George M. Vaught

Jackson, Alabama, United States

The Life of George M.

When George M. Vaught was born in 1834, in Jackson, Alabama, United States, his father, Hiram Harmon Vaught, was 37 and his mother, Sarah Jane Ballard, was 38. He lived in Gap Township, Montgomery, Arkansas, United States in 1850 and Polk, Arkansas, United States in 1860.

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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 2

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1849 · Capitol Building Destroyed by Fire

Age 15

The capitol building in Montgomery was destroyed by fire on December 14, 1849, the 30th anniversary of the state.

Age 31

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Vogt .

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

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  • George M Vaught in household of Hiram Vaught, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Goo N Vaught in household of Hiram Vaught, "United States Census, 1860"

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