Martha Lucinda Vaughn

1 November 1871–20 December 1954 (Age 83)
Elizabethtown, Hardin, Illinois, United States

The Life of Martha Lucinda

When Martha Lucinda Vaughn was born on 1 November 1871, in Elizabethtown, Hardin, Illinois, United States, her father, Demarquis Lafayette Vaughn, was 26 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Anderson, was 22. She married Richard Selman Brown on 15 December 1889, in Shawneetown, Gallatin, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Union Township, Dunklin, Missouri, United States for about 10 years. She died on 20 December 1954, in Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Mount Washington Cemetery, Independence, Jackson, Missouri, United States.

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Richard Selman Brown
Martha Lucinda Vaughn
Marriage: 15 December 1889
Frances Elizabeth Brown
Alpha May Brown
Richard Franklin Brown
John Buren Brown
Jennie Lee Brown
Clarence Archie Brown
Eugene Thomas Brown
Blanche Ellen Brown
Vesta Lela Pearl Brown
Edith Marie Brown

Spouse and Children

15 December 1889
Shawneetown, Gallatin, Illinois, United States


    Frances Elizabeth Brown


    Alpha May Brown


    Richard Franklin Brown




+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Demarquis Lafayette Vaughn


    Mary Elizabeth Anderson




    James Thomas Vaughn



    Nancy Josephine Vaughn


    John William Vaughn


    Daniel Lafayette Vaughn


+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

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.
1877 · The First Workers Strike

Age 6

The country was in great economic distress in mid-1877, which caused many workers of the Railroad to come together and began the first national strike in the United States. Crowds gathered in Chicago in extreme number to be a part of the strike which was later named the Great Railroad Strike. Shortly after the strike began, the battle was fought between the authorities and many of the strikers. The conflict escalated to violence and quickly each side turned bloody.
1893 · The World's Columbian Exposition

Age 22

Also known as the Chicago World's Fair, The Exposition was held to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the arrival of Christopher Columbus in the New World. The centerpiece of the Fair was a large water pool that represented Columbus's voyage across the Atlantic to the Americas. The Fair had a profound effect on new architecture designs, sanitation advancement, and the arts. The Fairgrounds were given the nickname the White City due to its lavish paint and materials used to constuct it. Over 27 million people attended the fair during its six-month of operation. Among many of the invetions exhibited there was the first Ferris wheel built to rival the Eiffel Tower in France.

Name Meaning

Welsh: variant spelling of Vaughan .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Sinda Brown in household of Richard Brown, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lucinda Brown in household of Richard Brown, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Martha Brown in household of Joseph Woods, "United States Census, 1940"

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