Vanhoff, Henry

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.