Rebecca H Surles

20 October 1835–30 October 1864 (Age 29)
Giles, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Rebecca H

When Rebecca H Surles was born on 20 October 1835, in Giles, Tennessee, United States, her father, Henry W. Surles, was 40 and her mother, Anna B. Beasley, was 35. She married Edward Owen Vaughn on 12 November 1852, in Giles, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. She died on 30 October 1864, at the age of 29, and was buried in Maplewood Cemetery, Pulaski, Giles, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward Owen Vaughn
Rebecca H Surles
Marriage: 12 November 1852
William H Vaughn
George Edward Francis Vaughn
John Robert Vaughn

Spouse and Children

12 November 1852
Giles, Tennessee, United States



    George Edward Francis Vaughn




    John Robert Vaughn


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World Events (5)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 1

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.

Age 11

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 11

Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.

Name Meaning

English: probably a variant spelling of Searles .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Rebecca Vaughnr in household of Ed O Vaughnr, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Rebecca H Searls in household of Henry Searls, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Rebecca Surles Vaughn, "Find A Grave Index"

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