VIRGINIA CHANCERY CASES - HALIFAX COUNTY

Containing Vaughan Surname Before 1850


Note: The first part of this table includes Vaughan Estate cases in the LVA Chancery Case Index for Halifax County as of August 24, 2017. These cases are highlighted in green. The first part is organized by estate in order of the first case to appear under the estate. The second part of this table has all other cases in Halifax County containing a Vaughan and is organized in case order without any grouping.


Notes have been added as the case files are reviewed. These notes are not in much detail. The cases can be readily reviewed online. Additions, corrections or suggestions are welcome. David Robertson davidhr@hushmail.com

Index Number

County

Plaintiff(s)

Defendant(s)

Surname

Will

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John S. Vaughan m. Anne Stanfield dau. of Marmaduke Stanfield

1805-022

Halifax Co

Anne Stanfield Widow Et al

John S Vaughan & Joseph Stanfield Admr. Wife Et al

Moore, Stanfield, Vaughan

 

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Nov 1801 Petition for dower and division of estate. Plaintiffs Anne Stanfield widow of Marmaduke Stanfield, Harrison Stanfield, John Stanfield, Abraham Stanfield, Ashley Stanfield, Elizabeth Stanfield, Bird Moore and Fanney his wife. Defendants are Anne wife of John S. Vaughan and Joseph Stanfield. All are widow and children of Marmaduke Stanfield. Ashely is a minor with John S. Vaughan as a gdn. Plat and surveyors legal description are in the file.

Abner Vaughan m. Docia Murphy dau. of John Murphy

1806-044

Halifax Co

William Burge

Ann Murphey Et al

Burge, Lax, Murphey, Murphy, Vaughan

1796 Drury Burge of Charlotte Co VA

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Drury Burge bought land from John Wakins [Watkins?] jointly with John Murphy. Will 3 Jul 1784, proved 6 Jun 1796. Six sons: William, Henry, Richard, Christopher, John & Drury Burge. Daus. Amy, Elizabeth Mary Fuqua. William Burge purchased the shares of the land left to the six brothers. John Murphy sold his half interest to William Burge. giving a bond for title. John Murphy died leaving heirs Ann Murphy, John Murphy, Abner Vaughan, husband of Dosia Murphy, Estree Lax, formerly Estree Murphy. Suit on the bond for title.

1810-047

Halifax Co

John Murphy Et al

Admr of John Murphy

Brady, Lax, Murphy, Tourqueron, Vaughan

 

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Suit to divide land. John Murphy,Tiri Lax, Abner Vaughan & Docia his wife, Thomas Brady & Fanny his wife, children of John Murphy, dec’d. Plat dividing land is in the file.

1813-016

Halifax Co

Richard Crews & Wife

Abner Vaughan Et al

Crews, Fourqueran, Jones, Murphey, Murphy, Vaughan

 

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Suit on a debt against Abner Vaughan. Estate assets of John Murphy, dec’d dragged into the dispute. Stopped. Further review may be warranted.

1825-014

Halifax Co

John Murphy, Thomas Brady & Frances his wife, Abner Vaughan & Docia his wife, E... Lax

Admr of John Murphy, the Elder

Brady, Fourqurean, Lase, Murphy, Vaughan

 

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Suit to divide the Estate of John Murphy the elder. Plaintiffs are his children

Stephen Vaughan m. Druscilla Griffin, dau. of John Griffin

1807-033

Halifax Co

John Griffin Sr Et al

Hampton Wade Et al

Arrington, Calder, Colquitt, Davis, Griffin, Jones, Pound, Pounds, Righte, Vaughan, Wade, Wilson

 

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Suit involved John Griffin dec’d. He filed suit and died before the suit was completed. His heirs were Nancy Arrington, formerly Nancy Griffin, Mourning Griffin, Reuben Jones and Sally his wife, formerly Sally Griffin, Gerard Right & Betsy his wife, formerly Betsy Griffin, James Griffen & Karen his wife, Stephen Vaughan & his wife Druscilla, formerly Druscilla Griffin, John Griffin, William Wilson & his wife Jane, formerly Jan Griffin.

Drury Vaughan m. Nancy _____

See William Vaughan Sr. below

1822-023

Halifax Co

Nancy Vaughan, widow, Fanny Vaughan, (Garthey Vaughan, Patsey Vaughan, Susannah Vaughan, Sarah Vaughan & Elizabeth Vaughan, minors) heirs and next of kin

Randolph Vaughan, Admr. of Drury Vaughan

Vaughan

 

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Jan. 1818. Petition for Distribution. Report of Commissioners on sale of slaves 4 Apr 1818. No distribution in file.

Boulden Vaughan m. Susanna Fuqua dau. of John Fuqua

1823-028

Halifax Co

John Daniel

Hon William Daniel Et al

Blanton, Burnes, Burns, Cardwell, Coleman, Daniel, Fawkner, Franklin, Fuqua, Ginnings, Goode, Hancock, Hay, Hutcherson, Lasley, Lawson, Miller, Nelson, Pigg, Tally, Thomas, Thompson, Vaughan, Woodson

 

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50 pages. Re estate of Hezekiah Daniel. The pleadings in this case set out numerous relationships of the siblings of Hezekiah Daniel who died unmarried without issue. Boulden Vaughan & his wife Susannah [Fuqua] Vaughan two of the defendants. Hezekiah Daniel’s sister married John Fuqua. John Fuqua died leaving five children, one of which was Susannah Fuqua who married Boulden Vaughan. This is a must read for any descendant of Boulden Vaughan.

1831-013

Halifax Co

Harrison Burns

John Fuqua

Burns, Daniel, Fuqua, Green, Hay, Lawson, Pigg, Vaughan, Watkins, William B Green & Co]

 

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William Pride Daniel in his will in Cumberland Co., gave a slave to his daughter Elizabeth then a wife of John Fuqua. They had 5 children: Polly who m. John Pey:, Susannah who m. Baldin [Boulden] Vaughan, Elizabeth who m. Reuben Hay, Amy who m. Benjamin Lawson and Judith who m. Harrison Burns. [Involved fact situation.]

Ingram Vaughan

1825-059

Halifax Co

Pool Whitt

Edward B Vaughan

Vaughan, Whitt

 

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Ingram Vaughan deeded his slaves to his children reserving a life estate for himself and his wife. Plaintiff m. Elizabeth Carter Vaughan, dau of Ingram Vaughan. Two of the children in the deed died without being married or having children. Ingram conveyed the share of Lewis who d. in the Late War to Edward B. Vaughan. In Apr 1820 Ingram conveyed the interest to Edward B. Vaughan. Suit to enjoin removal of the slaves until rights can be determined.

William Vaughan m. Lucy _____

1832-040

Halifax Co

Tilman G Vaughan

Banister W. Vaughan, William Vaughan and Lucy Vaughan

Vaughan

1826 William Vaughan of Halifax Co VA

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Apr 1828. Petition for distribution. William Vaughan died in 1826. Wife Lucy, son William, son Tilmon G., son Banister. Will dated 3 Mar 1826, proved 22 May 1826.

Thomas Vaughan m. Rebecca Scates dau. of William Scates

1825-048

Halifax Co

George Burrows & Wife Et al

Exr of William Scates the elder

Burrows, Scates, Vaughan, Wakefield

1803 William Scates of Halifax Co VA

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Estate Division. Descendants of William Scates the elder who d. in 1805: George Burrows & his wife Jenny, formerly Scates, Samuel Wakefield & his wife Elizabeth, formerly Scates, Thomas Vaughan & his wife Rebecca, formerly Scates, William Scates the younger, dec’d, whose children are Zachariah Scates, Delilah Scates, Deanah Scates, Martha Scates, Joseph Scates, William Scates, & Molly Scates, all minors.

1832-041

Halifax Co

William S. Vaughan individually and as next friend for Thompson M. Vaughan, Beverly Vaughan, Paul Vaughan, and Sarah B. Vaughan

William Sydnor Admr of Rebecca Vaughan

Sydnor

Vaughan

 

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25 Nov 1828. Petition for distribution. Court appointed commissioners. Estate divided into 5 equal parts.

1832-042

Halifax Co

Mathew Vaughan, Polly Vaughan, William Vaughan, Thompson Vaughan, Beverly Vaughan and Sally Vaughan Heirs of Thomas Vaughan, by their next friend Robert Hunt

William Martin, Admr of Thomas Vaughan & Rebecca Vaughan, widow

Hurt

Martin

Vaughan

 

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23 Dec 1816. Petition for distribution and dower. Commissioners appointed. 24 Jul 1832 Case discontinued without prejudice with leave to reinstate.

Matthew Vaughan m. Mary Toombs dau. of William Toombs

1828-037

Halifax Co

Sarah Tombs Widow

Melch Spragins, Admr of William Tombs Et al

Spragins, Tombs, Vaughan

 

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Petition for dower and distribution. Sarah Tombs, widow; and children of William Tombs, dec’d: William Tombs, Gabriel Tombs, Mary Vaughan, wife of Mathew Vaughan, Owen Tombs, Elizabeth Tombs, Griffin Tombs, and Thomas Tombs, dec’d (with one dau. Sarah T. Tombs). Owen Tombs, Elizabeth Tombs, Griffin Tombs &Sarah T. Tombs are minors.

1837-042

Halifax Co

Sarah Tombs

Admr of William Tombs

Hamblet, Tombs, Toombs, Vaughan

 

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Petition for dower and distribution. William Tombs, dec’d. died leaving widow Sarah Tombs and children William Tombs, Gabriel Tombs, Owen Tombs, Eliza Tombs, Griffin Tombs, Thomas Tombs, dec’d (leaving dau. Sarah T. Tombs) and Mary Vaughan wife of Matthew Vaughan. Owen Tombs, Eliza Tombs, Griffin Tombs, Sarah J. Tombs are minors.

William Vaughan m. Elizabeth Ferguson, dau. of Thomas Ferguson

1830-045

Halifax Co

William Vaughan &his wife Elizabeth

Kitty Bryan Et al

Abbott, Bryan, Ferguson, Mary, Vaughan

 

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Petition to distribute estate. Thomas Ferguson, father of Elizabeth Vaughan made a will devising his property to his wife Elizabeth, during her life, except for one slave given to his granddaughter Sarah Vaughan. After his wife died he gave 1/3 of the property given to her to his three daus. Elizabeth Vaughan, Kitty Bryan and Susannah Abbott for life. Susan Abbott died after her father, but before her mother Elizabeth leaving children Thomas Abbott, Joseph Abbott, John Abbott (minor), Leonard Abbott (minor), Fleming Abbott (minor). The executor failed to qualify and the widow Elizabeth was named admr with will annexed. Elizabeth then died. Two plats in the file.

Tilman G. Vaughan m. Catherine M. Crews dau. of William Crews

1834-031

Halifax Co

Richard Crews

Tilman G. Vaughan & Wife Et al

Crews, Vaughan

1807 William Crews of Halifax Co VA

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Petition for distribution. William Crews died leaving widow Nancy Crews. Left ½ of his estate to his widow for life and then to her daughter Eleanor O. Trail Crews; and the other half was left to his son Richard Crews. Eleanor Crews died shortly after her father while still a minor. He left 200 acres to his daus. Sarah and Catherine M. Crews (who has since married Tilman G. Vaughan). The will is in the file.

1834-050

Halifax Co

Tilman G Vaughan & Wife

Alexander Hardy Et al

Crews, Hardy, Vaughan

1807 William Crews of Halifax Co VA

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See 1834-031. All of the Crews beneficiaries are dead without issue except for Sarah Hardy, wife of Alexander Hardy and Catherine M. Vaughan, wife of Tilman G. Vaughan. Case seeks to have real estate left to Richard distributed between Sarah and Catherine. Sarah Hardy then died leaving two children.

William Vaughan m. Elizabeth Vaughan

1836-033

Halifax Co

Edward Whitman & Wife

Elizabeth Vaughan Et al

Lacy, Vaughan, Whitman

 

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Petition for dower and distribution. William Vaughan d. intestate leaving a widow Elizabeth and three children: Susannah Whitman, wife of Edward Whitman, Elizabeth T. Vaughan & Polly Lacy, wife of Samuel Lacy; and 4th child Sarah Lacy who predeceased him leaving minor children Nancy Lacy, Judith Lacy, Susannah Lacy & John Lacy. Polly died after William Vaughan leaving two minor children Sarah Lacy and Samuel Lacy. Elizabeth Vaughan released her dower rights. Slaves divided into 4 equal lots. One to each of the three above children and the 4th lot to Nancy Lacy, Judith Lacy, Susannah Lacy & John Lacy, children of Sarah Lacy, dec’d. Samuel Lacy purchased the real estate: 100 acres on south side Terrible Cr. and 122 acres on the east side of Terrible Creek.

Reuben Vaughan m. Wilmoth Tuck, dau. of David Tuck

1836-041

Halifax Co

William Tuck Et al

Elizabeth Tuck Et al

Garret, Tuck, Vaughan

 

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ca 1833 Petition for dower and distribution. David Tuck the elder died leaving widow Elizabeth and children William Tuck, David Tuck, Edward Tuck, Parthena Tuck, Wilmoth Tuck who m. Reuben Vaughan, Mary J. Tuck, Richard Tuck, Albert Tuck, Elizabeth J. Tuck, John D. Tuck. Of those Mary J. Tuck, Richard Tuck, Albert Tuck, Elizabeth J. Tuck, John D. Tuck are minors. (Reuben Vaughan?) was living in Clarke Co., GA. William Tuck was living in Coweta Co., GA. David Tuck, Edward Tuck [, a dau. who had married Henry Garrett?] and Elizabeth Tuck were also was living in Coweta Co., GA. David Tuck died. His share was paid to Phaltiel Tuck. Distribution on 23 Feb 1837.

James Vaughan m. Sarah _____

1837-045

Halifax Co

Sarah Vaughan, widow of James Vaughan

Craddock Vaughan

Vaughan

 

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29 Nov 1836. Petition for dower. James Vaughan died owning 275 cares on Dan R. He lived there until he died but conveyed the land to his sons Craddock and Milton. Milton conveyed his interest to Craddock. 27 Feb 1837. Commissioners appointed. 6 Mar 1837. 104 acres laid out for Sarah Vaughan. Plat is in file.

1842-017

Halifax Co

Sarah Vaughn

Henry Edmunds Et al

Boyd, Chalmers, Cook, Edmunds, Griffin, Hardwick, Johnson, Marable, Medley, Medly, Shaphard, Vass, Vaughn, Webb

1825 Phillip Vass of Halifax Co VA

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69 pages. May 1840. Claim for dower by Sarah Vaughan. Her husband James Vaughan had previously owned 200 acres on Birch Cr., which he sold to Phillip Vass, now dec’d. The land is now owned by Henry Edmunds. She never released her dower rights. Sarah died during the case and it was continued by Craddock Vaughan, her admr. Stopped. Further review may be warranted.

Jediah Vaughan m. Betsy Thompson, dau. of Charles Thompson

1842-021

Halifax Co

Gdn(s) of Mary Brown

Exr of Charles Thompson

Brown, Chapman, Farmer, Thompson, Jediah and Elizabeth Vaughan

 

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Only document is a subpoena, which was issued to Jediah Vaughan & his wife Elizabeth Vaughan, among others.

1845-040

Halifax Co

Jediah Vaughan and his wife Betsy, formerly Betsy Thompson, for the benefit of Stephen Farmer and Johnson Farmer and Martha his wife formerly Martha Thompson, and Henry Thompson, and Charles Thompson, Children of Richard Thompson, who sue for the benefit of Daniel W. Loughlin

Charles T. Harris, Exr of Charles Thompson, Paulina Brown, formerly Paulina Thompson, Pleasant Thompson, Nancy Thompson, Susannah O.Thompson

Barksdale, Brown, Davenport, Farmer, McLaughlin, Thompson, Vaughan, Wimbish

1819 Charles Thompson of Halifax Co VA

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File contains a copy of the will of Charles Thompson and some subpoenas. The Will dated 21 Mar 1815, proved 27 Sep 1819, names: Everything to wife Patsy Thompson for life and then to my children: Paulina Brown, Patsy Farmer, Pleasant Thompson, Betsy Thompson, Nancy Thompson and Susannah C. Thompson; and Richard E. Thompson dec’d (survived by Charles Thompson and Henry Thompson.

Spencer Vaughan m. Lydia Dodson, dau. of Caleb Dodson

1843-008

Halifax Co

George Dodson & Wife

Legt(s) of Caleb Dodson Et al

Barksdale, Butler, Cabaniss, Calloway, Chamblin, Chaney, Chumney, Dodson, Dotson, Eldridge, Evans, Ferrell, Ferrill, Holt, Johnson, Kirby, Martin, Robertson, Shelton, Turner, Spencer Vaughan & his wife Lydia Vaughan, Wiles, Woodson

1837 Caleb Dodson Sr of Halifax Co VA

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William Vaughan Sr.

William Vaughan Jr.

Drury Vaughan

1843-027

Halifax Co

Paul Vaughan

Sally Weakly

Joseph Johns & his wife Elizabeth

Booker Dove & his wife Frances

Elijah Guthrie & his wife Gartheny

Martha Vaughan,

Elizabeth Vaughan

William A. Johnson & his wife Sarah Johnson

Drury Vaughan, dec’d

Susannah Vaughan

William W. Moore and Susannah his wife

Randolph Vaughan, Admr of William Vaughan Sr

Martha Vaughan

James Vaughan, William Vaughan, Jr., dec’d

Dove, Guthrie, Johns, Johnson, Vaughan, Weakley

Frances Dove, Gartheny Guthrie, Martha Vaughan,

Elizabeth Vaughan, Sarah Johnson & Susannah Moore


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William Vaughan Sr died in 1833. Paul Vaughan, Sally Weakly ,Elizabeth Johns and Randolph Vaughan are children of the deceased. Two other children William and Drury already died. The children of Drury are Frances Dove, Gartheny Guthrie, Martha Vaughan, Elizabeth Vaughan, Sarah Johnson & Susannah Moore. The children of William Vaughan, Jr. are Martha Vaughan and James Vaughan. Both are minors. File does not contain a final distribution

Banister Vaughan m. Martha Wilson dau. of William Wilson

1844-032

Halifax Co

Archer Farmer & Wife Et al

John Wilson, Katy I. Wilson, Banister Vaughan, Martha Vaughan

Aiken, Farmer, Henry, Moore, Penick, Vaughan, Wilson

1843 William Wilson Sr of Halifax Co VA

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Petiton for dower and distribution. William Wilson died with a will leaving property to his eight children: James Wilson, Nancy Farmer, wife of Archer Farmer, John Wilson, Sarah Penick, wife of Thomas R. Penick, Martha Vaughan, wife of Banister W. Vaughan, Elizabeth Moore, wife of John B. Moore, William Wilson & Rebecca Harris. Rebecca Harris has since m. John I. Henry. Copy of the will is in the file

John Vaughan m. Jane Chandler dau. of William Chandler

1845-052

Halifax Co

William Chandler, Allen Chandler and Robert Chandler

Giles Y Nichols & Wife

Chandler, Cole, Dunn, Fulkerson, Loftis, Nichols, John Vaughan & Jane Chandler Vaughan, Wilborne

 

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William Chandler died leaving widow Elizabeth Chandler. Heirs of William Chandler are William Chandler, Allen Chandler, Robert Chandler, Nancy Nichols, formerly Chandler, wife of Giles Y. Nichols, Jane Vaughan, formerly Chandler, wife of John Vaughan, George W. Chandler, Mary Dunn, widow of John Dunn, dec’d, Moses R. Chandler, Daniel Chandler, Martha Fulkerson, formerly Chandler, wife of John Fulkerson, Susannah Wilborne, dec’d (whose children are Achilles Wilbourne, Edith Loftis, formerly Wilbourne , wife of Richard Loftis, Elizabeth Cole, formerly Wilborne, wife of Edward Cole, Martha Wilborne, & Sarah Ann Wilborne) & Elizabeth Dunn, dec’d (whose children are Mary Dunn, Elmira Dunn and Joseph Dunn).

Drury Vaughan m. Nancy Tucker, sister of Polly Tucker

Thomas Vaughan m. Martha Tucker, sister of Polly Tucker

1849-028

Halifax Co

Joel Sparrow & Wife

Admr of Polly Tucker Et al

Bryant, Collins, Crews, Sparrow, Tucker, Vaughan

 

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This case involves the extended family of Polly Tucker who died with a will dated 29 Dec 1830. She has siblings William N. Tucker, Sally Tucker & Catherine Tucker. William N. Tucker died during her lifetime leaving [named children]. Polly Tucker had other siblings not named in the will that later inherited by descent and distribution [specifically named in the pleadings]. Those siblings include among others Nancy Vaughan and Martha Vaughan (whose children were Polly Vaughan, wife of John Bryant and Matthew Vaughan). The husbands of Martha and Nancy are not listed as party defendants. [Thomas Vaughan m. Patsey Tucker 9 Dec 1797; and Drewry Vaughan m. Nancy Tucker 21 Dec 1803. In both cases Edmund Tucker was a surety.]

1789-007

Halifax Co

Nicholas Vaughan

William McCraw

Vaughan

 

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Contract dispute. Stopped. Further review may be warranted.

1789-009

Halifax Co

Julius Strange

Nicholas Vaughan

Strange, Vaughan

 

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Debt. Stopped. Further review may be warranted.

1789-010

Halifax Co

Nicholas Vaughan

Abraham Womack

Vaughan, Womack

 

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Debt. Stopped. Further review may be warranted.

1790-020

Halifax Co

Nicholas Vaughan

James Williams

Vaughan, Williams

 

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Debt. Stopped. Further review may be warranted.

1790-021

Halifax Co

Nicholas Vaughan

Billy Wright

Barksdale, Lampkin, Vaughan, White, Wright

 

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Debt. Stopped. Further review may be warranted.

1791-003

Halifax Co

Nicholas Vaughan

Richard Lampkin

Bond, Lampkin, Vaughan, Watkins

 

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Debt. Stopped. Further review may be warranted.

1791-006

Halifax Co

Nicholas Vaughan

Francis Henry

Callana, Dyer, Henry, Robertson, Taylor, Vaugha

 

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Contract dispute. Stopped. Further review may be warranted.

1792-008

Halifax Co

William Johnson

Sherwood Vaughan

Johnson, Vaughan

 

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Debt. Stopped. Further review may be warranted.

1792-032

Halifax Co

William Oliver

George Vaughan

Mallicott, Oliver, Prewett, Vaughan, Vaughn

 

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Debt. Stopped. Further review may be warranted.

1793-001

Halifax Co

Philip Vaughan

Davis & Young]

Davis, Davis & Young], Harvey, Vaughan, Young

 

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Debt. Stopped. Further review may be warranted.

1793-008

Halifax Co

John Hundley Et al

Admr of John Murphy

Bentten, Bentters, Brady, Burge, Dudgeon, Hill, Hundley, King, Murphy, Royall, Tucker, Vaughan, Wells

 

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

1793-017

Halifax Co

William Dix

William Vaughan

Booker, Burge, Dicks, Dix, Vaughan

 

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Debt. Stopped. Further review may be warranted.

1793-027

Halifax Co

Nicholas Vaughan Et al

Ross Shore & Co] Et al

Angus, Roberts, Ross, Ross Shore & Co], Shore, Vaughan

 

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Stopped. Further review may be warranted.

1801-025

Halifax Co

Admr of Michael Roberts

Marmaduke Stanfield

McCraw, Roberts, Stanfield, Vaughan

 

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Debt. Stopped. Further review may be warranted.

1802-004

Halifax Co

Francis Clowdis

Admr of James Mclelan

Clowdis, Maitland, McLelan, Vaughan

 

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Debt. Stopped. Further review may be warranted.

1802-023

Halifax Co

John Royall

John Crews

Barksdale, Crews, Ferguson, Pettey, Royall, Vaughan

 

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Contract dispute. Stopped. Further review may be warranted.

1803-003

Halifax Co

Martin Miller

James Vaughan Et al

Douglas, Douglass, McCan, Miller, Vaughan

 

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

1803-009

Halifax Co

James Vaughan

Exrs of William Douglas Et al

Craddock, Crenshaw, Douglas, Douglass, Hart, Vaughan, Winders

 

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File is very skimpy. many parts missing. Summons to Alexander Douglas, Eph... Winders, excrs of William Douglas, dec’d, (George Douglas, William Douglas, Lewis Crenshaw & Sarah his wife, John Hart & Mary his wife, Thomas Douglas. children and legatees of William Douglas, dec’d) , John Douglas and Hannah his wife, James Craddock.

1804-026

Halifax Co

Alexander Shaw

Exrs of Peter Rodgers Et al

Hobson, Johnson, Jones, Robertson, Rodgers, Rogers, Shaw, Vaughan

 

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No petition. Summons does not establish a relationship of James Vaughan to the dec’d..

1805-043

Halifax Co

Robert Trammell

Alexander Douglas

Alderson, Douglas, Douglass, Ragland, Trammell, Vaden, Vaughan, Williamson

 

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Debt. Stopped. Further review may be warranted.

1806-022

Halifax Co

Edmund Tucker

Zachariah Nance Et al

Bates, Brown, Chisum, Hunt, Jennings, Murphey, Nance, Palmer, Petty, Tucker, Vaughan, West, Wimbish, Younger

 

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Debt. Stopped. Further review may be warranted.

1808-007

Halifax Co

William Jones

Abner Vaughan & William Farquerson Admr. de bonis non of John Murphy and William Farquerson, Admr. Anne Murphy

Fourqurean, Jones, Murphey, Murphy, Vaughan

 

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Summons is only document in the file.

1809-044

Halifax Co

Thomas Douglas

James Vaughan

Dixon, Douglas, Farguson, Minor, Vaughan

 

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Debt. Stopped. Further review may be warranted.

1819-030

Halifax Co

Isbell Dodson by Et al

John F Dodson Et al

Baines, Baynes, Boyd, Brandon, Coats, Cook, Dismukes, Dodson, Evans, Hall, Kerr, Kirby, Milam, Moore, Pucket, Ray, Reese, Scott, Shelton, Simon (Slave), Slate, Stamps, Thomas, Vaughan, Wall, Waller, Welles

 

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97 Pages. Suit for separate maintenance. 4 Jul 1817 Isbell Dodson (widow of James Baynes who died in service of the country) married John F. Dodson. Shortly after he abandoned her and took off for Georgia. She lost her pension as a widow on account of the marriage. He owned land and was entitled to a portion of the estate of his father Elisha Dodson (still living). Defendant answered that he was drunk when he got married... [The dramatic pleadings are fun to read.] Vaughan not found in the first 15 pages. Stopped. Further review may be warranted.

1821-005

Halifax Co

Hannah Puryear

Admr of Peter Puryear

Adams, Boyd, Grady, Juniel, Mofield, Moorefield, Murphy, Perry, Peryear, Pureyear, Pureyor, Puryear, Torain, Vaughan

 

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63 pages. [Dramatic Pleadings.] Stopped. Further review may be warranted.

1821-006

Halifax Co

Richard Mitchell

Exr of Samuel Fuqua

Crews, Fuqua, Hunt, Irvine, MacKey, Mitchell, Rice, Vaughan

 

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39 pages. Suit on a bond. Stopped. Further review may be warranted.

1821-043

Halifax Co

Glanus Blankenship

Layton Yancey Shff

Blankenship, Stone, Vaughan, Yancey

 

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Petition not in file. Stopped. Further review may be warranted.

1823-014

Halifax Co

Irby Smith

Craddock Vaughan

Bennett, Pool, Smith, Vaughan

 

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Alleged fraudulent deed. Granville District, NC. Stopped. Further review may be warranted.

1823-023

Halifax Co

Elijah Rice Et al

Admr of Ann Foster

Armes, Cruth, Epperson, Foster, Nunnally, Rice, Richards, Stanley, Vaughan, Watkins

1810 Matthew Rice of Halifax Co VA

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95 pages. File includes deposition of Thomas Vaughan and his wife Mary Vaughan of Caswell Co., N. Carolina. Stopped. Further review may be warranted.

1824-029

Halifax Co

Obediah Smith Et al

John Speed Et al

Arrington, Baynham, Burton, Callyham, Edmondson, Estes, Faulkner, Hurt, James, Laine, Smith, Speed, Townes, Vaughan, Wilson, Wortham

 

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81 pages. Land dispute on land purchased by John Smith, dec’d father of plaintiff Obediah Smith. Vaughan not found in the first few pages. Stopped. Further review may be warranted.

1825-042

Halifax Co

William R Cox

Elizabeth Cox Widow Et al

Cox, Gunn, Hurt, McCraw, Vaughan

1820 Elisha Cox of Halifax Co VA

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Estate Dispute. Elisha Cox d. in 1820. His will left everything to his wife Elizabeth Cox for life with a discretionary trust to his two daus. Peggy Cox and Judy Cox. His sons Francis Cox and William Cox had received their portion during his lifetime. Randolph Vaughan is Admr with will annexed.

1825-054

Halifax Co

William Sizemore & John Sizemore

Sarah Hudson, Anderson Sizemore, Jordan Sizemore, Bird Sizemore, Peter Vaughan

Hudson, Sizemore, Vaughan

 

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Case only has numerous summons, but no pleadings. Nothing is learned except the names of the parties.

1826-007

Halifax Co

Alexander Donald Surv partner Et al

Exr of William Wade Et al

Donald, James & Robert Donald & Co], Vaughan, Wade

 

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Debt. Stopped. Further review may be warranted.

1826-020

Halifax Co

James Vaughan

Thomas Keeling

Bullock, Cain, Davis, Douglass, East, Griffin, Hamblett, Henderson, Keeling, Medley, New, Palmer, Ray, Srange, Strange, Turrentine, Vaughan, Wood

 

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205 pages. Dispute over sale of slaves. Stopped. Further review may be warranted.

1827-026

Halifax Co

Ingram Vaughan

Richard E Bennett

Bennett, Vaughan

 

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Summons only.

1828-012

Halifax Co

George Carrington

Isaac Read

Carrington, Garden, Read, Vaughan, Venable

 

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

1828-041

Halifax Co

Richard Daniel

William H Hughes

Daniel, Hughes, Thomas, Tuck, Vaughan

 

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Dispute on account for services. Craddock Vaughan gave an Affidavit.

1828-093

Halifax Co

Edward B. Vaughan and other Creditors of David Boyd Jr

Admr of David Boyd Jr Et al

Bailey, Bouldin, Boxley, Boyd, Carrington, Chiles, Clark, Easley, Fitzgerald, Foster, Gresham, Howerton, Irvine, Johnson, Jordan, Ladd, Lewellin, Palmer, Rogers, Roy, Royster, Scott, Shelton, Singleton, Vaughan, White, William Bailey & Co], William Fitzgerald & Co], Wilmoth, Wilson, Wimbish, Wyatt

 

Scanned

149 pages Suit on debt. Stopped. Further review may be warranted.

1829-014

Halifax Co

William Sydnor Et al

Enos Tucker Et al

Barksdale, Crews, Sydnor, Tucker, Vaughan, William Sydnor & Co], Wimbish

 

Scanned

Suit on debt. Subpoena issued to: Mary Tucker, Nancy Vaughan, Enoch Tucker, Edmund Tucker, Catherine Tucker, William Tucker, individually and as Excr Edmund Tucker, dec’d, Matthew Vaughan, Mary Bryan, Andrew Crews, William Crews. No Petition in file.

1829-032

Halifax Co

John Standley

Craddock Vaughan. Admr of James Vaughan

Green, Hunt, Standley, Vaughan

 

Scanned

Suit on debt for agreement as overseer.

1830-059

Halifax Co

Carter Powell & Wife Sally Powell, formerly Sally Moore

Elizabeth Moore Widow Et al

Moore, Powell, Vaughan

 

Scanned

Suit for dower and distribution. Tarlton Moore died leaving a wife Elizabeth and 5 children: Sally Powell & (John B. Moore, Armistead Moore, Catharine Moore & Edward Moore, minors). John S. Vaughan admr. Beautiful plat dividing the real estate.

1832-010

Halifax Co

Admr of William A. Clark

William Vaughan

Buford, Clark, Jackson, Royall, Sheffield, Vaughan, Winn

 

Scanned

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

1834-009

Halifax Co

Thomas Gaines Et al

Admr of John Martin Et al

Atkinson, Calfee, Carter, Cheatham, Colley, Colquett, Cook, Daniel, Dervin, Dodson, Eldridge, Evans, Ferrell, Gaines, Grisham, Hardy, Hicks, Hodges, Honaker, Kirby, Lindsey, Martin, Mickleborough, Mincha, Moore, Puckett, Taylor, Thomas, Vaden, Vaughan

 

Scanned

240 pages. Involved factual allegations. Stopped. Further review may be warranted.

1834-072

Halifax Co

John Ladd Et al

Edward B Vaughan Et al

Bennett, Ladd, Lewellen, Pool, Vaughan

 

Scanned

Suit on a Bond. Bond assigned to Stephen P. Pool who assigned to Edward B. Vaughan, who assigned to plaintiff. Stopped. Further review may be warranted.

1837-026

Halifax Co

Mary Lipscomb

Hartwell Cooksey Et al

Cooksey, Harrison, Inge, Johnson, Lipscomb, Rye, Thompson, Vaughan, Wimbish

 

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George Lipscomb died leaving wife Mary. His will did not leave her anything. The Sheriff of Halifax Co. (John S. Vaughan) is admr with will annexed. His children were Ann Cooksey dec;d, wife of John F. Cooksey (She has two children Harriott Cooksey and Caroline Cooksey.), Frances, wife of Chesley Inge,, of Kentucky, Paulina, wife of Robert Thompson, Catherine, wife of George Rye, and (Mary E., George, Martha, Louisa, Larium, Roseanna, dec’d (while a minor)). Stopped. Further review may be warranted.

1837-064

Halifax Co

Jesse Younger Et al

Merit Talbot

Ambrose, Barksdale, Bass, Beadles, Blankenship, Clark, Farmer, Ferrell, Glass, Hall, Hodge, Irby, Jennings, Keatts, Light, Martin, Owen, Talbot, Tombs, Chaney Vaughan, Younger

 

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Suit on a Debt. Chaney Vaughan gave a deposition. Stopped. Further review may be warranted.

1839-005

Halifax Co

John D Richardson

Thomas McCargo

Bacon, Clarrissa Colee, Hewell, Hill, Martha Beggars, McCargo, Peter Tunstall, Richardson,

 

Scanned

86 pages. Stopped. Further review may be warranted.

1842-008

Halifax Co

Nicholas C Thompson

Richard Thompson Et al

Curtis, Davis, Jackson, Keeton, Sett, Thompson, Pleasant Vaughan, Walker

1829 John Thompson of Mecklenburg Co VA

Scanned

44 pages. 29 Nov 1837 Petition. Pleasant Vaughan not found in the first ten pages. Stopped. Further review may be warranted.

158 pages. From a cursory review Lydia Vaughan was an heir of Caleb Dodson. Stopped. Further review may be warranted.

1843-019

Halifax Co

Exr of Richard E Bennett

Elisha Bowen Admr Et al

Bennett, Bowen, Coleman, Ferguson, Hurt, Hutcherson, Keaton, Kennon, Shackleford, John S. Vaughan

1826 James Bowen of Mecklenburg Co VA

Scanned

53 pages. Suit about a judgment. Stopped. Further review may be warranted.

1844-031

Halifax Co

Robert H Thompson & Wife

Chesley I Inge Et al

Barksdale, Booker, Bouldin, Cooksey, Dupuy, Green, Griggs, Hand, Harrison, Inge, Keys, Lipscomb, Roberts, Rye, Smith, Thompson, John S. Vaughan, Williams, Wimbish

1825 George Lipscomb of Halifax Co VA

Scanned

75 pages. John S. Vaughan, Sheriff admr. Stopped. Further review may be warranted.

1845-026

Halifax Co

Carter Powell & Wife Et al

Trst(s) of Mary Ann Moore Et al

Boaz, Booker, Boswell, Burton, Cabaniss, Easlam, Edwards, Eldridge, Giles, Green, Harvey, Howerton, Jackson, Lanier, Lipscomb, Marable, Moore, Penick, Powell, Pruet, Pruit, Pruitt, Satterfield, Scott, John S. Vaughan, Wilson

 

Scanned

257 pages. (numerous plaintiffs) In 1810 Bird Moore appt. trustee of Mary Ann Moore of unsound mind. She died. She had four brothers and one sister. Stopped. Further review may be warranted.

1846-010

Halifax Co

Dandy P Pearman & Wife

Admr of Benjamin Harrison Et al

Adams, Harrison, Jones, Lee, Lewis, Ligon, Marr, Pearman, Perdue, Shephard, L. C. Vaughan, Vaughter, Wilbourn, Wilbourne

 

Scanned

89 pages. Re Benjamin Harrison who d. intestate in Buckingham County. Stopped. Further review may be warranted.

1848-005

Halifax Co

Ann Eliza Hunt

Egbert G Vaughan Et al

Hunt, Mary (Slave), Vaughan, West

 

Scanned

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

1849-017

Halifax Co

George B. Kent & Wife

John Grainger Et al

Averett, Bennett, Cabaniss, Carrington, Dyer, Grainger, Granger, Hurt, Kent, Lyles, Major, Palmer, Poindexter, E. G. Vaughan, Wells, Younger

 

Scanned

131 pages. About the estate of Benjamin Grainger. His widow was Judith, now Judith Kent, wife of George B. Kent. Stopped. Further review may be warranted.

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