Obituary
S. D. Vaughn
Bloomington, Indiana
1917




Bloomington (IN) Telephone, May 8, 1917, p. 2.

DEATH OF S. D. VAUGHN, AGE 85

At the age of 85, S. D. Vaughn, one of the oldest residents of the south-
east side of the county, passed beyond, and the good wife is at the point
of death, and is almost the same age. Both have lived in the Polk
Township community for many years and have been leading and
substantial citizens. They were born in Tennessee and are at the head of
a well known family. Besides the aged wife, the children are Mrs. John Bodenhamer, Mrs. Joshua Waltsip (sic), Eli and Douglas Vaughn, Mrs.
Isaac Fish and Mrs. Dalton Clark. Among the grandchildren are Mrs.
George Sexton and Mrs. James Henry of this city.

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Bedford (IN) Daily Mail, May 10, 1917, p. 1.

NUMBER FROM THIS COMMUNITY ATTEND FUNERAL OF S. D. VAUGHN AT HELTONVILLE TODAY
Burial at Gilgal Cemetery

Mrs. Mary Vaughn, Mrs. Josie Chenault, son, (illegible) and daughters,
Gladys and Inez of Oolitic, Donald Vaughn, at Bloomington, Lawrence M(illegible), and George Vaughn of Oolitic and Mr. and Mrs. Lon Clark
of Clear Creek, Mrs. Glady Bundy of this city went to Heltonville this
morning to attend the funeral of S. D. Vaughn, an aged pioneer and t
heir relative.

The deceased was 85 years of age and leaves a widow and seven grown
children. The funeral took place at noon today from the Gilgal Church, interment following in the Gilgal Cemetery.
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Lawrence County Death Record

Stokely Vaughn died on May 8, 1917, in Lawrence County, Indiana, at
the age of 85 years, 10 months and 12 days. He was married to Amanda Vaughn at the time of his death. The cause of death was chronic inter-
sticial nephritis. The undertaker was D. B. Stafford and place of burial
was Gilgal Cemetery, Heltonville, Lawrence County, Indiana. He was
born on June 26, 1831, in Tennessee to Wilson and Nancy (Bowlen)
Vaughn, natives of Massachusetts and Tennessee, respectively.
 



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