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Elizabeth "Betsy" Wisecarver Vandruff
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Birth: Jan. 16, 1793
Frederick County
Virginia, USA
Death: Apr. 5, 1875
Jefferson County
Kansas, USA

Mrs. Vandruff, one of the first settlers of this country, died at the residence of her son in Kansas, Wednesday afternoon, April 5, 1875. The remains were brought to Rock Island by her son, and buried on Big Island at the request of the deceased in her last hours. Her husband, Joshua Vandruff, established the first ferry over Rock River, in 1828, and departed this life some fifteen years since. 
 
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 Parents:
  George Wisecarver (1756 - 1842)
 
 Spouse:
  Joshua Vandruff (1791 - 1856)
 
 Children:
  Henry Vandruff (1814 - 1890)*
  Barbara Vandruff Goble (1816 - 1893)*
  John Wesley Vandruff (1817 - 1894)*
  Catherine Vandruff Essex (1818 - 1863)*
  Joseph H. Vandruff (1826 - 1901)*
  Jacob Arthur Vandruff (1827 - 1880)*
  James T. Vandruff (1827 - 1894)*
  Joshua Vandruff (1832 - 1895)*
  Elizabeth Vandruff Cross (1835 - 1903)*
 
 Sibling:
  Elizabeth Wisecarver Vandruff (1793 - 1875)
  Isaac Wisecarver (1803 - 1895)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Chippiannock Cemetery
Rock Island
Rock Island County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Gerald "Jerry" Hobson
Record added: May 23, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 52738598
Elizabeth Betsy <i>Wisecarver</i> Vandruff
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Elizabeth Betsy <i>Wisecarver</i> Vandruff
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Elizabeth Betsy <i>Wisecarver</i> Vandruff
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Elizabeth was born December 20, 1792 and passed on April 4, 1875. Rock Island County Court Records indicate that she and Joshua were divorced in June 1849.
- Emma Simmons
 Added: May. 9, 2013
 
 
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