Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Tombstone Tuesday - George Washington Vaughn

G.W. Vaughn
Sept. 19, 1880
Nov. 7, 1913

Buried in Watson Cemetery, Crittenden County, Kentucky. Tombstone photographed 8 May 2017.

George Washington Vaughn was born in Crittenden County and was the son of David Vaughn and Margaret C. Riley. His delayed death certificate gives his death date as 7 November 1912.[1] David and Margaret C. (Riley) Vaughn were my great grandparents and are buried at nearby New Union (Ditney) Cemetery.

George Washington Vaughn married Miss Lela Belt on Christmas Day, 1906. He was 26 years old and she was 24. They were enumerated together on only one census - the 1910 Crittenden County census. In their household was their son, Shelby, and Lela's father, Benjamin Belt.[2]

[1] Kentucky Death Certificate #29435 of Geo. Washington Vaughn, Ancestry.com, accessed 26 May 2017.
[2] 1910 Crittenden County, Kentucky Census, Population Schedule, Mag. District 5, database on-line, E.D. 0050, page 3A, Ancestry.com, accessed 27 May 2017.

Published 12 September 2017, Western Kentucky Genealogy Blog, http://wkygenealogy.blogspot.com/

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