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Mary Ellen Colorado Vanderford (5004)

Father: Sylvester Vanderford (4004)
Mother: Francina Brannon

b. July 25, 1863 in a covered wagon somewhere in Colorado while her parents were on their way to the Colorado gold rush. [Hunt Fam]

d. Oct. 16, 1886, buried in Fairview Cemetery (now Balch Cemetery) in Grant Township, Jewell County, Kansas [JC Cem Rec]

m. March 7, 1880 in Holmwood, Jewell Co., Kansas, John V. Fortune [Orig Doc], b. Feb. 4, 1858 in Rising Sun, Iowa [Hunt Fam], d. June 18, 1941 in Des Moines, Iowa [Hunt Fam], m2. Maud [JC Walton]

Issue: [Hunt Fam]

Lulu Mable (6066), b. Sept. 23, 1882, d. Nov. 5, 1944

Rena Pearle (6067), b. Feb. 14, 1885


John owned 80 acres (NE 1/4 of S 1/2 of Section 11, Township 3, Range 6 West of 6th Principal Meridian) in Grant Township, Jewell County, Kansas. [JC Atlas]

John and Mary's daughter, Lulu, attended Woodbine School District No. 36, Grant Township, Jewell County, Kansas. [JC School Census]

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