Isaiah was the son of Daniel Vanness and Elizabeth Yerian.
He married on July 4, 1869, to Catherine Grove.
They appear in the 1870 census of Washington Township, Kosciusko County, Indiana, with son Lawrence age 1 month. Isaiah was a farmer.
Catherine was living widowed in the same township with 4 children at home at the time of the 1900 census. In 1910 she was living with her 2 youngest children in Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana.
Besides the children linked below they had:
Myrtle Van Ness b.Jan,1873.
Charles M. Van Ness b.May,1879.
Grover T. Van Ness b.Feb 24,1885, m.Jun 1,1911 Ruth M. Hammons.
Daniel Vanness (1808 - 1884)
Elizabeth Yerian Vanness (1813 - 1879)
Catharine Grove Van Ness (1847 - 1922)*
Lawrence W VanNess (1870 - 1927)*
Oris M Van Ness (1873 - 1900)*
George M Van Ness (1875 - 1903)*
Rella Van Ness Culbertson (1880 - 1975)*
William H Van Ness (1881 - 1906)*
Lulu B. Van Ness Bedell (1883 - 1963)*
Minnie E. Van Ness (1886 - 1965)*
Earley B. Van Ness (1890 - 1958)*
Created by: Carl Bennett
Record added: May 15, 2007
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