Mary Delia Vaughan

Female15 July 1897–7 August 1966

Brief Life History of Mary Delia

When Mary Delia Vaughan was born on 15 July 1897, in Eastland, Texas, United States, her father, William Watson Vaughan, was 26 and her mother, Deborah Jane Dolberry, was 22. She married Benjamin Lee Bledsoe on 14 September 1918. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Commissioner's Precinct 2, Clay, Texas, United States for about 10 years and Moxee City, Yakima, Washington, United States in 1950. She died on 7 August 1966, in Longview, Cowlitz, Washington, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Silver Lake Cemetery, Silver Lake, Cowlitz, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Lee Bledsoe
Mary Delia Vaughan
Marriage: 14 September 1918
Alfred Lee Bledsoe
Milford Carrol Bledsoe
Patsy L Bledsoe

Sources (15)

  • Mary D Bledsoe, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Mary Vaughan, "Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965"
  • Mary Delia Vaughn Bledsoe, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 September 1918
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 1

    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.


    Age 7

    Historical Boundaries: 1904: Clay, Texas, United States

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

    Age 19

    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    Name Meaning

    Welsh: from fychan, a lenited form of bychan, a diminutive of bach ‘little’. This was often used to distinguish the younger of two bearers of the same personal name, typically the son of a father with the same name.

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

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