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Samuel B. Vaughn, D. V. M.

Dr Samuel B. Vaughn and his family live in Louisville, KY. Dr. Vaughn graduated with honors from Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama School of Veterinary Medicine in 1984. He is now a senior partner at Veterinary Associates in Stonefield, KY. He manages and performs veterinary medicine, surgery, endoscopy and all phases of companion animal practice. They have 18 employees and four veterinary doctors.

In 1985 he received Honor Certificate from Byerly Enterprises for volunteer services involving nursing home visits with pets.

In 1991-1992 he was named to Who's Who in Veterinary Science and Medicine.

In 1993 he received the Mayor's Award from the City of Louisville for volunteer work during winter storm disaster.

Aug. 17, 2005 Dr. Vaughn was honored by Gov. Fletcher when he was named to the Veterinary Board of Examiners. He was appointed as a full member, a position held by only 10 veterinarians from the State of Kentucky.

The Vaughan Family ca 1896 in White Oak, KY.Front row l-r: Maude, Alex, ?, ?, child in lap - Delia, Samuel Gregory, child in lap - Damon Alec, Bertha. Back Row: l-r: Charlie, Fannie, Harvey, Martha, Jeff.

Dr. Samuel B. Vaughn, a Veterinarian that lives in  Louisville, KY is a descendent of this family and it is believed this family may be descended from Thomas Vaughn, born Aug. 16, 1776 and died 1850 in Webster Co. KY. Dr. Vaughn is related to descendents of my ancestor, Joseph Vaughn, proven by DNA testing.

Samuel Gregory Vaughn was a farmer, horse trader and horse doctor in  Webster County, Kentucky. His wife was named Cordilla Vaughn.

His son, Damon Alec Vaughn, was born Feb. 19, 1894 and died July 24, 1997 at age 103.  He married Nannie Skinner, the daughter of Alexander Watson and Ivy Ann Skinner.

Children of Damon Alec and Nannie Skinner Vaughn are:

1. Earl Wayne Vaughn, born July 7, 1925 and died April 15, 2005 in Webster Co. KY

2. Damon Vaughn, born Oct. 3, 1920 and died July 24, 1997 at Henderson KY.

1930 Webster County KY census showing Damon,age 36, with wife, Nannie, age 32, and two sons.

WWI record of Damon Alec (Alex) Vaughn

 Damon Alec Vaughn was a purple heart hero