Abram, son of Jacob (2) Vanderhoof, was born in the town of Manchester, Ontario county, New York, where his father settled. He died there in May, 1887. He was always a farmer, and a prominent citizen. He was a noted singer in his day and a member of various church choirs. He was one of the early members of the local grange, Patrons of Husbandry. He married Johanna Van Dusen. who died in 1867, daughter of Martin and Gertrude Van Dusen. Children: Jacob W., mentioned elsewhere; Levi, born 1838, died in 1910.