John(II) Wilheim (the Pioneer) Vardeman

John(II) Wilheim (the Pioneer) Vardeman

Male 1729 - Abt 1834  (~ 105 years)

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  • Name John(II) Wilheim (the Pioneer) Vardeman  [1
    Born ~ 1729  New Castle County, Delaware Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Died Abt 1834  Gravois Creek, St. Louis County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Sappington Cemetery, St. Louis County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2377  Treespot
    Last Modified 31 Dec 2019 

    Father William(I) (Old William) Vardeman,   b. Abt 1698, New Castle County, Delaware Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1789, Newberry County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 91 years) 
    Mother Magdelena Petersson,   b. 1702,   d. Bef 1752  (Age 49 years) 
    Married 21 Apr 1720  Willmington, Delaware Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Family ID F757  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Taylor Morgan,   b. Bef 1725, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1827, St. Louis, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 102 years) 
    Married 7 Sep 1744  South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Minnie Vardeman,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Jemima Vardeman,   b. 1745, Bedford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Letitia Vardeman,   b. Abt 1746, Bedford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Amaziah Vardeman,   b. Abt 1751, Bedford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Mary Magdalene Vardeman,   b. 27 Oct 1752, Falling River, Campbell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1843, Van Buren County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     6. Elizabeth Vardeman,   b. 1753, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1822, Elkton, Giles County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     7. William Vardeman,   b. Between 1754 and 1755, Bedford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1825, St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 71 years)
     8. John Morgan Vardeman, III,   b. 1761, Bedford, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1809, Pulaski County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)
     9. Morgan Vardeman,   b. 16 Dec 1767, Falling River, Campbell (Russell) County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jul 1847, Crab Orchard, Lincoln County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     10. Alexander Vardeman,   b. 1769, Bedford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. Sabra Elizabeth Vardeman,   b. Abt 1770, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1850, Wayne County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 81 years)
     12. Rev Jeremiah Vardeman,   b. 8 Jul 1775, New River, Fincastle County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 May 1842, Elk Lick Springs, Ralls County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     13. Tabitha Vardeman,   b. 1777, New River, Fincastle County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1796, Mercer County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 19 years)
    Last Modified 17 Sep 2016 
    Family ID F725  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - ~ 1729 - New Castle County, Delaware Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 7 Sep 1744 - South Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Abt 1834 - Gravois Creek, St. Louis County, Missouri Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Sappington Cemetery, St. Louis County, Missouri Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Daniel Boone escorting settlers through Cumberland Gap
    Daniel Boone escorting settlers through Cumberland Gap
    painting by George Caleb Bingham at The Washington University Gallery of Art, St. Louis, MO
    John II Vardeman was one of 20 axe-men who helped Daniel Boone blaze the Cumberland Gap Trail in 1775 into Kentucky.
    Memorial at original site of Fort Boonesborough, Kentucky
Dr. Larry Vardiman in 2003 pointing to his 5x Grand Uncle, John Vardeman.
    Memorial at original site of Fort Boonesborough, Kentucky Dr. Larry Vardiman in 2003 pointing to his 5x Grand Uncle, John Vardeman.
    "In Testimony of the Gratitude of Posterity for the Historic Service of cutting for The Transylvania Company the Transylvania Trail, the first great pathway to the West, March-April, 1775, from the Long Island of Holston River, Tennessee, to Otter Creek, Kentucky, by the Gallant Band of Axemen, Pioneers and Indian Fighters, who at the Risk and Loss of Life opened the Doors of Destiny to the White Race in Kentucky and the West.
    Daniel Boone, Squire Boone, Edward Bradley, James Bridges, William Bush, Richard Callaway, Samuel Coburn, Jacob Crabtree, Benjamin Cutbirth, David Gass, John Hart, William Hays, Rebeccah Boone Hays, William Hicks, Edmund Jennings, Thomas Johnson, John Kennedy, John King, Thomas McDowell, Jeremiah McPheeters, William Miller, William Moore, James Nall, James Peeke, Bartlett Searcy, Reuben Searcy, Michael Stoner, Samuel Tate, Samuel Tate, Jr., William Twitty, John Vardeman, Feliz Walker, A Negro Man, A Negro Woman."

    Documents At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.

    Histories
    John II Vardeman
    John II Vardeman
    Biography - Pioneer with Daniel Boone

    Sources At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    1799-1801 Kentucky Tax List 'Second Census of Kentucky 1800' 
Peter Vardeman in Bourbon County 23 July 1800, Bourbon County was formed 1 May 1786 from Fayette County.
    1799-1801 Kentucky Tax List "Second Census of Kentucky 1800" Peter Vardeman in Bourbon County 23 July 1800, Bourbon County was formed 1 May 1786 from Fayette County.
    Source: Kentucky Tax Lists 1799-1801 on ancestry.com
    https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/3720/gpc_secondcensusky-0320/28724?backurl=&ssrc=&backlabel=Return

  • Sources 
    1. [S25] Jack Vardaman Family Tree.FTW.

    2. [S40] Record 032_17340417_DE_BI_Sennexon_John.pdf, Translated from the original Swedish by Horace Burr, (Old Swedes Church Wilmington, Delaware 1713-1799).

    3. [S19] Record_008B_17130503_DE_MA_VARDEMAN.pdf, Old Swedes Church (Wilmington, Delaware, New Castle).

    4. [S39] Record 032_17340417_DE_BI_Sennexon_John.pdf, Translated from the original Swedish by Horace Burr, (Old Swedes Church Wilmington, Delaware 1713-1799).


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