Robert Young Vaughn

Brief Life History of Robert Young

When Robert Young Vaughn was born on 27 June 1824, in Hawkins, Tennessee, United States, his father, Thomas Vaughan, was 30 and his mother, Leah McCarty, was 30. He had at least 6 sons and 6 daughters with Martha Angeline Triplett. He lived in Bosque, Texas, United States in 1880 and Justice Precinct 3, McLennan, Texas, United States in 1910. In 1880, at the age of 56, his occupation is listed as farmer in Bosque, Texas, United States. He died on 12 January 1912, in West, McLennan, Texas, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in West, McLennan, Texas, United States.

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Robert Young Vaughn
Martha Angeline Triplett
Thomas Vaughan
John Mc Carty Vaughan
William Jones Vaughan
Tennessee Leah Vaughan
Sarah Jane "Sallie" Vaughan
Robert Sherman Vaughan
Joel Webster Vaughan
Flora May Vaughan
Joseph Milton Vaughan
Barshaba Angeline Vaughan
Mary Emma Vaughan
Mattie Young Vaughan

Sources (19)

  • Robt Y Vaughan in household of Henry V Aderhold, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Robert Y. Vaughan, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Robt Y Vaughan, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

1835 · The Hermitage is Built

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.


Historical Boundaries: 1848: Hays, Texas, United States

Name Meaning

Welsh: variant of Vaughan .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Letters from Texas in 1859/1860

Robert Young VAUGHAN, son of Thomas and Leah M. McCARTY Vaughan, and brother of Sarah Elizabeth CANTRELL, wife of Reynolds CANTRELL, moved from McMinn Co TN, to Hays Co TX, in 1859. The Vaughan family …

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