William H. Wolford Family
William H. WOLFORD
b. 26-Jul-1844, d. 29-Sep-1928,
buried: 20 Oct 1928, Lakeside Cem., Lake Odessa, Ionia Co., MI,
m. 26-Dec-1867, to Elizabeth BLOCHER
(daughter of Samuel BLOCHER and
b. 15-Apr-1844, Washington Twp., Darke Co., OH,
d. 27-Mar-1926, Campbell Twp., Ionia Co., MI,
buried: 30 Mar 1926, Lakeside Cem., Lake Odessa, Ionia Co., MI.
In the 1870 census for Monroe Twp., Preble
Co., OH, 311/311:
(living next to Henry Wolford family, could this by his parents?)
Wolford, William, 24yr, m, w, farm hand, 400?, 100, PA, col19 1?
Wolford, Elizabeth, 25yr, f, w, keeping house, OH
Wolford, Samuel, 1yr, m, w, at home, OH
In the 1880 census
for Jackson Twp., Randolph Co.,
IN, roll T9-0306, page 12d:
Wolford, William, self, mar, m,
w, 36, PA, farmer, PA, PA
Wolford, Elizabeth, wife, mar,
f, w, 36, OH, keeping house,
Wolford, Samuel, son, sing, m, w,
11, OH, at home, PA, OH
Wolford, John, son, sing, m, w,
9, OH, PA, OH
Wolford, Catharine, daug,
sing, f, w, 8, OH, PA, OH
Wolford, Mary, daug, sing, f,
w, 6, OH, PA, OH
Wolford, William, son, sing, m,
w, 4, OH, PA, OH
Wolford, Washington, son, sing,
m, w, 3, IN, PA, OH
Wolford, David, son, sing, m, w,
1, IN, PA, OH
In the 1910 census for Campbell
Twp., Ionia Co., MI, roll 650,
book 1, page 218a, image 29, 96/96:
Wolford, William H., head, m, w, 65yr, mar1 for 42yr, PA,
PA, PA, farmer
Wolford, Elizabeth, wife, f, w, 66yr, mar1 for 42yr, 11ch,
7ch living, OH, PA, OH
(living next to son Samuel H. Wolford)
In the 1920 census for Campbell Twp., Ionia Co., MI, roll 722,
book 2, page 90a, 79/79:
(on same page as Benjamin Brovont, Daniel Brovont, Henry E.
Samuel Wolford his son)
Wolford, William H., head, m, w, 73yr, mar, PA, PA, PA
Wolford, Elizabeth, wife, f, w, 75yr, mar, OH, PA, OH
Obit: In the Lake
Odessa Wave, 18-Oct-1928
William H. Wolford
died at the home of his son , S.H. Wolford, September 29, 1928,
at the age of 84 years, 2 months and 3 days.
For the last eight
and one-half years he has been a helpless invalid, unable to walk alone
and has been with his
son since the death of his wife on March 27, 1926.
Odessa Wave, 31 Mar 1926
Christian Many Yrs. Passes Beyond Vale
Mother of Samuel
Wolford and Mrs. Mary
Hubbard Died after Life of Eighty-two Years.
Wolford living five miles
west of town, died last Monday at the age of nearly eighty-two years.
For a number of
the husband and father
has been an invalid and it looked as though the
was to leave the
first, but not so, death called the mother, leaving the
will be cared for by the son Samuel and his good wife.
These old people
have lived in this vicinity
since 1888 or forty-eight years. In 1868 she united
with the church continuing
the Christian life fifty-eight years. An enviable record of service.
She was the mother of
eleven children seven
sons and four daughters.
Two sons and two
having preceded her in death.
Those left are
Samuel H., living near the
old home, John of High River, Alberta, Washington of
Manchester, O., Solomon at home, Mrs. Mary
A. Hubbard of Lake
Mrs. Emma Beagle
thirty-three grandchildren and
nine great grandchildren.
The funeral was held at the home Monday and
burial was at Lake
I. Samuel Henry WOLFORD,
d. 22 Sep 1950.
II. John WOLFORD,
III. Catherine WOLFORD,
b. Mar-1872, d. Bef11-Mar-1929,
probably the Anna Wolford, (b. 1872, d. 1905)
who is on her parents tombstone above.
IV. Mary Ann WOLFORD,
b. 17-Aug-1873 in OH, d. 4-May-1937.
V. William WOLFORD,
b. 19-Dec-1875, d. 21-Dec-1883.
VI. Washington WOLFORD,
VII. David WOLFORD,
VIII. Joseph WOLFORD,
b. 2-Oct-1880, d. 13-Nov-1883.
IX. Soloman WOLFORD,
b. 7-May-1882, d. 3 Jan 1950,
buried: Lakeside Cem., Lake Odessa, MI.
X. Emma WOLFORD, b.