Susan Malvina Hale

6 September 1837–19 June 1898 (Age 60)
Grayson, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Susan Malvina

When Susan Malvina Hale was born on 6 September 1837, in Grayson, Virginia, United States, her father, Fountain Hale, was 32 and her mother, Bratton Wright, was 29. She married Lewis Peyton Vaught on 13 January 1858, in Grayson, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Elk Creek, Grayson, Virginia, United States for about 30 years. She died on 19 June 1898, in Grayson, Virginia, United States, at the age of 60.

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Lewis Peyton Vaught
Susan Malvina Hale
Marriage: 13 January 1858
Selia Ann Vaught
Samuel K. Vaught
Mary Matilda Vaught
Tabitha Ellen Vaught
Alfred Winston Vaught
Sarah Alice Vaught
Amelia Carolina Vaught
Doll Varden Vaught
Walter N. Vaught
Ida Bell Vaught

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World Events (8)

1844 · Lumpkin's Jail
Age 7
In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.
Age 9
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1861 · The Battle of Manassas
Age 24
The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 

Name Meaning

1 English (also well established in South Wales): topographic name for someone who lived in a nook or hollow, from Old English and Middle English hale, dative of h(e)alh ‘nook’, ‘hollow’. In northern England the word often has a specialized meaning, denoting a piece of flat alluvial land by the side of a river, typically one deposited in a bend. In southeastern England it often referred to a patch of dry land in a fen. In some cases the surname may be a habitational name from any of the several places in England named with this fossilized inflected form, which would originally have been preceded by a preposition, e.g. in the hale or at the hale.2 English: from a Middle English personal name derived from either of two Old English bynames, Hæle ‘hero’ or Hægel, which is probably akin to Germanic Hagano ‘hawthorn’ ( see Hain 2).3 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Céile ( see McHale ).

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

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Sources (28)

  • Malvina Vaught in household of Lewis P Vaught, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Melvine Vaught in household of L P Vaught, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Malvina Vaught in household of Louis P Vaught, "United States Census, 1900"

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