Mary Roller

14 December 1825–18 March 1863 (Age 37)
Benton, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Roller was born on 14 December 1825, in Benton, Arkansas, United States, her father, David Roller, was 40 and her mother, Margaret Dickson, was 37. She married Andrew Jackson Vaughn on 14 June 1846, in Barry, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Prairie Township, Madison, Arkansas, United States for about 10 years. She died on 18 March 1863, in Hindsville, Madison, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 37, and was buried in Vaughan-Whitener Cemetery, Hindsville, Madison, Arkansas, United States.

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Andrew Jackson Vaughn
Mary Roller
Marriage: 14 June 1846
Catherine Elizabeth Vaughan
George Washington Vaughan
Margaret Vaughan
Emily S. Vaughan
Nancy N Vaughan
Ada Laphilla Vaughan
Samuel P. Vaughan

Spouse and Children

14 June 1846
Barry, Missouri, United States


    Catherine Elizabeth Vaughan



    Margaret Vaughan



    Nancy N Vaughan


+2 More Children

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+5 More Children

World Events (7)

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.

Age 7

Historical Boundaries - 1832: Washington, Arkansas Territory, United States; 1836: Washington, Arkansas, United States; 1836 Madison, Arkansas, United States
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 11

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.

Name Meaning

1 German: nickname from Swabian roller ‘tom cat’.2 German: occupational name for a carter or driver of a wagon, early New High German roller.3 Scottish: probably a variant of Rollo .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Vaughan in household of Andrew J Vaughan, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mary Vaughan in household of A J Vaughan, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary Roler in entry for A J Vaughan, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"

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