VIRGINIA CHANCERY CASES - ISLE OF WIGHT COUNTY

Containing Vaughan Surname Before 1850


Note: The first part of this table includes Vaughan Estate cases in the LVA Chancery Case Index for isle of Wight 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 Isle of Wight 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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James Vaughan m. Betsy Cowling dau. of Thomas Cowling

1802-003

Isle of Wight Co

Slaughter Cowling, Peggy Everett, James Vaughan and Betsy his wife, Mills Willia & Thomas Cowling

Davis Cowling

Cowling, Everet, Everitt, Everett Vaughan, Vaun

 

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Thomas Cowling died leaving his property to his widow for life and then to his children. Cash division specified and plat included of division of land.

James Vaughan m. Pherabeth Edmonds, dau. of Solomon Edmonds

1805-003

Isle of Wight Co

Ann Edmonds by Et al, Sally Edmonds by Et al

John Edmonds Exr Et al, Exr of Solomon Edmonds Et al

Butler, Edmonds, Vaughan, Vaughn

 

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Suit for distribution. Ann Edmonds and Sally Edmonds, minors children of Solomon Edmonds. Solomon made his will giving slaves to his wife Charity for life, but she died before Solomon. Other children include John Edmonds, William Edmonds, Betsy Edmonds, and James Vaughan & Pherabeth his wife.

Francis Vaughan d. ca 1796

1808-001

Isle of Wight Co

Silas Fowler & Wife Et al

Joseph Vaughan

Ballard, Fowler, Vaughan

 

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Suit for division of estate. Francis Vaughan died 12 years ago leaving widow and children Polly Vaughan, now Polly Fowler, wife of Silas Fowler, Martha Vaughan, Betsy Vaughan, Pegga Vaughan & Joseph Vaughan. Pegga died 18 months ago, a minor. Zilpha Vaughan [Francis’s widow] is lately dead also. Decree May 1807.

1808-002

Isle of Wight Co

Silas Fowler & Wife Et al

Joseph Vaughan

Ballard, Fowler, Vaughan

 

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See 1808-001.

Henry Vaughan m. Polly Holland dau. of Job Holland

1821-018

Isle of Wight Co

Elizabeth Holland Widow of Job Holland Et al

Admr of Job Holland, Nivison Holland Admr

Holland, Vaughan

 

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Petition for dower and distribution by Elizabeth, widow of Job Holland, Polly Vaughan, Meredith Holland (both minors). Job d. 1 Jan last. Plat included. Polly’s husband’s name is not obvious from reading the file. [Henry Vaughan m. Polly Holland 6 Jan 1817]. Distribution to Nevison is not obvious.

1825-010

Isle of Wight Co

Abraham Holland Et al, Jacob K Daughtrey & Wife Et al

Elizabeth Holland Admx of Meredith Holland Et al

Carson, Daughtrey, Holland, Vaughan, Watkins, Watson, Wyatt

 

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Meredith Holland died leaving a widow Elizabeth, no children, two brothers and two sisters. Abraham Holland, Elijah Holland, Polly Watkins & Barsheba Watson. Polly Vaughan, Nevison Holland and Meredith Holland are nephews by his brother Job Holland, Barbara Wyatt, wife of William Wyatt, Robert Carson, Besty Carson, Andrew Carson and Meredith Carson are children of his sister Elizabeth Carson, dec’d. During the case, the widow Elizabeth m. Jacob K. Daughtry. Nov 1821 Court awarded the widow 1/5 of the estate in cash for dower. The balance was divided 2/12 to Barshaba Watson, 2/12 to Polly Watkins, 2/12 to Abram Holland, 2/12 to Elijah Holland, 2/12 equally to Nevison Holland, Meredith Holland and Polly Vaughan, and 2/12 equally between Barbara Wyatt, wife of William Wyatt, Robert Carson, Betsy Carson, Andrew Carson and Meredith Carson,

1834-012

Isle of Wight Co

Neverson Holland

Meredith Holland & Polly Vaughan

Daughtrey, Holland, Vaughan

 

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1833 Petition. 1 Jan 1833 Elizabeth Daughtry late widow of Job Holland died. Heirs are Neverson Holland, Meredith Holland and Polly Vaughan, minor granddaughter of Job Holland.

_______ Vaughan m. Nancy Pope dau. of John Pope

1829-012

Isle of Wight Co

Isabella Pope, Nancy Vaughan

Catherine Babb , dec’d

Babb, Harris, Harriss, Pope, Vaughan

 

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2 Mar 1829 Petition to distribute. John Pope, Sr. recently died. He left two children Nancy [Vaughan] and Isabella. A third dau. Elizabeth m. John Babb predeceased him leaving eleven children [named]. 1/3 ($105.81 2/3) to each of plaintiffs and 1/3 ($105.81 2/3) to defendants in equal shares ($9.62). Isabella Pope purchased the 100 acres owned by the dec’d. Nancy Vaughan’s husband is not named.

Beverly R. Vaughan m. Mary _____

1830-012

Isle of Wight Co

Bryant Holland & Mary his wife formerly Mary Vaughan, widow of Beverly R. Vaughan

Lemuel Vaughan, Admr of Beverly Vaughan

Holland, Vaughan

 

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Petition for dower and distribution. Beverly R. Vaughan died intestate owning 150 acres and several slaves. Left widow and 3 children: Beverly, dec’d, Polly & Caroline, all minors. Plat dividing the land. 237 acres. 50 acres dower land and 2 tracts of 118 ½ acres each. Widow received 1/9 of the slaves as heir of her deceased son and 1/3 of 8/9 of the slaves as dower.

William Henry Vaughan m. Temperance dau. of Henry Daughtry

1844-076

Isle of Wight Co

William Henry Vaughan & Wife

Barsheba Daughtrey Et al, Exr of ____ Henry Daughtry Et al

Daughtrey, Daughtry, Vaughan

 

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Distributions: $650.00 less $83.33 1/3 to Mills Henry Daughtry, minor; $475.00 plus $83.33 1/3 plus $8.33 1/3 to William H. Vaughan and Temperance his wife; $575 less $8.33 1/3 to Mary Ann Daughtry, minor.

1827-011

Isle of Wight Co

Patsey Bradshaw, Wiley Bradshaw

Exr of Jeremiah Bradshaw Et al, Louisa Bradshaw &C by Et al

Ballard, Bradshaw, Butler, Duck, Vaughan

 

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Nov 1826 Petition. Hard to read. Jeremiah Bradshaw left a will. Made bequest to his wife, Jonas Bradshaw and Elbert Bradshaw, all of whom predeceased him without children. Solomon Butts excr. Louisa, Peggy, Solomon and Fanny Bradshaw are minors by Lemuel Vaughan gdn. Wiley and Patsy Bradshaw. Sale: Wiley Bradshaw purchased some slaves; Daniel Beal tract 100 acres sold to Jesse Lankford; old tract 100 acres sold to Lemuel Vaughan; Amy Brewer tract 10 acres sold to Wiley Bradshaw. 1 May 1827 issued bonds payable to: Wiley Bradshaw $104.77 3/4; Martha Bradshaw $104.77 3/4; Louisa Bradshaw $104.77 3/4; Margaret Bradshaw $104.77 3/4; Fanny Bradshaw $104.77 3/4; Solomon Bradshaw $104.77 3/4. Note: all of the Bradshaws appear to be siblings of the deceased. There is no indication Jeremiah Vaughan is related to any of them.

1843-003

Isle of Wight Co

Evelina C Ballard, Margaret E Ballard

Jacob H. Duck Admr of Benjamin Bradshaw Et al

Ballard, Bradshaw, Duck, Eley, Holland, Lawrence, Vaughan

 

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47 pages. Benjamin Bradshaw dec’d. Widow is Mary Bradshaw. Payments to Margaret E. Ballard, Evaline Ballard, Elbert D. Vaughan, James Eley. Defendants include Mills Bradshaw, Mary B. Bradshaw & Margaret Bradshaw, minors. No answer was filed by them. No petition is found in the case. The precise relationship of the parties can not be determined by the distributions.

1844-068

Isle of Wight Co

Barbara Ann Holland by Lemuel Vaughan, her next friend

Benjamin Bradshaw & his Wife Mary, and Jacob K. Daughtry Exrs of Bryant Holland, dec’d

Bradshaw, Daughtrey, Daughtry, Holland, Vaughan

 

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Bryant Holland, father of plaintiff is dec’d. Will gave a slave Fanny to plaintiff. Widow is Mary. Fanny sold and proceeds paid to Barbara Ann Holland. There is no indication Lemuel Vaughan is related to the parties.

1845-025

Isle of Wight Co

Aleinda Darden Widow, Widow of John Darden, Cherry Jane Darden, Levinia B Darden

William H. Vaughan Admr

Bradshaw, Darden, Vaughan, Young

 

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4 Dec 1843 Petition for dower and distribution. John Darden died 17 Nov 1843 leaving widow Aleinda Darden and two children: Cherry Jane Darden and Levinia Bennett Darden. There is no indication William H. Vaughan is related to the parties. [John Darden m. Alcinda Vaughan 4 November 1833]

1848-001

Isle of Wight Co

James Councill Et al

Admr of Benjamin Councill Et al, Wiley Councill Admr Et al

Bryant, Carroll, Council, Councill, Edwards, Gardner, Holland, Jones, William H. Vaughan, Webb, Whitehead, Wrenn, Young

 

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83 pages. Benjamin Councill died ca 1840-1841. Case is about the division of his estate. William H. Vaughan was surety on bond of Wiley Council, admr. Stopped. Further review may be warranted.

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