|Born:||10 May 1797 in Lincoln County, Kentucky|
|Died:||28 March 1854 in Collin County, Texas|
|Born:||25 April 1808 in|
|Died:||29 May 1842 in|
|Married:||12 March 1829 in|
|Jesse Morgan Vardeman||M||3 February 1830||17 May 1903|
|Mary Elizabeth Vardeman||F||8 August 1831||1 May 1877|
|John Vardeman||M||18 April 1833||16 October 1849|
|Lucy Ann Vardeman||F||13 November 1834||22 February 1901|
|Ephraim Vardeman||M||9 January 1837||6 March 1901|
|Patsy Jane Vardeman||F||29 January 1838||18 October 1926|
|Jeremiah Vardeman||M||January 1840||May 1863|
5th Generation: Jeremiah Vardeman was born in Lincoln County, KY May 10, 1797. There is a great story regarding the romance and marriage of Jeremiah Vardeman to Polly Coffee. Polly Coffee was born April 25, 1808 and married Jeremiah Vardeman on March 12, 1829. Jeremiah and Polly had seven children as follows: Jesse Morgan, Mary, John, Lucy Ann, Ephriam P., Patsy Jane, and Jeremiah.
Polly Vardeman wife of Jeremiah Vardeman died May 29, 1842. Jeremiah Vardeman and five of their seven children moved from Kentucky after Polly’s death, to Collin County, Texas, in 1853, between Melissa and Anna. Jeremiah Vardeman died March 28, 1854 and is buried in the Throckmorton Cemetery, Collin County, Texas
Jeremiah and Polly’s first son, Jesse Morgan married Hannah Portman they are buried in Bridges Cemetery, Denton County, Texas.
Children of Jesse Morgan Vardeman and Hanna H Portman (Often spelled with “a” ie: Vardaman)
|Mary Jane Vardeman b. November 4, 1852 d. February 13, 1927 (Spouse: James M. Hayes)|
|**George Lively Vardeman b. November 8, 1854 d. March 21, 1929 (No indication of spouse)|
|Patsy Vardeman+ b. July 18, 1858, d. February 14, 1906 (Spouse: Tom W. Fouts)|
|Betty Vardeman+ b. July 18, 1858 d. December 8, 1920 (Spouse: Oliver Clinton Buster)|
|**Jefferson Davis Vardeman b. January 8, 1862 d. July 1, 1947 (Spouse: Hattie N. Cobb)|
|**Nancy “Nannie” Snell Vardeman b. October 18, 1865 d. April 9, 1929 (No indication of spouse)|
|John Welch Vardeman b. November 26, 1871|
|Ephriam Jeremiah Vardeman+ b. January 29, 1876 d. November 10, 1928 (Spouse: #1)Annie Hill; #2) Daisey McCullough|
Jefferson Davis Vardeman, son of Jesse and Hannah Portman Vardeman married Hattie Cobb and they had the following children: Audrey Bryan, Nannie, Welch, Ephriam, and Bettie. Ephriam first married Annie Hill and they had the 2 children. After the death of Annie, Ephraim married again to Daisy McCollough.
NOTE:The history of this family is particularily interesting to early Frisco families as a great many of the very early land deals involved the Vardeman families, particularily in the area around East Oak Street.
Sources:[mailto:DavidVardiman@robinson.quadramining.com]-2007 *Publication Romance and Marriage of Jeremiah Vardeman and Polly Coffee In Casey County Kentucky, by Peter Riffe. *Dates sourced from: http://kueber.us/p841.htm#i16806 *Jack Vardaman 2007:Jackvardaman@aol.com