VAUGHAN Family Obituaries

Frances Emily (CATRON) VAUGHAN
Frances Emily CATRON, daughter of Sylvester and Mary Catron was born June 22, 1858, and died December 7, 1934, being 76 years, 5 months and 15 days old.
She was united in marriage to William Thomas Vaughan, 1879. To this union were born nine children, the husband, and two children preceding her in death.
She leaves to mourn her death seven children, Mrs. Nettie Glanders of Depew, Oklahoma., Mrs. Mayme Hays of Marshalltown, Iowa; Mrs. Maud Swearengen and Mrs. Mable Barcley from Springfield, Carlie at the home; Mrs. Eva Harris of Lagrande, Iowa; and Mrs. Gertrude Ray of Birmingham, Ala.; one brother, two sisters and many friends.
Funeral services were conducted Monday afternoon at Lindley Prairie church by Rev. Jones, paster of the Paynterville M.E. church. Burial was in Lindley Prairie cem. under direction of Crow & Barker.

Entered Into Eternal Rest Saturday, Feb. 12, 1977 
Services for Mrs. Maude SWEARENGIN, 88, of 1308 North Franklin, will be at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday in Klingner Chapel with the Rev. Buddy Woods officiating. Burial will be in White Chapel Cemetery under direction of Klingner.
Mrs. Swearengin died at 9:40 a.m. Saturday in Maranatha Manor after a long illness.
Additional survivors are three sisters, Mrs. Gertrude Ray, 1736 North Kentwood, Mrs. Mabel Rider, Kansas City, and Mrs. Eva Harris, Marshalltown, Iowa.

William T. VAUGHAN
William Thomas VAUGHAN, 74 years old, died at the family home on North Sherman street [Lincoln, Illinois] at 2:30 o'clock Wednesday afternoon, February 5 [1908]. He was a coal miner by occupation, a native of Kentucky, and had lived in this state [Illinois] for the past sixty years. Decedent is survived by an aged wife, who is at present sick in bed, and by several children, one daughter being Mrs. William J. Williams of this city. The other surviving children are William T. Vaughan of Fairplay, Mo., and Ely Vaughan, of Springfield, Ill. Decedent was born in Leavenworth, Kentucky, Jan. 15, 1834. He moved to Sullivan, Ill., in 1856, where he was married to Betsy Ann Hogget. To this union eleven children were born, but only three survive.
Funeral at the family home on North Sherman street at 3:30 o'clock Friday afternoon, conducted by Rev. W. H. Cannon. Interment in Union Cemetery.

William T. VAUGHAN
William Thompson [Thomas] VAUGHAN, a Kentuckian and a coal miner, died at his home on North Sherman street, at 2:30 p.m. February 5 [1908]. The decedent was 76 years of age and worked in the Latham mine. When he was stricken with his last illness he was a trapper, being unable to dig coal on account of his physical infirmities. The deceased leaves a wife and several children, one of the latter being, Mrs. W. J. Williams, of this city. The funeral will be held at 3 p.m., Friday.

William Thomas VAUGHAN
William Thomas VAUGHAN son of William T. and Betsy Ann VAUGHN was born January 1, 1850, and died March 27, 1934, at the age of 84 years, 2 months, and 27 days.
He was married to Frances Emily CATRON in October, 1879. To this union were born nine children, two preceding him in death, Willie dying in infancy and Ruth Ellen at the age of 26.
Those left to mourn his death are his wife and son Carley of the home address, six daughters, Mrs. Nettie Glanders of Depew, Okla.; Mrs. Mayme Hayes of Marshalltown, Iowa; Mrs. Eva Harris of Legrand, Iowa; Mrs. Maude Swearengin and Mrs. Mable Barclay of Springfield, Mo.; Mrs. Gertrude Ray of Birmingham, Ala.; one sister of Lincoln, Ill.; nineteen grandchildren and thirteen great-grandchildren.
The deceased came to this country from Illinois in early manhood, and with the exception of a few years spent his whole life at his home two and one-half miles southwest of Bear Creek.
Uncle Bill, as he was known to his many friends, was always ready and willing to lend a helping hand in sickness or need, and while in the last few years of his life he had been in very poor health, he was always solicitious of those around him.
He was converted and professed his faith in God under Holiness preaching several years ago.
He was a kind and loving husband and father, a good neighbor who will be sadly missed by all.
Funeral services were held at Lindley Prairie church at 2 o'clock, Saturday, March 31.

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