Bowen R. Vaughan

13 January 1787–30 March 1850 (Age 63)
Kent, Scituate, Providence, Rhode Island, United States

The Life Summary of Bowen R.

When Bowen R. Vaughan was born on 13 January 1787, in Kent, Scituate, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, his father, David Vaughan, was 21 and his mother, Sibyl Card, was 21. He married Desire Langford on 28 February 1809, in East Greenwich, Kent, Rhode Island, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He died on 30 March 1850, in At Sea, at the age of 63, and was buried in East Greenwich, Kent, Rhode Island, United States.

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Bowen R. Vaughan
Desire Langford
Marriage: 28 February 1809
Russell Vaughan
Sybil L. Vaughan
Rachel L. Vaughan
Hannah B. Vaughan
Lillie Elizabeth Vaughn

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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.
1790 · 13th State
Age 3
On May 29, 1790, Rhode Island becomes the last of the original 13 colonies to become a state.
Age 17
Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.

Name Meaning

(1997: 15090;2007: 28763; 2010: 38830)Welsh: from fychan, a lenited form of bychan, a diminutive of bach ‘little’. This was often used to distinguish the younger of two bearers of the same personal name, typically the son of a father with the same name.

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

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Sources (4)

  • Bowen Vaughn, "Rhode Island, Marriages, 1724-1916"
  • Bowen R. Vaughan in entry for Hannah A. Congdon, "Rhode Island Deaths and Burials, 1802-1950"
  • Bowen Vaughn, "Find A Grave Index"

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