Husband: Peter Vanderhoof (1)
Born: 1797
Died: 1847
Father: Jacob Vanderhoof
Mother: Ann Elizabeth Hopler
Wife: Rachel Peer (2)
Born: 1800
Died: 1850
01 (M): Jacob H. Vanderhoof (3 4 5)
Born: 13 Feb 1816 in Boonton, Morris, NJ
Died: 03 Nov 1915 in Sherman, Clark, Wisconsin
Spouses: Jane Miller
  1., IrvinFamilyTree; Owner rirvin3.
  2. Ibid., IrvinFamilyTree; Owner rirvin3.
  3. Ibid., Family tree of Terry Foss.
  4. Clark Co., WI Internet Library, ALHN & AHGP website (, obituary.

    Obit: Vanderhoof, Jacob (1816 - 1915)
    Contact: Stan


    ----Source: Clark County Republican & Press (Neillsville, Wis.) 11/18/1915

    Vanderhoof, Jacob (10 FEB 1816 - 3 NOV 1915)

    Jacob Vanderhoof, Clark County’s oldest inhabitant, died Nov. 3, 1915 at the home of his son, Wesley Vanderhoof, in the town of Sherman, Clark County, aged 99 years, 8 moths and 21 days.

    He was born in Boonton, N.J. In 1870 he came to Plymouth, Wis., and in 1874 to Clark County, where he has since lived. He was a most interesting man.

    He leaves ten children: Wesley and Charles of the town of Sherman; Ward of Loyal; Rachel Lang of Merrill; Mrs. Ed Kayhart and Mrs. M. Degrau of the town of Sherman; Mrs. Frank Neil of Duluth; Walter of Fairview, Mont.; Elijah and Mrs. John Gosline of Washington; and one sister living in New Jersey, 45 grandchildren, 69 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

    Obit #2

    Obit: Vanderhoof, Jacob #3 (1816 - 1915)

    Contact: Ann Stevens

    Surnames: Vanderhoof, Kayhart, Degraw, Niel, Lang

    ----Source: Neillsville Times (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 11/11/1915

    Vanderhoof, Jacob (13 FEB 1816 – 4 Nov 1915)

    Word was received in this city yesterday of the death of Jacob Vanderhoof, a man, who if had lived until next February 13th, would have been 100 years old. His death occurred at an early hour Thursday morning at the home of his son, Wesley Vanderhoff, who resides in the town of Sherman, four miles southwest of Spencer and with whom deceased has made his home the past 30 years. He was born in New Jersey Feb. 13th, 1816. His exact age at the time of death was 99 years, eight months and twenty-one days. He is survived by nine children. They are Wesley, Charles, Mrs. Ed. Kayhart and Mrs. M. Degraw of the town of Sherman, Mrs. Frank Niel of Duluth, Minn., Walter of Fairview, Mont., Elijah of Washington, Ward of Loyal and Mrs. Rachael Lang of Merrill. – Marshfield Herald

  5. Census, Federal - 1880 - Clark Co, WI, town of Sherman.

    The Family of Jacob Vanderhoof

    Sherman Township, Clark Co., WI

    1880 Federal Census for Sherman Township, Clark County, WI
    Name Relation M-S-W Sex Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father's B. P. Mother's B. P.
    Jacob Vanderhoof Head M Male White 64 New Jersey Farmer New Jersey New Jersey
    Jane Vanderhoof Wife M Female White 56 New Jersey Housekeeper New Jersey New Jersey
    Wesley Vanderhoof Son 's Male White 37 New Jersey Farming New Jersey New Jersey
    Jacob Vanderhoof Son 's Male White 27 New Jersey Farm Laborer New Jersey New Jersey
    Elijah Vanderhoof Son S Male White 20 New Jersey At Home New Jersey New Jersey
    Francis Vanderhoof Dau S Female White 16 New Jersey At Home New Jersey New Jersey

    Jacob, Jane & Wesley Vanderhoof are buried in Coles Cemetery, Sherman Township, Clark Co., WI

    Obit: Vanderhoof, Jacob (1816 - 1915)

    Obit: Vanderhoof, Jacob #2 (1816 - 1915)

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