DeBOARD

DeBoard

Information on this page from Windows Into Our Past, A Genealogy of the Parsons, Smith and Associated Families, Vol. 1 ©1996, Judy Parsons Smith

Reuben DeBoard

Reuben DeBoard  of Grayson/Washington Co., VA had a son:

Abijah DeBoard

Abijah DeBoard , b. 1 May 1801, Washington or Grayson Co., VA; d. 1870-1880, Hawkins Co., TN; m. 27 Nov 1823, Wythe Co., VA to Madema Wells , d. ca. 1860-1870, Hawkins Co., TN.

1850 Hawkins Co. Census                                              1860 Hawkins Co. Census

DeBoard,  Abijah               49                                             DeBoard, Abijah                 59
             
     Madema           45                                                               Madema            55
             
     Jane                   21                                                               Lee                     26
             
     James               19                                                               Rachel                21
             
     Lee                     17                                                               Nancy                 17
             
     Amanda            16
                   Rachel               13
             
     Nancy                 8

 Abijah & Madema (Wells)  DeBoard  had eight (8) children[i]:

1.  Emeline DeBoard , m. William Blankenbeckler
2.  Sarah Ann DeBoard
, b. 23 Mar 1827; m. William Nelson Stapleton
3.  Louisa Jane DeBoard
, b. 24 Feb 1829; m. Andrew J. Frost
4.  James H. DeBoard
, b. 28 Feb 1831; m. Jane Frost .
5.  Fleming Levie ( Lee ) DeBoard, b. 30 Jan 1833; m. Mary Lucinda Gonce
.
6.  Amanda C. DeBoard
, b. 1 Aug 1835; m. James Henderson Delp
7.  Rachel E. DeBoard
, b. 21 Apr 1838; m. Woodson Cope
8.  Nancy C. DeBoard
, b. 25 Aug 1842; m. Anderson Cope


The known ancestor of this DeBoard family is:

George W. DeBoard

George W. DeBoard , d. 8 Jul 1911; m. 19 Jun 1862, Hawkins County, Tennessee[ii] to Jane Gaunce , daughter of Vance  & Martha (Davis) Gonce , b. 1833, Hawkins County, Tennessee; d. 17 Apr 1912. 

George W. DeBoard was a minister.

George   & Jane DeBoard  had children:

1.  Susan Alice DeBoard

Susan Alice DeBoard

1.  Susan Alice DeBoard , daughter of George & Jane (Gonce) DeBoard , b. 22 Jan 1866; d. 24 Jan 1946; m. 8 Oct 1882, Edison County, Tennessee to William Vaughan , son of James  & LuCinda (Seals) Vaughan , b. 17 Feb 1864; d. 27 May 1935.

William & Susan Alice Vaughan were married by her father George W. Deboard  in Edison County , TN.   On their certificate of marriage they are both listed of 'Edison Co., TN'.  The witnesses listed are Samuel Greene  and T.H. Berry .  William & Susan Vaughan  lived on a farm on Chestnut Ridge in Hancock County , Tennessee .  Chestnut Ridge is located 4 miles South of Kyles Ford and 7 miles East of Sneedsville.  According to family, Susan Vaughan once shot and wounded an intruder in the family’s smokehouse.  She later, even visited the wounded man at his home.[iii]

William & Susan Alice (DeBoard) Vaughan  had (8) eight children:

1.1.  Lee “Jessie” Vaughan , b. 22 Apr 1884; d. 15 Jul 1935; m. 3 Apr 1913, Mattie Carter .
1.2.  Amanda J. Vaughan
, b. 8 Jul 1886; d. 18 Oct 1904, typhoid.
1.3.  Cornelious Vaughan
, b. 3 Mar 1889; d. 20 Jan 1967 (age 77); m. 3 Apr 1912, Ida Mae Williams ,  d. 1 Mar 1970 (age 78).
1.4.  George A. Vaughan
, b. 26 Aug 1891; d. 8 Oct 1911 at LMU of typhoid.
1.5.  Henry Clay Vaughan
, b. 1 Jul 1895; d. 1 Mar 1959 (age 64); m. 17 Mar 1918, Elsie Walters .
1.6.  Martha Alice Vaughan
, b. 29 Jul 1898; d. 11 May 1973 (age 84); m. 7 Jun 1926, James Sanford Thomas , d. 1 May 1952.
1.7.  Bertha LuCinda Vaughan
, b. 8 Aug 1901; d. 12 Mar 1973 (age 71); m. 28 Nov 1920, Sterling Elbert  Holt, d. 23 Jul 1967 (age 71).  SEE HOLT
1.8.  William 'Roy' M. Vaughan, b. 19 Jun 1906, Edison Co., TN; d. 1986; m. 27 Oct 1928, Grace Baker .

Bertha Lucinda Vaughan

1.7.  Bertha Lucinda Vaughan , daughter of William  & Susan (DeBoard) Vaughan , b. 8 Aug 1901, Edison County, Tennessee; d. 12 Mar 1973, Lee County, Virginia; m. 28 Nov 1920, Edison County, Tennessee to Sterling Elbert Holt ,  son of William  & Mahaley (Livingston) Holt , b. 19 Jul 1896, Kyles Ford, Tennessee; d. 23 Jul 1968, Lee County, Virginia.  SEE HOLT


[i] “Hancock County Tennessee and its people, Vole 2”, p. 116-117
[ii]
“Hawkins County Tennessee Marriage Records 1789-1866”, Hawkins County Genealogical and Historical Society, 1993, p. 75
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[iii] “Bicentennial History of Lee County, Virginia 1792-1992”