CHARLES CITY COUNTY, VIRGINIA

VAUGHAN FAMILY

Timeline

WILLIAM VAUGHAN

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1625

WILLIAM VAUGHAN was born.

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1634

SARAH __________, wife of WILLIAM VAUGHAN was born.

20 Apr

1658

WILLIAM VAUGHAN sued FRANCIS GRAY. Charles City County, County Court Orders 1658-1661, Flaut, Virginia Colonial Abstracts, Vol. II, Page 4.

15 Sep

1658

WILLIAM VAUGHAN again appears in the records of Charles City County.

2 Feb

1659

WILLIAM VAUGHAN again appears in the records of Charles City County.

3 Apr

1673

WILLIAM VAUGHAN gave oath that he was aged 48 years old, and SARAH VAUGHAN gave oath that she was aged 39 years old in depositions given in a suit. Charles City County, County Court Orders 3 April, 1673.

20 Apr

1680

WILLIAM VAUGHAN patented 1225 acres 32 poles on the south side of Appomattox River and Blackwater Creek. Adjoining HUGH LEE, being 100 acres purchased of HUGH LEE, 100 acres purchased of ROBERT BURGESS, 720 acres assigned to said VAUGHAN by HUGH LEE, WILLIAM BARRON and GILL PRATT, AND 305 acres 32 poles for transporting 7 persons. Virginia Patent Book 7, Page 30.

24 Mar 1692

Last Will and Testament of William Vaughan. Land to be divided equally among my seven sons: William, Richard, John Samuel, Daniel, James & Nicholas. Daughter Sarah. William, son of my son William. Mary, Julia & Elisabeth, daughters of my son William. Nicholas & William, sons of Nicholas Overbe, Jr. Wife Sarah to be sole executor. Witnesses: Robert Bolling, William Coxsey?, Richard Turbevill? Recorded 4 Jun 1694. [This will was recently discovered. I do not have the citation of its source.]

CHILDREN OF WILLIAM VAUGHAN

William Vaughan

15 Oct

1698

WILLIAM VAUGHAN and RICHARD VAUGHAN jointly patented 281 acres of land between Hatcher's Run and Moncusneck Creek in Charles City County. Virginia Patent Book 8, Page 244. Note: Moncusneck Creek is now known as Rowanty Creek and is in present day Dinwiddie County.

Richard Vaughan

15 Oct

1698

WILLIAM VAUGHAN and RICHARD VAUGHAN jointly patented 281 acres of land between Hatcher's Run and Moncusneck Creek in Charles City County. Virginia Patent Book 8, Page 244. Note: Moncusneck Creek is now known as Rowanty Creek and is in present day Dinwiddie County.

1703 - Prince George County was formed out of Charles City County. Continued in Prince George County, Virginia.

15 Oct

1698

WILLIAM VAUGHAN and RICHARD VAUGHAN jointly patented 281 acres of land between Hatcher's Run and Moncusneck Creek in Charles City County. Virginia Patent Book 8, Page 244. Note: Moncusneck Creek is now known as Rowanty Creek and is in present day Dinwiddie County.

Misc.

15 Mar 1770

Hannah Sherman of New Kent Co., mortgaged to John Sherman a slave an furniture for £20sh9p1. Witnesses: Henry Vaughan & James Vaughan. Recorded 6 Jun 1770. Benjamin B. Weisiger, III, Charles City County, Virginia Records 1737-1774, p.24.

6 Dec 1770

Rabley Vaughan of Westover Parish, Charles City Co, made his will naming Daughters Sarah Finch, Martha Hill, Hannah Willcox, Nance Nance; and son William Vaughan. Executor John Nance. Witnesses: Gollothum Walker, William Harwood. Proved & Recorded 7 May 1772. Benjamin B. Weisiger, III, Charles City County, Virginia Records 1737-1774, p.42.

17 May 1772

Inventory of Rabley Vaughan, dec’d by Barn’d Major, Jr., John Dudley & John Major listed 5 slaves. Recorded 1 Jul 1772. Benjamin B. Weisiger, III, Charles City County, Virginia Records 1737-1774, p.43.

Sep 1745

Case Elizabeth Collier and William Collier, excrs. of Joseph Collier, dec’d. vs. James Vaughan. Benjamin B. Weisiger, III, Charles City County, Virginia Records 1737-1774, p.101.

Dec 1747

Estate of Edward Broadnax, dec’d. Richard Kennon, John Edloe, Jr., Francis Dancy & John Mingo to appraise the estate. John Elon, Samuel Holins, James Vaughan and Joseph Blanks to appraise the estate in Lunenburg Co. Benjamin B. Weisiger, III, Charles City County, Virginia Records 1737-1774, p.111.

 

Need to copy more pages: Edmund, 6; George 119; Henry 56; Henry Jr. 47; Rabley 12, 28, 107, 119, 128, 137, 143; Willcox 59, William 3, 12, 33, 40, 46, 63, 93, 95

 

Need to add resource: Weisiger, Benjamin B. (Benjamin Boisseau), III, Charles City County, Virginia wills & deeds, 1725-1731

County Court records of deeds, wills, and estate accounts, 1689-90, 1763 -64, 1766-74 [Charles City County]

 

Compiled By: David H. Robertson, 159 Hickory St., Roswell, GA 30075 davidhr@hushmail.com