Cornelius Vaughn

30 April 1787–22 December 1859 (Age 72)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Cornelius

When Cornelius Vaughn was born on 30 April 1787, in Virginia, United States, his father, James Cornelius Vaughn, was 42 and his mother, Sarah M Coleman, was 28. He married Frances B Webster on 12 March 1806, in Fayette, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Fayette, Kentucky, United States in 1820. He died on 22 December 1859, in Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Lexington Cemetery, Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Cornelius Vaughn
1787–1859
Frances B Webster
1783–1847
Marriage: 12 March 1806
Matilda Rebecca Vaughan
1806–1864
Cosby Harrison Vaughn
1812–1888
Catharine Vaughn
1809–1865
Cornelius Vaughn Jr
1820–1903

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
12 March 1806
Fayette, Kentucky, United States
children

(4)

    Matilda Rebecca Vaughan

    Female1806–1864Female

    Catharine Vaughn

    Female1809–1865Female

    Cosby Harrison Vaughn

    Male1812–1888Male

    Male1820–1903Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1788 · The First Presidential Election

Age 1

The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.
1788 · Becomes the 10th state

Age 1

On June 25, 1788 Virginia became the 10th state. 
1808

Age 21

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

Welsh: variant spelling of Vaughan .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Cornelius Vaughn, "United States Census, 1820"
  • Cornelius Vaughn, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Cornelius Vaughn, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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