Obit: Vanderhoof, Jacob (1816 - 1915)

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Surnames: VANDERHOOF LANG KAYHARDT DEGRAU NEIL GOSLINE

----Source: Clark County Republican & Press (Neillsville, Wis.) 11/18/1915

Vanderhoof, Jacob (10 FEB 1816 - 3 NOV 1915)

Jacob Vanderhoof, Clark County’s oldest inhabitant, died Nov. 3, 1915 at the home of his son, Wesley Vanderhoof, in the town of Sherman, Clark County, aged 99 years, 8 moths and 21 days.

He was born in Boonton, N.J. In 1870 he came to Plymouth, Wis., and in 1874 to Clark County, where he has since lived. He was a most interesting man.

He leaves ten children: Wesley and Charles of the town of Sherman; Ward of Loyal; Rachel Lang of Merrill; Mrs. Ed Kayhart and Mrs. M. Degrau of the town of Sherman; Mrs. Frank Neil of Duluth; Walter of Fairview, Mont.; Elijah and Mrs. John Gosline of Washington; and one sister living in New Jersey, 45 grandchildren, 69 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

 

 


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