Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Tombstone Tuesday - Vaughan Family




HORACE VAUGHAN
JUL 28, 1853
JAN 27, 1900
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HIS WIFE
ELIZABETH B. CHAMBERLAINE
1866 – 1925

THEIR DAUGHTER
MILDRED VAUGHAN
1898 – 1920





[1]Horace Vaughan issued marriage license on 20 Oct 1897 in the state of Delaware. Payment of two hundred dollars was made by Horace Vaughan and Henry S. Smith on said date for the marriage license. This license was issued for the marriage between Horace Vaughan and Elizabeth I. Boyer.



[2]Groom listed Horace Vaughn, 38 years of age, white, place of birth listed Delaware. Resided in Middletown, occupation listed as Physician. Bride listed Elizabeth Irvine Byer, 31 years of age, white, place of birth listed Delaware, resided in Middletown. Groom’s parents listed Edward M and Eliza A., bride’s parents listed William and Catherine. Marriage date 21 Oct 1897.


[3]Mildred Vaughan, female, white, date of birth 25 Jul 1898; place of birth is Middletown, New Castle County state of Delaware. Parents listed, father Horace Vaughan 39 years of age, occupation listed as physician, nativity American, mother Elizabeth I. Boyer 30 years of age, nativity American. Mildred is the first child of the family and first born of mother.     




                     

[4]Last Will and Testament of Horace Vaughn, M.D. of Middletown, New Castle County and State of Delaware.  Daughter, Mildred is mentioned numerous times receiving securities, bond for fifteen hundred dollars from Hugh C. Browne, twenty-five hundred dollars from Maximilian Lichtenstein, seventeen hundred and fifty dollars from Samuel B Ginn, twenty-seven hundred dollars from Albert Spear, nine hundred dollars from James A. Evans, four hundred dollars from James A. Evans all to be paid after his death and her at lawful age. If Mildred were to die before her lawful age the sums would be divided up between his wife, sister Clara, brother Edward M. Vaughan. The sum of two thousand dollars is bequeathed to his mother, Eliza Ann Vaughan.  The inside of his estate is bequeathed to his wife, Elizabeth Irvine. Signed and sealed the 5th of August 1899.



[5]Return of Marriage in the state of Delaware, Middletown, New Castle County. Groom is Alfred Miller Chamberlain, 44 years of age, white, place of birth Delaware, resided in Middletown, Delaware, occupation listed as Druggist. Bride is Elizabeth Irvine Vaughan, 38 years of age, white, place of birth Maryland, resided in Middletown, Delaware. Groom’s father George Gale Chamberlain M.D. place of birth Maryland, groom’s mother Margaret Gunther place of birth Pennsylvania. Bride’s fathers William Boyer place of birth Maryland, bride’s mother Catherine Irvine place of birth Ireland. Date of marriage November 19, 1904. Number of previous marriages of groom listed none and bride listed one.



[6]1910 United States Federal Census from the state of Delaware, New Castle County, town of Middletown, address listed as Main Street shows John W Barnett, head of household, married, white, male, born in Delaware, both parents born in Delaware. Speaks English, shows his occupation as Lumberman, he was 52 years of age at the time of this census and in his marriage for 23 years. Mary C Barnett, wife to head of household, married, white, female, born in Delaware, both parents born in Delaware. Speaks English, shows no occupation, she was 50 years of age at the time of this census and in her marriage for 23 years, she was the mother to one child, living.  William Taylor Barnett, son to head of household, single, white, male, born in Delaware, both parents born in Delaware. Speaks English, shows no occupation, he was 21 years of age at the time of this census. Elizabeth B Chamberlaine listed as boarder to head of household, widowed, white, female, born in Maryland, father born in Maryland, mother born in England. Speaks English, shows occupation as own income, she was 42 years of at the time of this census. Mildred Vaughan is listed as boarder to the head of the household, single, white, female, born in Delaware, father born in Delaware, mother born in Maryland. Speaks English, shows no occupation, she was 11 years of age at the time of this census. Henry B Chamberlaine listed as a boarder to the head of the household, single, white, male, born in Delaware, father born in Delaware, mother born in Maryland. Shows no occupation, he was 3 years of age at the time of this census. May McFaull listed as a boarder to the head of the household, single, white, female, born in New Jersey, father born in Ireland, mother born in New York. Speaks English, shows occupation as a teacher in the public school, she was 32 years of age at the time of this census.


[7]1920 United States Federal Census from the state of Delaware, New Castle County town of Middletown address listed Cass Street shows Elizabeth Chamberlain as head of the household, widowed, white, female, born in Maryland, father born in Maryland, mother born in England. Owns the home free from mortgage, shows no occupation, she was 53 years of age at the time of this census. Mildred Vaughan listed as daughter to head of household, single, white, female, born in Delaware, father born in Delaware, mother born in Maryland. Shows no occupation, she was 21 years of age at the time of this census. Henry Chamberlain listed as son to head of household, single, white, male, born in Delaware, father born in Delaware, mother born in Maryland. Shows no occupation, he was 13 years of age at the time of this census.
 

[8]Certificate of Death in Middletown, New Castle County, State of Delaware. Mildred Vaughan date of birth July 25, 1898 in Delaware, no occupation listed. Parents were Horace Vaughan M.D. with Delaware listed as place of birth, Elizabeth I. Boyer with Maryland listed as place of birth. Female, white, single. Date of death January 22, 1920, her age at time of death was 21 years 5 months and 24 day.  Cause of death is listed as pulmonary tuberculosis / measles and bronchus pneumonia. Burial is listed Middletown, Delaware in Forest Cemetery, date of burial January 26, 1920.  The informant listed Edward M Vaughan M.D. of Middletown, Delaware.  
 





[1]Delaware, Marriage Records, 1744-1912 Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed 10 April 2017) Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2008. Original data: Public Archives Commission, Delaware Public Archives. Record Group #RG 1325; Subgroup #003; Series #004.
[2]Delaware, Marriage Records, 1806-1933 Ancestry.com ( http://www.ancestry.com: accessed 10 April 2017) Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operation, Inc, 2010. Original data: Delaware Vital Records. Microfilm, Delaware Public Archives, Dover.  
[3]Delaware, Birth Records, 1800-1932 Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed 10 April 2017) Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010. Delaware Public Archives; Dover, Delaware; collection Number: Birth Records-66; Roll Number; 66. 
[4] New Castle County probate records, ca 1682-1925 Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed 10 April 2017) Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2015. Original data: Delaware County, District and Probate Courts. 
[5] Delaware Marriage Records, 1806-1933 Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed 10 April 2017) Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010. Original data: Delaware, Delaware Vital Records, Microfilm. Delaware Public Archives, Dover.
[6]1910 United States Federal Census Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed 10 April 2017) Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006. Original data: United States of America Bureau of Census. Roll: T624_146; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 0096; FHL microfilm: 1374159
[7] 1920 United States Federal Census Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed 10 April 2017) Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010. Original data: Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C. Enumeration Districts 819-839 are on roll 323 (Chicago City).
[8] Delaware Death Records, 1811-1933 Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed 10 April 2017) Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc, 2010. Original data: Delaware, Delaware Vital Records. Microfilm. Delaware Public Archives, Dover.