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From: "Nancy Bible" <>
Subject: Re: [VAUGHAN-L] [Fwd: Vaughns and Todds in AL]
Date: Sun, 24 May 1998 12:56:59 -0700
I found a few things at the library yesterday, don't know if they will help
you or not, but here they are:
From: Genealogy and Local History Vol. 1 by Betty Wood Thomas, Certified
Genealogist, Lowndes Co. 1979.
p. 73 W.W. Vaughn is Withess to will fo Samuel S.Thomas, dated Nov. 8,
1851, recorded Dec 5, 1851. Mr. Thomas is buried at Vaughn Cem.
>From Perkins Family Genealogy,<didn't get page number>
Alfred J. Perkins, son of Joseph and Mary Pauline (Ussery)Perkins , born
1814, Giles County, TN, died after Jan. 20, 1873, married Kissiah Vaughn,
daughter of John and Elizabeth (?) Vaughn, born 1816, Giles County, TN.
Children: John Hardin, b. 1836; William J., b. 1838; Mary E. , b. 1841;
Samuel H. , b. 1846; George Fletcher, b. Jan 5, 1853; and Alfred Perry, b.
Jan 3, 1855.
>From Yates Family Genealogy, p. 104
In 1850 N.B. was living with his sister, Martha (Yates) Ward Vaughan and
Daniel N. Yates was living with the family of Peter Crawford. Daniel
served as the administrator for both of his parents' estates.
Martha A. Yates, daughter of Thomas P. and Abigail (?) Yates, b.
Feb.21, 1826, AL., died April 16, 1862, married (1) Feb. 7 , 1843 William
D. Ward; (2) Gabriel Vaaughan. Children -first marriage (surname Ward);
Jane A. b. 1845; Sarah A.N. b. 1847; Second marriage (surname Vaughan);
Lemuel Gabriel, b. Oct. 31, 1856, d. Feb. 24, 1931; Tennessee E. b. April
19,1860; and Shaler H. b. Jan. 26, 1862, died Aug 22, 1924.
1820 MS Census, Baughn, James in Monroe Co., MS - 1 male over 45 years
old, and 1 female over 45 years old.
same census: Vaun <sic>, John , in Monroe Co., MS - 3 males under 10
years old, 1 male between 26 &45 years old. 1 female under 10 yrs old, 2
females between 10 & 16, and 1 female 26 to 45 years old.
If this is not any of your family, maybe it will help someone else.
> From: F.J. or H.G. Dickey <>
> Subject: Re: [VAUGHAN-L] [Fwd: Vaughns and Todds in AL]
> Date: Friday, May 22, 1998 7:13 AM
> > Nancy Bible wrote:
> > >
> > > My great aunt, Rosa Lamar Todd(Rosa was the daughter of Jonathan
> > > Stokely Todd and Missouri Palestine "Pallie" Morris), married Rev.
> > > Vaughn Sep 10, 1892 in Lamar Co., AL
> > > They had the following children: > > 1. Poem Vaughn> > 2. Paul> > 3.
Silas > > 4. Arthur Lamar 5. Ruth> > 6. Doris > > 7. Eva > > 8. Rosa > >
> > > They went to CA, OR, or WA, according to family stories. I would
> > > any of their descendants to contact me. Some of the Todd
> > > would like to know more about their family and what happened to them.
> > > would like to exchange information on the families with them.
> > > Thanks,
> > > Nancy
> This sounds like William and Mary UPTON VAUGHAN'S family . William's
> son, Rueben, left AL for MS and then after becoming rich, (according to
> his nephew Reuben), went to California. Rueben also had a son named
> ARTHUR. Check the VAUGHAN/VAUGHN Resource Page for Rueben's (the
> grandson of Wm & Mary) story about his family.
> Reuben VAUGHAN who went to California:
> Reuben VAUGHN, son of William & Mary UPTON VAUGHAN & grandson of
> John VAUGHAN was born Abt. 1801 in AL, and died in California. He
> married Levenia/ Luvina NAIL aka NEAL in 1819 either in TN or AL,
> daughter of Matthew NAIL/NEAL and Catherine SWAGERTY.
> Reuben resided around Yazoo and Holmes Co., MS. He was gone from MS for
> awhile and returned later. At some point in time Reuben became very
> wealthy, left Mississippi for California and died there. When he left
> Mississippi he had two children, Elizabeth and William.
> This Reuben may have been Itawamba Co., MS ?
> Children of Reuben Vaughn and Levenia Nail are: Elizabeth Vaughn &
> William Vaughn.
> Reuben, the grandson of William & Mary:
> Reuben VAUGHAN (Stephen3, William2, John1) was born 20 Dec 1819 in
> St. Clair Co., AL, and died 24 Apr 1900 in Granford, Palo Pinto Co.,
> Texas. He married Margaret TRUELOVE 19 Dec 1844 in Marion Co., AL,
> daughter of William TRULOVE and Melinda BIRD. Reuben's parents, Stephen
> and Mary NAIL VAUGHAN moved to Marion Co., AL where they died in 1855 &
> From "A History of The Vaughns and Descendants" written by REUBEN
> VAUGHN in 1891, while living in Christian, Palo Pinto, Texas. He stated
> he left Alabama for Texas October 27, 1852, landed in Denton Co.,TX and
> stayed two years. The state gave him 320 acres of land under the
> pre-emption law. He sold it for $500 (dollars). I think this is the
> Reuben VAUGHAN of Crystal Cabin, Denton, TX. He moved to Keechi Valley
> in September 1854. There were no counties west of Cook, Denton, and
> Tarant. He said his object for locating in a wild country was to raise
> stock and his nearest neighbor
> was 25 miles east. ..... "
> Children of Reuben Vaughn and Margaret Truelove:
> 1. Alpha Vaughn, born Abt. 1845 in Marion Co., AL; died 1845-1846.
> 2. Clarissa E. Vaughn, born 25 Dec 1846 Marion Co., AL. She married
> W.C. PATTERSON, 21 Jun 1872 in Palo Pinto Co., Texas.
> 3. Lemuel W. Vaughn, born 27 Apr 1849 in Marion Co., AL; died 30 Dec
> 1909 in Hereford, Deaf Smith, TX. He married Elizabeth Caroline TAYLOR
> 18 Feb 1872 in Palo Pinto Co., Texas. Note: I have found in other docs
> that the letter S sometimes looks like L, so Lemuel could be Samuel. I
> did not transcribe this document that list this son as Lemuel, but keep
> in mind that it might be Samuel.
> 4. Shaffer H. Vaughn, born 18 Apr 1852 in Marion Co., AL; died 12 Feb
> 1915 in Texhoma, TX. He married Sarah Jane 'Jennie' LANE 06 Aug 1878 in
> Palo Pinto Co., Texas, daughter of Alfred LANE and Elizabeth GOODNIGHT.
> 5. Mollie Mary Vaughn, born 21 Feb 1855 in Denton, Texas. She married
> N.B. Fryar 12 Dec 1872 in Palo Pinto Co., Texas.
> 6. Emma Truelove Vaughn, born 06 Feb 1857 in Keechi Valley, Palo Pinto
> Co., Texas; died 10 Dec 1936 in Frederick, Tilman OK. She married
> Harvey McKenzie ROBINSON 23 Sep 1880 in Palo Pinto Co., Texas.
> 7. William Billy Vaughn, born 06 Mar 1860 in Keechi Valley, Palo Pinto
> Co., Texas; died 14 Mar 1941 in Sweetwater, Nolan, TX. He married
> Jessie B. INGRAM.
> 8. John T. Vaughn, born 03 Nov 1862 in Palo Pinto Co., Texas; died 09
> Jan 1933 in Jester, Greer, OK. He married Sarah L. BIRDWELL Abt. 1885 in
> Palo Pinto Co., Texas.
> 9. Ollie Vaughn, born Abt. 1864 in Palo Pinto Co., Texas.
> 10. Susan Alice "Allie" Vaughn, born 01 Dec 1867 in Palo Pinto Co.,
> Texas; died 01 Jun 1910 in Claude, Armstrong, TX. She married Robert
> Lee McLOREN Jan 1895 in TX.
> 11. Arthur L. Vaughn, born 12 Sep 1870 in Palo Pinto Co., Texas; died 18
> Feb 1947 in Graford, Palo Pinto Co., Texas.
> 12. Lorin A. Vaughn, born 12 Sep 1870 in Palo Pinto Co., Texas; died
> 1944 in Graford, Palo Pinto, TX. He married Anna Wilson SEARS 1899 in
> Dallas, Texas.
> Trying to prove William VAUGHAN/VAUGHN is related to James VAUGHN who
> settled in Monroe/Lowndes Co.in 1820
> or before. Any tidbit on VAUGHAN/VAUGHN who resided in AL/MS ca 1820
> would be greatly appreciated. Some of the descendants of James VAUGHAN
> also went to AR in the 1850-60 time frame.
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