Alton Caviness Vaughn

1 September 1895–25 February 1953 (Age 57)
Cumberland, North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Alton Caviness

When Alton Caviness Vaughn was born on 1 September 1895, in Cumberland, North Carolina, United States, his father, Stephen Walter Vaughn, was 22 and his mother, Rosa Belle Bain, was 24. He married Myrtle Victoria Gregory on 4 October 1919, in Gilmer Township, Guilford, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Greensboro, Guilford, North Carolina, United States for about 8 years and United States in 1953. He registered for military service in 1917. He died on 25 February 1953, in Fayetteville, Cumberland, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Greensboro, Guilford, North Carolina, United States.

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Alton Caviness Vaughn
Myrtle Victoria Gregory
Marriage: 4 October 1919
Pvt Ernest Caviness Vaughn
Edward Watou Vaughn
Lois Gertrude Vaughn
Audrey Elizabeth Vaughn
James Alton Vaughn

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 1
A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904
Age 9
St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1912 · The Girl Scouts
Age 17
Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

Welsh: variant spelling of Vaughan .

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

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Sources (51)

  • Alton C Vaughn in household of Walter S Vaughn, "United States Census, 1900"
  • A C Vaughn, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Alton Vaughn in household of Sam W Vaughn, "United States Census, 1920"

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