SOUTHAMPTON COUNTY, VIRGINIA

VAUGHAN FAMILY

Wills and Estates Index

Will Book.Page

Date or Year Range

Vaughan

Document

Representative

Comments

02.298

19 May 1769

12 Oct 1769

William

Will

 

 

02.325

Undated

14 Jun 1770

William

Inventory & Appraisal

 

 

03.289

28 Oct 1776

14 Oct 1779

William

Will

 

 

03.400

7 May 1782

9 May 1782

William

Inventory & Appraisal

 

 

04.052

20 Jan 1784

11 Mar 1784

Henry

Will

 

 

04.067

27 Mar 1784

12 Aug 1784

Henry

Inventory & Appraisal

 

 

04.643

10 Dec 1793

9 Oct 1794

William

Will

 

 

04.723

29 Dec 1795

11 Feb 1796

Lydia

Will

 

 

05.170

7 Nov 1794

20 Jan 1800

William

Inventory & Appraisal

 

 

05.414

10 Apr 1803

18 Jul 1803

Ann Vaughan

Will

 

 

07.330

8 Nov 1813

21 Feb 1814

Howell

Will

 

 

07.390

22 Oct 1814

21 Nov 1814

Seymore

Will

 

 

09.148

16 Nov 1817

15 Apr 1822

Lawson

Will

 

 

10.053

4 Sept 1822

15 Oct 1827

Shadrack

Will

 

Codicil dated 27 Sep 1827.

13.022

6 Sep 1842

21 Nov 1842

Anthony

Will

 

 

14.198

29 Jul 1849

20 Aug 1849

Thomas

Will

 

 

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SOUTHAMPTON COUNTY, VIRGINIA

VAUGHAN FAMILY

Will Abstracts

County

Book.Page

Dated

Recorded

Testator

Witnesses

Executor(s)

Beneficiaries and Relationship

Comments

Southampton

WB 02.298


19 May 1769

12 Oct 1769

Will of William Vaughan


Witnesses:

John Mundell

Thomas Francis

Isam Smith



Executor:

Wife Sarah

Son-in-law Nathan Turner


Wife Sarah Vaughan

 

Son William Vaughan

Son Ephraim Vaughan

Dau. Hannah Sharpe

Dau. Lucy Taylor

Dau. Mary Vaughan

Dau. Fathe Vaughan

Dau. Amy Vaughan

Dau. Dorcus J. Vaughan

Dau. Elizabeth Vaughan.

Son-in-law Nathan Turner.

Southampton

WB 02.303


________

Probated 8 Mar 1770.

Will of John Thomas


Witnesses:



Executor:


Wife

 

John Thomas Blow, son of Richard Blow

Martha daughter of Richard Blow Jr.

James son of Henry Vaughan when 21

Henry son of Henry Vaughan when 21

Mary Briggs Vaughan, daughter of Henry Vaughan when 18 or marriage

Thomas son of Henry Vaughan when 21

Elizabeth Inman

Southampton

WB 03.289


28 Oct 1776

14 Oct 1779

Will of William Vaughan


Witnesses:

John Ford

Thomas Turner


Executor:

Brother in law Nathan Turner

Wife: None Mentioned

Mentions his Mother Sarah Vaughan

Beneficiaries:

Brother in law Nathan Turner

Southampton

WB 04.052


20 Jan 1784

11 Mar 1784

Will of Henry Vaughan


Witnesses:

Samuel Haisty

Moses Johnson

Thomas Edmunds



Executor:

Son Thomas Vaughan

Son Howell Vaughan


Wife

 

Beneficiaries:

Son Thomas Vaughan

Son Howell Vaughan

Southampton

WB 04.643


10 Dec 1793

9 Oct 1794

Will of William Vaughan


Witnesses:

William EdmundsEtheldred Brantley



Executor:

Brother Thomas Vaughan

Thomas Turner

Thomas Ridley

Wife Ann Vaughan

William named 6 sons in his will.

Ann only named 3 sons in her will. It is likely she was his second wife.

Beneficiaries:

Son William Vaughan

Thomas Vaughan

James Vaughan

John Vaughan

Henry Vaughan

Howell Vaughan

Southampton

WB 04.723


29 Dec 1795

11 Feb 1796

Will of Lydia Vaughan


Witnesses:

Milly Porter and

Patty Vick, as Milly Porter



Executor:

Milly Porter


Wife

 

Beneficiaries:

Lydia Porter, daughter of John Porter, deceased;

Polly Vick and Fanny Vick, daughters of Polly Vick;

Betsey Vick, daughter of R.

Vick;

Polly Vaughan

Fanny Vick

Betsy Vick

Southampton

WB 05.414


10 Apr 1803

18 Jul 1803

Will of Ann Vaughan


Witnesses:

Joseph Gurley

Ann Kindred

Martha Gurley



Executor:

Major Thomas VaughanHumphrey Drewry.

Wife

 

Beneficiaries:

Son John T. Vaughan

Son Henry B. Vaughan

Son Howell Vaughan

Southampton

WB 07.330


8 Nov 1813

21 Feb 1814

Will of Howell Vaughan


Witnesses:

James Rochelle

Collin Kitchen


Executor:

Henry B. Vaughan

Wife

 

Beneficiaries:

Brother Henry B. Vaughan

Southampton

WB 07.390


22 Oct 1814

21 Nov 1814

Will of Seymore Vaughan


Witnesses:

Jacob Darden

Kinchen Cobb

Cowling Cowper


Executor:

Son Shadrack Vaughan

Son Henry B. Vaughan


Henry refused to qualify as executor.

Wife Elizabeth

 

Beneficiaries:

Sons Matthew Vaughan

Thomas Vaughan

Seymore Vaughan

William Vaughan

Henry Vaughan

Shadrack Vaughan.

Dau. Nancy Edwards

Dau. Charlotte Vaughan

Dau. Elizabeth Gardner

Dau. Polley Vaughan.

Southampton

WB 09.148


16 Nov 1817

15 Apr 1822

Will of Lawson Vaughan


Witnesses:

Samuel Daughtry

Thomas Harcum

Polly Daughtry


Executor:

Matthew Gardner


Matthew refused to qualify.

Beverly R. Vaughan "took upon himself" the execution.

Wife

 

Beneficiaries:

Son James Henry Vaughan (under 21);

Uriah Vaughan Gardner, son of Matthew Gardner;

William Vaughan, son of L ____ Vaughan.

Southampton

WB 10.053


4 Sept 1822

15 Oct 1827

Will of Shadrack Vaughan


Witnesses:

Samuel Story

Nancy Pope


Executor:

Wife Chanty

Simon Murfee


Codicil dated 27 Sep 1827. Wit: William E. Lawrence

Willis Murfee

James Edwards, Jr.

Wife Chanty Vaughan

 

Beneficiaries:

Catharine Wells

Dau. Jane Vaughan

Catharine Vaughan

Son Anthony Vaughan

Southampton

WB 13.022


6 Sep 1842

21 Nov 1842

Will of Anthony Vaughan


Witnesses:

J. D. Massenburg

John Moore, Jr.

Harrison Cobb


Executor:

Wife Martha Matilda Vaughan

Gillam Edwards.


Wife Martha Matilda Vaughan

 

Beneficiaries:

Dau. Louisa Jane Vaughan;

Son William Shadrack Vaughan.

Southampton

WB 14.198


29 Jul 1849

20 Aug 1849

Will of Thomas Vaughan


Witnesses:

M. W. Vaughan

Henry Fowler

W. A. Massenburg.


Executor:

Mariah O. Vaughan

Leonard C. Cobb.


Executors refused to qualify.

Wife Mariah O. Vaughan.

 

Beneficiaries:

Children under age. Daughter Virginia J.

Oldest son Cecil Vaughan, next oldest (Note: no name provided), son Richard, and possible posthumous child.

Sources: Previous postings in vaughan-vaughn.org; and Blanche Adams Chapman, Wills and Administrations of Southampton County, Virginia 1749 - 1800, page 44.

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