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Vawter David [Male] b. 21 JAN 1800 Kentucky - d. 13 JUL 1845 Grand Bluff, Panola Co., TX

Jefferson County, Indiana Marriges, (1811-1831) from "The Hoosier Genealogist" Vol. 13, No. 4, p 79
Vawter, David - Lucinda Glover 4-27-1823

1830 Jefferson Co. IN. census:
David Vawter - 1 male under 5, 1 male under 10, 1 male under 20, 1 male under 40, 2 females under 5, 1 female under 30

Harrison County, Texas, Deed Book C, page 405
THE REPUBLIC OF TEXAS
COUNTY OF HARRISON
DAVID VAWTER, Bond for Ferry across Sabine

Know all men by these presents that I, DAVID VAWTER, Principal, & SETH SHELDON, Security, are held and firmly bound unto L.H.Dilliard, Chief Justice in office of said county, in the penal sum of one thousand dollars, good and lawful money for the payment of which, well & truly to be made, we bind ourselves, one and each of us, our heirs and assigns, severally & firmly by these presents. Signed and sealed this 3rd day of September 1844. The condition of the above bond is such that whereas the above bound, DAVID VAWTER, has obtained a License to keep up and establish a Ferry on the Sabine River at the GRAND BLUFF. Now if the said, VAWTER, shall well and truly comply with the law respecting the establishment of a Ferry, then this obligation to be null and void, otherwise to remain in full force & virtue this day & date above.
DAVID VAWTER (seal)
SETH SHELDON (seal)
Approved, 3rd September 1844
L.H. DILLIARD, Chief Justice of Harrison County (seal)

Probate Book A, Harrison County, Texas, page 438
Estate of DAVID VAWTER, dec'd Lucinda Vawter, Admx.
The petition of Nicholas V. Board with respect presents to the Honorable Judge of Probate of said county. DAVID VAWTER died without a will as far petitioner knows; that the estate of said VAWTER is indebted to your petitioner in the sum of two hundred and twenty dollars by note with a credit thereon of one dollar and 87 cents. Petitioner prays your Honor to grant your petitioner letters of administration on the estate of said DAVID VAWTER, dec'd who died on the 12th day of July 1845. April 8th 1846.
Petition filed April 9, 1846. N.V.Board

State of Texas, County of Harrison.
To the Honorable Lewis H. Dilliard, Probabe Judge, in and for said county.
Your petitioner, LUCINDA VAWTER would with respect represent unto your Honor, that late of said county, DAVID VAWTER died intestate and your petitioner being the Consort of said Deceased at his death, prays your Honor to grant her Letters of Administration on said estate. April 7th 1846. Petition filed April 10th 1846. LUCINDA VAWTER

State of Texas County of Harrison - The Clerk of the Probate Court will advertize the within application as the law direct in compliance. April 7th 1846. Advertised April 10th 1846. L. H. Dilliard
Probate Judge

Probate Minutes A-1, Harrison County, Texas:
Page 188 - Probate Court, June Term 1846, last Monday, 29th day. Present his Honor, L. H. Dilliard, Probate Judge, J. J. Kennedy, Sheriff and Eli Beazley, Clerk. Ordered by the Court that Letters of Administration be granted to LUCINDA VAWTER on the Estate of DAVID VAWTER, dec'd, by complying with the requistions of the Law. Ordered by the Court that Seth Kennedy, C. F. Lewis and Howard Dilliard by appointed Appraisers to appraise and make out a true & correct Inventory of the Property of the Estate of DAVID VAWTER, dec'd, and return the same on sixth day of July next.
Page 205 - Probate Court, Special Term, July 1846, Thursday the 13th. Ordered by the Court that LUCINDA VAWTER, Administratix of the Estate of DAVID VAWTER, dec'd., be allowed to retain in her hands for her and the use of her children, Minors, the full amount of the Inventory of said Estate. It not being the amount allowed her by law amounting to four hundred and thirty six dollars and seven cents.

PANOLA COUNTY, TEXAS DEEDS, VOLUME A, Page 82:
LUCINDA VAWTER, resident and owner of land in the Duboise Survey, made Bond for $1000.00 to operate a Ferry at Grand Bluff across the Sabine River, 18 January 1847.

1850 Panola County, Texas Census:
Lucinda Vauter.........45.........KY......widow
John Vauter............. 21............ KY
David Vauter........... 15.........TX
Martha Vauter.............12..........TX
Eugene............ 6............TX

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Glover Amanda Lucinda [Female] b. 08 JUL 1805 Virginia - d. 20 DEC 1857 Grand Bluff, Panola Co., TX

Genealogist" Vol. 13, No. 4, p 79
Vawter, David - Lucinda Glover 4-27-1823

Harrison County, Texas, Deed Book C, page 405
THE REPUBLIC OF TEXAS
COUNTY OF HARRISON
DAVID VAWTER, Bond for Ferry across Sabine

Know all men by these presents that I, DAVID VAWTER, Principal, & SETH SHELDON, Security, are held and firmly bound unto L.H.Dilliard, Chief Justice in office of said county, in the penal sum of one thousand dollars, good and lawful money for the payment of which, well & truly to be made, we bind ourselves, one and each of us, our heirs and assigns, severally & firmly by these presents. Signed and sealed this 3rd day of September 1844. The condition of the above bond is such that whereas the above bound, DAVID VAWTER, has obtained a License to kep up and establish a Ferry on the Sabine River at the GRAND BLUFF. Now if the said, VAWTER, shall well and truly comply with the law respecting the establishment of a Ferry, then this obligation to be null and void, otherwise to remain in full force & virtue this day & date above.
DAVID VAWTER (seal)
SETH SHELDON (seal)
Approved, 3rd September 1844
L.H. DILLIARD, Chief Justice of Harrison County (seal)

Probate Book A, Harrison County, Texas, page 438
Estate of DAVID VAWTER, dec'd Lucinda Vawter, Admx.
The petition of Nicholas V. Board with respect presents to the Honorable Judge of Probate of said county. DAVID VAWTER died without a will as far petitioner knows; that the estate of said VAWTER is indebted to your petitioner in the sum of two hundred and twenty dollars by note with a credit thereon of one dollar and 87 cents. Petitioner prays your Honor to grant your petitioner letters of administration on the estate of said DAVID VAWTER, dec'd who died on the 12th day of July 1845. April 8th 1846.
Petition filed April 9, 1846. N.V.Board

State of Texas, County of Harrison.
To the Honorable Lewis H. Dilliard, Probabe Judge, in and for said county.
Your petitioner, LUCINDA VAWTER would with respect represent unto your Honor, that late of said county, DAVID VAWTER died intestate and your petitioner being the Consort of said Deceased at his death, prays your Honor to grant her Letters of Administration on said estate. April 7th 1846. Petition filed April 10th 1846. LUCINDA VAWTER

State of Texas County of Harrison - The Clerk of the Probate Court will advertize the within application as the law direct in compliance. April 7th 1846. Adertised April 10th 1846. L. H. Dilliard
Probate Judge

Probate Minutes A-1, Harrison County, Texas:
Page 188 - Probate Court, June Term 1846, last Monday, 29th day. Present his Honor, L. H. Dilliard, Probate Judge, J. J. Kennedy, Sheriff and Eli Beazley, Clerk. Ordered by the Court that Letters of Administration be granted to LUCINDA VAWTER on the Estate of DAVID VAWTER, dec'd, by complying with the requistions of the Law. Ordered by the Court that Seth Kennedy, C. F. Lewis and Howard Dilliard by appointed Appraisers to appraise and make out a true & correct Inventory of the Property of the Estate of DAVID VAWTER, dec'd, and return the same on sixth day of July next.
Page 205 - Probate Court, Special Term, July 1846, Thursday the 13th. Ordered by the Court that LUCINDA VAWTER, Administratix of the Estate of DAVID VAWTER, dec'd., be allowed to retain in her hands for her and the use of her children, Minors, the full amount of the Inventory of said Estate. It not being the amount allowed her by law amounting to four hundred and thirty six dollars and seven cents.

PANOLA COUNTY, TEXAS DEEDS, VOLUME A, Page 82:
LUCINDA VAWTER, resident and owner of land in the Duboise Survey, made Bond for $1000.00 to operate a Ferry at Grand Bluff across the Sabine River, 18 January 1847.

1850 Panola County, Texas Census:
Lucenda Vauter.........45.........KY......widow
John Vauter............. 21............ KY
David Vauter........... 15.........TX
Martha Vauter.............12..........TX
Eugene............ 6............TX

also:
A. L. Vauter............ 27.......Ind ?......merchant
Martha Vauter....... 20............
Julia Vauter...... 1/12...........TX

Findagrave lists her name as Amanda Lucinda Glover Vawter

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Vawter Alexander Lewis [Male] b. 24 JAN 1824 Indiana - d. 31 JAN 1856 Grand Bluff, Tx

1850 Panola Co. Tx census:
A L Vauter...........27..........IN.....Merchant
Marthe Vauter........ 20.........TN
Julia Vauter........... 1/12....... TX
they are next to Lucinda Vawter

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Vawter David M [Male] b. 17 JAN 1833 Jefferson Co., Indiana - d. 1906 Grand Bluff, Panola Co., Texas

1850 Panola Co. Tx. census, see Lucinda Vawter.

1860 Panola Co. Tx census:
David Vawter........ 27......... IN....... Miller
Nancy Vawter..........27.......... TN
Sarah Ware............ 6.............TX (Nancy was married to Andrew Weir)
George Weston (?)..........22.........AR..... Teamster

1870 Panola Co. Tx census:
D M Vawter............. 37.......... IN ....... ferryman
Belle Vawter..............17.............TX
Moses Vawter........... 3............TX ....... (marked "male")

1880 Panola Co. Tx census:
David Vawter...........47...........IN..... physician
Nancy Vawter............45............TN
M G Vawter........... 13............TX..... daughter ?
Mattie Vawter........... 5.........TX

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Vawter Martha [Female] b. 16 SEP 1836 Jefferson Co., IN - d. 1917 Travis Co. Tx.

1850 Panola Co. Tx, - see Lucinda Vawter

Oakwood cemetery, Travis Co. Texas:
Martha White - 1836 - 1937
see census for John C White - they were in Travis Co

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Vawter Philemon [Male] b. 16 OCT 1762 Culpepper Co, VA - d. 15 APR 1814 Madison, IN; later moved to Vernon, IN

David Vawter's wife has been a source of confusion for many years, and a lot of researchers have thought David Vawter married Mary Rucker, daughter of Ephraim Rucker. W.T. Vawter made this mistake in his Sons of American Revolution application. And they didn't know the difference.
To recap: Ephraim Rucker's daughter Mary Rucker married William Vawter. Ephraim's sister Mary Rucker married William Offill. And their daughter Mary (Offill) married David Vawter. If you read the Rucker Family Genealogy carefully, they are correct. Peter Rucker is the father of Mary Rucker Offill, and our line. David and Mary are the parents of Philemon Vawter.

Will Book A-34- Indiana. 28 March 1814.
Philemon left wife all estate. Daughter, Nancy, all stock, $143 worth of articles "her mother shall think proper to make her equal" to other siblings. Children: Richard, Elliot, Jesse, Beverly, Frances, Lucy, Elizabeth "already received that amount." Son DAVID, one half tract "where I live" at death of widow.
Son, Beverly and Henry Ristine, execs.
Witnesses: Jesse Vawter, Linsfield Branham, James M. Crawford, sec.

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Vawter Elliott [Male] b. 05 JUL 1782 Culpeper Co. VA - d. 28 MAR 1863 Todd Co., Kentucky

1850 Todd Co. KY census:
Elliott Vawter......68........ VA......Farmer
Ann Vawter.......67.........KY
also in household....
Lucinda (Holmes).....33........ KY..... (Daughter )
John Holms......33......... KY...... (son-in-law)
Henry Holms...... 4.........KY
Charles Holms...... 3.....KY
Nancy Holms..... ?.........KY
James Carver......13.......KY

1860 Graves, KY census:
John W Homes......43......KY
Lucinda Homes......43.....KY
Henry Homes......14.....KY
John Homes......12.....KY
Sarah Homes......10.....KY
Presley Homes......8.....KY
Lucinda Homes......4.....KY
E Vauter......78...........KY

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Vawter Elizabeth [Female] b. 01 MAR 1798 Woodford Co., Kentucky - d. 06 AUG 1886 Vernon, Indiana

1860 Jefferson IN. census:
Elizabeth Glover.........62.......KY
David Glover............22.........IN

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Vawter David [Male] b. 1730 Essex, Virginia - d. ABT 1779 Culpeper Co, VA

Source
Title: The Vawter Family in America by Bicknell

Details: 
Details: ???? Citation Text: 

David Vawter served in the Revolutionary War as a member of Captain Ambrose Madison's Company of Foot in the Regiment of Volunteer Guards at the Barracks in Albermarle county. He served from January 17, 1779 to June 1, 1779. (source: Virginia Magazine of History and Biography,1893-1894).

Also according to the War Department, he enlisted as a private in Captain John Camp's Company in the First Virginia State Regiment, commanded by Colonel George Gibson, March 1, 1777 to serve 3 years. His name last appeared on the company muster February, 1778.

David Vawter's wife has been a source of confusion for many years, and a lot of researchers have thought David Vawter married Mary Rucker, daughter of Ephraim Rucker. W.T. Vawter made this mistake in his Sons of American Revolution application. And they didn't know the difference.
To recap: Ephraim Rucker's daughter Mary Rucker married William Vawter. Ephraim's sister Mary Rucker married William Offill. And their daughter Mary (Offill) married David Vawter. Per Rucker Family Genealogy.

The Virginia Genealogist magazine:
"David Vauter, Orange. Died at the Albemarle Barracks during the war, worth nothing at all. He lived near to William Lucas of Orange and his widow lived near him (Lucas) for several after the death of her husband is great distress."

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Vawter Jesse [Male] b. 01 DEC 1755 Culpepper Co, VA - d. 20 MAR 1838 Jefferson Co, IN

Source
Title: Roster of Soldiers and Patriots of the American Revolution

Event: Fact 1: 1777

from...Revolutionary War Soldiers
Jefferson County, Indiana:

Jesse Vawter was born 2 Dec 1755 Virginia. He died 20 Mar 1838 and buried in the Wirt Cemetery. He was married 1781 to Elizabeth Watts 1762-1830. Children: Frances born 1785 married John Branham; Mary born in 1787 married Linsfield Branham; John married four times; William married Frances Vawter; James married Sarah Watts; Sarah married Thomas Stribling; Julia married Matthew Wise; Achilles married Martha Smith; Ann married Abner Moncrief. Source Page 367, Roster of Soldiers and Patriots of the American Revolution Buried in Indiana, 1938.

Jesse Vawter's Will written in Indiana
In the name of God, Amen. I, Jesse Vawter, of Jefferson county and the state of Indiana, do make and ordain this my last will and testament.
Item: My will and desire is that whatever may remain of mine at my death shall be equally divided among my children, to wit: John, William, James, Fanny, Polly, Sally, Julia, Achilles and Ann.
Item: I appoint and ordain my two sons, John and William, to be the executors of this my last will and testament. Written with my own hand this 13th day of April 1832, Jesse Vawter
Acknowledged in presence of Thos. T. Stribling, M. M. Burns, Elias Stapp.
Codicil to what I have already written.
1. My will is there shall be no court to prove my will.
2. That M. Wise shall receive the same as if his wife were still living.
3. My will is that those indebted to me shall not be pressed for money under one year, and that without interest.
4. My wish is that my executors shall make ample satisfaction to those of my friends who shall wait on me in my last hour.
Written under an impression that I shall die soon, this 27th day of December, 1837. Jesse Vawter. Wit: Thomas T. Stribling, M. M. Burns, Elias Stapp. Codicil attested before assigned.

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Vawter William H [Male] b. 1757 Culpeper, Virginia - d. 27 NOV 1823 Boone, Kentucky

VIRGINIA SOLDIERS OF 1776:
William Vawter, Lieutenant
Genl. Land office, 19 Jan., 1831. "Your request to have a copy of William Vawter's heirs is herewith complied with.
Your friend Keene's case is now before the office, he having furnished the additional information required.
The power of grand relief does not however rest with this office. The case will be duly submitted to the Sect. of the Treasury,
and decision communicated either to yourself, or Mr. Keene" Signed by Elijah Hayward, to the Hon. R. M. Johnson.
Copy No. 1699. Pursuant to an Act of Congress, authorizing the Sect. of War to issue Land warrants, and for other purposes,
passed the 15 Apl., 1806.
William Vawter, Edmond F., Virginia and George N Vawter -- children and heirs at law of William Vawter, dec'd. who was a
Lieutenant in the VA line, and are entitled to 200 acres of land. Given at the war department, 20 Dec., 1830, and signed
by John H. Eaton, Sect. of War. Registered, William Gordan, Clerk.

Letter to Mr. Frank P. Vawter
From: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Pensions, Washington, Sept 3, 1913
Dear Sir:
In response to your undated letter received the 2th ultimo you are advised that the records of the Bureau show that William Vawter enlisted “for the war” March 24th, 1814, and served as Sergeant in Captain Holt’s Company of 17th U. S. Infantry, until February 4, 1817 - in Orange Co., VA. It was proven that said Heman Vawter died without having been married, and without any child and that his father William Vatwer was his heir by the laws of Virginia: and on Feby. 18-1817 Warrant No. 8,860 for 160 acres of Bounty Land issued to William Vawter in full satisfaction for the services of his son, Heman Vawter.”
From the papers in Claim R. File No. 10,921 Rev. War it appears that Capt. Angus Rucker’s William Vawter of Culpeper County, VA enlisted in 1777, as a private in Capt. Angus Rucker’s company Col. George Gibson’s first Virginia Regiment; he was promoted to orderly Sergeant in Capt. Brown’s company to Ensign in 1778, afterwards promoted to Lieutenant; marched ot Virginia in 1780, and served in Colonel Gibson’s regiment until the rearrangement of the Army, when he became a supernumerary officer, and so continued until the end of the war.”
His age is not stated, and there is no reference to his wife; he died at his residence in New Burlington, Broone Co. Kentucky, November 27, 1823, leaving the following children: Edmond F. Vawter, Virginia Vawter, William Vawter, Thomas L. Vawter and George M. Vawter, residents of Boone county in 1829.
On December 20, 1832 Warrant No.1,699 for 200 acres of Bounty land issued to soldier’s son William Vawter and in 1850, a Bounty land issued to soldier’s son William Vawter and in 1850 a claim for ˝ pay from February 7, 1782 to Number 27, 1823 was allowed to soldiers son Edmond F. Vawter, the Administrator, in full satisfaction for the services of their father William Vawter.”
Very respectfully G. M. Sattzberger, Commissioner. (The foregoing is a true copy of the original)

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Vawter Margaret [Female] b. 11 OCT 1763 Essex, Virginia - d. 29 APR 1813 Kentucky

see record of
STAPP, ELIJAH (1783-1843). Elijah Stapp, was born in Orange County, Virginia, on October 16, 1783, the son of Achilles and Margaret (Vawter) Stapp. He married Nancy Shannon in 1811 and came to Texas from Missouri, where he was a pioneer settler in DeWitt's colony and a signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence,

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Vawter Angus [Male] b. 1725 Essex, Virginia - d. BEF MAR 1785 Essex, Virginia

Essex Co. Will Book 13 p522, 25 Mar 1785-17 Oct 1785. Will of Angus Vawter
In the name of God, Amen, I Angus Vawter of Essex County, of the Parish of St. Ann’s do make this my last will and testament as follows:
Item, I leave to my four daughters namely Anna, Elizabeth, Rhoda and Phebe Vawter that part or parcel of land I purchased of James Boulware to be equally divided amongst them and if either should died without Wills or Lawful heirs of their body for her part to be divided among the survivors.
Item, I also give the one half of my personal estate to above mentioned four daughters in like manner to them and their heirs forever.
Item, the remainder of my estate I have in the hands of my wife Anne Vawter during her life.
Item, then I give it to my son Boulware Vawter to him and his heirs forever.
And do constitute and appoint Messr. Ralph Rowzee & Elliot Vawter Executors to this my last will and Testament and in testimony herewith I have hereunto set my hand & seal this 25th day of Mar 1785.
Angus Vawter (seal)
In the presence of Frederick Cavanaugh, Young Boulware, Ellison Noel.

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Vawter Richard [Male] b. 1715 Essex, Virginia - d. 01 MAR 1803 Culpepper County, Virginia

Richard's middle name may or may not be "Beverly". Grace Bicknell shows them as two different people, but this is doubtful.

In July 1761 Richard and his wife sold 250 acres in the fork of the Conway and Stanton rivers, bounded by the lines of Francis Conway, Wm. Kirtley and John Delaney. A commission was to examine whether Frances agreed to sell the land, indicating she probably received it from her father.
In Oct. 1777 Richard witnessed the will of Thomas Stockdell of Culpeper Co., Va. It is in the Madison Co., Va. will book.
He could not sign his name.

THE WILL OF RICHARD VAWTER
found in Will Book #1, Madison Co., VA 1793-1804 p. 386.
In the name of God, amen, I, Richard Vawter, of the County of Madison and State of Virginia, being weak in body but perfect in mind calling to mind the uncertainty of life and the certainty of death, doth make this my last will and Testament revoking all others by me heretofore made. Imprimis, I bequeath my soul to God who gave it and my body to be decently buried in a Christian-like manner; and as to my worldly goods, I give and bequeath the following:
Item, I give and bequeath unto my son-in-law Elijah Wilhoit, the tract of land where he now lives on condition of his paying unto my three daughters, Margaret Breedlove, Lucy Finks and Tabitha Rouse the sum of $100 each in three annual payments, the first payment due 1st. day of January after my decease.
Item, It is my will and desire that the one acre of land on which the church stands in its appurtenances be sold to the highest bidder by my executor and the money be divided to my daughters Anna Vawter and Alpha Shelton, now citizens of the State of Kentucky.
Item, It is my will and desire that my two sons John Vawter and Russel Vawter be satisfied with the part of my estate I have already given them.
Lastly, I constitute and appoint Elijah Wilhoit, Sole Executor to this my last Will and Testament. I have set my hand and affixed my seal this first day of March one thousand eight hundred and three. Signed. Richard Vawter Test: John Bradford Whitfield Early William Early.

Richard Vawter's will, names son-in-law Elijah Wilhoit, daughters, Margaret Breedlove, Lucy Finks, Tabitha Rouse, ANN VAWTER and Alpha Shelton.
Frances Vawter's will, dated November 11, 1811, named daughters Alpha Shelton, ANN VAWTER and Nancy Wilhoit. ANN (ANNA) married PHILEMON VAWTER.

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Hodgson Winifred [Female] b. BEF 1670 Essex, Virginia - d. BEF 1717 Essex Co, VA

Source
Title: JAMES.FTW

Source
Title: JAMES.FTW

Deed Book 9 p. 54. Since William was in Virginia by 1655 and deceased bef 2 Apr 1670, we can presume that Winifred was born in VA. William's wife is named Orah or Onah, maiden name unknown, she is found in a deed dated 1665. Winifred had at least one brother John Hodgson as named in the 1696 deed. (GJ)
Her husband's will does not mention her, so it is assumed that she died before Sept, 1717

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Sheppard John [Male] b. ABT 1797 Cherokee Nation East - d. ABT 1860 Cherokee Nation, I T

1828, on to Oklahoma. (The Indians were offered some payment and incentive if they would move west.)
These Cherokee became known as the Old Settlers after the Eastern Cherokee joined them in 1839. (The Old Settlers moved before the TRAIL OF TEARS which was in the winter of 1838-39)

October 11, 1831, moved west, from Conasauga Georgia, now maybe Tennessee. Were paid in 1832.:
Elizabeth Shepherd and one slave

John Shepherd's group : 1 male over 50 (who?), 1 male 25-50 (John ?), 4 males under 10 (Clement, Joseph, Fane & David, probably)
1 female 25-50 (who? Ruth?) and nine slaves.

Edward Adair probably left at the same time - John's half-brother.

OLD SETTLER ROLL - 1851

Family group 269, Canadian District
John Shepherd
Ruth Shepherd "
William Shepherd "
Albion K Shepherd "
Chiantian Shepherd "

Also, Clem Shepherd and Joseph and wife Nancy Shepherd - Canadian District

OLD SETTLER ROLL - 1894

CA269 JOHN SHEPHERD, dead
A. George Shepherd son age 39
B. Ruth Shepherd Wickett dau 44 see affidavit as to correct age
[ a. Richard Shepherd gson 20
C. [ b. Eliza Shepherd gdau 25
[ c. Malinda Thompson gdau 23

[ a. Charles Shepherd gson 25
D [ b. William E. Shepherd gson 8 J. E. Long, gdn.
[ c. Bessie Shepherd gdau 6 J. E. Long, gdn.

[ a. Jack Shepherd gson 46
E. [ b. Emma Thompson gdau 33

F. Clementine Colston gdau ? 39 (probably s/b daughter)

CA269 WILLIAM SHEPHERD, dead
A. Charles Shepherd son 25
B. Mattie Long wid 31
C. William E. Shepherd son 8 J. E. Long, gdn
D. Bessie Shepherd dau 6 J. E. Long, gdn

CA269 ALBION K. SHEPHERD, dead
A. Richard Shepherd son 20
B. Eliza Shepherd dau 25
C. Malinda Thompson dau 23

Emmit Starr's "History of the Cherokee Indians" :
Gosaduisga (full blood cherokee) Starr does not show her husband, but she probably did not marry Walter Scott, trader, according to D. Hampton.
Elizabeth married James Vann, William Springston, John Shepherd, and Edward Adair.

John Shepherd, Jr. married Ruth Fawling July 29, 1820, Sallie Daniel, circa 1838 and Josephine Killian, circa 1841. (further research by David Keith Hampton shows another wife first, around 1815 named Sally McDonald, who was the mother of Elizabeth.. Marriage dates were supplied by David.)
William Sheppard married, Mary Ann Wilson and Mary F. James. (s/b Mattie)
Children: Charles, William Ernest and "Elizabeth" (Bessie).
(Frequent misspellings: Bessie was her name, not nickname. Mattie, not Mary. And William is shown many places with middle initial as "V" instead of P. for Penn. And last name is sometimes Shepherd instead of Sheppard.)

Also from "History of the Cherokee Indians":
Senators from Canadian District: 1844, John Shepherd.
Senators from Canadian District: 1845, John Shepherd
Councilors from Canadian District 1889, William Shepherd AND the notation that he died January 23, 1890. The same date as
shown in Mattie's Bible.

David Keith Hampton has published January 2005, a new book using Emmit Starr's notes and additional information that was not included in the first one. The book is titled "Cherokee Mixed-Bloods". He did not include research about Gosaduisga. It is not complete and he is working on another volumne.

John Sheppard's mother Elizabeth was married four times, so he had several half-brothers and sisters: including William Burgess, Delilah Amelia Vann, Walter Scott Adair, Edward Adair, James Adair, Jennie Springston, Edley Springston and Charles Faught (Vogt)

Ruth Fawling is listed separately in "Starr" because she was Cherokee. She is probably the one listed on the emigration roll and mother to the four boys.

Sallie Daniel was probably the third wife, also Cherokee, and according to The History of the Cherokee Indians by Emmet Starr, John and Sallie did NOT have any children.

Josephine Killian was definitely the fourth and last wife. She was mother to the younger children, Albert, William, Augustus, Ruth, Clementine, George and John, according to David Keith Hampton, author of "Old Cherokee Families; notes of Dr. Emmet Starr".
The "Old Settler Roll" taken in 1851 lists Shepherds: John, Ruth, & William, as well as Albion (Albert) and Chiantian (Augustus Chouteau) Josephine was not listed as wife in 1851, but that may have been because she was white. William Penn Sheppard was born in 1843.

Dawes applications for George, Clementine, Ruth and Annie (who claims William as her father)

1920 Census for Muskogee, Oklahoma
Ruth (Sheppard) Wicket is living with son-in-law Lon and daughter Alpha Terry. Says she was born in Oklahoma and father and mother "born in the United States" whatever that means...
1930 Census for Muskogee, Oklahoma, she is still living with them, age 79. Says father was mixed-blood and mother was Cherokee.

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James John Pease [Male] b. 17 FEB 1755 Brunswick CO., Virginia - d. 07 AUG 1840 Rutherford Co., Tennessee

State of Virginia, Amelia County, Page 13
John P. James
Census/Enumeration year: 1782
Age ranges in household: 05-01

Genealogical Records: Early Tennessee Settlers, 1700s-1900s
John P., Sr. James
Index to the 1820 Census of Tennessee (86 RUT) Page 132

The Will of John James, Sr,
Dated November 23, 1834 and recorded November 6, 1840

In the name of God amen. I John James Sen of the County of Rutherford and State of Tennessee being of sound and perfect mind and memory do make this my last will and testament in manner and following.
I lend to my beloved wife Eliz. James during her natural life three negro slaves…….also the house and land which I now reside on with the household and kitchen furniture. Also three cows and calves, two horses, two sows and goats and my sheep be there few or many also the plantation tools with the cart and oxen and after her death I give the above named land (?) to my son John James and his heirs forever and for the balance of the property that I have loan to my wife it is my desire that after her death that it should be equally divided among all my children to them and their heirs for ever.
I give to my son Robert L James two negroes Lucy and Archer to him and his heirs forever.
I give to my son John James two negroes Nathan and America to him and his heirs for ever.
I lend to my daughter Frances Anderson during her life two negroes Judah and Rachel and after her death to be equally divided amongst all her children to them & their heirs forever.
I lend to my daughter Eliz. Braswell during her life one negro girl named Hannah and after her death it is my wish the said negro be divided equally among her children to them and theirs forever.
I give to my daughter Mary James two negroes Sarah and Thomas to her and her heirs forever.
I lend to my daughter Sarah Foster during her life one negro named June and after her death to be equally divided amongst all her children to them & their heirs forever.
I lend to my daughter Nancy Foster during her life for the benefit of her children one negro boy named Peter and at the death of my daughter Nancy to be equally divided amongst all her children to them and their heirs for ever.
I lend to my daughter Martha Hobson during her life two negroes Mancery & Creasy and after her death to be equally divided amongst all her children to them and their heirs forever.
I lend to my daughter Winifred James during her life three negroes Ned, Mary and Henry and after her death it is my wish that Elizabeth James daughter of Winifred James should have the sd three negroes to her and her heirs forever .
All the balance of my estate whither named or not named I lend to my wife during her life and after her death I give ….to my son Robert James and his heirs for ever.
The balance of the property that I have loaned to my wife and not particularly named I wish to be equally divided amongst all my children at my wifes death confiding in trust (?) and faithfulness of my son John James and Benjamin (Marable Sen.?) **…..I appoint them exrs. To this my last will & testament. (** there was a Benjamin Marable listed in the 1850 Rutherford Tn. Census)
In witness whereof I have here unto set my hand and affixed my seal this 23 day of November 1834.
His
John X James
Mark

Test:
Wm Pope
Wm Atkinson

State of Tennessee ]
Rutherford County ] County Court November term 1840.
The execution of the foregoing last will & testament of John James Sr dec’d was duly proved in open court at the above mentioned term by the oath of William Pope & William Atkinson subscribing witnesses thereto & was ordered to be recorded. Robert J Morris
Recorded November 6th 1840

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Dickerson Wyatt [Male] b. 15 JUL 1837 Ohio - d. 15 JUN 1915 Pipe Creek, Texas

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Footnote: 1850 pg. 332 line 4
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Event: Father Born: 1802

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Event: Mother Born: 1801

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Dickison........................ 23........OH.......Farmer........ Wyatt Dickerson later married Rebecca Poyner
Phillip Dickison..................... 21..............OH.....Carpenter.....Phillip Dickerson later married Charlotte Poyner

Darke Co. marriage records:
A LICENSE AUTHORIZING THE MARRIAGE OF MR. WYAT DICKESON...
REBECCA POYNER
Issued September 15th 1860.

The marriage of these parties was solemnized
by Christopher Briney, J.P. ..
September 20, 1860

1880 Bandera Co. TX Census
Wyatt Dickerson..................... 43.....OH (still spelled "Dickison")
Rebecca Dickerson................51 .....OH
Sarah J. Dickerson..................15.......Neb.
Flora B. Dickerson...................12......Neb.
Juneatta Dickerson.................9.......Neb. ...... June Ettie, born in 1870 in Neb.

1900 Bandera Co. TX Census
Wyatt Dickerson..................... 62........ July 1837........OH
Rebecca Dickerson...............72........ Mar 1828........NE ?
Maggie Weatherby ................21......... Jan 1879......TX grandchild
Rebecca Weatherby...............18.......... Aug 1881......TX grandchild
Sylvan Odem............................ 9......... Dec 1890.......TX grandchild

1910 Bandera Co. TX census:
Wyatt Dickerson..........74...... OH
Sylvan Oatum............19......... TX (Sylvan Odom)

Grandpa Wyatt hated guns. When grandson Sylvan lived with him, Sylvan often wore a pistol. One night for a
joke, Sylvan put his pistol under his grandpa's pillow. Sylvan.. never. . found.. the pistol. He looked everywhere, including
the outhouse. So the joke was on him.

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Poyner Rebecca [Female] b. 26 NOV 1826 Ohio - d. 02 APR 1903 Pipe Creek, Texas

1850 Darke County, Ohio Census:
Silas Poyner......... 56.........NC........Stone Cutter
Mary Poyner........... 46.........OH
REBECCA POYNER............24..........OH.........School Teacher
Sarah Poyner........23.........OH.........School Teacher
Thomas Poyner..........18......OH
Charlotte Poyner...........17.........OH
Mary Poyner........... 14...........OH
Loretta Poyner...........12.......... OH
Rhoda Poyner........... 9..........OH
Elizabeth Poyner.......... 7...........OH
Catherine Poyner....... 3........OH
Peter Poyner....... 1 ..........OH

1860 Darke County, Ohio Census
Mary Poiner.......... 55.........OH......Widow
REBECA POINER ...........33.......OH
Charlotte Poiner............29........OH
Rodar Poiner.............18.........OH
Elizabeth Poiner..........17.........OH
Clarinda Catherine Poiner......13......OH
Peter Poiner........... 10........OH
James Poiner........... 7........OH
M?? Poiner............ 4 ........OH.......male
Odela Hager (?)........ 1.......... OH
Wiat Dickison............23...........OH......... Farmer........ Wyatt Dickerson later married Rebecca Poyner
Phillip Dickison..........21..........OH..........Carpenter....... Phillip Dickerson later married Charlotte Poyner

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Vawter Anna [Female] b. 14 NOV 1758 Culpepper Co, VA - d. 21 JUL 1845 North Vernon, IN

FRANCES, daughter of Stokeley and Ann, married Richard Vawter, whose will, dated March 1, 1803, names son-in-law Elijah Wilhoit, daughters, Margaret Breedlove, Lucy Finks, Tabitha Rouse, ANN VAWTER and Alpha Shelton. Frances Vawter's will, dated November 11, 1811, named daughters Alpha Shelton, ANN VAWTER and Nancy Wilhoit. ANN married PHILEMON VAWTER.

Will Book A-34- Indiana. 28 March 1814.
Philemon left wife all estate. Daughter, Nancy, all stock, $143 worth of articles "her mother shall think proper to make her equal" to other siblings. Children: Richard, Elliot, Jesse, Beverly, Frances, Lucy, Elizabeth "already received that amount." Son DAVID, one half tract "where I live" at death of widow.
Son, Beverly and Henry Ristine, execs.
Witnesses: Jesse Vawter, Linsfield Branham, James M. Crawford, sec.

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