Croffoot, Homer Vernon

Croffoot, Homer Vernon

Male 1826 - 1912  (86 years)

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  • Name Croffoot, Homer Vernon  [1, 2, 3
    • Variously listed as Thomas, Homer, or Vernon Crofoot/Crowfoot/Croffoot in some records. Grave marker says Homer V. Croffoot. A daughter's death record says Homer Vernon Croffot.
    Born 11 May 1826  Painesville, Lake County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Census 14 Oct 1850  Brooklyn Township, Green, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Census 4 Aug 1860  Mount Pleasant Township, Green, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Census 16 Aug 1870  Wards Grove Township, Jo Daviess, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Census 18 Jun 1880  Washington Township, Carroll, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Census 1 Mar 1905  Sabetha, Brown, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9
    Residence 20 Mar 1906  Sabetha, Brown, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Family Event 15 Nov 1906  Sabetha, Brown, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Died 4 Nov 1912  Studley, Sheridan County, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 12
    Buried Studley Cemetery, Studley, Sheridan, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Person ID I24071  Sackett | Descendants of Samantha Sackett Crowfoot (c1795-1878)
    Last Modified 28 Apr 2020 

    Father Crowfoot, Gideon,   b. 1788, LeRoy, Genesee County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jul 1884, Painesville, Lake County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years) 
    Mother Sackett, Samantha,   b. Abt 1795, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1878, Painesville, Lake County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 83 years) 
    Married 9 Apr 1819  Aurelius, Cayuga County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Divorced 14 Oct 1845  Lake County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Children 8 children 
     1. Lovejoy Crofoot, Andrew,   b. 23 Dec 1816, Aurelius, Cayuga County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1894, Chesaning, Saginaw County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     2. Crofoot, Sophia,   b. 11 Feb 1818, Cayuga County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Aug 1904, Charleston, Wasatch County, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     3. Crofoot, Marietta,   b. 11 Jul 1823, Lake County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Nov 1897, Painesville, Lake County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     4. Croffoot, Homer Vernon,   b. 11 May 1826, Painesville, Lake County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Nov 1912, Studley, Sheridan County, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    +5. Crofoot, Eli Dudley,   b. 1828, Lake County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Nov 1885, Delmore Township, McPherson County, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
     6. Crofoot, Elizabeth,   b. Apr 1834, Lake County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Unknown
     7. Crofoot, Avery,   b. 1833, Lake County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Unknown
     8. Crofoot, Maria A.,   b. 1835, Painesville, Lake County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Mar 1906, Painesville, Lake County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     
    Family ID F8733  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Rolfe, Clarissa A.,   b. Abt 1828, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1880-1883  (Age ~ 55 years) 
    Married 7 Oct 1846  Painesville, Lake County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Children 
    +1. Croffoot, Henrietta,   b. 1848, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1933  (Age 85 years)
    +2. Croffoot, Henry Homer,   b. Aug 1850, Rock County, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Nov 1928, Washington Township, Carroll, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 78 years)
     3. Croffoot, Carlos C.,   b. 29 May 1852, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Feb 1934  (Age 81 years)
     4. Croffoot, Betsey B.,   b. Abt 1855, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Unknown
     5. Croffoot, Addi A.,   b. Abt 1858, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Unknown
     6. Croffoot, Vandalia V.,   b. Abt 1862, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Unknown
     7. Croffoot, Ella E.,   b. Abt 1864, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Unknown
     8. Croffoot, Emma Jane,   b. 18 May 1867, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Dec 1953, Kuna, Ada County, Idaho, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     9. Croffoot, George T.,   b. Abt 1869, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Unknown
     10. Croffoot, Minnie M.,   b. Abt 1872, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Unknown
    Last Modified 28 Apr 2020 
    Family ID F8742  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Stahl, Elizabeth E.,   b. 17 Jan 1831, White Deer Township, Union County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1915, Phillipsburg, Phillips, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 27 May 1883  Green County, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [16, 17
    Last Modified 28 Apr 2020 
    Family ID F23813  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 May 1826 - Painesville, Lake County, Ohio, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 7 Oct 1846 - Painesville, Lake County, Ohio, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Croffoot, Henrietta - 1848 - Ohio, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Croffoot, Henry Homer - Aug 1850 - Rock County, Wisconsin, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Croffoot, Carlos C. - 29 May 1852 - Wisconsin, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Croffoot, Betsey B. - Abt 1855 - Wisconsin, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Croffoot, Addi A. - Abt 1858 - Wisconsin, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Croffoot, Vandalia V. - Abt 1862 - Wisconsin, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Croffoot, Ella E. - Abt 1864 - Wisconsin, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Croffoot, Emma Jane - 18 May 1867 - Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Croffoot, George T. - Abt 1869 - Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Croffoot, Minnie M. - Abt 1872 - Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 27 May 1883 - Green County, Wisconsin, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 4 Nov 1912 - Studley, Sheridan County, Kansas, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Source: Parent's 1845 divorce papers. Listed as Horace, age 19.
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      Marriage: Homer Crofoot m. Clarissa A. Rolfe; 07 Oct 1846; Lake Co., OH
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      Year: 1850; State: Wisconsin; County: Green; Township: Brooklyn,
      Roll M432_999, Page 270
      Thomas Crowfoot, 24, M, Farmer, OH
      Clarissa Crowfoot, 22, F, OH
      Henryetta Crowfoof, 2, F, OH
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      Year: 1860; State: Wisconsin; County: Green; Township: Mt. Pleasant,
      Roll M653_1411, Page 396
      Homer Crowfoot, 34, M, W, 500, OH
      Clarrisa Crowfoot, 32, F, W, OH
      Henrietta Crowfoot, 12, F, W, OH
      Henry Crowfoot, 10, M, W, WI
      Carloss Crowfoot, 7, M, W, WI
      Betsey B Crowfoot, 5, F, W, WI
      Addi A Crowfoot, 2, M,W, WI
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      Year: 1870; State: Illinois; County: Jo Daviess; Township: Wards Grove, Plum River Post Office,
      Roll M593_234, page 332
      Croffot, Homer, 44, M, W, Farmer, 1000, OH
      Croffot, Clarissa, 42, F, W, Keeps House, OH
      Croffot, Henrietta, 22, F, W, OH
      Croffot, Henry, 19, M, W, Works on Farm, WI
      Croffot, Carlos, 17, M, W, Works on Farm, WI
      Croffot, Betsy B, 15, F, W, Works at Home, WI
      Croffot, Adda, 11, F, W, Works at Home, WI (She was male 10 years ago!!)
      Croffot, Vandalia, 8, F, W, Works at Home, WI
      Croffot, Ella, 6, F, W, WI
      Croffot, Emma, 3, F, W, IL
      Croffot, Geo. T, 1, M, W, IL
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      Year: 1880; State: Illinois; County: Carroll; Township: Washington,
      Roll T9-178, FHLF#1254178,
      Page 604D, ED 21
      Croffott, H.V., W, M, 54, M, Farmer, OH, NY, NY
      Croffott, Charissa, W, F, 52, M, Keeps House, OH, NY, NY
      Croffott, Vandalia V., W, F, 18, Dau, At Home, WI, OH, OH
      Croffott, Ella E., W, F, 15, Dau, At Home, WI, OH, OH
      Croffott, Emma J., W, F, 13, Dau, Att. School, IL, OH, OH
      Croffott, Gerge T., W, M, 11, Son, Att.School, IL, OH, OH
      Croffott, Minnie M, W, F, 8, Dau, Att. School, IL, OH, OH

  • Sources 
    1. [S2312] 2012 Sunny May Albo, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 1), 27 Apr 2020.
      Homer Thomas Vernon Croffoot
      https://www.ancestry.com/family-tree/person/tree/71874563/person/352020774477/facts?_phsrc=OZX6688&_phstart=successSource

      Birth 11 MAY 1826 - Ohio, USA
      Death 4 NOV 1912

      Researched by Ted Smith

    2. [S1619] Newspapers.com (Reliability: 3), 27 Apr 2020.
      Sabetha Herald (Sabetha, Kansas), 14 Nov 1912, Page 8

      Obituary of H. V. Croffoot.

      Homer V. Croffoot was born in Painesville, Ohio, May 11, 1826. He was married to Clarissa Rolfe October 8, 1846. To this happy union there were born eleven children, three sons and eight daughters. His wife and three daughters preceeded (sic) him in death. The family moved west and lived in Rock county, Mo., for 13 years. Then they went to Joe Davis county, Illinois, where they remained 20 years. May 27, 1883, Mr. Croffoot was married to Elizabeth Sypher. To this union no children were born. The family then removed to Green county, Wisconsin, and lived there until 1888, when they moved to Kansas. Since then Mr. Croffoot has been a resident of Kansas. Sunday evening, November 3, death came to Mr. Croffoot at Studley, Kansas after an illness of a week with cerebral hemorroids. He was 86 years old. Mr. Croffoot is survived by a wife and eight children, as follows: Mrs. Duane Rogers, of Burr Oklahoma, Henry H. Croffoot, of Hanover, Ills.; Carlos C. Croffoot, of Studley, Kansas, Mrs. Delia Burkhart. Mrs. Adda Hatfield, Mrs. Ella McCabe and George F. Croffoot, all of Sabetha; Mrs. Emma Forrey, of Kuna, Idaho. In 1861 Mr. Croffoot united with the Baptist church and was ever afterwards a faithful follower of Christ. Funeral services were held in the Studley church Wednesday afternoon, November 6, conducted by Rev. Mr. Starrbuck, Burial was in the Studley cemetery.

      Transcribed by Ted Smith

    3. [S2313] Idaho, U.S., Death Records, 1890-1967, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 2), 28 Apr 2020.
      Name: Emma Jane Forrey
      Birth Date: 18 May 1867
      Birth Place: Illinois
      Death Date: 31 Dec 1953
      Death Place: Kuna, Canyon, Idaho, USA
      Father: Homer Vernon Croffot
      Mother: Clarissa Rolf
      Certificate Number: 004905

      Researched by Ted Smith

    4. [S506] 1850 U.S. Census (Reliability: 3).
      Year: 1850; State: Wisconsin; County: Green; Township: Brooklyn,
      Roll M432_999, Page 270
      Enumerated 14 Oct 1850
      Thomas Crowfoot, 24, M, Farmer, OH
      Clarissa Crowfoot, 22, F, OH
      Henryetta Crowfoof, 2, F, OH

      "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M4DJ-9F8 : 4 April 2020), Thomas Crowfoot, Brooklyn, Green, Wisconsin, United States; citing family 65, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

      Researched by Thurmon King; updated by Ted Smith

    5. [S500] 1860 U.S. Census (Reliability: 3).
      Year: 1860; State: Wisconsin; County: Green; Township: Mt. Pleasant,
      Roll M653_1411, Page 396
      Enumerated: 4 Aug 1860
      Homer Crowfoot, 34, M, W, 500, OH
      Clarrisa Crowfoot, 32, F, W, OH
      Henrietta Crowfoot, 12, F, W, OH
      Henry Crowfoot, 10, M, W, WI
      Carloss Crowfoot, 7, M, W, WI
      Betsey B Crowfoot, 5, F, W, WI
      Addi A Crowfoot, 2, M,W, WI

      "United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MWMB-PTD : 18 March 2020), Homer Crowfoot, 1860.

      Researched by Thurmon King; updated by Ted Smith

    6. [S501] 1870 U.S. Census (Reliability: 3).
      Year: 1870; State: Illinois; County: Jo Daviess; Township: Wards Grove, Plum River Post Office,
      Roll M593_234, page 332
      Enumerated 16 Aug 1870
      Croffot, Homer, 44, M, W, Farmer, 1000, OH
      Croffot, Clarissa, 42, F, W, Keeps House, OH
      Croffot, Henrietta, 22, F, W, OH
      Croffot, Henry, 19, M, W, Works on Farm, WI
      Croffot, Carlos, 17, M, W, Works on Farm, WI
      Croffot, Betsy B, 15, F, W, Works at Home, WI
      Croffot, Adda, 11, F, W, Works at Home, WI (She was male 10 years ago!!)
      Croffot, Vandalia, 8, F, W, Works at Home, WI
      Croffot, Ella, 6, F, W, WI
      Croffot, Emma, 3, F, W, IL
      Croffot, Geo. T, 1, M, W, IL

      "United States Census, 1870", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M6WW-SVK : 19 March 2020), Homer Croffot, 1870.

      Researched by Thurmon King; updated by Ted Smith

    7. [S960] 1880 U.S. Census (Reliability: 3).
      Year: 1880; State: Illinois; County: Carroll; Township: Washington,
      Roll T9-178, FHLF#1254178,
      Page 604D, ED 21
      Enumerated: 18 Jun 1880
      Croffott, H.V., W, M, 54, M, Farmer, OH, NY, NY
      Croffott, Charissa, W, F, 52, M, Keeps House, OH, NY, NY
      Croffott, Vandalia V., W, F, 18, Dau, At Home, WI, OH, OH
      Croffott, Ella E., W, F, 15, Dau, At Home, WI, OH, OH
      Croffott, Emma J., W, F, 13, Dau, Att. School, IL, OH, OH
      Croffott, Gerge T., W, M, 11, Son, Att.School, IL, OH, OH
      Croffott, Minnie M, W, F, 8, Dau, Att. School, IL, OH, OH

      Year: 1880; Census Place: Washington, Carroll, Illinois; Roll: 178; Page: 604D; Enumeration District: 021 (via Ancestry.com)

      Researched by Thurmon King; updated by Ted Smith

    8. [S2315] Kansas State Census, 1905 , (Family Search) (Reliability: 3).
      Name: H V Croffoot
      Event Type: Census
      Event Date: 1905
      Event Place: Kansas, United States
      Gender: Male
      Age: 78
      Birth Year (Estimated): 1827
      Birthplace: Ohio
      Page Number: 10
      Family Number: 2
      Record Number: 4

      H V Croffoot M 78 Ohio
      Elizabeth Croffoot F 74 Pennsylvania

      Line Number: 5
      Digital Folder Number: 101910474
      Image Number: 01046

      "Kansas State Census, 1905", database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QPJG-J2K2 : 23 September 2019), H V Croffoot, 1905.

      Researched by Ted Smith

    9. [S1218] Kansas, U.S., State Census Collection, 1855-1925, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3), 28 Feb 2020.
      Name: H V Croffoot
      Census Date: 1 Mar 1905
      Residence County: Nemaha
      Residence State: Kansas
      Locality: Sabetha
      Birth Place: Ohio
      Family Number: 2
      Gender: Male
      Age: 78
      Birth Year: abt 1827
      Race: White
      Household Member(s):
      Name Age
      H V Croffoot 78
      Elizabeth Croffoot 74

      Researched by Ted Smith

    10. [S1619] Newspapers.com (Reliability: 2), 28 Apr 2020.
      The Sabetha Republican-Herald (Sabetha, Kansas), 22 Mar 1906, Page 5

      Mr. and Mrs. Homer Croffoot of Sabetha were suddenly called to Painsville Ohio Tuesday by the death of Mr. Croffoot's sister there. They may remain at Prainsvuie a week or two.

      Transcribed by Ted Smith

    11. [S1619] Newspapers.com (Reliability: 2), 28 Apr 2020.
      The Sabetha Republican-Herald (Sabetha, Kansas), 22 Nov 1906, Page 4

      Homer Croffoot, father of George Croffoot, was badly hurt in a runaway accident last Thursday. Mr Croffoot bad started with a team for his farm in the country. As he passed under the Rock Island crossing in the south part of Sabetha a train came along. The train frightened Mr. Croffoot's horses and they started to run. They threw Mr. Croffoot out into the frozen road. His jaw bone was broken and his ear was cut and he was injured about the chest. He was taken to the Sabetha hospital not far away, where his injuries were attended to. Later Mr. Croffoot was taken to his home. He is doing as well as could be expected.

      Transcribed by Ted Smith

    12. [S2311] Walter Pettis (Reliability: 2), 27 Apr 2020.
      Email from Walter Pettis (TSFA #674) to Chris Sackett, 24 Apr 2020:

      I noticed that the records for Homer Crofoot ID 124071 didn't show a death date. I talked to my sister and our records show he died November 4, 1912 in Carroll, Illinois USA

    13. [S543] Find A Grave (www.findagrave.com) (Reliability: 2), 28 Apr 2020.
      Memorial ID 40242458
      https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/40242458

      Homer Vernon Croffoot
      Birth 11 May 1826
      Painesville Township, Lake County, Ohio, USA
      Death 4 Nov 1912 (aged 86)
      Studley, Sheridan County, Kansas, USA
      Burial
      Studley Cemetery
      Studley, Sheridan County, Kansas, USA

      Researched by Ted Smith

    14. [S433] Cindy Cairns (Reliability: 3).
      Samantha divorced Gideon; 14 Oct 1845, Lake County Court of Common Pleas, Chauncery
      Book B, page 486.

    15. [S1863] Ohio, U.S., County Marriage Records, 1774-1993, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3), 28 Apr 2020.
      Name: Homer Crofoot
      Gender: Male
      Marriage Date: 7 Oct 1846
      Marriage Place: Lake, Ohio, USA
      Spouse: Clarissa A. Rolfe
      Film Number: 000974915

      Researched by Ted Smith

    16. [S1619] Newspapers.com (Reliability: 2), 28 Apr 2020.
      Phillips County Post (Phillipsburg, Kansas), 28 Jan 1915, Page 1

      Obituary

      Elizabeth E. Stahl was born in Union county. Pennsylvania, January 17th, 1S31, died near Phillipsburg, Kansas, January 13, 1915, aged 84 years.

      Mrs. Stahl in early life was converted in the Church of God and continued in that faith until the death angel called for her. She has always lived a conscientious Christian life and just a little while before she passed away she said to those standing by that the stars would soon be shining. Grandma left the evidence behind all her life that she is at rest with the Lord.

      She was united in marriage to Jacob Sypher, January 13, 1S53; to this union was born four children, two boys and two girls. The boys both dying in infancy. She has left to mourn her demise, two daughters, Mrs. J. E. Druck of Clarno, Wis., and Mrs. W. J. Stewart, of Phillipsburg, Kansas; six grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and many other relatives and friends. After several years of happy life spent together her husband Jacob Sypher passed away on September 19, 1875.

      After his death she was united in marriage to Homer V. Croffoot on May 27th, 1886. They lived four years in Wisconsin, afterwards moving to Sabetha, Kansas, in 1911 they moved to Studley, Kaneas, where Mr. Coffoot (sic) died. Since that time she has lived with her daughters. At the time of her death she was at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Stewart near Phillipsburg. The funeral took place at the Stewart home on Tuesday afternoon at 3 p. m. conducted by the Rev. Robt Ball, pastor of the Baptist church. The remains were shipped to Wisconsin for interment Wednesday morning. Mr. Stewart accompanied the remains to the last resting place.

      Transcribed by Ted Smith

    17. [S1403] Wisconsin, U.S., Marriage Index, 1820-1907, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3), 28 Apr 2020.
      Name: Homer V Croffoot
      Marriage Date: 27 May 1883
      Marriage Place: Green, Wisconsin, USA
      Volume: 05
      Page: 0060

      Researched by Ted Smith


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