Daniel Vaughan

Newport, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of Daniel

When Daniel Vaughan was born in 1716, in Newport, Rhode Island, United States, his father, Daniel Vaughan, was 40 and his mother, Abigail Moon, was 28. He married Freelove Gorton on 30 June 1744, in Trinity Church, Newport, Newport, Rhode Island, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He died in his hometown.

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Daniel Vaughan
Freelove Gorton
Marriage: 30 June 1744
Gorton Vaughan
Daniel Vaughan
Susannah Vaughn

Spouse and Children

30 June 1744
Trinity Church, Newport, Newport, Rhode Island, United States


    Gorton Vaughan


    Daniel Vaughan


    Susannah Vaughn


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World Events (6)


Age 60

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

Age 60

Rhode Island was first to declare its independence from Britain on May 4, 1776.
1780 · French Occupy Newport

Age 64

During 1780 to 1781, over 12,000 French troops occupy Newport, Rhode Island.

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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  • Daniel Vaughan, "Rhode Island, Marriages, 1724-1916"

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