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Simon Wesley Vanderford (5040)

Father: Jesse R. Vanderford (4055)
Mother: Hannah C. Tinkham


b. September 6, 1875 [Tinkham]

d. 1955 buried in Stough Cemetery, Thorncreek Township, Whitley County, Indiana [Whitleynet]

m. April 3, 1900 in Whitley County, Indiana, Book6:122[Whitleynet]Amanda M. Keirn, b. July 31, 1878, d. July 2, 1967 buried in Stough Cemetery, Thorncreek Township, Whitley County, Indiana [Whitleynet] Daughter of Isaac Sylvester Keirn and Lucy Christ.

Issue: [Tinkham]

Gladys Ellen Vanderford(6102), b. January 14, 1901, d. December 6, 1985

Ernest Clay Vanderford, b. August 4, 1902 in Indiana, d. December 10, 1993 in Burbank, Los Angeles County, California [CAdeath]

m. November 5, 1927 in Whitley County, Indiana, Book10:247[Whitleynet] Edith Alta (Rozella) Reynolds, b. 1905
m2. September 9, 1933 in Whitley County, Indiana Book12:181[Whitleynet] Juanita Henrietta Bordner
1930: Ernest was a laborer in a grain elevator and Edith was a beauty stylist. They lived at 408 Market in Columbia, Whitley County, Indiana. Harry Rozella, father-in-law, was living with them. [census-Ind]

Lenora Mae Vanderford(6103), b. January 20, 1905, d. December 20, 1993

Eugene Edward Vanderford, b. July 24, 1923, d. July 4, 1943 buried in Stough Cemetery, Whitley County, Indiana [Whitleynet]

Information:

1900:
Newly married, Simon and his wife were farming her Aunt Rebecca Keirn's farm in Troy Township, Whitley County, Indiana. [census-Ind]

1910:
The family was farming in Troy Township, Whitley County, Indiana.

September 12, 1917:
Acording to his WWI Draft Registration Card, Simon was a farmer outside Columbia City, Whitley County, Indiana. He was of medium height and slender build with black hair.

1920:
Simon was a farmer in Troy Township, Whitley County, Indiana.

1930:
Simon was farming on Loon Lake Road in Troy Township, Whitley County, Indiana. His grandson "Roy" Hively was living with them. [census-Ind]


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