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Vaughan / Vaughn 

The name Vaughan in Ireland is derived from either Welsh settlers who arrived into the country in  the seventeenth century or from native Gaelic Septs that adopted Vaughan as the anglicized version  of their name. The O'Beachain Sept from County Clare was one such Sept who did this as was the  O'Mochain Sept of County Kilkenny who more usually anglicized their name as Moghan or Moughan.

Vaughan Surname Origin
 (Origin Welsh) The same as Bychan or Vychan, little, small in stature

Motto: Translated from its original Welsh, the Vaughn family motto is: "I will not return  unrevenged."

Researching my husband's ancestry has been rich & rewarding. Several second cousins had began the  Vaughn reseach the same time I had. We met one another in our research and fast became family in  our hearts & lives. The Vaughn Family data is a collaboration of combined work Dorothy 'Scottie'  Vaughn Craig , David Wooley, Phyliss Vaughn Cooper & myself. David has gone on ahead of us to his  Heavenly reward, he & his wife Maxine traveled far & near in family research, & contributed so  much in time & expense as has Scottie. I have learned so much from them as research 'prove it'.

Scottie and my husband Marshall organized our Vaughn cousins campout beginning in Ohio & now  General Butler State Park in Kentucky, beginning in 2000. Many wonderful memories have been made &  new memories in the making the Good Lord willing. Precious family have gone on to the great  campground in the sky, Mickey Craig, Herb Noel & David, they are greatly missed especially Mick's  pranks. Our Vaughn Reunions at the Garden, Uncle Merl & Aunt Mollie Vaughns, place is always the  big event of the year, and many  sweet souls have gone ahead of us whose memories are treasured in  our hearts . You will never find a more loving & generous family, I'm not blood related but heart  related, and so thankful, it is a wonderful, continual, colorful journey. This is dedicated to  those past & present who have left & leave loving imprints in our hearts.

Having no information than Washington, Marion & Casey Counties  KY on our VAUGHN family, I had  almost given up on learning more. I have also been researching my family tree since 1990 and  learned of a wonderful genealoical library, in Shelby Co IN, almost at our back door. While  reseaching my line I though I would try to learn if any data on the Vaughn line, and wonder of  wonders there were files of the Vaughn lineage from Washingtom, Marion & Casey Co KY that settled  in Shelby Co IN our neighboring county. Whose beginnings in America were Virginia. Herbert &  Katherine Elliott 1963, 'The History of Shelby County, Gregory Family Ancestry by Mary Frances  Danielson. The Gregory & Vaughn Family intermarried and much information on our Vaughn family is  found here. Living Booklet of VAUGHN [A] & Kin Research by Louise Vaughn Hoskins, provided by Mary  Clyde Wilson Bettge who is descended from Dicey Vaughn Wilson. Thank you to family who helped with  information, photos, encouragement.

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Getting Around
There are several ways to browse the family tree. The Tree View graphically shows the relationship of selected person to their kin. The Family View shows the person you have selected in the center, with his/her photo on the left and notes on the right. Above are the father and mother and below are the children. The Ancestor Chart shows the person you have selected in the left, with the photograph above and children below. On the right are the parents, grandparents and great-grandparents. The Descendant Chart shows the person you have selected in the left, with the photograph and parents below. On the right are the children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Do you know who your second cousins are? Try the Kinship Relationships Tool. Your site can generate various Reports for each name in your family tree. You can select a name from the list on the top-right menu bar.

In addition to the charts and reports you have Photo Albums, the Events list and the Relationships tool. Family photographs are organized in the Photo Index. Each Album's photographs are accompanied by a caption. To enlarge a photograph just click on it. Keep up with the family birthdays and anniversaries in the Events list. Birthdays and Anniversaries of living persons are listed by month. Want to know how you are related to anybody ? Check out the Relationships tool.

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