John Vawter, Jennings County collection
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Also included is a 3-page mimeographed copy of "The Early History of Jennings County", by Hiram Prather; a 9 page mimeographed copy of a play about John Vawter of Vernon, Indiana; and a 3 page mimeographed copy of a document titled "State Roads – Jennings County", covering the timeframe from 1822-1849.
Folder two includes a 1-page typed copy of deed records indicating the transfer of "indenture" of an African American, Alice Carr, from John Myers, of Knox County, Indiana, to John Vawter of Jennings County, Indiana, dated June 19, 1818, June 21 1818, and July 14 1818, and subsequently releasing all "indentured" claims to Alice Carr.
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Ancestry.com. "John Vawter." Accessed May 11, 2017. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com.
Evisum, Inc. "John Vawter." Virtual American Biographies. 2000. Accessed May 11, 2017. http://famousamericans.net/johnvawter/.
0.02 Cubic Feet (2 folders)
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