Elizabeth Betsy Vaughn

1749–1796 (Age 47)
North Carolina, British Colonial America

The Life of Elizabeth Betsy

When Elizabeth Betsy Vaughn was born in 1749, in North Carolina, British Colonial America, her father, David Vaughn, was 19 and her mother, Susannah Colley, was 16. She married Drury Erastus Smith in 1767, in Guilford, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 11 sons and 11 daughters. She died in 1796, in Rockingham, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 47, and was buried in Rockingham, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Drury Erastus Smith
1746–1822
Elizabeth Betsy Vaughn
1749–1796
Marriage: 1767
Phebe Smith
1768–1822
Bellerophan Smith
1788–1800
John Smith
1789–
Nancy Smith
1791–
Richard Smith
1793–
Frank Smith
1772–1856
Benjamin Franklin Smith
1772–1856
Francis Smith
1772–1856
Daniel Aubrey Smith
1774–1856
Johannon Smith
1775–1857
Johnson Smith
1775–1856
Drury Smith Jr.
1776–1876
Sarah Elizabeth Smith
1777–1868
Martha Patsy Smith
1779–1850
Thomas Martin Smith
1781–1863
Mary Ann "Polly" Smith
1782–1862
Susan Smith
1784–1865
Nancy Smith
1785–1824
Mary Ann Means
1786–1860
Elizabeth Betsy Oakley
1787–1850
Frances W Smith
1789–1872
Elizabeth Julia Smith
1790–1850

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1767
Guilford, North Carolina, United States
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World Events (5)

1767 · Tryon Palace

Age 18

Built on August 26, 1767, the Tryon Palace became the capitol building for North Carolina. The building was named after William Tryon a British officer and colonial official.
1774 · Edenton Tea Party

Age 25

On October 25, 1774, the Edenton Tea Party took place. It was the first organized women's protest. They put their cups down and refused to buy any tea.
1776

Age 27

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

Name Meaning

Welsh: variant spelling of Vaughan .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Public Member Trees
  • War of 1812 Pension Application Files Index, 1812-1815
  • Global, Find A Grave Index for Non-Burials, Burials at Sea, and other Select Burial Locations, 1300s-Current

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