Obit: VanVoorhis, Harriet E. (1835 - 1918)

Transcriber: Stan


----Source: GREENWOOD GLEANER (Greenwood, Wis.) 06/06/1918; ----Source: Greenwood Gleaner (Greenwood, WI) 9-7-1900

VanVoorhis, Harriet E. (16 OCT 1835 - 31 MAY 1918)

Harriet Elizabeth Stafford was born in Decatur, Otsego Co., N.Y., Oct. 16, 1835 and was one of a large family reared on her father’s farm.

She was educated in the common schools of the vicinity and spent some time teaching after she grew up.

She was married Jan. 1st, 1856 to Leroy J. VanVoorhis and moved to the western part of the state about two years later, where they engaged in farming, residing in Ontario and Monroe Counties for some years, removing to Kendall, Orleans Co. about 1869, where they continued to live till 1884, when they sought fortune in what was then Dakota territory. After spending 16 years at different place in Dakota the family removed to Greenwood, Clark County, Wis. in 1899.

Two children were born to them, Geo. W., one of our mail carriers for fifteen years, and Elmer E., formerly of this city but now engaged in the grocery business at East Grand Forks, Minn. Since the death of her husband ten years ago, Mrs. VanVoorhis divided her time between her two sons and returned to Greenwood the last time a year ago.

Her health being poor, she was taken to the hospital at Marshfield March 26, and though she underwent a serious operation her health could not be restored. She continued to sink until she finally passed away in the morning of May 31st, 1918. Mrs. VanVoorhis had three great-grandchildren. She was the last surviving member of her father’s family, most of who lived to be very old. Her mother died when about 100. When a young girl Mrs. Van Voorhis became a Christian and through all her long life she has been an earnest church worker and a faithful friend and loving companion. Interment was made in the Greenwood Cemetery, Monday June 3rd. Services were conducted by Rev. Dunlop of Hillsdale, Wis.


Obit: Van Vorhiss, Mrs. Harriet Elizabeth ( 1918)
Transcriber: Stan


----Source: Greenwood Gleaner JUNE 6, 1918



Word was received here this (Friday) morning that Mrs. Van Vorhiss, who has been a patient at the Marshfield Hospital for some time, passed away in death. She was the mother of George Van Vorhiss of Greenwood, Clark county, Wisconsin.


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to Vanvoorhis, George W. 05-D016-02 1857 13 Jul 1945 Rose M.   Leroy J. & Harriet (Stafford) Vanvoorhis obit b. Oct. 29 at Decatur, N.Y.
to Vanvoorhis, Harriet Elizabeth 05-D016-03 16 Oct 1835 31 May 1918 Leroy J. Vanvoorhis 1 Jan 1856 Mr. & Mrs. Stafford  
tn Vanvoorhis, Leroy J. 05-D016-04 23 Oct 1829 11 Feb 1908 Harriet E. Spafford 1 Jan 1856 James Vanvoorhis & Jane Magee First president of Greenwood cem. Association
to Vanvoorhis, Rose M.   1870   George W. Vanvoorhis      



Bio: Van Voorhis, Elmer Elsworth & Lidia


Surnames: Van Voorhis


----Source: Family Records; Gleaner 9-13-1901


Elmer Van voorhis was born in Victor, Ontario, NY in 1862 to Le Roy and Harriet E. Stafford Van Voorhis.  He married Lidia (1869. MI -?).  They were the parents of Ralph D. Van voorhis (1887, SD -?).  His death occurred in White Bear Lake, Ramsey, MN, 27 Jun, 1932.




Bio: Van Voorhis, (Lidia) Mrs. Elmer E. (13-Sep-1901)

Transcriber: Laurel Bragstad Schaub


Surnames: Voorhis


----Source: Thursday Sept. 19 Greenwood Gleaner, Greenwood, WI, 9-13-1901, Family Records


The Thursday Club will meet with Mrs. E. E. Van Voorhis. Thursday Sept. 19



Obit: Van Voorhis, Elmer Elsworth (1862 - 1932)

Transcriber: Janet


Surnames: Van Voorhis, Van Vorhis, VanVoorhis, VanVorhis


----Source: Minnesota Death Index 1887-2001

Name Elmer Elsworth Van Voorhis
Sex Male
Age 70
Death Date 27 Jun 1932
Death Place White Bear Lake, Ramsey, Minnesota, United States
Death Place (Original) White Bear Lake, Ramsey, Minnesota
Birth Date 1862
Birthplace Victor, New York
Father's Name Le Roy Van Voorhis
Father's Sex Male
Mother's Name Harriet E. Stafford
Mother's Sex Female
Spouse's Name Lydia M Van Voorhis
Certificate Number 12122



Bio: Van Voorhis, Leroy. J. (1900)
Transcriber: Laurel Bragstad Schaub

----Source: Greenwood Gleaner (Greenwood, WI) 9-7-1900

L. J. Van Voorhis has been very sick with cholera morbus for a few days back. A week ago last night it was not thought he would survive, but he is on the gain at present writing. Dr. Thomas is attending him.



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