In 1771 David bought 700 acres of land and in 1771
431 acres of land all in Glouster Co., VA. David served as a
Revolutionary War soldier in Captain Rueben Lipscombe's
Company of the 7th Virginia Regiment, later changed to the
5th, of Foot Soldiers of the Continental Line comanded by Col.
Alexander McClanachan (1775-1780). Sometime this unit is
designated as Captain Henry Young's Company.
In payment records it shows David Vaughan was paid
service in the Virginia Militia. He joined a company of Virginia
Rifleman that made a forced march of 21 days to MA at Bunker
David's name appears on a muster roll dated 21 May
which shows he was on furlough in VA. (DAR Lineage Book Vol.
113, pg 60 Item# 112186)
After the war David returned to home, married, and
across the Glouster Co., VA line in Fauquire Co., VA. David
married in 1780 and in 1782 lived in Dinwiddie Co., VA.
After 1809 David settled and lived with his son
Luneburg Co., VA. 1810 census shows David still in Luneburg
David's will is dated 22 August 1825 and it was
November 1825 so it is presumed he died in Luneburg Co., VA.
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