VIRGINIA CHANCERY CASES - GOOCHLAND COUNTY

Containing Vaughan Surname Before 1850




Note: This first table includes all Vaughan v. Vaughan cases on the LVA Chancery Case Index as of August 24, 2017. See more cases in the following table. The following table includes all cases prior to 1850 for selected counties.


Cases are color coded for priority of research. All cases should be researched, but sometimes time and expenses dictate we must choose the most promising cases.


Cases highlighted in Green are Vaughan vs Vaughan, cases that appear to involve a Vaughan Estate or a few more cases that look promising.

Cases highlighted in Blue are cases involving an estate of other surnames that are not already highlighted in Green.


Some cases can be searched online. For those cases, notes have been added as the case files are reviewed as well as other cases researched on microfilm or as originals.


Vaughan vs. Vaughan Before 1850

Goochland County

Matthew Vaughan

1799-016

Goochland Co

John H Purrington & Wife Et al

James Vaughan Et al

Bass

Knight

Peers

Purrington

Rice

Thomas

Vaughan

 

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Matthew Vaughan, dec’d. Heirs are Mary Vaughan, widow of Matthew Vaughan, John H. Purrington & his wife Clarissa, Daniel Thomas & his wife Mary, James Vaughan, Hudson Vaughan, Jack Vaughan, Washington Vaughan, Elizabeth S. Peers, John Bass & his wife Nancy, Philip Rice & his wife Patsy, Ambrose Knight & his wife Arphasia & Matilda Vaughan. Hudson Vaughan, Jack Vaughan, Washington Vaughan & Matilda Vaughan are minors. James Vaughan was appointed as their guardian. Answers filed in 1798. Subpoena issued to defendants in Chesterfield County. A number of defendants defaulted. Commissioners appointed to divide the property.

1801-004

Goochland Co

Henry Martin

Widow of Matthew Vaughan Et al

Bass

Knight

Martin

Peers

Purrington

Rice

Thomas

Vaughan

 

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Subpoena served on a few defendants. See 1799-016.

1801-010

Goochland Co

John Bass & Wife Et al

Dist(s) of Matthew Vaughan Et al

Bass

Knight

Peers

Purrington

Rice

Thomas

Vaughan

 

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Land tax not paid on 480 ½ acres for 1807,1809, 1810; 429 acres 1811 & 1812; and 20 acres 1803-1807, 1809 & 1812; 40 acres 1802-1812. Lot 8 58 4/9 acres to Elizabeth S. Peers; Lot 2 58 4/9 acres to Ann Bass.

1802-006

Goochland Co

John Taylor

James Vaughan, admr. Of Matthew Vaughan, dec’d

Bass

Knight

Peers

Purrington

Rice

Taylor

Thomas

Vaughan

 

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Suit on bond for title on 200 acres sold by Matthew Vaughan in his lifetime. He died before he deeded the property. Deed is in the file.

1803-013

Goochland Co

Mary Vaughan, widow of Matthew Vaughan, and daughter of John Martin, late of Goochland Co,

James Vaughan, individually and as Admr of Matthew Vaughan, Henry H. Vaughan, Jack Washington Vaughan (minor), Matilda Vaughan (minor), Ambrose Knight and Apatia his wife, Daniel Thomas and Mary his wife, John H. Purrington and Clarissa his wife, Elisabeth S. Peers, John Bass and Nancy his wife, Philip R. Rice and Patsy his wife, [others]

Bass, Bowen, Charlton, Gravenor, Hoare, Knight, Martin, Nicholas, Peers, Purrington, Rice, Thomas, Vaughan

 

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1801 Petition for dower plus other claims sounding in fraud. Hudson Martin of England, dec’d by will dated 30 Apr 1755 gave a life estate to his widow Abigail and after her death property devised to John Martin, father of Mary Vaughan and his brother Henry Martin. [Tale of fraud.] Abigail Martin died in 1773. John Martin died in 1786. His will date 30 Jun 1781, recorded 16 Jun 1788. Mathew Vaughan died intestate in 1796. His son James named as Admr. Trial 27 Oct 1807. Plaintiff dismissed against fraud defendants. No final judgment

1806-023

Goochland Co

Mary Vaughan

Admr of Matthew Vaughan

Vaughan

 

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Petition for dower. Matthew Vaughan d. in 1796. Commissioners appointed.

1818-011

Goochland Co

Heir(s) of Mathew Vaughan

Heir(s) of Mathew Vaughan

Bass, Black, Dalzel, Galt, Gatt, Knight, Leake, Peers, Purrington, Rice, Saunders, Taylor, Thomas, Vaughan, Wade

 

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Chancery File is 395 pages long! Not reviewed.

Patrick Vaughan

1818-055

Goochland Co

Dist(s) of Patrick Vaughan

Mary Vaughan Admx & Stephen Crouch Admr of Patrick Vaughan dec’d

Crouch, Hargrave, Smith, Vaughan

 

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Petition. Patrick Vaughan dec’d. Children: Elizabeth Hargrave, formerly Elizabeth Vaughan, Nancy Vaughan, James Vaughan; and John Vaughan, Polly Vaughan, Lucy Vaughan & Harriett Vaughan, minors. 18 Dec 1815. Commissioners appointed to divide the estate. No further details.

Nicholas M. Vaughan

1837-017

Goochland Co

Dev(s) of Dr Nicholas M Vaughan

John M. Vaughan, Exr of Dr Nicholas M Vaughan; and Ann R. Vaughan, widow

Vaughan

 

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Petitioners: Richard C. Vaughan; and Isaac P. Vaughan, Ann C. Vaughan, & Jane P. Vaughan, by their next friend Richard C. Vaughan. Petition to distribute cash among heirs: Petitioners & John M. Vaughan. Filed 18 Apr 1836. Petition Granted.

1779-002

Goochland Co

Reuben Meriwether Et al

Samuel Pryor, Exr of William Pryor, dec’d who was admr of Samuel Pryor, dec’d, John Bolling & George Payne

Bolling

Meriwether

Payne

Pryor

Shelton

Vaughan

 

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Plaintiffs: Reuben Meriwether, George Meriwether, Nicholas Meriwether, Shadrack Vaughan and his wife Mary. Reuben & Nicholas are minors.

1786-008

Goochland Co

Shadrach Vaughan

Prosser & Trent Co]

Prosser & Trent Co]

Shelton

Vaughan

 

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About a debt. Stopped. Further review may be warranted.

1789-012

Goochland Co

Thomas Cocke Et al

Carter & Trent] Et al &Edmund Vaughan

Carter & Trent]

Cocke

Letcher

Payne

Royster

Vaughan

 

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 About a judgment. Stopped. Further review may be warranted.

1796-001

Goochland Co

William Carter

John Brumfield

Attkisson

Brooks

Broomfield

Brumfield

Carter

Cocke

Dandridge

Dudley

Napier

Vaughan

 

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About a judgment. Vaughan not found in the first few pages. Stopped. Further review may be warranted.

1796-010

Goochland Co

Gideon Moss

Exrs of John Moss

Amos

Amoss

Grubb

Holland

Massie

Moseley

Moss

Norvell

Parrish

Richardson

Vaughan

 

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63 pages. Debt. Stopped. Further review may be warranted.

1796-012

Goochland Co

Wilson Nicholas

Matthew Vaughan

Nicholas

Vaughan

 

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No details. Subpoena only.

1797-020

Goochland Co

John Shelton

Vaughan Et al

Payne

Shelton

Vaughan

 

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No details. Subpoena only to Ann Ball Payne, wife of Fleming Payne.

1797-023

Goochland Co

James Vaughan

Eppes Et al

Eppes

Hylton

Vaughan

 

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No details. Subpoena only to john Hylton, excr of john Hylton, dec’d.

1798-016

Goochland Co

Isaac W Pleasants

John Scott Rep Et al

Pleasants

Sampson

Scott

Vaugha

 

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Debt. Stopped. Further review may be warranted.

1800-016

Goochland Co

James Vaughan Jr

Sally Willis, Widow of Pleasant Willis, et al

Blackwell

Davenport

Vaughan

Willis

 

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No petition or answer. Defendants are Sally Willis, Widow of Pleasant Willis, John Davenport & his wife Nancy, John Willis, Betsy Willis, Polly Willis, Patsy Willis, Frances Willis, Pleasant Willis.

1802-015

Goochland Co

William Johnson

Joseph Johnson Et al

Johnson

Vaughan

 

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Suit on a bond. Vaughan not found in the first few pages. Stopped. Further review may be warranted.

1802-018

Goochland Co

Shadrach Vaughan

William Mckenzie

McKenzie

Vaughan

 

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Suit to foreclose a mortgage and equity of redemption on a tract of land in New Kent County.

1803-001

Goochland Co

Henry Gray & Larner Bradshaw

John Bradshaw Et al

Bradshaw

Clarke

Glenn

Gray

Hylton

Pleasants

Vaughan

1795 Jordan Bradshaw of Goochland Co VA

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43 pages. 51 acres owned by John Bradshaw & Jordan Bradshaw. Samuel Vaughan gave an affidavit. Stopped. Further review may be warranted.

1804-012

Goochland Co

Thomas Miller

Thomas Puryear

Martin

Miller

Puryear

Swann

Vaughan

 

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Mary Vaughan gave a deposition. Jack Vaughan gave a deposition dated 3 Nov 1804.

1807-012

Goochland Co

Benjamin Saunders

Joseph Woodson Jr Et al

Clarke

Lane

Robinson

Saunders

Vaughan

Woodson

 

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Writ served by Thomas C, Vaughan, sheriff of Goochland Co. Stopped. Further review may be warranted.

1807-013

Goochland Co

James Vaughan, Admr of Matthew Vaughan Et al

Dalzell & Yuille Co] Et al

Dalzell & Yuille Co]

Delzell & Yuille Co]

Gordon

Saunders

Underwood

Vaughan

 

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Suit about a judgment against the estate of Matthew Vaughan. Stopped. Further review may be warranted.

1807-021

Goochland Co

James Vaughan

Daniel Guerrant Et al

Gathright

Guerrant

Hines

Trevilian

Vaughan

Wade

 

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Nothing in the file but a subpoena.

1808-028

Goochland Co

Craddock Vaughan

William Clarke Et al

Alvis, Bates, Clarke, Cox, Hancock, Harper, Hooper, Payne, Pleasants, Riddle, Sadler, Scott, Vaughan, Woolbanks

 

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Suit about a judgment against Craddock Vaughan. Stopped. Further review may be warranted.

1809-015

Goochland Co

Mathew Vaughan

John Hopkins sr

George, Hopkins, Vaughan

 

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Debt of Matthew Vaughan. James Vaughan, Jr. the son of Mathew Vaughan m. the dau. of defendant John Hopkins. Stopped. Further review may be warranted.

1810-014

Goochland Co

James Vaughan Et al

Gideon Hatcher

Bolling, Brown, Farrar, Fleming, Gray, Guerrant, Hatcher, Hines, Hughes, Hynes, McCaul, Miller, Payne, Price, Puryear, Redford, Underwood, Vaughan

 

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Suit about a bond. Stopped. Further review may be warranted.

1810-020

Goochland Co

John Guerrant Jr

Pouncey Nuckols Et al

Childres, Childress, Crutchfield, Guerrant, Johnson, Nuckols, Puryear, Thacker, Vaughan

 

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55 pages. Suit on a bond by James Vaughan. Stopped. Further review may be warranted.

1811-005

Goochland Co

George Perkins

Judith Peers

Baker, Bates, Crump, Gathright, Gennings, Ginnings, Hallock, Hallocks, Henley, Jennings, Laprade, Mathews, Matthews, Peers, Perkins, Purkins, Sanders, Saunders, Vaughan, Wade, Woodson

 

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120 pages. In 1794 George Perkins m. Frances Peers, dau of Anderson Peers, dec’d. Widow Judith Peers. Case involves consent to the marriage. Vaughan not found in the first few pages. Stopped. Further review may be warranted. [Note: This looks like a fun factual situation to read about. ]

1811-009

Goochland Co

Sherwood Parish Et al

William M Richardson

Bradshaw, Dickinson, Murrell, Parish, Parrish, Richardson, Vaughan

 

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Subpoena dated 2 Mar 1811. Plaintiffs are Sherwood Parish, Stephen Murrell, Craddock Vaughan, Benjamin Bradshaw &Thomas Dickinson.

1813-002

Goochland Co

Duiguid Mims

Valentine Meriwether Et al

Harris, Humphreys, Isbell, Johnson, Meriwether, Michie, Mims, Payne, Robinson, Smith, Tait, Turner, Vaughan

 

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64 pages. Land Purchase. Trust deed to Nich? Vaughan. Stopped. Further review may be warranted.

1813-017

Goochland Co

Richard McCaul

John Vaughan Et al

Coleman, Coles, Harris, Hines, McCaul, Vaughan

 

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Note to John Vaughan. [Assigned to James Vaughan?] Levy by James Vaughan, deputy sheriff. Somehow involves Mary Vaughan.

1814-002

Goochland Co

Daniel Guerrant Et al

Thomas Miller

Bolling, Farrar, Fleming, Gray, Guerrant, Hatcher, Hines, Hughes, McCaull, Miller, Payne, Price, Puryear, Redford, Underwood, Vaughan

 

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Suit on a bond. James Vaughan was deputy sheriff. Stopped. Further review may be warranted.

1814-007

Goochland Co

Exr of William Mitchell Et al

Stephen Sampson Et al

Brice, Bryce, Dandridge, Forbes, Harrison, Lewis, Mitchell, Moseley, Payne, Sampson, Vaughan, Wills

 

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Matthew Vaughan High Sheriff of Goochland Count. Stopped. Further review may be warranted.

1815-003

Goochland Co

Richard Redford Et al

Adms of Gideon Hatcher

Bolling, Brown, Farrar, Fleming, Gray, Guerrant, Hatcher, Hines, Hughes, McCaul, Miller, Payne, Price, Puryear, Redford, Sanders, Underwood, Vaughan

 

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174 pages. Suit on a bond. Vaughan not found in the first few pages. Stopped. Further review may be warranted.

1816-001

Goochland Co

Infant(s) of James Quigg

James Reynolds & Wife

Eldridge, Fowler, Graves, Harlow, Houchens, Jarratt, Jarrett, Myer, Page, Philpotts, Quigg, Reynolds, Smith, Strong, Thacker, Tibbs, Vaughan, Vest

 

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James Quigg, dec’d. Plaintiff’s Prudence W. Quigg, Mary Ann Shotwell Quigg, Sally Vass Quigg, minors

1816-028

Goochland Co

James Gray

Exr of James Watkins

Creeley, Gray, Guerrant, Miller, Vaughan, Vaughn, Watkins, Woodson

 

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Suit about overseer. Stopped. Further review may be warranted.

1817-012

Goochland Co

Charles Hopkins

Niel McCoull Et al

Hopkins, McCoull, Miller, Payne, Vaughan, Woodson

 

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File is only 2 pages. Nicholson Vaughan is one of the defendants.

1818-003

Goochland Co

Wilson C Nicholas

Admr of Matthew Vaughan Et al

Martin, Miller, Nicholas, Swan, Vaughan

1755 Hudson Martin OF England

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Loan to Matthew Vaughan, dec’d. Stopped. Further review may be warranted.

1818-020

Goochland Co

Shadrach Vaughan

Samuel Pryor

Payne, Pryor, Vaughan

 

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References a suit in 1786 by Samuel Pryor, as excr of his father against Shadrack Vaughan. Stopped. Further review may be warranted.

1818-029

Goochland Co

William B Graves

James Vaughan Et al

Graves, Rice, Vaughan

 

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Suit on a debt. Stopped. Further review may be warranted.

1818-032

Goochland Co

William Johnson

Samuel Vaughan

Johnson, Vaughan

 

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Suit on a note assigned to Samuel Vaughan. Stopped. Further review may be warranted.

1820-014

Goochland Co

William Humber

Daniel Crouch & Co] Et al

Daniel Crouch & Co], Humber, Vaughan

 

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Suit on a debt. Stopped. Further review may be warranted.

1821-030

Goochland Co

Richard Redford

Exr of Stoakes McCaul

McCall, McCaul, Puryear, Redford, Vaughan

 

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Plaintiff is security for James Vaughan former deputy Sheriff. Stopped. Further review may be warranted.

1824-001

Goochland Co

Thomas Miller

Daniel Guerrant Et al

Drumwright, Eldridge, Ferguson, Gathright, Gray, Guerrant, Hines, Johnson, Laprade, Leake, Miller, Pryor, Puryear, Trevilian, Vaughan, Wade, Watkins

 

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114 pages. Debt to James Vaughan. Stopped. Further review may be warranted.

1835-013

Goochland Co

Jonathan Payne Et al

James Vaughan Et al

Miller, Payne, Pryor, Vaughan

 

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Alleges false claim by James Vaughan for a debt. Stopped. Further review may be warranted.

1837-024

Goochland Co

Lucy Frances Thompson Et al

William F Carter Et al

 

 

Scanned

 

1838-003

Goochland Co

George Vashon

William Vaughan Et al

 

 

Scanned

 

1838-004

Goochland Co

John Bass & Wife

Heir(s) of Matthew Vaughan

 

 

Scanned

 

1839-011

Goochland Co

John V Kean

Dev(s) of Dr Andrew Kean

 

 

Scanned

 

1842-002

Goochland Co

John Bradshaw

Isaac Pleasants Et al

 

 

Scanned

 

1842-026

Goochland Co

Gdn(s) of Laura M Pope Et al

Laura M Pope Et al

 

 

Scanned

 

1844-006

Goochland Co

Admr of Dr James Minor

John Morris Et al

 

 

Scanned

 

1846-001

Goochland Co

Admr of George W Mclein

John Ware Et al

 

 

Scanned

 

1846-005

Goochland Co

James B Ferguson & Wife Et al

James M Morris Et al

 

 

Scanned

 

1849-011

Goochland Co

Washington Slayden & Wife

Admr of Richard Clarke Et al

 

 

Scanned

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