Calista Ann Webster

25 June 1825–14 July 1895 (Age 70)
Wilton, Franklin, Maine, United States

The Life of Calista Ann

When Calista Ann Webster was born on 25 June 1825, in Wilton, Franklin, Maine, United States, her father, Benjamin Webster, was 23 and her mother, Mehitable S., was 22. She married Elias Vaughan on 9 September 1848, in Kingfield, Franklin, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Franklin, Maine, United States in 1850 and Lang Township, Franklin, Maine, United States in 1880. She died on 14 July 1895, in Maine, United States, at the age of 70.

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Family Time Line

Elias Vaughan
1818–1878
Calista Ann Webster
1825–1895
Marriage: 9 September 1848
William M. Vaughan
1849–
Mary Jane Vaughan
1851–1915
George Zenas Vaughan
1852–1932
Thomas L. Vaughan
1854–1863
Nellie L. Vaughan
1857–1859
Eunice M Vaughan
1858–1892
D. Webster Vaughan
1860–1863
Bernard Elias Vaughan
1862–1895
Stella Ellen Vaughan
1863–
Harriet A Tinkham
1865–1937

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
9 September 1848
Kingfield, Franklin, Maine, United States
children

(10)

    William M. Vaughan

    Male1849–Male

    Mary Jane Vaughan

    Female1851–1915Female

    George Zenas Vaughan

    Male1852–1932Male

    Thomas L. Vaughan

    Male1854–1863Male

    Nellie L. Vaughan

    Female1857–1859Female

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Benjamin Webster

    Male1802–1884Male

    Mehitable S.

    Female1803–1831Female

siblings

(4)

    Daniel B. Webster

    Male1823–1880Male

    Female1825–1895Female

    William E Webster

    Male1827–1876Male

    George W. Webster

    Male1829–1853Male

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 5

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1838

Age 13

Historical Boundaries - 1838: Franklin, Maine, United States
1846

Age 21

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English (chiefly Yorkshire, Lancashire, and the Midlands) and Scottish: occupational name for a weaver, early Middle English webber, agent derivative of Webb .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Clista A Vaughan in household of Chas Vaughan, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Calista A Vaughn, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Calista A Vaughan in household of Elias Vaughan, "United States Census, 1850"

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