Person:Jacob Vaughn (1)

Jacob Vaughn
m. abt 1814
  1. Jacob Vaughn1814 - 1901
  2. Anna Vaughn1816 - 1889
  3. Phoebe VaughnAbt 1818 - 1905
  4. Margaret C. Vaughn1820 - 1885
  5. Rev. Mordecai D. Vaughn1822 - 1909
  6. Samuel P. Vaughn1824 - 1849
  7. James W. Vaughn1826 - 1898
  8. Stephen Newton Vaughan1828 - 1901
  9. William V. Vaughn1830 - 1900
  10. Thomas Harrison Vaughn1837 - 1910
m. 19 Feb 1939
Facts and Events
Name Jacob Vaughn
Gender Male
Birth? 20 Dec 1814 Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States
Death? 27 Aug 1901 Gallia, Ohio, United States
Marriage 19 Feb 1939 Jackson, Ohio, United Statesto Julia Fowler
Burial? Mount Olive Cemetery, Bidwell, Gallia, Ohio, United States


Full article - History of Gallia County, Ohio 1882 - Bicentennial Editioin, May 1978, pg 7 Sponsored by the St. Peter's Episcopal Church, Gallipolis, Ohio Reprinted from the Historical Hand Atlas H.H. Hardesty & Co. Publishers 1882

Jacob Vaughn -- was born in Fayette County, Pennsylvania, December 20, 1814. His father, Thomas Vaughn, was born in the State of Pennsylvania, September 2, 1787, and died at his home in Jackson County, Ohio, March 7, 1871, aged 83 years, 6 months and 5 days. He volunteered as a private soldier in the war of 1812, under the command of General Harrison, and he was in the charge at Fort Meigs under the command of Colonel Dudley. He continued with the command until the British and Indians were reinforced, surrounding and overpowering Colonel Dudley, and capturing him and nearly all of his men.

Mr. Vaughn was present when the great Indian Chief Tecumseh was killed. After his return to his native State he married Rebecca Dunham, a native of the same State, and moved to Jackson County, Ohio in 1822. He then bought the farm which he occupied the remainder of his life. He was one of the associate judges of Jackson County for abouve seventeen years, and filled various offices of trust for nearly forty years, always attending to their duties with promptness and accuracy.

His wife died November 29, 1846. They were parents of ten children, seven boys and three girls, all, with one exception, Samuel, who died December 4, 1849, are now living. Judge Vaughn was a strong believer in the Christian religion, a good citizen, a kind neighbor, and a very affectionate father, and in his death the family and the community lost a true friend.

Jacob Vaughn was married in Jackson County, Ohio, February 19, 1839, to Julia A. Fowler, who is a native of Monongahela county, West Virginia, born March 24, 1820. She is mother of the following children: Thomas, born November 27, 1839, died September 26, 1863; Mary A. (Ratekin), February 3, 1843, resides in Richardson county, Nebraska; John F., February 23, 1846, resides in this county; Margaret J. (Wilcox), August 17, 1852, resides in this county; Susan C. (Hanger), March 9, 1854, resides in this county; Sarah M. (Glassburn), Septemer 5, 1857, resides in this county; Amanda C. (Kelly), November 29, 1859, resides in this county, Phebe J., July 14, 1862, resides at home; Cynthia A., October 1, 1863, resides at home. The parens of Mrs. Vaughn are Nehemiah and Mary (Thomson) Fowler, settlers of Gallia county in 1864.

Mr. Vaughn had two sons in the late war. John F. enlisted in 1863, in the 79th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, and served to the close of the war. Thomas was a member of a militia regiment, and was called into service at the time of Morgan's raid into Ohio. Mr. Vaughn is a farmer residing in Raccoon township. His address is Tycoon post office, Gallia County, Ohio.

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