Generation No. 1
1. CORNELIUS3 VAUGHN, SR. (JAMES CORNELIUS2, LORD ROBERT1 VAUGHAN) was born April 30, 1785 in Virginia, and died December 22, 1859 in Lexington, KY (Fayette Co.). He married (1) FRANKY (FRANCES) WEBSTER March 12, 1806 in Lexington, Kentucky (Fayette Co.), daughter of DANIEL WEBSTER and MARY VARDAMANN. She was born December 18, 1783 in Fairfax County, Virginia, and died November 10, 1847 in Lexington , Kentucky (Fayette Co.). He married (2) EMILY FITZPATRICK November 14, 1850 in Lexington, Kentucky (Fayette Co.).
Notes for CORNELIUS VAUGHN, SR.:
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Vaughn records from University of Kentucky, Fayette, Co, KY:
Know all men by these presents that we, Barnabas Vaughn and James Vaughn are held firmly and bound unto ______ ________ Esq. governor of Kentucky in the just and full sum of 40 current money to which payment will & truly be made to the said governor and his successors and each of us bind ourselves and _____ of our _________executors, administrators and ___________ joint by and ______ firmly by their presents sealed and dated this 12th day of March 1806.
The conotation of the above obligation is such that where as a marriage is shortly intended to be solomnized between Cornelius Vaughn and Franky Webster in the county of Fayette.
Now if it shall here after always appear that there is no just cause to _______ the said marriage then this obligation to be void otherwise to infull force and mature.
Cornelius Vaughn, Sr.
James C. Vaughn
Frances Webster, my daughter is of age and I have no obligation against your granting license to Cornelius Vaughn, as it is my pleasure for the marriage to take place.
March 12, 1806
**More information about Cornelius Vaughn Sr. by Joseph George Vaughn (my great-grandfather, that was written in 1943. J.G. Vaughn is the Great-grandson of Cornelius Vaughn Sr. It was recorded and typed by J.G's son David Robert Vaughn.**
Mrs. Cornelius Vaughn #1 died and Cornelius #1 married again. When Cornelius #1 died, he had in his day book what he wanted his widow to have, but not in his legal will. Cornelius #2 and one sister (Kitty) wished to follow the day book. Crosby's wife, Louise Grooms Vaughn, and the other sister wished to beat the widow out of all the property. When auctioneer sold it, it was put up with him to sell to first bidder and furniture was turned over to the widow, free of charge as a bidder donated their price to satisfy the law. This caused a family row and when Cornelius #2 moved from Lexington, KY to Missouri, they never wrote, so all family connections were lost.
More About CORNELIUS VAUGHN, SR.:
Burial: Lexington Cemetery, Lexington, Kentucky
More About FRANKY (FRANCES) WEBSTER:
Burial: Lexington Cemetery, Lexington , Kentucky (Fayette Co.)
Children of CORNELIUS VAUGHN and FRANKY WEBSTER are:
i. MATILDA REBECCA4 VAUGHN, b. December 13, 1806, Fayette Co, KY; d. June 11, 1864, Lexington, Fayette Co, KY; m. GEORGE SILAS COWGILL, August 11, 1823, Lexington, Kentucky (Fayette Co.); b. January 20, 1804, OH; d. June 13, 1877, Fayette Co, KY.
ii. CATHERINE VAUGHN, b. August 20, 1809, Fayette Co, KY; d. June 27, 1865, Fayette Co, KY; m. JAMES HAPPY, September 17, 1828, Fayette Co, KY; b. April 25, 1804, Lexington, Fayette Co, KY; d. October 06, 1888, Ray, MO.
iii. COSBY HARRISON VAUGHN, b. July 11, 1812, Fayette Co, KY; d. March 04, 1888, Louisville, KY; m. LOUISE MARYLAND GROOMS, December 09, 1838, Lexington, Kentucky (Fayette Co.) 2nd Presbyterian Church; b. October 22, 1818, Four Points, MD (Washington, DC); d. Abt. December 1893, Elizabethtown, KY.
iv. CORNELIUS VAUGHN, JR, b. January 01, 1820, Lexington , Kentucky (Fayette Co.); d. January 14, 1903, Medical Lake, WA (Spokane); m. (1) ALMA PEARL KING; m. (2) MARY BREWEN, September 01, 1840, Fayette Co, Kentucky; b. June 23, 1818, Ohio; d. May 22, 1902, Medical Lake, WA (Spokane).
v. RICHARD VAUGHN, b. Abt. 1821, Lexington, Fayette Co, KY; d. July 07, 1849, Lexington, Fayette Co, KY.
vi. ELIZABETH VAUGHN, b. Abt. 1823, Lexington, Fayette Co, KY; d. Abt. 1836, Lexington, Fayette Co, KY.