400. Mathilda Bedwell139,165
was born on 7 Dec 1823 in Grayson County, Virginia.329,394 She
died on 10 Mar 1870 in Grayson County, Virginia.181,394 She
appeared in the census in Old Vaughan Cemetery, Spring Valley, Grayson County,
1850 Census for Grayson County, Virginia shows a John Vaughn, 33, carpenter,
as head of household consisting of: Matilda, 25; William, 9; James, 8; Alexander,
6; Clark, 5; and Alfred, 1.
1860 Census for Elk Creek, Grayson County, Virginia shows John Vaughan,
44, a carpenter with $80 assets, as head of household with: Matilda, 30; Alex
C., 16; Lilburn J., 10; Malinda E., 8; George C., 6; Rosamond C., 4; Julia A.,
3; and Martha J., 1. (Charles is not in the household; did he die at a young
1870 Census for Grayson County, Virginia shows John Vaughn, age 52, a
carpenter, as head of household consisting of: Matilda, 45; Lilburn, 19, an apprentice
carpenter; Malinda, 17; Caroline, 16; George C., 15, an apprentice carpenter;
Julie A., 12; Martha, 10; Stephen, 8; and Alfred, 6. All were born in Virginia.
1880 Census for Grayson County, Virginia shows John Vaughn, 62, "tends
in grist mill"; wife Martha, 37; son C.W., 7; and son W.A., 5.
Mathilda Bedwell and John Vaughan II were married on 16 Dec 1849 in Grayson
County, Virginia.394,545 John Vaughan II (son of
William Vaughan II and Elizabeth Fielder) was born on 16 Sep 1816 in Virginia.329 He died on 17 Mar 1883.545
From: Acklen, Robert, Tennessee Records, Bible Records and Marriage
Bonds, Nashville, TN: Cullom & Ghertner Co., 1933, p. 356 (Typed by Mary
John Vaughan the 2nd, and the last born son of William Vaughan the 2nd, and Elizabeth
Fielder Vaughan, was born at what is now called Spring Valley on Knobfork, in
Grayson County, Va. He was born on the old Vaughan homestead on Sept. 16, 1816,
and died there on March 17, 1883. He was married three times and raised three
sets of children.
His first marriage was to Julia Ann Rhudy, sister of the late William Rhudy and
of Aunt Jemima Cornett, all of Elk Creek, Grayson County, Va., Jan. 23, 1837,
and the following named children were born to them:
Stephen Freel, July 30, 1839-April 30, 1844; William Harrison, April 15, 1841-1867;
Lieut. James Commel, Nov. 15, 1842-1920; Alex Comett, Oct. 7, 1844-Sept. 19,
1864 (Lost his life in the Civil War in a battle near Winchester, Va., in the
year 1864); Lewis Clark, April 5, 1847-Sept. 4, 1856; Alfred Augustus, April
15, 1849-Jan. 10, 1852.
His second marriage was on Dec. 16, 1849, to Matilda Bedwell, daughter of the
late Rev. Wilson Bedwell of near Independence, Grayson County, Va., and the following
are the children born to them:
Lilburn Johnson, born Sept., 1850 (Married Canzada Hines and is living at Spring
Valley, Grayson County, Va.); Malinda Elizabeth, Nov. 2, 1851-Mar. 22, 1903;
Charles Crockett, born May 27, 1853 (date lost); George Curren, born July 2,
1854 (Married Laura Elizabeth Fulton Lyons and is living at 5527 Townsend Avenue,
Detroit, Mich.); Rosamond Caroline, born Aug. 3, 1856 (Married William Hines
and is living at Spring Valley, Grayson County, Va.); Julia Ann, born April 30,
1858. (Married John Floyd Poff and is living at Murfreesboro, Tenn.); Martha
Jane, born Dec. 11, 1859 (Married Dallas Byrd and is living at Fries, Grayson
County, Va.); Stephen Clark, Dec. 25, 1861-July 6, 1877; Alfred Crockett, born
June 28, 1865 (Married Mary Crofford and is living at Pulaski City, Va.).
His third marriage was on Oct. 21, 1870, to Martha Ham, and the following named
children were born to them:
Charlie Winton, July 30, 1871-Nov. 6, 1928; William Alexandrew, April 12, 1874-Jan.
15, 1896; Mary Mallie, born Aug. 15, 1876. (Married Samuel J. Hale and is living
at Whitney, Oregon.).
He having been the husband of three wives and the father of eighteen children,
departed his life as above stated on Mar. 17, 1883.
The foregoing records obtained and preserved by his son, George C. Vaughan, now
living at 5527 Townsend Avenue, Detroit. Mich.
Mathilda Bedwell and John Vaughan II had the following children: