William Beauharnois Vaughn

1823–about 1907 (Age 84)
Virginia, United States

The Life of William Beauharnois

When William Beauharnois Vaughn was born in 1823, in Virginia, United States, his father, Peter Vaughan, was 48 and his mother, Sarah Beazley, was 45. He had at least 1 son with Sarah Medley. He died about 1907, in Warren, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Jessie, Warren, Tennessee, United States.

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William Beauharnois Vaughn
Sarah Medley
John B. Vaughn

Spouse and Children



    John B. Vaughn


Parents and Siblings

    Peter Vaughan


    Sarah Beazley




+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1824 · """Mary Randolph Publishes """"The Virginia Housewife"""""""

Age 1

“The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 2

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Age 23

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

Name Meaning

Welsh: variant spelling of Vaughan .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Beauharnois Vaughan in household of Peter Vaughan, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Bill Vaughan, "United States Census, 1860"
  • William Vaughn, "United States Census, 1900"

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