James David Vaughan is famous throughout the south
song book publisher and the founder of the Vaughan Conserv-
atory of Music and Bible Institute. He established the James
D. Vaughan Publishing Company in 1902 andhas built up
a business of immense proportions.
Born in Giles county on the 14th of December, 1864,
he is the
son of George Washington and Eliza Shores Vaughan. The
paternal grandparents were James and Nancy Wilkins
Vaughan, the former a native of North Carolina and the latter
Virginia. The maternal grandfather was James C. Shores.
George Washington Vaughan, who was born in 1842, served
throughout the Civil War in defense of the Confederacy and
was a farmer and miller by occupation, achieving substantial
success in life. His demise occurred in 1892. James David
Vaughan recieved his early education in public and private
schools in Giles County. He remained home on the farm until
he was tweny years of age, when he engaged in teaching.
.............In Lawrence county on the 15th of May,
celebrated the marriage of Mr. Vaughan and Miss Jennie
E. Freeman, who is the daughter of J . S. Freeman, a native
of this state. To their union two children have been born;
Mable Grace, who was born in 1902, and is the wife of W. B.
Walbert of Lawrenceburg; and Glenn Kieffer, born in 1893
who married Miss Stella Benton and makes his home in
Lawrenceburg, being associated with his father in the
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