David Vaugh(a)n
of South Carolina
Data from Leonardo Andrea (LA) Manuscript
Submitted by Shirley McCoy

My notes in [brackets-SM]
Leonardo Andrea (LA) Manuscript

Will of Thomas Vaughan - Camden District, SC

sg. 13 Dec 1793 - pr. 26 Feb 1794
Wife, Mary
Abagail Vaughan, minor
David Vaughan, not yet age 21 (removed to Greenville area with Travis Rees-LA)
Isaac Vaughan, just age 21
Boulen Vaughan
Elizabeth Scott (removed to Edgefield area-LA)

Will of TravisRees - Greenville Co., SC
(He came from High Hills of Sumter Co., SC-LA)
sg. 22 Oct 1817 - pr. date not shown
No wife listed.
Thomas Rees, Ex; Henry Rees; John Rees*; Jesse Rees;
Sarah Snow; and, Mary Rogers.
*"My son John Rees is afflicted and I place him in the
care of David Vaughan and also free my faithful old slave Betty and provide for her care and place her under the care
of David Vaughan of Greenville District."

Will of David Vaughan - Greenville Co., SC
(wealthy man with scores of slaves-LA)
sg. 12 Jan 1849 - pr 11 May 1852
Wife, Mary Vaughan, Ex
Emelia Green  ["Millie"], the Nathaniel Morgan Plantation
     m. John C. Green
Sarah Green, the Rock Creek Plantation
William Pickney Vaughan, Ex, the Home Plantation
Benjamin Vaughan, Plantation on Peter's Creek
Hepsibeth Shepherd , Plantation along Laurens Co. line
     m. Eli Shepherd
*Sylvia Smith Vaughan, a plantation [not named-SM]
*Mary Vaughan, a plantation [not named-SM]

Trustees:  William P. Vaughan and Zadoc F. Smith
Wits:  Henry P. Hammett, Jefferson Smith, and Beborah
I. Hammett

*The family states that either Mary or Sylvia wed a
Vaughn of the Virginia set who also came into the Greenville-Spartanburg area."  LA

David Vaughan m. bef 1807, Mary Smith, d/o Reuben
Smith and wife, Sylvia Hawkins.  Reuben Smith was a
Lt. in the Rev War.  After the Rev War Reuben and
family came to Greenville from the Chester/Union area.

Reuben Smith's will, sg. 9 Jun 1810 - pr. 29 Sep 1810, Greenville Co., SC
No wife named [in the Smith graveyard her tombstone
states that she d. 1807 and she was from Union Co., [SC-SM]
Children: Abner Smith; William Smith; John Dawson Smith; Mary, w/o David Vaughan, and he Ex; Reuben Smith, Jr.; Sarah, w/o Benjamin Land (came to Greenville from Chester/Kershaw-LA), and he Ex; Melissaa, w/o Nathaniel Walker, and he Ex.Wits:  Adam R. Lister, Stephen Smith and Mary Harbin.

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