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
1828–1899
Rebecca H Surles
1835–1864
Marriage: 12 November 1852
William H Vaughn
1855–1944
George Edward Francis Vaughn
1857–1858
Vaughn
1859–1859
John Robert Vaughn
1861–1939

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
12 November 1852
Giles, Tennessee, United States
children

(4)

    Male1855–1944Male

    George Edward Francis Vaughn

    Male1857–1858Male

    Vaughn

    Male1859–1859Male

    John Robert Vaughn

    Male1861–1939Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(14)

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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.
1846

Age 11

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1846

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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