William Vardeman

Male 1813 - Abt 1889  (76 years)


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  • Name William Vardeman 
    Born 1813  Shelby County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Abt 1889  Shelby County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2368  Treespot
    Last Modified 23 Aug 2020 

    Father Thomas B. Vardeman,   b. 1785, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Apr 1822, Bagdad, Shelby County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years) 
    Mother Mary Rachael "Polly" Wilcoxson,   b. ~ 1786, Rowan County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Aug 1842, Shelby County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 56 years) 
    Married 29 Oct 1804  Woodford County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F750  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Lucretia Middleton,   b. 2 Mar 1814, Anderson, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1867, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Married 1833 
    Children 
     1. James S. Vardeman,   b. 1837,   d. 1874  (Age 37 years)
     2. Henry Calvin Vardiman,   b. Abt 1836, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1880, Mercer County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 44 years)
     3. Peter Vardeman,   b. 1841,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Lucresita Vardeman,   b. 1842,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Ann Vardeman,   b. 1846, Shelby County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1910  (Age 64 years)
     6. Lewis Vardeman,   b. 1853,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 14 Nov 2012 
    Family ID F720  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Letha Bohannon,   b. 1848,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 14 Dec 1865  Franklin County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mc Cavender Vardeman,   b. 14 Nov 1866, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1939, Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    Last Modified 2 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F571  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1813 - Shelby County, Kentucky Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 Dec 1865 - Franklin County, Kentucky Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Abt 1889 - Shelby County, Kentucky Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources
    1820 Census Record Not stated township, Woodford County, Kentucky p. 30 of 38
    1820 Census Record Not stated township, Woodford County, Kentucky p. 30 of 38
    Thomas Vardeman, head of household, Working in agriculture?
    1 white male <10 William Vardeman, son, abt age 7
    1 white male 10-16 Peter Vardeman, son, abt age 10
    1 white male 26-45 Thomas Vardeman, father, abt age 35
    1 white female <10 Mary "Polly" Vardeman, daughter, abt age 5
    1 white female 10-16 Letha Vardeman, daughter, abt age 12
    1 white female 26-45, must be wife, Mary "Polly" Wilcoxson Vardeman, about age 34
    1829-1830 Will Book - Shelby County, Kentucky
    1829-1830 Will Book - Shelby County, Kentucky
    Polly Miles, Guardian of infant children of Thomas Vardeman:
    Peter, William, and Mary Vardeman
    1834 05/01 Marriage Bond/Certificate Kentucky, Shelby County
    1834 05/01 Marriage Bond/Certificate Kentucky, Shelby County
    Groom: Stephen Martin, age 21
    Bride: Sarah Vardiman, age 21
    Brides' Brother: William Vardeman signed wedding bond

    Source: Shelby County, Kentucky Marriage Books for 1834 No. 112
    Found by Kentucky Genealogist JD Stucker
    1840 Census Record Kentucky, Shelby County
    1840 Census Record Kentucky, Shelby County
    Peter Vardeman - Free white persons:
    <5 = 1 male, 1 female,
    5-9 = 2 males, 1 female
    20-29 = 1 male, 1 female
    50-59 = 1 female
    Total = 8
    1 employed in agriculture
    1 over 20 cannot read or write

    William Vardeman
    <5 = 1 male
    5-9 = 1 male
    20-29 = 1 male, 1 female
    Total = 4
    1 free white person cannot read or write
    1870 Census Record Christiansburg, Shelby County, Kentucky
    1870 Census Record Christiansburg, Shelby County, Kentucky
    Head of Household - William Vardeman, age 57, male, white, retired farmer, born in Kentucky
    Wife - Letha, age 38, female, white, keeping house, born in Kentucky
    James Vardeman, age 32, male, white, occupation: none, born in Kentucky
    McCavender Vardeman, age 3, male, white, born in Kentucky
    1880 Census Record Consolation, Shelby County, Kentucky
    1880 Census Record Consolation, Shelby County, Kentucky
    Louis Vardeman, son of William Vardeman, white, male, age 34, single, blacksmith, born in Kentucky, maimed, crippled, bedridden, or otherwise disabled: yes
    J.S. Vardeman, brother of Louis, son of William Vardeman, white, male, age 42, single, confectioner, born in Kentucky, has lung hemorrhage
    William Vardeman (head of household), white, male, age 66, married, miller, palpitating heart, born in Kentucky
    Alice, wife, white, female, age 54, married, keeping house, born in Kentucky
    McCavender, son, white, male, age 13, single, attended school, born in Kentucky
    U.S. Appointments of U.S. Postmasters, 1832-1971, Kentucky, Powell-Woodford, volume 28
    U.S. Appointments of U.S. Postmasters, 1832-1971, Kentucky, Powell-Woodford, volume 28
    William Vardeman appointed 5 April 1859 discontinued 12 Oct 1861
    Post Office location: Consolation


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