VAUGHAN

Vaughn

This family is related to the Holts .

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

John Vaughn[i]

John Vaughn , b. 1760, Ireland ; m. license 5 Oct 1792, Halifax Co., VA to Nancy Callicot , daughter of Beverly Callicott .

Revolutionary Service

John Vaughn enlisted on 22 Nov 1777 in Captain William Brown ’s Maryland artillery for the duration of the war.  John enlisted as a matross.  He was promoted to gunner, then to a sergeant.  He was at Valley Forge, Ft. Schuyler , White Plains , High Hills of the Santee , Pluckamin, Beacon’s Ridge.  He was discharged in Apr 1783.

John Vaughan was in Charlotte Co., VA by 1790.  He and his wife, Nancy lived in Halifax Co., VA until 1800, when they moved to Hawkins Co., Tennessee .  Their first two children were born in Halifax Co., the remainder were born in Hawkins Co., Tennessee .

John & Nancy (Callicot) Vaughn had twelve (12) children:

ŕ         John , b.  ca. 1792 - 1800; He was left the family land after his parents death.


Montgomery County Virginia 1787 Tax LIST A -- District of James Newell , Commissioner[ii] p. 435

 

 

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William Vaughan

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07/24/17 87

Thomas Vaughan

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Nathaniel Vaughan

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The trade/occupation of the Vaughn family[iii] seems to been that of a miller or millwright.

In the 1810 Tax List we find:                                             In the 1812 Tax List we find:
Vaughan , William , 100a                                                    Vaughan , William , Jr. , 1WP
Vaughan , John , 1 WP, 100a                                             Vaughan , William , Sr. , 100a
                                                                                               
Vaughan , John , 100a


Vaughan Family Portrait 1848

Seated Left to Right:  Thomas J. Vaughan; Mary Amanada Vaughan; William Vaughan (father); Margaret Lydia Vaughan; Margaret Wells Vaughan (mother); Standing:  James L. Vaughan ; Sterline Vaughan; Gencie Vaughan; George Washington Vaughan; Wilson Vaughan

William Vaughan Jr.

William Vaughan , Jr. , son of William Vaughan ; m1st to (unknown ); m2nd in Hancock Co., TN to Margaret "Peggy" Well.

After the death of his first wife, William moved from the Blountville area to Little War Creek ( Rock Bridge ), Hancock County , Tennessee ca. 1820.  There he and Margaret , established a mill on Little War Creek.  William Vaughan was a miller by trade.

William & (unknown ) Vaughan had at least one (1) child:

                Wilson

William and Margaret (Well) Vaughan , Jr. had seven (7) children:

1.  Sterline, I; m. Salley Snyder
2.  Gencie, m. John Bowlin
3.  George Washington , b. 15 Sept 1816; d. 7 Dec 1908; m. Mary Polly Ball .
4.  Thomas Jefferson , b. 1877; d. 1953; m1st Pearl Livesay; m2nd Dosha Alice Booker.
5.  Mary Amanda
6.  Margaret Lydia
7.  James L., b. 1832, Hawkins Co., TN; m. LuCinda Seals.  SEE SEALS

James L. Vaughan

7.  James L. Vaughan , son of William, Jr. and Margaret (Well) Vaughan, b. 1832, Hawkins Co., TN; d. 15 Aug 1891, Hancock Co., TN; m..  LuCinda "Lucy" Seal, daughter of Samuel & Nancy (Brewer) Seal s; b. 1836, Hawkins Co., TN; d. 27 Jun 1913, Hancock Co., TN. 

James L. Vaughan  was courting one of the other Seal girls, their mother took him to help get water.  At that time she told him that Lucy had to get married first, being the eldest,  before any of the other daughters.

James and LuCinda (Seal) Vaughan  had twelve (12) children:

7.1.       Nancy Vaughan , b. 1853/4; m. Joab Alexander Brewer
7.2.      
Mary Vaughan , b. 1857; m. Tilman Brewer
7.3.     
David Vaughan , b. 1859; m. P. Trent
7.4.     
Zannie Vaughan , b. 1861/2; m. Timothy Smith
7.5.       William N. Vaughan , b. 1864; m. Susan Alice DeBoard . SEE DeBOARD
7.6.      
John C.Vaughan , b. 1866/7; m1st- I. “Maggie” Snapp; m2nd- Mattie ( Mahan ) Greene -Cope
7.7.     
George W. Vaughan , b. 1868/9; d. 1893; never married
7.8.     
Lillian Vaughan , b. 1872/3; m. Tom Anderson
7.9.        
Martha Vaughan , b. 1874; m. Harve Gonce
7.10.       
James L. Vaughan , b. 1879; m. Dosha Booker
7.11.      
Cornelia Vaughan , b. 1879; m1st- William Begley ; m2nd-Monroe Summer
7.12.      
Sarah Alice Vaughan , b. 1882/3; m. Orbin Hill

William N. Vaughan

William Vaughn Family

Front Row:  Bertha
Second Row:  William , Susan , Martha , Jesse
Third Row:  Roy , Cornelius , Clay

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

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.[iv]

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

7.5.1.  Lee Jessie ”, b. 22 Apr 1884; d. 15 Jul 1935; m. 3 Apr 1913, Mattie Carter .
7.5
.2.  Amanda J., b. 8 Jul 1886; d. 18 Oct 1904, typhoid.
7.5
.3.  Cornelious, b. 3 Mar 1889; d. 20 Jan 1967 (age 77); m. 3 Apr 1912, Ida Mae Williams ,  d. 1 Mar 1970 (age 78).
7.5
.4.  George A., b. 26 Aug 1891; d. 8 Oct 1911 at LMU of typhoid.
7.5
.5.  Henry Clay , b. 1 Jul 1895; d. 1 Mar 1959 (age 64); m. 17 Mar 1918, Elsie Walters .
7.5
.6.  Martha Alice , b. 29 Jul 1898; d. 11 May 1973 (age 84); m. 7 Jun 1926, James Sanford Thomas , d. 1 May 1952.
7.5
.7.  Bertha LuCinda , 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
7.5
.8.  William ' Roy ' M., b. 19 Jun 1906, Edison Co., TN; d. 1986; m. 27 Oct 1928, Grace Baker .

William 'Roy' M. Vaughan

7.5.8.  William ' Roy ' M. Vaughan , son of William & Susan Alice (Deboard) Vaughan , b. 19 Jun 1906; d. 1986; m. 27 Oct 1928 to Grace Baker .  Roy & Grace Vaughan had (5) five children:

7.5.8.1.  Barbara Alynne m. John Burns.
7.5
.8.2.  Arnold S.
7.5
.8.3.  Michael Alan
7.5
.8.4.  Larry Charles
7.5
.8.5.  Roy Kenneth


This Vaughan Family is Related to the Rogers.

Robert Vaughan

Robert Vaughan m. Martha (Unknown) .  Robert & Martha (Unknown) Vaughan were from Amelia County , Virginia .  Robert & Martha (Unknown) Vaughan had:

James Vaughan

James Vaughan , son of Robert & Martha (Unknown)   Vaughan , m. Ann Hill.  James & Ann (Hill) Vaughan had:

                James Vaughan , Jr.

James Vaughan Jr.

James Vaughan , Jr. , son of James & Ann (Hill) Vaughan , b. 27 Sept 1767; m. Sally [v] (Unknown), b. 30 Aug 1779.  James & Sally (Unknown) Vaughan had twelve (12) children[vi]:

1.  William , b.  1790, VA; m. Mary Kinkaid .  He served in the War of 1812.
2.  Thomas , b. 1793, VA; m. Leah McCarty .  He served in the War of 1812.
3.  Allen , b. 1795; m. Ellen/Nelly Steel.  He served in the War of 1812.
4.  Nancy , b. 1797; m. _____ Donnelson.
5.  James , b.
 1799.
6.  Benjamin W., b. ca. 1803; m. Martha Simmons .
7.  Robert
8.  Milton , d. 1838, McMinn Co., TN; unmarried.
9.  Joseph , b. 1813, TN; m. Mary Elvira Bassett .
10.  John , b.
 1815; m. Temperance Seals(?).
11.  Elizabeth , m. Mr. Harrell/Harroll .
12.  Marth Patsy , m. Dauswell/Doswell Rogers
.


[i] “Families of Hawkins County , Tennessee 1786-1994”, pp.580-582, article by Mabel Brummet Harp , 401 South Powell , Wagoner, OK 74467
[ii]
“The Personal Property Tax Lists For The Year 1787 For Montgomery County, Virginia”, by Netti Schreiner-Yantis and Florene Speakman Love, © 1987 by Netti Schreiner-Yantis, published by Genealogical Books in Print, Springfield, VA, p. 434
[iii]
Vaughan Family Bible, in possession of Barbara (Parsons) Owens
[iv]
“Bicentennial History of Lee County , Virginia 1792-1992”
[v]
Her name is also found as Eally or Eatty.
[vi]
“Families of Hawkins County Tennessee , 1786-1994”, p. 580