John Henry
Mary Jane Vaughn
Submitted by Deborah Burns



Note from Deborah: 
John Henry and Mary Jane Vaughn were my gr-grandparents.
John Henry moved around so much, and would leave Mary Jane for months at a time.  I also have found out that John Henry tried robbing trains, I don't know if he really succeeded with this crime spree or not, but that while Mary Jane lived in LA, he would get word to her that he would come to their place on a certain night, and she would hang a bag full of food & clothes in a tree for him! 
Granby Township, Missouri
page 259-260
household 181-181
 
Vaughn J. H. W M 31 head Mining AR TN TN John Henry Vaughn
Mary W F 15 Keeping house MO no parents states 
Maborn W M father Farmer TN VA VA my gr-gr-grandfather
Lucinda W F 66 *** *** TN SC SC
Jobe W M 19 brother Farming AR TN TN

My maternal gr-grandmother Mary Jane Thomas Vaughn
was 13 when John Henry "stole"  her from her family. 
Her  parents were Benjamin and Nancy Thomas


John Henry Vaughn
date unknown

 
 
 

Mary Jane Thomas Vaughn
date unknown

Click HERE To view a picture of three of John's and Mary's daughters.
 



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