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VAUGHAN CEMETERY

Located off Route 744, .8 mile north of Rt. 705 intersection, Carroll, Co., VA

VAUGHAN, Daniel Glenn       7 March 1876- 10 May 1900

VAUGHAN, William K.          20 June 1840- 21 January 1892

VAUGHAN, Rachel A.            December 1850- 18 December 1922

VAUGHAN, Fredie Elbert       4 October 1888- 15 February 1889

VAUGHAN, Rufus M.             1850-1925

VAUGHAN, Ollie M.              1848-1918

VAUGHAN, John W.              Aged 28 years              11 March 1856

VAUGHAN, John                CAPT HEULS CO, 4 REGT WAR OF 1812       1793-1876

VAUGHAN, Malvina               1 February 1848- 28 August 1854

                        Daughter of E.B. and Lydia Vaughan

 

 

 

The Vaughan's of Carroll County, VA

 

1815 Grayson County, VA Personal Property Tax

Feb. 28  Nathaniel Vaughn 1 WM >16;  2 horses etc;  2 cattle                                        .48 Tax

              William Vaughn    2 WM >16;  3 horses etc;  10 cattle; 1 mill;  1 watch           2.76 

Mch.  1  Jesse Vaughn       2 WM >16;  2 horses etc;  3 cattle                                        .51

              John Vaughn        1 WM > 16;  1 horse etc;   2 cattle                                        .27    

 

1850 VA Census-Carroll County (An annotated edition of this census is found in the Roanoke City (VA) Library)

Vaughn, John                56        Farmer                         $1600                          VA

Ruth                 54

Polly J.             19

John W.           22        Farmer

Margaret J.       21

Olly M.             1

*Interpretation-John W. Vaughn married Margaret J. in app. 1848 and Olly M. is their son.

Annotated-John (1793-1876) married Ruth Hanks in 1815. She was the daughter of Joshua and Ruth (Bryant) Hanks, raised on Cole Creek. John bought the old Davis farm on Chestnut Creek but eventually came to live on Bobbitts Creek, east of the airport. He was one of the original Justices of the Carroll County Court and died here in 1876. Ruth born in 1797, died in 1879.

 

Vaughan, Elisha B.        30        Farmer                         $1000              VA

Lydia A.           23

Melvina             2

Rufus M.          11/12

Lindsey Edds                21        Farmer

            Annotated-Elisha (1819-1882) was the son of John and Ruth (Hanks) Vaughan. He married in 1845 Lydia Coulson, daughter of John and Lydia Coulson. He acquired some land on Bobbitts Creek and made a first rate farm from it. He was also active in county affairs. Lydia died in 1873. 

 

1860 VA Census-Carroll County, P.O. Cranberry Plains

Vaughn, John                66        Farmer                         1200    2020    VA

Ruth                 64

Margaret J.       32                                  100      600    TN

Olly M.            12                                                        VA

Rachel               9

Nancy E.           8

*John W. and Margaret have two more children, Rachel and Nancy, but then John W. dies 3/11/1856.

 

1870 VA Census-Carroll County, Sulphur Springs District

Vaughn, John                76        Farmer                         $434    $300    VA

Ruth                 73

Nancy E.          16

Rufus                20        Farm Laborer

Ollie                 21

Elisha M.           1

 

Vaughn, Elisha              51        Farmer                         $1200 $200    VA

Lydia A.           43

Elizabeth           18

Margaret          18

E. Fletcher        14        Farm Laborer

Mary R.           13

John W.            6

 

 

 

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