Homer Crofoot

(1826-1912)
FatherGideon Crowfoot (1792-)
MotherSamantha Sackett (c 1795-1878)
Homer Crofoot, son of Gideon Crowfoot and Samantha Sackett, was born in Painesville, Lake County, OhioG, on 11 May 1826.1 He died in Studley, Sheridan County, KansasG, on 3 November 1912.2,1 He married first in Painesville, Lake County, OhioG, on 7 October 1846, Clarissa A Rolfe.3 He married second on 27 May 1883, Elizabeth Sypher.1

Child of Homer Crofoot and Clarissa A Rolfe


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.

Sabetha Herald, Kansas, 14 Nov 1912, p 8.

See alsoThurmon King's Database, 24071
Sackett Family Association descendants
Walt Pettis and Cheryl Pettis Hauser.

 Notes & Citations

  1. Obituary.
  2. Email from Walt Pettis to Chris Sackett, Apr 2020, Homer died 4 Nov 1912 in Carroll, Illinois.
  3. Thurmon King's database.
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