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Amanda Vanderford (4006)

Father: Eli Vanderford (3003)
Mother: Margaret Barbara (Barbary) Swaim

b. Feb. 17, 1839 in Ohio [census-Iowa]

d. in Oakland, California [Hunt Fam]

m. December 20, 1857 in Warren County, Iowa, G. W. Adams, [ancestry] dc. 1862-64. Killed by Indians in Utah. [Hunt Fam]

Issue: [Hunt Fam]

Rosalia, b. 1860 in Iowa

Alice, b. 1862 in Iowa

m2. Robert Roberts, b. 1834 in Pennsylvania, son of Thomas Roberts a brick mason from Wales. [ancestry]

Issue: [census-CA]

Thomas Edward, b. 1865 in California

Robert Henry, b. 1867 in California


They left Iowa in a covered wagon and headed for California. Indians massacred their party while crossing Utah. Amanda and her daughters were picked up by another family and taken to California. [Hunt Fam]

Robert, Amanda, her two girls and their two sons were farming in Woodland post office, Crofton Township, Yolo County, California. The value of their real property was $9000 and their personal property was $4017. [census-CA]

Robert and Amanda were farming in East Grafton in Yolo County, California. Alice, their two sons and Robert's father were living with them. [census-CA]

Caroline Hunt (4003) went by train to visit Amanda in Oakland. [Hunt Fam]

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