Melzina Paritine Vaughan

–4 December 1969
Sanger, Fresno, California, United States

The Life of Melzina Paritine

Melzina Paritine Vaughan was born as the daughter of Winfield Scott Vaughn and Matilda Amanda Ophelia Richerson (Kane/King). She died on 4 December 1969, in Sanger, Fresno, California, United States, and was buried in Mendocino Cemetery, Parlier, Fresno, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Winfield Scott Vaughn
1855–1933
Matilda Amanda Ophelia Richerson (Kane/King)
1852–1930
William Oscar Vaughan
1877–1946
Melzina Paritine Vaughan
–1969
Charles Walter "Charley" Vaughan
1879–1908
George Washington Vaughan
1881–1967
James Allen Vaughan
1882–1967
Lue Mimey Vaughan
1887–
Huey Ann Elizabeth Vaughan
1888–
John Leon Vaughn
1888–1953
Margaret Palestine Vaughan
1890–1890
Millie Zena Vaughan
1890–
Mary Isabel Vaughn
1893–1988

Parents and Siblings

    Winfield Scott Vaughn

    Male1855–1933Male

    Matilda Amanda Ophelia Richerson (Kane/King)

    Female1852–1930Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1857 · 7.9 Earthquake In Fort Tejon

The Fort Tejon earthquake, on January 9, 1857, registered at 7.9, making it one of the largest earthquakes ever recorded in the United States. Only two people were killed, largely due to the sparse population in the area where the earthquake occurred. As a result of the large scale shaking, the Kern River was turned upstream and fish were stranded miles from Tulare Lake as the waters were rocked so far from its banks.
1863

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

Welsh: from fychan, a lenited form of bychan, a diminutive of bach ‘little’. This was often used to distinguish the younger of two bearers of the same personal name, typically the son of a father with the same name.

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

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