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Jesse Vanderford (3018)

Father: Eli Vanderford (2013)
Mother: Susannah Ratcliff

b. November 11, 1822 in Ohio [Schieble]

d. September 22, 1878, buried in Buffalo Cemetery, Dallas County, Missouri [Schieble]

m. November 27, 1847 in Polk County, Missouri, Harriet E. Ashworth [PC Mar A:238], b. 1827 in North Carolina [census-Mo], d. between June 1860 and December 1861

Issue: [census-Mo]

Lucinda Vanderford, b. 1848 in Missouri

Rachel C. Vanderford(4139), b. March 1850

John N. Vanderford(4021), b. June 22, 1852, d. April 8, 1923

Harriet Vanderford(4135), b. July 13, 1853

Sidney Pleasant Vanderford(4065), b. February 5, 1856, d. November 25, 1926

William B. Vanderford(4066), b. 1859

m2. December 22, 1861, Margaret Drake [PC Mar B:101], b. June 1823 in Ohio, d. 1909, buried in Bolivar City, Missouri [Coy]

Issue: [census-Mo]

Samantha S. Vanderford(4136), b. 1863

Lucy Ella Vanderford(4137), b. September 1866

George C. Vanderford(4138), b. April 1869


Jesse entered a land claim in Township 33, Range 20 in Dallas County, Missouri. [Hemphill,1954]

Jesse was a farmer and living with his father in Polk County, Missouri. He was married and had two small daughters.

September 13, 1856:
The Bolivar Courier announced that Jesse and his brother, Asa R. (3016) settled the estate of their father Eli in Dallas County, Missouri [Stanley,1982]

Jesse and his family were farming in Benton Township, Dallas County, Missouri.

December 6, 1860:
Jesse bought at public auction for $10 Lot 1 SW fr 1/4 Section 4, Township 34, Range 20 in Dallas County, Missouri. [DC deed A:41]

Jesse was farming in Benton Township, Dallas County, Missouri. The value of his real property was $5000 and his personal property $1135. Jesse was the Ass't Marshall and took the census for all of Dallas County. He had some difficulties since they did not send him enough pages and they changed some township boundaries.

November 11, 1878:
Jesse died intestate in Dallas County, Missouri. The estate was administered by his son, John N. and the security was posted by Asa R. Vanderford (3016), his brother, and J. J. VanHorn. [MoPioneers]

Margaret, Jesse's widow was farming in Benton Township, Dallas County, Missouri. Living at home were Lucille, George and Samantha and her new husband, John Wells.

July 28, 1882 and December 7, 1882:
After Jesse's death 5 land grant certificates were recorded for 193.55 acres in Dallas County, Missouri. The certificates were #13,964 Dec. 15, 1854; #19,924 May 15, 1857; #21233 Oct. 30, 1857; #27,003 Mar. 1, 1860 and #28,351 June 1, 1860. [DC deeds L:495-8, 610]

Margaret, Jesse's widow, was living with her widowed daughter Ella Boyer. They owned a farm in Mustang Township, Canadian County, Oklahoma.

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