Vawter, Edmund F.


Vawter, Edmund F.
Vawter, E.F.
Edmund F. Vawter was born in Culpeper (Va.), married in 1809, and moved to Boone County (Ky.) with his wife, and several siblings. He appears in the 1810 Census living in Versailles, Woodford County (Ky.). An 1830 Boone County (Ky.) Court Order places him as a County Attorney. In 1837 he served as Boone County's Representative in the General Assembly, Kentucky's state legislature.
He then appears in Boone County (Ky.) in the 1850 and 1860 censuses living with his wife, Elizabeth, and their grandson (as stated in his 1863 will), F. Vawter Riley. Edmund Vawter's daughter, Margaret, married George Riley in 1838, records of her passing or relocation could not be found.
Edmund Vawter, along with his siblings, inherited 200 acres in Kentucky due to his father, Lt. William Vawter's having served in the Revolutionary War.
Vawter family
Birth date
circa 1781
Place of birth
Culpeper County (Va.)
Vawter, William
Rucker, Mary
Life event(s)
Marriage: 25 Mar 1809; Mason County (Ky.)
Mason County (Ky.)
Smith, Elizabeth
Vawter, Margaret
Death date
circa 1863
Place of death
Boone County (Ky.)
Enslaved held in 1850: Female, 14 years old, black
Bibliographic citation(s)
U.S., Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty-Land Warrant Application Files, 1800-1900, Pension No. R. 10,921
Boone County Will Book H, page 172

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Title Class
1844--Freedom and Property Event
bef 1857--Convicted of Pike property arson Event