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William M. Vanderford (3054)

Father: James Vanderford (2032)
Mother: Betsey Hollingsworth


b. December 7, 1844 on his father's farm in South Carolina [findagrave.com]

d. April 19, 1912 buried in Wesley Chapel Cemetery, Union, Union County, South Carolina. [findagrave.com]

m. Rhoda "Rodie" Sinclair, b. July 15, 1845 in South Carolina, d. September 9, 1898 buried in Wesley Chapel Cemetery, Union, Union County, South Carolina. [findagrave.com]

Issue: [census-SC & Price]

James L. (4085), b. Sept. 19, 1865, d. Oct. 17, 1938

Wadd A. (4086), b. Feb. 22, 1868, d. Jan. 28, 1908

Frieberger, b. 1872

Elizabeth, b. 1874

Martha J., b. Jan. 5, 1875, d. Jan. 29, 1955, buried at Wesley Chapel Methodist Church in Union County, South Carolina.

m. Robert B. Mitchell, b. Apr. 4, 1863, d. July 18, 1942, buried at Wesley Chapel Methodist Church in Union County, South Carolina. [Price]

Julie, b. Jan. 5, 1875, d. Jan. 14, 1955, buried at Wesley Chapel Methodist Church in Union County, South Carolina.

m. Iverson D. Sealey, b. Oct. 22, 1874, d. Nov. 25, 1962, buried at Wesley Chapel Methodist Church in Union County, South Carolina. [Price]
issue: [Price]
Dathod
Rhoda
Ruth, m. --- Davis
Nettie

Etta, b. Jan. 1880

John Posey (4087), b. July 9, 1883, d. Dec. 19, 1959

Sam "Sweet", b. 1885

m. twice
issue: [Price]
Liza
Nannie
William
Curtis
Dell

Mary, b. 1887

m. John Estes, b. 1878
issue: [census-SC]
McLauren, b. 1902
George, b. 1904
Sadie, b. 1904
Posey, b. 1911
Ester, b. 1914
Dessie, b. 1916
Martha E., b. 1919
1920: The family was farming in Baton Rouge Township, Chester County, S.C. [census-SC]

m2. Aug. 8, 1899, Sallie Estes, b. Aug. 1, 1861 in South Carolina [UC PenApp]

Information:

April 1861:
William joined Captain W. H. Sim's Company at Mt. Tabor in Union County. His company joined the 15th S.C.V. at Lightwood Knot Springs, Col. W. D. DeSaussure in command. [findagrave.com]

September 11, 1861:
William enlisted at Mount Tabor in Company H, 15th South Carolina Infantry and served until the end of the war. [NA - Mil Rec]

January 26 - February 2, 1863:
William was in General Hospital #18 in Richmond, Virginia with rheumatism. [NA - Mil Rec]

July 2, 1863:
William was with Kershaw's Brigade, McLaw's Division, Longstreet's Corp., the first Brigade to enter the battle for the "Rocky Knoll" and "Wheat Field" at Gettysburg. [Coddingon,1979]

May 29 - July 15, 1864:
William was in Jackson Hospital with Inf. Febris. [NA - Mil Rec]

October 2 - 8, 1864:
William was again in Jackson Hospital this time with chronic diarrhea. [NA - Mil Rec]

March 29, 1869 (recorded April 6, 1869):
A. W. Thompson agreed to advance William such sums of money or supplies as were necessary in the cultivation of his crop to the limit of $100. There was a lein on the crop and payment was due October 1, 1869. [UC deed C21:332]

February 10, 1870:
William and A. W. Thompson entered into an agreement similar to the year before. The limit was $150 and was due November 1, 1870. [UC deed D22:44]

1870:
William was farming in Union Township, Union County, South Carolina. [census-SC]

June 6, 1876:
William petitioned the court to settle his father's estate which consisted of 105 acres in Union County, South Carolina. [H.B. Vanderford - doc]

1880:
William was farming in Union County, South Carolina. [census-SC]

1900:
William was farming in Santuc Township, Union County, South Carolina. His youngest son was working on the farm and William had recently remarried. [census-SC]

1910:
William was farming in Santuc Township, Union County, South Carolina. His wife Sallie and her mother Ellen Estes were living with him. [census-SC]

May 1911:
After William's death, Sallie moved near Leeds, Chester County, South Carolina. [UC PenApp]

April 19, 1912:
William died suddenly at his home near Worthy's Ferry on Broad River. [findagrave.com]

October 22, 1919:
Sallie applied for a widow's pension for William's service during the Civil War. [UC PenApp]

1920:
Sallie was living with her daughter Mary's family in Baton Rouge Township, Chester County, S.C. [census-SC]


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