Mary VAUGHN

HAIRSTON.org ID#4014, b. 3 September 1815, d. 19 July 1901
Married NameHer married name was Hairston. 
Birth*Mary VAUGHN was born on 3 September 1815 in Tennessee. The 1900 census of Nancy Minerva Hairston McCaleb states both her parents were born in Tennessee.1,2 
Married Name As of about 1838,her married name was HAIRSTON. 
Marriage*She married James Needham HAIRSTON, son of Robert HAIRSTON and Margaret SMELTZER (SMELSER), about 1838. 
Census 1840Mary VAUGHN appeared on the 1840 census of James Needham HAIRSTON in 1840 in Lincoln County, Tennessee; Males under 5 1, 20-29 2, Females under 5 1, 15-19 1, slaves 2. A Sarah Vaughan, age 50-59 born 1781-1790, is also listed in the 1840 Lincoln County census. Possibly related to Mary Vaughan.3
Census 1850Mary VAUGHN appeared on the 1850 census of James Needham HAIRSTON on 17 October 1850 in Tulip, Dallas County, Arkansas.

 
Census 1870*Mary VAUGHN was Head of Household on 18 July 1870 in Holly Springs, Dallas County, Arkansas.4

Census 1880*She appeared on the census of 1 June 1880 in Holly Springs, Dallas County, Arkansas.5

 
Census 1900She appeared on the 1900 census of William Harrison HENRY in 1900 in Holly Springs, Dallas County, Arkansas; Lists Mary Harston, Virginia's mother, as 84 and having 12 children, 7 still living in 1900.1

Death*Mary VAUGHN died on 19 July 1901 in Dallas County, Arkansas, at age 85.6,2 
Burial*She was buried in Holly Springs Cemetery, Dallas County, Arkansas;


Photo: Find A Grave by Mark Jordan.2 
NOTE*GENEALOGY NOTES: There is a Sarah Vaughan listed on the 1840 Lincoln County, TN census born between 1781-1790 in Virginia. The 1850 census lists a Sarah Vaughan born c1787 living in in Warren County (adjacent to Lincoln), with Thomas Vaughan 29 VA, Smithy Vaughan 26 AL and Thomas J. Vaughan 1 TN.

Family

James Needham HAIRSTON b. 13 Sep 1812, d. a 1857
Children

Sources (www.HAIRSTON.org)

  1. [S1900] 1900 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  2. [S48] Find A Grave Website with Photo - only listings with photos of grave markers that are contemporary to the deceased individuals death are acceptable for genealogical proof.
  3. [S1840] 1840 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  4. [S1870] 1870 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  5. [S1880] 1880 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  6. [S46] Vic Hairston and Edward J. Bregenzer, The Hairston History, February 12, 1998. Personal Collection - copy.
  7. [S1850] 1850 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
Last Edited1 Dec 2022