Second Generation

2. James Cherry2 Vanselous (Asher1)(5451) was born Kingwood Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ January 12, 1821. James died March 22, 1909 in Cannon City, Rice Co, MN, at 88 years of age.

He married Cornelia M Godown Kingwood Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ, January 23, 1847. Married by by Rev. Samuel F. Porter

Cornelia was born Flemington, Hunterdon Co, NJ October 16, 1828. The 1900 census records her birth as Oct 1829. Cornelia(5452) was the daughter of Richard S Godown and Mary Rittenhouse.

Cornelia died June 3, 1924 in Cannon City, Rice Co, MN, at 95 years of age. Cornelia's death certificate lists the cause of death as bronchopneumonia. In the February 10, 1847, Vol IX, No. 25 issue of The Hunterdon County Democrat is found the marriage announcement: On the 23d ult (meaning previous month), by Rev. Samuel F. Porter, Mr. James Vanselons to Miss Cornelia Godown, all of Kingwood.

In the 1840 census Kingwood Twp, Hunterdon Co NJ page 272, James is recorded right next to James Cherry. There is 1 male 5-10, 2 males 10-15, 1 male 15-20, 1 male 20-30 and 1 female 10-15. James Cherry is rocorded as 70-80 and 1 female 60-70.

In the 1850 census Tincuim Twp, Bucks Co PA page , James (age 29) is recorded with Cornelia (age 20), Margaret (age 2) and Asher (age 1). James is noted as a laborer.

In the 1860 census Three Rivers, Fabius Co, St Joseph, Michigan page 415, James (age 37) is recorded with Cornelia (age 30), Margaret (age 13), Asher (age 10), George (age 8), Mary (age 6), Samuel (age 4) and Catherine (age 1). James is a farmer born in New Jersey.

In the 1880 census Bridgewater, Rice Co, Minnesota page 246. J.C. (age 59) is recorded with his wife Cormelia (age 51), Milton (age 18), James (age 16), Adella (age 14), Frederick (age 12), Alma (age 10), Albert (age 9), Franklin (age 7), Mary (age 23), Johnson Bunn (brother-in-law age 50), and Dudley (nephew age 18).

In the 1900 census Cannon, Rice County, Minnesota, page 19, James (age 79) is recorded with his wife Cornelia (age 70). They have been married for 53 years and have had 13 children. They own their farm with no mortgage.

James Cherry Vanselous and Cornelia M Godown had the following children:

child 8 i. Margaret Elizabeth3 Vanselous(5453) was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey September 15, 1847. Margaret died August 1946 in Cadott, WI, at 98 years of age. She married Elijah E Walrod in Northfield, Rice Co, MN, September 29, 1867. Elijah was born in Vernon Center, Oneida Co, NY March 14, 1843. (Additional notes for Elijah E Walrod(5454)) Elijah died April 23, 1929 in Cadott, Chippewa Co, Wisconsin, at 86 years of age. (See Elijah E Walrod for the continuation of this line.)

child + 9 ii. Asher Gordon Vanselous was born July 17, 1849.

child 10 iii. John B Vanselous(5455) was born in Pennsylvania June 29, 1851. other research has his birth date as June 24, 1851 John died October 21, 1854 in Pennsylvania, at 3 years of age.

child + 11 iv. George W Vanselous was born December 03, 1852.

child 12 v. Mary Ann Vanselous(5456) was born in Pennsylvania November 05, 1854. Mary died Before 1942. She married James Dichey. (Additional notes for James Dichey(5457))

child + 13 vi. Samuel Howard Vanselous was born September 25, 1856.

child 14 vii. Catherine Vanselous(5458) was born in Michigan October 03, 1858. Catherine died before 1942. She married George R Fox 1878. George was born in Medina Co, Ohio 1856. (Additional notes for George R Fox(5459)) (See George R Fox for the continuation of this line.)

child 15 viii. Edgar Vanselous(5460) was born in Michigan October 19, 1860. Edgar died September 4, 1861 in Michigan, at less than one year of age.

child + 16 ix. Milton F Vanselous was born April 19, 1862.

child 17 x. James Willis Vanselous(5461) was born in Michigan March 06, 1864. James died in Turtle Lake, Wisconsin.

child 18 xi. Adella Edith Vanselous(5462) was born in Cannon City, Rice Co, MN March 21, 1866. Adella died October 12, 1947 in Cannon City, Rice Co, MN, at 81 years of age. buried in Cannon Falls, Minnesota She married twice.

She married W. R. Chapman January 26, 1882. W. was born Illinois about 1866. (Additional notes for W. R. Chapman(5463)) W. died about 1890. (See W. R. Chapman for the continuation of this line.) She married Gabriel Galegher about 1895. Gabriel was born in Canada July 1856. In the 1900 census Forest Twp Rice Co Minnesota page 127, Gabriel (age 43) is recorded with Adella (age 34), daughter Inige (age 15), son George (age 10), stepson Roy Chapman (age 16), and Maggie (age 10). The first name may have been spelled Ardella. I am also assuming that this person is a female. Adella has the last name of Myler and a reference to both of her husbands on the Cemetary notes

child + 19 xii. Frederick L Vanselous was born August 23, 1868.

child 20 xiii. Alma Neal Vanselous(5464) was born in Northfield, Rice Co, MN October 1, 1869. other research has her birth date recorded as October 01, 1871 Alma died June 16, 1966 in Clive, Alberta, Canada, at 96 years of age. She married Elmer Van Eaton January 07, 1892. Elmer was born in Faribault, Rice Co, MN October 20, 1865. (Additional notes for Elmer Van Eaton(5465)) Elmer died 1912 in Clive, Alberta, Canada, at 46 years of age. (See Elmer Van Eaton for the continuation of this line.)

child + 21 xiv. Albert James Vanselous was born July 17, 1871.

child + 22 xv. Robert Franklin Vanselous was born August 08, 1873.

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