Isabelle Vorhies

Last updated 19 Oct 2021 in Spear–Johnson Family.

Individual

Born: Bet 2 Jun 1814 and 1 Jun 1815 in , , Ohio, United States

Died: 1883

Father: Aaron Vorhies (1791 – 1861)

Mother: Mary Daily (? – ?)

Supporting evidence for:
name

book-history-of-noble-county-ohio-1887: History of Noble County, Ohio; Chicago: L. H. Watkins & Company, 1887; book image (PDF), Google Play (https://play.google.com: downloaded 20 Apr 2018), held by New York Public Library [The personal histories were collected from the identified individuals and their contemporaries. Other histories were collected from county records and other places, with the help of numerous county officials and others.]

Additional detail for reference: Page 477 (PDF page 552)

Comment: Source includes name (<spelling> Vorhies). See research notes for spelling details.

census-us-1860-ps-oh-noble-seneca-184: 1860 U.S. Census, population schedule, Ohio, Noble County, Seneca Township, page 184 (form) or 492 (alternate, not visible on page); 1860 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed 3 Nov 2006) > "Ohio > Noble > Seneca" image 24; citing “Eighth Census of the United States, 1860, NARA microfilm publication M653 (1438 rolls), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 805020]

Additional detail for reference: Line 6, dwelling 1400

Comment: Source includes [married] name (Isabell Shafer).

census-us-1880-ps-oh-noble-196-16: 1880 U.S. Census, population schedule, Ohio, Noble County, Seneca Township, enumeration district 196, page 16 (form/penned) or 191D (stamp sequence, not visible on page); 1880 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 12 August 2018) > "Ohio > Noble > Seneca > 196" image 16; citing “Tenth Census of the United States, 1880, NARA microfilm publication T9, roll 1055 (of 1454), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.”

Additional detail for reference: Line 36, dwelling 141

Comment: Source includes [married] name (Isabelle Shafer).

marriage-shaffer-vorhies-1833: Marriage record for William Shaffer & Isabel Vorhies (1833); Ohio, County Marriage Records, 1774-1993, database with images, Ancestry (https://www.ancestry.com: accessed 17 Oct 2020) > "Guernsey > 1809 - 1940" image 340, entry 1761 (page 33); citing "Marriage Records; Ohio Marriages; Various Ohio County Courthouses"

Comment: Source includes name (<spelling> Vorhies). See research notes for spelling details.

periodical-four-score-and-ten-1903: “Four Score and Ten,” human interest; Newspapers.com (https://www.newspapers.com: accessed 16 Oct 2020) > “United States of America > Missouri > Stanberry > The Stanberry Headlight > 1903 > 10 > 28” page 1; citing “The Stanberry Headlight (Stanberry, Gentry County, Missouri), 28 Oct. 1903 (Wednesday), page 1, column 7”

Comment: Source includes name (Isabelle Vorhies).

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birth

census-us-1860-ps-oh-noble-seneca-184: 1860 U.S. Census, population schedule, Ohio, Noble County, Seneca Township, page 184 (form) or 492 (alternate, not visible on page); 1860 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed 3 Nov 2006) > "Ohio > Noble > Seneca" image 24; citing “Eighth Census of the United States, 1860, NARA microfilm publication M653 (1438 rolls), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 805020]

Additional detail for reference: Line 6, dwelling 1400

Comment: Source includes age (45) and location (Ohio). Using the official census date of 1 June 1860 gives a birth date range from 2 June 1814 to 1 June 1815.

census-us-1880-ps-oh-noble-196-16: 1880 U.S. Census, population schedule, Ohio, Noble County, Seneca Township, enumeration district 196, page 16 (form/penned) or 191D (stamp sequence, not visible on page); 1880 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 12 August 2018) > "Ohio > Noble > Seneca > 196" image 16; citing “Tenth Census of the United States, 1880, NARA microfilm publication T9, roll 1055 (of 1454), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.”

Additional detail for reference: Line 36, dwelling 141

Comment: Source includes age (65) and location (Ohio). Using the official census date of 1 June 1880 gives a birth date range from 2 June 1814 to 1 June 1815.

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death

periodical-four-score-and-ten-1903: “Four Score and Ten,” human interest; Newspapers.com (https://www.newspapers.com: accessed 16 Oct 2020) > “United States of America > Missouri > Stanberry > The Stanberry Headlight > 1903 > 10 > 28” page 1; citing “The Stanberry Headlight (Stanberry, Gentry County, Missouri), 28 Oct. 1903 (Wednesday), page 1, column 7”

Comment: Source includes year (1883).

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Family

Spouse/Partner: William Shafer (1810 – 1904)

Married: 2 May 1833 in , Guernsey County, Ohio, United States

Supporting evidence for:
marriage

marriage-shaffer-vorhies-1833: Marriage record for William Shaffer & Isabel Vorhies (1833); Ohio, County Marriage Records, 1774-1993, database with images, Ancestry (https://www.ancestry.com: accessed 17 Oct 2020) > "Guernsey > 1809 - 1940" image 340, entry 1761 (page 33); citing "Marriage Records; Ohio Marriages; Various Ohio County Courthouses"

Comment: Source includes date (second day of May 1833) and implied location ([Guernsey County, Ohio]).

periodical-four-score-and-ten-1903: “Four Score and Ten,” human interest; Newspapers.com (https://www.newspapers.com: accessed 16 Oct 2020) > “United States of America > Missouri > Stanberry > The Stanberry Headlight > 1903 > 10 > 28” page 1; citing “The Stanberry Headlight (Stanberry, Gentry County, Missouri), 28 Oct. 1903 (Wednesday), page 1, column 7”

Comment: Source includes date (1833).

book-history-of-noble-county-ohio-1887: History of Noble County, Ohio; Chicago: L. H. Watkins & Company, 1887; book image (PDF), Google Play (https://play.google.com: downloaded 20 Apr 2018), held by New York Public Library [The personal histories were collected from the identified individuals and their contemporaries. Other histories were collected from county records and other places, with the help of numerous county officials and others.]

Additional detail for reference: Page 477 (PDF page 552)

Comment: Source includes year (<conflict>). See research notes for William or Isabelle for conflict details.

census-us-1880-ps-oh-noble-196-16: 1880 U.S. Census, population schedule, Ohio, Noble County, Seneca Township, enumeration district 196, page 16 (form/penned) or 191D (stamp sequence, not visible on page); 1880 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 12 August 2018) > "Ohio > Noble > Seneca > 196" image 16; citing “Tenth Census of the United States, 1880, NARA microfilm publication T9, roll 1055 (of 1454), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.”

Additional detail for reference: Lines 35,36, dwelling 141

Comment: Source identifies Isabelle Shafer as the wife of William Shafer.

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Child: Barbara Shafer (? – 1887)

Child: Aaron Shafer (? – ?)

Child: James N. Shafer (? – ?)

Child: Mary Ann Shafer (1840 – 1887)

Child: William J. Shafer (1842 – 1902)

Child: Austin C. Shafer (1842 – 1902)

Child: Eli Shafer (1844 – 1902)

Child: George Shafer (1849 – 1902)

Child: Isabell Shafer (1847 – 1902)

Child: Francenia Shafer (1852 – 1902)

Child: Zuingless Shafer (1854 – 1902)

Child: Charles W. Shafer (1857 – 1902)

Miscellaneous Facts

Attributes

Residence: 1 Jun 1860 at Seneca Township, Noble County, Ohio, United States

Residence: 16 Jun 1880 at Seneca Township, Noble County, Ohio, United States

Supporting evidence for:
attributes

census-us-1860-ps-oh-noble-seneca-184: 1860 U.S. Census, population schedule, Ohio, Noble County, Seneca Township, page 184 (form) or 492 (alternate, not visible on page); 1860 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed 3 Nov 2006) > "Ohio > Noble > Seneca" image 24; citing “Eighth Census of the United States, 1860, NARA microfilm publication M653 (1438 rolls), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 805020]

Additional detail for reference: Line 6, dwelling 1400

Comment: Source includes census date (1 Jun 1860) and location (Seneca Township, Ohio).

census-us-1880-ps-oh-noble-196-16: 1880 U.S. Census, population schedule, Ohio, Noble County, Seneca Township, enumeration district 196, page 16 (form/penned) or 191D (stamp sequence, not visible on page); 1880 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 12 August 2018) > "Ohio > Noble > Seneca > 196" image 16; citing “Tenth Census of the United States, 1880, NARA microfilm publication T9, roll 1055 (of 1454), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.”

Additional detail for reference: Line 36, dwelling 141

Comment: Source includes census date (1 Jun 1880) and location (Seneca Township, in the County of Noble, State of Ohio).

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Research Notes (Conflicts/Spelling/Followup)

CONFLICTS

Marriage Date: This database uses 2 May 1833. The History of Noble County, Ohio gives 1832 [book-history-of-noble-county-ohio-1887]

Death Date: This database uses 24 Feb 1884. The newspaper article "Four Score and Ten" gives a year of 1883. [periodical-four-score-and-ten-1903]

SPELLING

Given Name: This database uses Isabelle. A record of her marriage with William Shaffer uses Isabel. [marriage-shaffer-vorhies-1833]

Given Name: This database uses Isabelle. The History of Noble County, Ohio uses Isabel. [book-history-of-noble-county-ohio-1887]

FOLLOWUP

Isabelle may have been born 17 Apr 1815 in Guernsey County,Ohio. [research-ancestor-chart-of-george-spear]

She may have used the nickname, "Tabby."

In 1880 Eliza Vorhies (16, b. Ohio) was staying with the family and attending school. Was she Isabell's grandniece? [census-us-1880-ps-oh-noble-196-16]

She may have died 24 Nov 1884 in Noble County, Ohio. Note that this conflicts with the current date. [research-ancestor-chart-of-george-spear]

Isabelle may be buried in Mt. Ephriam Cemetry, Noble County, OH.

Supporting evidence for:
research notes

book-history-of-noble-county-ohio-1887: History of Noble County, Ohio; Chicago: L. H. Watkins & Company, 1887; book image (PDF), Google Play (https://play.google.com: downloaded 20 Apr 2018), held by New York Public Library [The personal histories were collected from the identified individuals and their contemporaries. Other histories were collected from county records and other places, with the help of numerous county officials and others.]

Additional detail for reference: Page 477 (PDF page 552)

census-us-1880-ps-oh-noble-196-16: 1880 U.S. Census, population schedule, Ohio, Noble County, Seneca Township, enumeration district 196, page 16 (form/penned) or 191D (stamp sequence, not visible on page); 1880 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 12 August 2018) > "Ohio > Noble > Seneca > 196" image 16; citing “Tenth Census of the United States, 1880, NARA microfilm publication T9, roll 1055 (of 1454), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.”

Additional detail for reference: Line 36, dwelling 141

marriage-shaffer-vorhies-1833: Marriage record for William Shaffer & Isabel Vorhies (1833); Ohio, County Marriage Records, 1774-1993, database with images, Ancestry (https://www.ancestry.com: accessed 17 Oct 2020) > "Guernsey > 1809 - 1940" image 340, entry 1761 (page 33); citing "Marriage Records; Ohio Marriages; Various Ohio County Courthouses"

periodical-four-score-and-ten-1903: “Four Score and Ten,” human interest; Newspapers.com (https://www.newspapers.com: accessed 16 Oct 2020) > “United States of America > Missouri > Stanberry > The Stanberry Headlight > 1903 > 10 > 28” page 1; citing “The Stanberry Headlight (Stanberry, Gentry County, Missouri), 28 Oct. 1903 (Wednesday), page 1, column 7”

research-ancestor-chart-of-george-spear: <private> Engelmann, Ancestor Chart of George E. Spear, privately printed 1988; privately held

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