Susanna Vaughan

about 1750–
East Greenwich, Kent, Rhode Island, British Colonial America

The Life of Susanna

When Susanna Vaughan was born about 1750, in East Greenwich, Kent, Rhode Island, British Colonial America, her father, George Vaughan, was 36 and her mother, Sarah Boone, was 32. She married William Greene on 21 January 1770, in East Greenwich, Kent, Rhode Island, United States.

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Josiah Greene
Susanna Vaughan
Marriage: about 1775

Spouse and Children

about 1775
Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States

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World Events (8)

1763 · First Synagogue in America

Age 13

The first Jewish Synagogue in America was built in Newport, Rhode Island in 1763. It still stands today, making it the oldest synagogue in the United States.

Age 26

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 31

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

Name Meaning

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 (3)

  • Susannah Green, "New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947"
  • Susanah Vaughan, "Rhode Island, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1630-1945"
  • Susannah Green, "New Hampshire Marriages, 1720-1920"

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