Born: 1804-XX-XX Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Died: 1854-12-20 Springfield, Illinois
Flourished: 1838-1854 Springfield, Illinois
In 1838, Vanhoff settled in Springfield, Illinois, where he entered into partnership with Obed Lewis in Vanhoff & Lewis, building carriages and wagons. In 1840, he married Susan A. Lewis, with whom he had six children.
John Carroll Power and S. A. Power, History of the Early Settlers of Sangamon County, Illinois (Springfield, IL: Edwin A. Wilson, 1876), 740.