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Richard Franklin Vanderford (4057)

Father: Richard Vanderford (3007)
Mother: Delilah Ratcliff

b. December 1852 in Indiana [census-Ind]

d. May 31, 1919, buried South Park Cemetery in Whitley County, Indiana [Whitleynet]

m. December 29, 1874 in Whitley County, Indiana, Mary Matilda "Mollie" Scott [WhC mar 2:426], b. December 1854 in Indiana [census-Ind], d. January 29, 1919 buried in South Park Cemetery, Whitley County, Indiana [Whitleynet]

Issue: [census-Ind]

Manforth Raymond "M. Ray" Vanderford (5133), b. September 19, 1875 d. 1938

Jacob Richard Vanderford(5134), b. November 28, 1876

Maude A. Vanderford(5199), b. 1879


Richard was using his midddle name, Frank, and was farming in Troy Township, Whitley County, Indiana.

Frank was a carpenter in Columbia City, Whitley County, Indiana. His sons were in the carriage trade. [census-Ind]

Richard was a carpenter and lived at 407 S. Elm Street, Columbia City, Whitley County, Indiana. [census-Ind]

November 21, 1912:
Frank and his wife returned Tuesday evening from Gary where they visited Mr. and Mrs. Carl Souder. [Fort Wayne News]

July 4, 1913:
Frank's nephew Arthur (5039) and his wife were visiting from Grand Rapids, Michigan. [Fort Wayne News]

May 14, 1913:
Frank returned Tuesday from Auburn were he fisited for a few days with his son Jacob and family. [Fort Wayne News]

May 21, 1914:
Frank left Tuesday for Arcola to remodel the machinery of a saw mill at that place. [Fort Wayne Sentinal]

May 14, 1917:
Frank Vanderford, well known carpenter and millwright, left Friday for Fort Wayne, and from there to Clarksburg, West Virginia, doing millwright work on the mills of the Standard Milling Company there. [Fort Wayne News]

June 2, 1919:
Frank's funeral was held at his brother Ray's house on West Spencer Street in Columbia City, Indiana. [Fort Wayne News]

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