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John Vanderford (3011)

Father: Eli Vanderford (2013)
Mother: Susannah Ratcliff


b. December 25, 1807 in Hocking County, Ohio [Bible, 3011]

d. June 12, 1869, buried in Reed Cemetery, Halfway, Missouri [Coy]

m. March 3, 1831 in Hocking County, Ohio, Jane Hobson [Bowers,1989]

b. November 11, 1808, d. March 3, 1838 [Bible, 3011]

Issue: [Bible, 3011] Births,Births 2, Marriages, Deaths

Susannah "Sarah" Vanderford, b. January 25, 1832 in Ohio

m. September 9, 1852, Nash Wilkinson [PC Mar A:340]
issue: [census-Mo]
John Wilkerson, b. 1855

John A. Vanderford(4041), b. October 7, 1833, d. November 27, 1924

Mary Vanderford, b. September 15, 1835, d. March 13, 1838

WilliamVanderford (4042), b. Feb.ruary 25, 1838 in Ohio

m2. August 23, 1838, Urlinda Cox

b. July 4, 1819 in Ohio, d. March 20, 1883, buried in Reed Cemetery, Halfway, Missouri. [Coy]

Issue: [Bible, 3011]

Ara Minty Vanderford(4141), b. June 19, 1839

Ruth Vanderford(4142), b. April 1, 1841

LucindaVanderford, b. November 30, 1842 in Halfway, Polk County, Missouri [LDS]

m. April 30, 1868 in Polk County, Missouri, Thomas Alexander Vaughn [PC Mar B:310]

Axie Ann Vanderford(4046), b. February 13, 1845, d. September 20, 1921

Jesse Ratcliffe Vanderford(4047), b. October 27, 1847, d. March 4, 1912

Margaret Ellen Vanderford(4143), b. December 22, 1850, d. May 19, 1872

Martha M.Vanderford, b. January 18, 1853 in Missouri

m. George Russell [Coy]
no issue
1910 & 1920: Martha, a widow, was living with her sister Axie Ann Coy on Main Street in Fairplay Village, Madison Township, Polk County, Missouri. [census-Mo]
1930: Martha was living with Belle Coy, widow of John W. Coy (5188) in Bolivar City, Polk County, Missouri. [census-Mo]

Asa Ward Vanderford, b. December 1, 1854, d. October 22, 1860 of typhoid, [MoPioneers], buried in Reed Cemetery, Halfway, Missouri [Coy]

Dennis Wesley Vanderford(4144), b. December 30, 1859

Information:

1839:
John settled in Polk County, Missouri in Township 33, Range 21. [History,1889]

1840:
John lived in Polk County, Missouri with his wife, son and 2 daughters. He was a farmer. [census-Mo]

May 27, 1850:
John was appointed the first postmaster of Halfway, Missouri. [Halfway]

1850:
John was a farmer and lived in Polk County, Missouri with his second wife, 3 sons and 4 daughters. His son John was also a farmer and William, Ammity, Ruth and Lucinda were all attending school. The value of his real property was $1,500.

August 30, 1856:
John was one of the people appointed to call on citizens for contributions of money, provisions, etc. for the relief of the Kansas Territory residents who were victims of the "invasions of Kansas by bodies of armed abolitionists." [History,1889]

1860:
John was farming in Benton Township, Polk County, Missouri with his wife and children. His oldest daughter and her son were also living with them. The value of his real property was $4000.

October 1, 1861 (recorded):
John sold to Barnard Eagan (his son-in-law James Eagan?) 40 acres in Polk County, Missouri for $100. [PC deed H:166]

January 1, 1864 (recorded September 30, 1864):
John sold to John Askern 40 acres in Polk County, Missouri for $250. [PC deed H:429]

July 29, 1864 (recorded September 30, 1864):
John sold to his son-in-law Bernard Messer 278 acres in Polk County, Missouri for $1200. Bernard Messer and his wife Ruth sold this land back to John on April 24, 1865 for the same $1200. [PC deed H:425 & H:740-1]

April 24, 1865:
John sold to John W. Radcliff 40 acres in Polk County, Missouri for $400. [PC deed H:739-40]

1870:
Urlinda, John's widow, was living in Benton Township, Polk County, Missouri with the two youngest children and Jesse who was doing the farming. The value of her real property was $5000 and personal property was $460.

1880:
Urlinda, John's widow, was living in the village of Halfway, Polk County, Missouri. Her son Dennis and grandson John Messer were farming. Also living at home were her daughter Martha and her daughter Margaret's son Alex Reed.


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