I am a Vawter researcher.This is what I have. Georgene email email@example.com Children of Jesse and Elizabeth (Watts) Vawter, many of Jesse’s descendants are found in The Vawter Family in America by Grace Vawter Bicknell, pub. 1905.The children and grandchildren of this line are very thoroughly researched in that book and are not listed herein: 1. John Vawter b. 8 Jan 1782 Orange (Culpeper) Co., VA d. 17 Aug 1862 m. (1)17 Dec 1805 Polly Smith b. 30 Dec 1781 d. 19 Jul 1825 m. (2)Jane Smith (sister of Polly) d. 4 Oct 1826 m. (3)Ruth Minton b. Jan 1817 d. 2 Sep 1850 m. (4)17 Oct 1850 Mrs. Martha (nee McGannon) Pearce b. 8 Mar 1822 d. 21 Jan 1892 National Archives, Seattle Branch, War 1812 Folder Index John Vawter, Major in Col. McFarland’s Det., Indiana militia.
John’s tombstone in Morgantown, IN, the inscription written by himself: With all his Titles. Here lies the remains of ELDER JOHN VAWTER Born in old Virginia Jan. 81782 Died Aug 17 1862
The effort of his long life as a Christain was to nourish and build up The true Christian Church of the Original Apostolic foundation. As a statesman he was a progressive Conservative, believing The state Legislature held the great material Interest of the body politic in is Hands;that the prosperity of the State In education, agriculture, internal Improvements, mechanical arts, finance And commerce could be advanced by Judicious, or retarded and crypted By unwise Legislation.