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James VanHorn, II

Wood County, Ohio, USA
Death 30 Jan 1853 (aged 23–24)
Wood County, Ohio, USA
Burial Grand Rapids, Wood County, Ohio, USA
Plot East Section Row 7 Stone 10
Memorial ID 102010007 · View Source
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The son of Samuel and Sophia Vanhorn/Van Horn, James had siblings William, Isaac, Eli, Andrew, Isabell, Austin, and Rhoda. His father was born in Jefferson County,Ohio on 4 July 1801, the son of Isaac and Margaret Ann Van Horn, He was bonded out to a Mr. Bailey in 1810. Samuel married in October 1824, Sophia Minard, a native of Pennsylvania, born on 15 December 1804. The family came to Wood County, Ohio in 1831 in an ox-drawn wagon and immediately settled on 80 acres of wild swamp land. They built a house 16 x 18 feet. For food, the family shot deer, squirrel, and turkey and grew potatoes and corn. James' father died 4 February 1886 and his mother on 4 June 1890. James' sister, Isabell, married John France and his sister, Rhoda married, Henry Blythe. His brother, Andrew, went to Adams County, Indiana.

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24y s/o Samuel & Sophia

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  • Added: 10 Dec 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 102010007
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for James VanHorn, II (1829–30 Jan 1853), Find A Grave Memorial no. 102010007, citing Beaver Creek Cemetery, Grand Rapids, Wood County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Lavidaloca (contributor 47233220) .