Vaught Family

This information concerns three generations of the Vaught family.
1700-1800

 • Individuals are listed chronologically, and those in red show the line of descent.
 • Connections of collateral lines to main lines are indicated by linked names.
 • Generations within a family are separated by a series of asterisks: * Generation # *.
 • Unknown or unsubstantiated data are marked with blanks or with question marks.

CAVEAT: Apart from census data, this information has not been confirmed entirely by my personal research, and mistakes are likely present, so use at your discretion.

                   * Generation I *
   Christian born: (about 1720) in Prussia
married: Hannah Crum (about 1749) in Somerset County, NJ (?)
children: Christian Jr [Nancy Sarver],
Simeon [Elizabeth _?_], Gilbert [Mary Martin], Margaret, William [Margaret George], Abraham, John [Elizabeth Martin], Simon, Christina [Michael Roll]
died: (before 1781) in Mifflin County, PA
buried:
census:
note: Hanna Crum, daughter of Gilbert Crum and Martha Johnson, was born (April 12, 1733) in Somerset, New Jersey
caveat: It is NOT proven that Christian Vaught and Hanna Crumm are the parents of Simeon Vaught. He might be the son of Gilbert Vaught and Mary Martin, so there would be another generation to include.

* Generation II *
   Simeon
(child of Christian Vaught and Hannah Crum ?)
born: (about 1752) in
married: Elizabeth _?_ ( ) in
children: Simeon Jr [Phebe Hawley], Abraham [Margaret Baggerly] [Martha Rowland], John [unknown] [Sarah Stallings], Frances [William Thomas], James [Polly Oakley], Mary (Polly) [Edward Duke], Elijah [Anna Lorance], Elizabeth [George Washington Duke],
Phebe [Samuel Cave], Ephraim [Mary Rowland], William
died: (1824) in Rutherford County, TN
buried:
census: On the 1800 census [1799 tax list], he was in Shenandoah County, VA; on the 1810 and 1820 census, he was (over age 45) in Shenandoah County, VA; on the 1830 census, his widow may have been (age 70-80) with their son James in Rutherford County, TN
note: His will (dated April 11, 1824) was probated (August 24, 1824) in Rutherford County, TN.
caveat: His wife's name is NOT proven.

* Generation III *
   Simeon Jr
(children of Simeon Vaught and Elizabeth _?_)
born: (about 1776) in
married: Phebe Hawley (April 2, 1796) in Shenandoah County, VA
children: Susanna, Mary, Phebe, Elizabeth, James
died: (before April 1824) in
buried:
census:
note: He died before his father's will was written in 1824.
   Abraham born: (about 1778) in
married: (a) Martha Baggerly (October 23, 1798) in Shenandoah County, VA
               (b) Martha Rowland (January 2, 1815) in Shenandoah County, VA
children: (a)
               (b) Martha, Isaac, Rawley, Elizabeth, George, Stephen
died: (April 1857) in Wirt County, WV
buried:
census: On the 1810 census he was (age 26-45) with his parents in Shenandoah County, Va; 1820 census, he was (age 26-45) in Shenandoah County, VA; on the 1830 census, he was (age 30-40) in Shenandoah County, VA; on the 1840 census, he was (age 40-50) in Warren County, VA;
note: Martha Rowland was the daughter of George Rowland.
   John born: (about 1780) in
married: (a) unknown ( ) in
               (b) Sarah Stallings (December 24, 1798) in Shenandoah County, VA
children: Elizabeth, Patsy, Mary, John, Clarke, Stephen, Elias, Sarah, William
died: (March 24, 1815) in MS
buried:
census: On the 1830 census, his son John may have been age 20-30 in Rutherford County, TN;
note: Sarah Stallings was the daughter of Griffin Stallings.
   Frances born: (about 1781) in
married: William Gideon Thomas (May 22, 1801) in Shenandoah County, VA
children: William Gideon [Mary Dill], Robert G. [Sarah _?_], John Calvin [Cynthia Long], Gideon Wiseman [Nancy Ellenda McEwen], Lucinda Frances
died: ( ) in
buried:
census: On the 1820 census, she may have been (age 45 or above) in Rutherford County, TN;
note: Her husband was the son of William Thomas and Catherine Rector and had three children by his first wife, Nancy Simpson: Eleanor, John, Adonijah.
   James born: (about 1784) in
married: (a) Martha Oakley (August 13, 1804) in Shenandoah County, VA
               (b) Nancy _?_ ( ) in
children: (a) Curlee, Sally, Monroe, George, Mary, John A.
               (b) Nancy G. [Joseph Bishop]
died: (1856) in Rutherford County,TN
buried:
census: On the 1830 census, he was (age 40-50) in Rutherford County, TN; on the 1840 census, he was (age 40-50) in Rutherford County, TN; on the 1850 census, he was (age 67) widowed in Rutherford County, TN
note: His first wife was the daughter of George Oakley. His will is in TN. A will of James Vaught mentions Joseph and Nancy Bishop, Beanum Thaxton and Samuel Thaxton.
question: A Nancy Vaught was married to Beanum Thaxton (April 14, 1831) in Green County, IL. They supposedly had three children Samuel E. [Martha Bishop], Nancy G. [Joseph Bishop], and Mary Jane. Is Nancy _?_ Thaxton the second wife of James Vaught?
   Mary
(Polly)
born: (about 1785) in
married: Edward Duke (December 22, 1800) in Shenandoah County, VA
children: Edward [Anna Virginia Wright], Elizabeth [John Willis], John [Catherine Menefee], Mary [Stephen Compton], Henrietta [Adaway Clark], Washington [Emily Riley]
died: ( ) in
buried:
census: On the 1810 census, she was (age 16-25) with her husband in Goochland County, VA; on the 1820 census, she was (age 26-45) with her husband in Culpeper County, VA;
note:
   Elijah born: (August 16, 1786) in Shenandoah County, VA
married: Anna Lorance (November 26, 1812) in Shenandoah County, VA
children: Esther L. [Edward Gaston Campbell], Elizabeth C., Mary, Catharine, Anna J. [Amos Campbell], John M. [Elizabeth Jane Thompson], Artemisia [Thomas Campbell], Ephraim [Mary Ann Grandstaff Barbee] [Alice Bailey], Elijah Smith [Sarah Jane Barbee] [Sarah Ann Jenkins], Wilson Smith
died: (October 4, 1845) in Wilson County, TN
buried: Vaught Cemetery, Grandstaff, Wilson County, TN
census: On the 1820 census he was with his wife in Rutherford County, TN; on the 1830 and 1840 census, he was in Wilson County, TN, on the 1850, his widow was (age 62) in Wilson County, TN; on the 1860 census, his widow was (age 71) in Wilson County, TN; on the 1870 census, his widow was (age 80) in Wilson County, TN
note: His wife was the daughter of Michael Lorance/Lorenz and Esther Moore.
   Elizabeth born: (February 28, 1790) in Shenandoah County, VA
married: George Washington Duke (December 12, 1807) in Shenandoah County, VA
children: William Henry [Julia A. Neeley], Washington [Martha Tinsley], Ephraim, Irena Elanor [Julius Caesar Bean], Isaac N. [Martha Jane Tinsley], Madison V. [Angeline Richardson], Robert, Stephen C.
died: (May 19, 1871) in Ohio County, KY
buried: Duke Cemetry, Ohio County, KY
census: On the 1810 census, she was (age 16-26) with her husband in Shenandoah County, VA; on the 1820 census, she was (age 26-45) with her husband in Rutherford County, TN; on the 1830 census, she was (age 20-30) with her husband in Sevier County, TN; on the 1840 census, she was (age 40-50) with her husband in Ohio County, KY; on the 1850 census, she was (age 58) with her husband in Ohio County, KY; on the 1860 census, she was (age 68) with her husband in Ohio County, KY; on the 1870 census, she was (age 78) widowed in Ohio County, KY
note: Her husband was the son of Mary Ricketts and William Duke. He was born (August 11, 1786) in MD, and died (May 8, 1863) in Ohio County, KY
   Phebe born: (about 1792) in
married:
Samuel Cave (June 21, 1816) in Shenandoah County, VA
children: Phebe [David Burns], Simeon [Lucinda Cave], Ann M. Louisa [James Gosling], Emily [Alexander Ellison Gordon], Thomas [Agnes Cubbage], Rachel, Elizabeth [Samuel Webster], Nimrod [Maria Rittenour], Sarah Jane [Timothy Richards], Elijah Newton
died: (before 1850) in Warren County, VA
buried: Bear Den Cemetery (?), Browntown, Warren County, VA
census: On the 1820 census, she was (age 26-45) with her husband in Shenandoah County, VA; on the 1830 census she was (age 30-40) with her husband in Shenandoah County, VA; on the 1840 census, she was (age 40-50) with her husband in Warren County, VA; on the 1850 census, her husband was (age 60) a widower in Warren County, VA
note:
   Ephraim born: (January 11, 1797) in Shenandoah County, VA
married: Mary Rowland (December 23, 1822) in Shenandoah County, VA
children: Simeon [Sarah A. Tracewell], George, Gibson [Catherine Jones] [Mary Ann Patton], Rebecca [George Santmyers], Mary Catherine [William Atwood], Amanda, Rosanna [Charles Frank Thornton]
died: (May 1871) in Warren County, VA
buried: Bear Den Cemetery, Browntown, Warren County, VA
census: On the 1820 census, he was (age 16-26) with his parents in Shenandoah County, VA; on the 1830 census, he was (age 30-40) in Shenandoah County, VA; on the 1840 census, he was (age 40-50) in Warren County, VA; on the 1850 census, he was (age 52) in Warren County, VA; on the 1860 census, he was (age 62) in Warren County, VA; on the 1870 census, his widow was (age 70) in Warren County, VA
note: The chestnut grave marker is still standing after 140 years.
   William born: (about 1798) in Shenandoah County, VA
married: ( ) in
children:
died: ( ) in
buried:
census: On the 1820 census, he was (age 16-26) with his parents in Shenandoah County, VA;
note:
* Generation IV *
   Simeon
(children of Ephraim Vaught and Mary Rowland)
born: (about 1823) in VA
married: Sarah A. Tracewell ( ) in VA
children: Laura B., James T., John G., Mary A., Simeon Jr, Floria
died: ( ) in
buried:
census: On the 1850 census, he was (age 27) with his parents in Warren County, VA; on the 1860 census, he was (age 36) with his wife in Warren County, VA; on the 1870 census, he was (age 46) with his wife in Warren County, VA
note:
   George born: (about 1825) in VA
married: ( ) in
children:
died: ( ) in
buried:
census: On the 1850 census, he was (age 25) with his parents in warren County, VA; on the 1860 census, he was (age 35) with his parents in Warren County, VA;
note:
   Gibson born: (about 1828) in VA
married: (a) Catherine Jones (December 22, 1853) in Warren County, VA
               (b) Mary Ann Patton (September 1, 1859) in Perry County, OH
children: (a) none
               (b) Rose Ann, Robert P., Nancy M. [Edward Poe], William E. [Lucy A. Watkins], Ida M., Mary C., Ollie Mae [Charles William Jennings], Martha A. [John W. Manuel], Albert Gibson [Helen Marella Watkins], Amanda L.
died: ( ) in
buried:
census: On the 1850 census, he was (age 22) with his parents in Warren County, VA; on the 1860 census, he was (age 33) with his wife in Perry County, OH; on the 1870 census, he was (age 42) with his wife in Warren County, VA; on the 1880 census, he was (age 53) with his wife in Warren County, VA;
note:
   Rebecca born: (January 12, 1829) in VA
married: George Santmyers ( ) in VA
children: Mary Ella [ William T. Miller], Rachel A. [Washington Albert Marlow], Ephraim Jackson, George B., Barbara Margaret [Middleton Jones]
died: (June 26, 1885) in Warren County, VA
buried: Bear Den Cemetery, Warren County, VA
census: On the 1850 census, she was (age 20) with her parents in Warren County, VA; on the 1860 census, she was (age 30) with her husband in Warren County, VA; on the 1870 census, she was (age 40) with her husband in Warren County, VA; , on the 1880 census, she was (age 52) with her husband in Warren County, VA;
note: A photo of Rebecca is located at the cemetery site.
   Mary Catherine born: (about 1836) in VA
married: William Atwood ( ) in VA
children: Mary F., John B., Ellen G., Sarah W., Victor B., Ann F., Robert R., and William T.
died: ( ) in
buried:
census: On the 1850 census, she was (age 14) with her parents in Warren County, VA; on the 1860 census, she was (age 28) living in a separate house from her husband in Warren County, VA; on the 1870 census, she was (age 36) with her husband in Warren County, VA; on the 1880 census, she was (age 44) with her husband in Warren County, VA; on the 1900 census, she was (age 63) a widow in Warren County, VA
note:
   Amanda born: (March 3, 1840) in VA
married: no
children: none
died: (March 29, 1912) in Warren County, VA
buried: Bear Den Cemetery, Warren County, VA
census: On the 1850 census, she was (age 11) with her parents in Warren County, VA: on the 1860 census, she was (age 21) with her parents in Warren County, VA; on the 1870 census, she was with her mother in Warren County, VA; on the 1880 census, she was (age 40), she was (age 40) with her sister Rosanna and brother-in-law Charles Frank Thornton in Warren County, VA; on the 1900 census, she was (age 61) with her sister Rosanna and brother-in-law Charles Frank Thornton in Warren County, VA; on the 1910 census, she was (age ) living with her sister Rosanna and brother-in-law Charles Frank Thornton in Warren County, VA
note:
   Rosanna born: (August 10, 1842) in VA
married: Charles Frank Thornton (March 8, 1877) in Warren County, VA
children: Mamie E. [James Milton Manuel] and Ephraim Thomas [Ida V. Jones]
died: (October 10, 1926) in Warren County, VA
buried: Bear Den Cemetery, Warren County, VA
census: On the 1850 census, she was (age 9) with her parents in Warren County, VA; on 1860 census, she was (age 18) with her parents in Warren County, VA; on the 1870 census, she was with her mother in Warren County, VA; on the 1880 census, she was (age 37) with her husband in warren County, VA; on the 1900 census, she was (age ) on the 1910 census, she was (age ) ; on the 1920 census, she was (age ) with her husband in Warren County, VA
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