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Martin E. Vanderford (5150)

Father: Simon W. Vanderford (4052)
Mother: Neathy S. Clark

b. 1863 in Indiana [census-IN]

d. November 1899 in Genesco, Illinois [Fort Wayne News]

m. July 27, 1887 in Allen County, Indiana, Elvina "Ella" Francis, b. Jan. 1865 in Ohio. [ancestry]

Issue: [census-IN]

Edna M. (6080), b. Feb. 1898

Fern Ella, b. Aug. 1892 in Illinois, d. Nov. 17, 1913 of peritonitis in St. Joseph Hospital, Fort Wayne, Indiana. [Fort Wayne Sentinal] [Fort Wayne Sentinal]

m. Sept. 29, 1913, Floyd D. LeMay, a puddler


November 30, 1899:
The news was received in the city this morning of the death of Martin Vanderford, a well known railroadman who left Fort Wayne several years ago to accept a position on a western road. Mr. Vanderford was the son of Mrs. Joseph Harter of 170 West Main Street. The details of the accident are not given. The remains will arrive in the city this evening and the funeral will take place tomorrow afternoon at the Wayne Street Methodist church. The funeral will be under the auspices of the Knights of Pythias, of which order the deceased was a member. [Fort Wayne News]

Ella was running a rooming ouse in Fort Wayne, Indiana. [census-IN]

November 27, 1900:
Ella is appointed guardian of Edna M. and Fern E. by the Circuit Court. [Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette]

September 21, 1903:
Ella transferred to her daughter Edna - n 1/2 lot 2, Butcher;s Addition for $1,200. [Fort Wayne Sentinal]

July 6, 1905:
Ella returned to Fort Wayne after visiting her sister, Mrs. George Crawford in Columbia City, Indiana. [Fort Wayne Sentinal]

November 27, 1913:
Floyd LeMay transferred to Ella - e 1/2 lot 53, Rockhill;s 2nd for $1 and n 1/2 lot 2, Butchers for $1. [Fort Wayne Sentinal]

December 10, 1914:
Edna transferred to Ella - e 1/2 lot 53 Rockhill's 2nd and part of Lot Butcher's for $1. [Fort Wayne Sentinal]

Ella was living with her daughter Edna at 229 Center Street in Fort Wayne, Indiana. [census-IN]

Ella was living with her daughter Edna at 229 Center Street in Fort Wayne, Indiana. [census-IN]

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