Susannah Vaughan

about 1712–
Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of Susannah

When Susannah Vaughan was born about 1712, in Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island, United States, her father, Daniel Vaughan, was 36 and her mother, Abigail Moon, was 24. She married John Jenkins on 4 September 1733, in Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island, United States.

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John Jenkins
Susannah Vaughan
Marriage: 4 September 1733

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4 September 1733
Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island, United States

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World Events (4)


Age 64

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 64

Rhode Island was first to declare its independence from Britain on May 4, 1776.

Age 91

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

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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  • Susanna Vaughn, "Rhode Island Town Marriages Index, 1639-1916"
  • Susanna Vaughn, "Rhode Island, Marriages, 1724-1916"

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