m. 28 Jul 1848
m. 09 Feb 1867
Facts and Events
The Lafferty family by 1880 consisted of the following members:
1880 Census - Columbia, Van Buren County, MI Lafferty, William 46 years (married) Livery Stable b. NY Harriet 28 years (married) House Keeper b. MI Fannie 15 years (daughter) does hsework b. MI Page, Wealthy 72 years (wife's m.) does hsework b. CT
He and Harriet eventually separated and divorced after 1880 she remarried Charles House prior to 1889.
He married Mentoria Bailey Bennett Rockwell Eckler Laferty on June 24, 1889. She had been married four times previously and he wrote that he had been married twice. His daughter, Fannie Laferty Meacham was a witness at this wedding. Two years later, William Laferty died on 25 May 1891. The cause of death was listed as "consumption". His place of birth was listed as New York. His occupation was that of "shoemaker" and Alexander Laferty was listed as his father. The death was recorded 31 May 1892. (Film #1019195)
William was born sometime between 1831 and 1836 as his age varies with the census.
Seven months after William died, Mentoria Laferty, widow of William Lafferty, of Van Buren, MI was married 17 Dec 1891 to Nelson Vandecar (Film #1019198 Batch M518832).