Wilton Vaughan

22 December 1872–13 March 1936 (Age 63)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Wilton

When Wilton Vaughan was born on 22 December 1872, in Virginia, United States, his father, William Heiter Vaughan, was 34 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Henshaw, was 35. He married Ella Lee Cockes about 1892. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Bermuda District, Chesterfield, Virginia, United States for about 10 years and Manchester, Chesterfield, Virginia, United States for about 10 years. He died on 13 March 1936, in Richmond, Virginia, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Chesterfield, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Wilton Vaughan
Ella Lee Cockes
Marriage: about 1892
Bernice M. Vaughan
Julian Whitfield Vaughan Sr.
Elsie Lee Vaughan
Martha Elizabeth Vaughan
Grace Marvin Vaughan
Charles Edward Vaughan
Nicholas Allen Vaughan
Nellie Belle Vaughan
Howard William Vaughan

Spouse and Children

about 1892


+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 3

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 3

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 18

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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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Sources (3)

  • Walton Vaughn in household of Robert W Cox, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Milton Vaughn, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Wilton Vaughan in household of William Vaughan, "United States Census, 1880"

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