspeed,1882]

1840:
Joel had returned to Eagle Township, Ross County (now Vinton County), Ohio with his wife and daughter. He was a farmer. [census-Ohio]

1850:
Joel was a farmer and lived in York Township, Noble County, Indiana with his wife, 2 sons and 3 daughters. The value of his real property at the time was $2,500. [census-Ind]

August 1852:
Joel was in El Dorado County, California mining for gold. He had left his family in Indiana. [census-Ca]

1852-55:
Joel went to California and then to Oregon, and traveled over most of that area. While there he split three thousand rails. He returned by sea and was nearly lost in a Pacific storm. On the way home he touched at Havana and Key West. [Goodspeed,1882]

1860:
Joel was a farmer and lived in York Township, Noble County, Indiana with his wife, 2 daughters, 4 sons and 27 year old Losenzo Thompson, a farm laborer. The value of his real property was $5,000 and his personal property was $1,000. [census-Ind]

1870:
Joel was a farmer in York Township, Noble County, Indiana. His wife, oldest daughter, youngest son, a female servant and male farm hand were living with him. The assessed value of his property was $8,000. [census-Ind]

1880:
Joel and his wife were farming in York Township, Noble County, Indiana. Two of their daughters, Sally Ann Goodwin, a dressmaker, and Mary Covill were living with them. [census-Ind]

1882:
Joel owned 317 acres six miles west of Albion in Section 29, York Township, Noble County, Indiana. [Goodspeed,1882]

Nov. 1891 (on the Sunday between the 12th and the 18th):
A funeral was held at Sparta Church, Noble County, Indiana for Emeline and her daughter Mary. (Noble County Democrat) [USGENNET]


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