Mary Ellen Vaughan

7 June 1878–20 November 1935 (Age 57)
Newtown, King and Queen, Virginia, United States

The Life of Mary Ellen

When Mary Ellen Vaughan was born on 7 June 1878, in Newtown, King and Queen, Virginia, United States, her father, William Heiter Vaughan, was 39 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Henshaw, was 40. She married Lee Roy Martin on 13 August 1902, in Chesterfield, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Bermuda Magisterial District, Chesterfield, Virginia, United States for about 10 years. She died on 20 November 1935, in Chesterfield, Virginia, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Chesterfield, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lee Roy Martin
Mary Ellen Vaughan
Marriage: 13 August 1902
Bettie Alice Martin
Mary Lee Martin
Lillian Bell Martin
Virginia Ellen Martin
Paul Roy Martin Sr
Mammie Sue Martin
Manie Sue Martin
Willie Lee Martin
Lucille Mae Martin
Hartwell James Martin

Spouse and Children

13 August 1902
Chesterfield, Virginia, United States


    Bettie Alice Martin


    Mary Lee Martin


    Lillian Bell Martin




+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 4

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 16

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.

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)

  • Mary E Vaughn in household of William H Vaughn, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary E Vaughan in household of William Vaughan, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mary Martin in household of Lee R Martin, "United States Census, 1910"

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