Nora Elizabeth Bean

1876–4 June 1978 (Age 102)
Hindsville, Madison, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Nora Elizabeth

When Nora Elizabeth Bean was born in 1876, in Hindsville, Madison, Arkansas, United States, her father, William F Bean, was 16 and her mother, Augusta Wainright Roles, was 13. She married Andrew Jackson Vaughan on 19 December 1896. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 8 daughters. She lived in Lincoln, Oklahoma, United States in 1935 and Dent Township, Pottawatomie, Oklahoma, United States in 1940. She died on 4 June 1978, in Rossville, Lincoln, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 102, and was buried in Rossville, Lincoln, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

Andrew Jackson Vaughan
Nora Elizabeth Bean
Marriage: 19 December 1896
Silas Franklin Vaughn
Ernest Therman Vaughn
Charlotte Lydel Vaughan
Archie Vernon Vaughan
Dorothy Elizabeth Vaughan
Nettie Mae Vaughn
Nettie Marie Vaught
Melton F. Vaughn
Freda Almeda Vaughan
Warren Jackson Vaughn
Norma Adaline Vaughan
Betty Dean Vaughn

Spouse and Children

19 December 1896
Prairie Township, Makison, Arkansas, USA


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World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 0

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1876 · The Battle of Little Bighorn

Age 0

An armed conflict between the Lakota, Northern Cheyenne, and Arapaho tribes and the 7th Cavalry of the US Army. The battle was the most significant action of the Great Sioux War of 1876.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 27

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

1 English: metonymic occupational name for a grower or seller of beans, from Old English bēan ‘beans’ (a collective singular). Occasionally it may have been applied as a nickname for a someone considered of little importance.2 English: nickname for a pleasant person, from Middle English bēne ‘friendly’, ‘amiable’ (of unknown origin; there is apparently no connection with Bain or Bon ).3 Scottish: Anglicized form of the Gaelic personal name Beathán, a diminutive of beatha ‘life’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nora E Vaughn in household of Andrew J Vaughn, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Nora E Vaughan in household of Andrew J Vaughan, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Nora E Vaughn in household of Andrew J Vaughn, "United States Census, 1930"

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