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Vaughn and Morton Home Page of Kansas

Updated December 17, 2004

Donald W. and Wilma K. Vaughn
1946 Barker Ave.
Lawrence, KS 66046-3138
United States

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SURNAMES BEING RESEARCHED We are researching the following names. John Vaughan and Gillian Touzar are the begining of my family. They came to RI from England in 1638.

VAUGHN/VAUGHAN Eng. to RI,1636, NY to 1850,Il 1855, Wi 1870, KS to Present
THAYER MA, 1650, NY, WI 1840-1870, KS to present.
JAMES NH 1700 IL 1840-1860 WI 1860-1870 KS 1870>
KING PA 1700 > IA 1870 , KS Present, CA 1920 to Present

MARTIN VT 1700 NY to 1850
RAYMOND MA 1650 > IA 1870, KS 1870>

The following families are of my wife Wilma K. Morton. The Mortons were in Beaver Co. PA, Pike Co. IL, Nuckells Co. NE , Meade CO KS, and Woodson Co KS.
The Holloways came to Meade Co KS and Woodson Co KS from Graves Co KY.

MORTON PA 1840 IL 1845> NE 1885, MO 1890, KS to Present
HOLLOWAY VA 1700> KY Graves Co. 1850 > KS 1920 to Present
GRAVES KY 1890> Graves Co.

We are willing to share information. Any information would be appreciated.

My Family History


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  • Walker - Morton - Evans Tree (18 KB)
    Walker family in Pike County Illinois, along with Evans, Armstrong, Jennings, and Morton, from 1830 to 1930.

Family Photos

  • Delos and Abagail Vaughn and Children (22 KB)
    Delos C. Vaughn and Abagail L. James Vaughn with children Arthur Charles, George Washington, John Henry, Mary Olive. Mary Olive married Frank Leonard Webster.
  • Robert Jennings Walker (95 KB)
    Robert was born in England and came to Pike Co. IL. He married Amanda Jane Evans and their daughter Matha Jane Walker married James Alexander Morton in Pike Co.
  • Daughter of John and Hannah Martin Vaughn. (44 KB)
    Possibly Mrs. Baily or could be Mrs. Nickerson, Gilbert or Vaughn. Taken at Candy Hills, NY.
  • George W. Vaughn and Louise Evans Daughters (37 KB)
    Virginia May, Jessie Abbie, Edith Louise, and Ester Francis
  • Emeline Bentley Vaughn (48 KB)
    Wife of Arthur J. Vaughn
  • John Henry Vaughn and Sarah Alvira Thayer Marriage (36 KB)
    John Henry Vaughn and Sarah Alvira Thayer marriage picture in Sturgon Bay, WI 25 December 1879 .
  • Warren and Edith at the farm in Woodson County KS (58 KB)
    Warren and Edith with Donald ,David, Wilma, Marlene, and Ronald. About 1957-58.
  • Sarah Alvira Thayer (18 KB)
    Sarah Alvira Thayer, wife of John Henry Vaughn, taken at her home either in Moran or Iola Kansas.
  • Mrs. Bailey sister of Delos and A.J. Vaughn (50 KB)
    Could be Mrs. Bailey but not confirmed. Taken at Glen Falls, NY. From John Vaughn gtgrandson of A.J. Vaughn
  • Ula Vaughn and Richard Dick Roberts (50 KB)
    Ula and Dick 50th anniversary picture, Spent most of their life in Sydney, NE. Ula daughter of John Henry and Sarah Alvira.
  • Esther Vaughn (33 KB)
    Esther Francis Vaughn was a daughter of George Washington Vaughn and lived in Denver CO.
  • A.J., Danforth or Danie ,Fayette and Darwin Vaughn (56 KB)
    Standing left A.J. and Danforth or Daniel. Front row Fayette and Darwin Vaughn. From John Vaughn gtgrandson of A.J..
  • Darwin Vaughn (47 KB)
    Darwin Vaughn, brother of Delos C. and son of John Vaughn and Hannah Martin Vaughn, of Ft. Edward, Washington County NY.
  • A.J. and Emiline Vaughn family. (55 KB)
    Arthur J., son of John and Hannah Martin Vaughn and brother of Delos C. Vaughn. Orville and Charles (standing). From John Vaughn gtgrandson of Arthur J.
  • John Henry Vaughn and Sarah Thayer Family (27 KB)
    Back row, Gladys, George, Alice, William. Middle row, John Henry, Sarah Alvira, Jessie. Front row, Ula, Warren, and Ralph. Taken at Moran, Kansas about 1905.
  • Danforth or Daniel Vaughn (43 KB)
    Danforth or Daniel Vaughn, son of John and Hannah Martin Vaughn, Washington County NY.
  • Gladys Mable Vaughn and Riggs baby. (32 KB)
    Gladys with unknown neice or nephew Riggs child. Gladys, daughter of John Henry and Sarah Vaughn, married Albert T. Close.
  • Sarah Alvira Vaughn family after 1915. (27 KB)
    Back row, Warren Potter, Ralph Herbert, Uncle Chan Thayer, Not sure, Charles Riggs, and daughter. Middle row, Ula, Edith (nee),King,wife of Warren, Nadene Close, Alice wife of Ralph, Alice Vaughn Riggs, Emma Thayer. Front row, five Riggs children, Sarah Alvira (nee) Thayer Vaughn,Riggs child.
  • Ira Vaughn (42 KB)
    Ira, brother of Delos C. and son of John and Hannah Martin Vaughn. Lived in Armordale area of Wyondott County KS.
  • Warren Potter Thayer during the Civil War. (15 KB)
    Warren Thayer served from Wisconsin, in Co. E. 14th Regiment. He died August 17, 1863,a few days after returning home due to disease. He is buried in the Tweedale Cemetery at the south edge of Algoma, WI. He is the father of Sarah Alvira Thayer.
  • Hardin G. Holloway & Daisy Everett Grace Family (51 KB)
    Back row, Irene Holloway Morton, Clarence Morton, Doris Holloway, Guy Miller, Kathryn Holloway, Miller Child, Esta Holloway Miller, Front row, Daisy Holloway, Lawrence Child middle, Miller child front, Grace Lawrence, Miller Child, Hardin.
  • Sister of Delos and A.J. Vaughn, unidentified. (43 KB)
    Daughter of John and Hannah Martin Vaughn, Washington County NY.
  • James Alexander Morton and Martha Jane Walker (94 KB)
    Circa 1919, Meade, KS. Left to right back row. Fanus Morton, Roy Morton, Hattie Morton Johnson, James Alexander Morton, Martha Jane Walker Morton, Creola Guy Morton, Anna Morton Watson, Murnice Morton, Robert Francis Morton. Front row. Clarence Sylvester Morton, Carl Arthur Watson, John H. Johnson, Jennie Morton Matter, Theodore Matter Jr., Thelma Watson Sheriff, Ruby Johnson, Lucille Watson.
  • Sister of Delos and A.J. and brothers and sisters. (43 KB)
    Daughter of Hannah Martin Vaughn and John Vaughn. Taken at Glenn Falls NY. 020
  • Henry Thayer (80 KB)
    Henry Thayer half brother of Sarah Thayer Vaughn. It is believed he died in New York City.
  • A. J. Vaughn (51 KB)
    Brother of Delos C. Vaughn and son of John and Hannah Martin Vaughn. Taken at Riverton, Iowa. Born Kingsbury, NY and moved to Farragut, IA after the Civil War. From John Vaughn, gtgrandson of A.J.

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