Katie Stafford Vaughn

14 August 1869–25 September 1939 (Age 70)
Estill, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Katie Stafford

When Katie Stafford Vaughn was born on 14 August 1869, in Estill, Kentucky, United States, her father, James Weber Vaughn, was 38 and her mother, Sarah Jane Smith, was 37. She married John Wesley Richardson on 15 August 1917, in Daviess, Missouri, United States. She lived in Kentucky, United States in 1870. She died on 25 September 1939, in Gallatin, Daviess, Missouri, United States, at the age of 70.

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Family Time Line

John Wesley Richardson
Katie Stafford Vaughn
Marriage: 15 August 1917

Spouse and Children

15 August 1917
Daviess, Missouri, United States

Parents and Siblings

    James Weber Vaughn


    Sarah Jane Smith




    Emma J Vaughn


    William Hudson Vaughn


    Nancy B Vaughn



    Martha Vaughn


+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 1

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1870 · Giving all the right to vote

Age 1

The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.
1892 · The Radio is invented

Age 23

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892

Name Meaning

Welsh: variant spelling of Vaughan .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Kate L Vaughn in household of James W Vaughn, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Kate S Vaughn in household of Weber J Vaughn, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mrs Katie Vaughn in entry for John Wesley Richesson, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"

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