Silas Vaughan

1804–about 1875 (Age 71)
Caroline, Virginia, United States

The Life of Silas

When Silas Vaughan was born in 1804, in Caroline, Virginia, United States, his father, John Vaughan, was 24 and his mother, Betsy Martin, was 22. He married Elizabeth Chenault in March 1828, in Caroline, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Caroline District, Caroline, Virginia, United States in 1840. He died about 1875, in Caroline, Virginia, United States, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

Silas Vaughan
1804–1875
Elizabeth Chenault
1810–1865
Marriage: March 1828
Adeline Caroline Vaughan
1828–
Robert Sample Vaughan Sr.
1833–1922
Martha L Vaughan
1831–
William Heiter Vaughan
1838–1911
Austin Monroe Vaughan
1843–1914
Silas Bataille Vaughan
1846–
Mary S. Vaughan
1848–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
March 1828
Caroline, Virginia, United States
children

(7)

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John Vaughan

    Male1780–Male

    Betsy Martin

    Female1782–1830Female

siblings

(4)

    Male1804–1875Male

    Cary Vaughan

    Male1815–1865Male

    John Vaughan

    Male1822–Male

    Elizabeth Vaughan

    Female1827–Female

World Events (8)

1804

Age 0

Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.
1812 · Monumental Church Built

Age 8

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.
1824 · """Mary Randolph Publishes """"The Virginia Housewife"""""""

Age 20

“The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Silus Vaughan, "United States Census, 1840"
  • Silas Vaughan, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Silas Vaughn, "United States Census, 1850"

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