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Helen M Vanderhoof Woods
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Birth: Mar. 25, 1859
Ionia County
Michigan, USA
Death: May 27, 1897
Van Buren County
Michigan, USA

Helen Vanderhoof Woods is the daughter of William C and Lodema Nash Vanderhoof.


Helen Woods died while giving birth to Violet on May 27,1897 in Decatur.

MRS. J.B. WOODS

Helen M Vanderhoof, daughter of William
and Lodema Vanderhoof, was born in the
town of Keene, Ionia County, Michigan,
March 25,1859, and died May 27,1897.
At the age of 5 she moved to Hamilton
with her parents. In the year of 1877
she united with the Methodist Church in
Decatur. In 1878 she was married to
John B. Woods. She was the mother of
eight children, six sons and two dau-
ghters, two sons proceeded her to the
other world. In 1880 she moved to
Madison, Dakota. After living there
eight years, they moved to Dowagiac,
then returning to Hamilton, where she
lived until her death.
Mrs Woods was a quiet, lovable women.
a kind wife and an affectionate mother.
Durning her long illness she was ever
cheerful, hopeful and patient, bearing
her suffering with great fortitude. Be-
sides her parent and family, she leaves
a large circle of friends and neigh-
bors to mourn her loss.
The funeral took place at Hamilton hall
Sunday, May 30th, at 11 o'clock a.m.,
conducted by Elder-J.H. Hammond of
Decatur. The respect and sympathy of
friends and neighbors was manifested
by the large attendance and floral offerings
that decorated the casket. Notwithstanding
the cold disagreeable day, fifty teams formed
the long procession that followed the loved
form to the beautiful Hamilton Cemetery,
where her sleeping dust was laid to wait
the resurrection morn. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  William C Vanderhoof (1835 - 1926)
  Lodema Nash Vanderhoof (1840 - 1865)
 
 Spouse:
  John B Woods (1856 - 1930)*
 
 Children:
  William Sherban Woods (1879 - 1897)*
  Clarence Woods (1883 - 1978)*
  Harold Woods (1884 - 1909)*
  James David Woods (1886 - 1907)*
  John Wiley Woods (1887 - 1936)*
  Carrie Woods Baldwin (1889 - 1957)*
  Harry Woods (1892 - 1894)*
  Violet Woods (1897 - 1898)*
 
 Siblings:
  David Vanderhoof (1856 - 1934)*
  Helen M Vanderhoof Woods (1859 - 1897)
  Carrie V Vanderhoof Hall (1868 - 1958)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Hamilton Cemetery
Decatur
Van Buren County
Michigan, USA
 
Created by: Sharon Risner
Record added: Sep 09, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21461295
Helen M <i>Vanderhoof</i> Woods
Added by: Sharon Risner
 
Helen M <i>Vanderhoof</i> Woods
Added by: Sharon Risner
 
Helen M <i>Vanderhoof</i> Woods
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Added by: Leslie Rhone
 
 
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- Sharon Risner
 Added: May. 21, 2010

- Sharon Risner
 Added: Apr. 9, 2009

- Sharon Risner
 Added: Oct. 5, 2007
 
 
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