Virginia Vaughan

18 April 1878–29 November 1939 (Age 61)
Maries, Missouri, United States

The Life of Virginia

When Virginia Vaughan was born on 18 April 1878, in Maries, Missouri, United States, her father, John William Vaughn, was 36 and her mother, Elizabeth Elkins, was 31. She married James Robertson Jr. on 28 March 1898, in Van Cleve, Maries, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She lived in Miller Township, Maries, Missouri, United States in 1900 and Boone Township, Maries, Missouri, United States for about 10 years. She died on 29 November 1939, in St. James, Phelps, Missouri, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Maries, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Virginia Vaughan
Merton Robert Carter
Helen Carter
James Carter
Vera Carter
Willa Belle Carter
Homer Blanchard Carter
Virginia Frances Carter

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    Merton Robert Carter



    Helen Carter


    James Carter


    Vera Carter


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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

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.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 4

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 18

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.

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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Sources (3)

  • Jennie Robinson in household of James Robinson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Maud Vaughan in household of Rich Vaughan, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Jennie Robertson in household of James M Robertson, "United States Census, 1920"

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