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Vawter Chadwell [Male] b. 14 SEP 1790 Culpeper Co. VA - d. 19 JUL 1843 Stokes CO. NC

1850 Forsyth, NC census:
Susanna Vawter......54......VA
Matilda Vawter......24.....NC
Sophronia Vawter....22.....NC
Josiah C Vawter......20.....NC

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Taylor Susanna [Female] b. ABT 1796 Virginia - d. 31 OCT 1879 Forsyth CO. NC

1850 Forsythe Co., North Carolina census:
Susanna Vawter 52 VA
Matilda Vawter 24 NC
Sophronia H Vawter 23 NC
Josiah C Vawter 20 NC

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Vawter George Phillip Taylor [Male] b. 04 SEP 1817 Stokes CO. NC - d. 02 APR 1894 Tipton Co. IN

1850 Forsythe Co. NC census:
George P Vawter.....34...........NC....Farmer
Charlotte Vawter......33......NC
George W Vawter...... 9......NC
John M Vawter...... 5......NC
Samuel M Vawter..... 3......NC
Rosalia A Vawter.....6/12...... NC

1860 Clinton Co, IN census:
George P Vawter.....42.....NC
Charlotte Vawter......45.....NC
George W Vawter....19.....NC
John M Vawter.....16.....NC
Samuel M Vawter.....13.....NC
Barzalla ?? A Vawter......11.....NC
Emma C Vawter.....6.....IN

1870 Bartholomew Co, IN census:
Gro P Vawter......52.....NC
Charlotte C Vawter.....55.....IN

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Vawter Beverly Sparks [Male] b. 01 MAY 1819 North Carolina - d. 02 JUL 1885 Wellington, KS

1850 Forsythe Co. NC census:
Beverly S. Vawter......31.......farmer......NC
Harriet J Vawter.........28...........NC
Josiah C Vawter....... 5............ NC
James M Vawter.......... 3...... NC
Samuel T Vawter...... 2........ NC
Henry A Vawter..........5/12........NC

1860 Knox, IL census: This is how the census taker recorded this family. Does not look accurate.
Geo A Vawter....5....IL
Emily R Vawter....2....IL
Samuel Vawter....25....OH
B S Vawter....41....NC........B S and Harriet belong in the next family group.
Harriet J Vawter....40....NC

then.....the childen are listed seperately
Josiah Vawter......15.....NC
James N Vawter......14.....NC
Sarah J Vawter.....9......NC
Samuel F Vawter.....12.....NC

1870 McDonough, IL census:
V S Vawter....57....NC
Harriet Vawter.....49....NC
Samuel Vawter....22....NC
Henry Vawter....20....NC
Jane A Vawter....18.....NC
Mary J Vawter....17....NC
Paulina Vawter....15....IL
Emma Vawter....12....IL
Elizabeth Vawter....10....IL
George Vawter....7....IL

1880 Sumner, KS census:
Beverly Vawter......61.....NC.....name indexed as Bently L
Hariett Vawter......59.....NC
Sarah A Vawter.....29......NC
Elizabeth Vawter.....20.....IL
George Vawter......17.....IL

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Vawter William D [Male] b. ABT 1823 - d. 1859 Knox Co. IL

North Carolina Marriages:
Wm Vanter (or Vauter) married Regina Roberts on February 13, 1845 in Davidson Co. NC

1870 Knox, IL census:
Regina Vater......44......NC
Ellen Vater......20.....NC
Alexander Vater....18....NC
Dean Vater......12.....IL
Sophrona Vater....11....IL

1880 Knox, IL census:
Regina Varoter......54.....NC
John Varoter.....33.....NC
Ellen Varoter.....30.....SC
Dean R Varoter.....22.....IL
Sophronia Varoter....19.....IL

Illinois Deaths:
Dean Richard Vawter, born July 14, 1859, died July 26, 1933 in Knox, Illinois
Wife - Emma Vawter
Parents - Wm Vawter and Regina Roberts

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Vawter George W [Male] b. 23 NOV 1840 Stokes CO. NC - d. 18 SEP 1887 Tipton Co. IN

1870 Tipton, IN census: next door to John Vawter
George Vawter....29...NC.....indexed Vauters
Mary E Vawter....30....IN
Emma S Vawter....5....IN
Samuel Vawter....1....IN

1880 Tipton, IN census:
George Vawter.......39...NC................name written "Votter"
M E Vawter......40...IN.
Emma Vawter...15....IN
S T Vawter.....12.....IN
William Vawter....9.....IN
Lonzo Vawter...6.......IN
Annie Vawter....4.......IN
Ida B Vawter.....1.......IN

George first married Mary E. Simpson on Dec. 24, 1861. She died on April 13, 1885 and is buried at the Kempton Cemetery. He second married Mrs. Martha P. (Champ) Back on Oct. 16, 1885.

Martha's first husband was William Wallace Back. Her third husband was Hudson Gentry who she married on Jan. 10, 1893. She was still living in Clay, Decatur Indiana in the 1920 census as Martha Gentry.

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Vawter John Miles [Male] b. 28 JAN 1844 Stokes CO. NC - d. 26 DEC 1883 Tipton Co. IN

1870 Tipton Co IN census:
John Vawter....25...NC......farmer
Emaly Vawter....19...IN
John Vawter......10/12.....IN
Samuel Vawter....21.....NC.......teacher

Indiana Marriages - 1790 - 1992:
Groom - James M Vawter, age 38
Father of Groom - John M Vawter
Mother of Groom - Emely Sallee
Bride - Georgia Centers, age 21
Father of Bride - Wm. Miller
Mother of Bride - Emley Barnard
Date of marriage - Feb, 18, 1914

Indiana Marriage Records:
Groom - Oliver Vawter, born 1871
Bride - Effie May Lowe, born 1870
Groom's parents - J Vawter and E Sallee
Bride's parents - Sam Lowe and Nettie Roberts
Date of marriage - Feb 9, 1892

May be several other children.

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Vawter Samuel M [Male] b. 29 OCT 1847 Stokes CO. NC - d. 02 JUN 1929 Tipton Co. IN

1900 Clark Co. IN census:
Samuel M Vatter......Oct 1847.....52......NC
Sarah E Vatter.....April 1857......43......IN
Charles Vatter......Jul 1882......17.....IN
Homer G Vatter......May 1894......6.....IN

1910 Clark Co. IN census:
Samuel M Vawter.......62......NC
Sarah E Vawter......53.....IN.....5 children, 5 living
Charles Vawter......27......IN
Homer Vawter......14......IN

1920 Clark Co, IN census:
Samuel M Vawter.....72.....NC
Sarah E Vawter......63......IN
Charles A Vawter.....36.....IN
Alice E Vawter.....10.....IN.....granddaughter

Fairview cemetery records: Tipton Co. IN
Samuel M Vawter
b. 1847. d. Jun 2 1929
Spouse Sarah E McShane, April 18, 1857 - June 2, 1940

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Vawter Rosalia A [Female] b. 03 DEC 1849 Stokes CO. NC - d. 1928 Tipton Co. IN

Fairview cemetery, Tipton Co. IN
Rosalia A Kesler Goodykoontz, 1849 - 1928

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Ratcliff Silas G [Male] b. MAY 1851 Ohio - d. 12 NOV 1912 Indiana

Name also seen as Radliff, or Ratcliffe
Name spelled Ratcliff on tombstone.

1900 Howard, IN census:
Silas G Ratcliff.....49.......May 1851.....OH
Emma S Ratcliff.....46.....Aug 1853.....IN........no children

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Kessler Jacob [Male] b. ABT 1815 Ohio - d. 16 MAR 1885 Indiana

1880 Tipton Co. IN census:
Jacob Kesler.......64 ......OH
Rosalia Kesler......29.....NC
John Kesler......4....IN

Fairview cemetery, Tipton Co. IN:
Jacob Kesler.....died 1885 aged 69y 6mo, 2d

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Goodykoontz Joseph Taylor [Male] b. 18 APR 1836 - d. 25 JAN 1900 Indiana

1900 Federal Census Tipton Co., IN, Cicero Twp., page #134 Located in Tipton City. Taken 7 June.
Goodykoontz, Rosa b. Nov 1849 age 50 b. NC. Father b. NC Mother b. NC
Two children born and 1 still living.
In the household-
Vawter, Frank S. b. Apr 1879 age 21 single, b. IN. Father b. NC Mother b. IN. Occ. Clerk
Vawter, Fred b. May 1880 age 20 single, b. IN. Father b. NC Mother b. IN. Occ. Type-setter.

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McShane Sarah E [Female] b. 16 APR 1857 Indiana - d. 02 JUN 1940 Indiana

Obituary of Sarah E. Vawter in the Tipton Daily Tribune Mon. 3 Jun 1940 p. 6. States she was aged 83 b. 16 Apr 1857 to Isaac McShane and Mary Jane Long, pioneers of Tipton County, arriving here in 1870. She had six children and d. 2 Jun 1940. Bur. Fairview Cemetery, Tipton, IN. She belonged to the West Street Christian church.

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Vawter Frank S [Male] b. 02 APR 1879 Tipton Co. IN - d. 17 MAY 1936 Tipton Co. IN

1910 Tipton Co, IN census:
Frank S Vawters....31......IN
Lena B Vawters......26......IN
Alice Vawters.......0.....IN

In 1920 Frank S Vawter, 40 is listed as "roomer" and Alice is living with grandparents.

from findagrave:
Frank S. Vawter was born on April 2, 1879 on a farm three miles south of Tipton, IN. He died on May 17, 1936 at LaPorte, IN.
His obituary appears in the Tipton Daily Tribune on Monday May 18, 1936 on page 6, and states his age as 57 years. Frank died of a stroke. Many years before he had been injured in an automobile accident bringing paralysis to the back and legs which contributed to his death. He was a pharmacist and owned and operated a drug store in Tipton and was appointed postmaster in 1913 until 1922.

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Vawter Fred McShane [Male] b. 19 MAY 1881 Indiana - d. 13 OCT 1947 California

1920 Jefferson, KY census:
Fred M Vawter......39........IN....."lodgers" with the Rhoads family
Marie A Vawter......27......IL
Lora E Vawter......6......W VA

1930 Huntington, IN census:
Maude Swem......34......IL.....widow...**** (California death index shows Fred died in 1947, mother's maiden name McShane. )
Ludwick Swem.....14.....IN
Barbara Swem.....3.....IN
Marie A Vawter......37.....IL.....sister.....widow
Lora E Vawter......16.....W VA.....niece
*****Indiana Marriage records, Maude Hawkins married Don Swem.
Also, in the 1900 census, Maude Hawkins, b.Mar 1895 and Marie Hawkins, b July 1892 are (nieces)
living with S. Ratcliff

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Vawter Charles A [Male] b. 26 JUL 1882 - d. 11 JAN 1968 Indiana

Charles A. Vawter never married lived with brother, Harry.
He is buried in Fairview Cemetery, Row 26, grave 5. He lies next to his parents.

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Vawter Harold H [Male] b. 01 DEC 1883 Indiana - d. SEP 1978 Indiana

1910 Fayette, IN census:
Edger K Weatherald......72......IN
Elizabeth Weatherald......62......IN
Irene K Weatherald......35......IN.......findagrave lists her birthyear as 1871
Harold H Vawter......27.....IN......."roomer"

1920 Tipton, IN census:
Harold H Vawter......37......IN
Irene K Vawter......41.......IN

1930 Marion, IN census:
Harold Vawter......47......IN
Irene Vawter.........50.......IN
Elizabeth Witherald......83......in.......mother-in-law

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Vawter Homer Granville [Male] b. 28 MAY 1894 Indiana - d. 29 SEP 1958 Tipton Co. IN

From findagrave:
Homer Granville Vawter was mayor of Jeffersonville, Indiana from 1939 to 1942. He was born in Tipton County, Indiana on May 28, 1894 to the parents of Samuel M. Vawter and Sara M. (McShane) Vawter. His father was born in Stokes County, NC and his mother in Indiana; they settled in Tipton County, Indiana. His parents are buried in Tipton County at Fairview Cemetery.
Homer married Mary Lucille Vawter, who was a 4th cousin. Her parents are James Mavity Vawter and Lura J. (Sanderson) Vawter. His marriage date is unknown but according to the 1920 census they were married living alone, in Newark, New Jersey. In the 1930 census they were living in Jeffersonville, Indiana. They lived with Mary's mother. There is no evidence by the census records that they had any children.
Homer settled in Jeffersonville, where he was the Republican mayor from 1939 to 1942. Homer died on September 29, 1958 in Clark County, Indiana. He is buried with his wife and in-laws at Walnut Ridge Cemetery in Jeffersonville, Indiana.

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Vawter Samuel Taylor [Male] b. 28 JUL 1868 Tipton Co. IN - d. 05 JAN 1954 Tipton Co. IN

1900 White Co IN census:
Samuel T Vawter.....31.....Jul 1868....IN.....m. 11 years
Elizabeth Vawter....38.....May 1862....OH......5 children....2 living
Goldie M Vawter....7...Sept 1892....IN
Samuel M Vawter....1...Oct 1898....IN

1910 Tippecanoe, IN census:
Samuel T. Vawter........... age 45....IN........... married 22 years
Elizabeth Vawter............... age 51......OH...... 5 children 3 living
Samuel W. Vawter.......... age 11......IN.
Gladys Vawter............... age 9........IN

1940 Tipton, IN census:
Samuel T Vawter......71......IN.....widowed

Indiana Marriages:
Groom - Samuel M Vawter
His parents - Samuel T Vawter and Elizabeth Mcclain
Bride - Ethel M Chance
Her parents - Edward Chance and Lydia Vestal
Date - March 10, 1920 in Hamilton, Indiana

Buried in Fairview cemetery, Tipton Co. IN. Single stone

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Vawter William Maurice [Male] b. ABT 1871 Indiana - d. 1949

1920 Benton, IN census:
William Vawter.....48.....IN
Edith Vawter......28.....IN
Robert C Vawter.....7.....IN
Carl B Vawter........4 7/12.....TX
Margaret Vawter.....1 3/12....IN

1930 Huntington, IN census:
Carl Vauter, "lodger" age 14 , b TX is living with Dwight Callaway,

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