Emma Louise Vaughn

22 February 1924–3 May 2015 (Age 91)
Heard, Georgia, United States

The Life of Emma Louise

When Emma Louise Vaughn was born on 22 February 1924, in Heard, Georgia, United States, her father, Taylor Franklin Vaughan, was 22 and her mother, Nancy Jane Shellnut, was 21. She married Lewis Edward Crews in 1946, in Carroll, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in District 792, Heard, Georgia, United States in 1930 and District 714, Carroll, Georgia, United States in 1940. She died on 3 May 2015, in Carrollton, Carroll, Georgia, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Carrollton, Carroll, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lewis Edward Crews
Emma Louise Vaughn
Marriage: 1946
Larry Edward Crews
Donnie Joe Crews

Spouse and Children

    Lewis Edward Crews



Carroll, Georgia, United States


    Larry Edward Crews


    Donnie Joe Crews


Parents and Siblings

    Taylor Franklin Vaughan





World Events (8)


Age 3

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1942 · Germans Sink Ships Near St. Simons Island

Age 18

Lights from homes along the coast of St. Simons Island provided a clear view of the SS Oklahoma for German U-boat Captain Reinhard Hardegen on April 8, 1942. A German torpedo was fired at the SS Oklahoma shortly after midnight. An hour later, a second torpedo was fired at the oil tanker Esso Baton Rouge. Both ships sunk and the attacks left 22 seamen dead. After the incident, residents of the Golden Isles panicked over concern of a German Invasion of the coast and were stringently observant of a nighttime blackout.  
1948 · The Beginning of the Cold War

Age 24

The Berlin Blockade was the first major crises of the Cold War. The Soviet Union blocked all access to the sectors of Berlin under Western control and offered to drop the blockade if the newly introduced Deutsche Mark was removed from West Berlin. The Berlin Blockade showed the different ideological and economic visions for postwar Europe. Even though there wasn't any fire fight during the cold war, many of these skirmishes arose and almost caused nuclear war on multiple occasions.

Name Meaning

Welsh: variant spelling of Vaughan .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Emma Vaughn in household of Taylor Vaughn, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Emma Louise Vaughn in household of Taylor Vaughn, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Louise Crews in entry for Mr Obie Winston Vaughn, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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