Josephine Draughon

Robertson, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Josephine

When Josephine Draughon was born in 1841, in Robertson, Tennessee, United States, her father, James Wells Draughon, was 33 and her mother, Nancy Huey, was 23.

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James Wells Draughon
Nancy Huey
James Wells Draughon
Josephine Draughon
Mary Elizabeth Draughon
Mary Virgina Draughon

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 5

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

Age 5

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.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 31

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

Variant of Irish Drohan .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Jo Draughon in household of Nancy Draughon, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Josephine Draughon in household of Wells Draughon, "United States Census, 1850"

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