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The Bible of John B. and Dora C. Vaughn

Transcribed March 1, 2008 by
John C. Bush
Member of West Florida Genealogy Society (WFGS)
2308 Burningtree Dr. SE
Decatur AL 35603

who is in possession of the Bible,
having inherited it from his aunt,
Eva R. Vaughn of Century, Florida

[Embossed on leather front cover:]
JOHN B. VAUGHN TO HIS WIFE MRS. DORA VAUGHN


[Bible date:]
Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1881, by
J. R. Jones,
In the Office of the Librarian of Congress, at Washington, D.C.

[From Presentation page:]
Presented to
Dora C. Vaughn
December 25, 1881
By Jno. B. Vaughn
December 25, 1881

[Marriage certificate; not signed by clergy:]
This Certifies that
John B. Vaughn and C. A. Butler*
were united by me in the
HOLY BONDS OF MATRIMONY
At Pensacola on the 24 day of
June in the year of our Lord 1880.

* Cecelia Adora Butler was her birth name; she preferred the name Dora C. Vaughn, and that is how she was generally known, as noted elsewhere in this Bible. J.C.B.

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MARRIAGES
Annie Evelyn Cannon, daughter of John and
Mary A. Cannon, was married to
John B. Vaughn on 12th of Jan 1872

Cecelia Adora, Daughter of
J. B. and Rebecker W. Butler was
married to John B. Vaughn June 24th 1880

Etna Belle Vaughn married to
Holland Alva Woodruff Oct 30th 1907

Dora May Vaughn married to
William T. Vaughan March 29th 1910
In Oakland Cal, Alameda County

[On the following page:]

BIRTHS

Annie E. Cannon was borned in Wilcox Co. Ala July 14th 1853
John B. Vaughn was borned in Harrison Co. Tex Sept. 30th 1852
Cecelia A. Butler was borned in Madison Ind July 14th 1856
Mable Vaughn was borned at Pensacola Fla Sep 24th 1874
John Boardman Vaughn was borned at Pensacola Fla Apl 28 1876
Annie E. Vaughn was borned at Bluff Springs Jan 24th 1878
Freddie Harwell Vaughn was borned in Pensacola Apl 15th 1882
Eva Rebecker Vaughn was borned Bows Sta. Fla Dec. 21st 1884
Dora May Vaughn was borned at Bluff Spring Fla May 18th 1886
Etna Belle Vaughn was born Bluff Springs Fla July 16 1890
Leonora Vaughn was born Bluff Springs Fla July 16 1890
Raymond Edward Vaughn was borned at Pensacola Fla. Jan 8, 1893
Daisey Vaughn was borned at Brent, Fla Feb 28, 1894
Corydon Jethro Harding Vaughn was borned at Powelton Fla Dec (torn away) 1896
Annie Lee Vaughn was borned at Powelton Fla Sept 22 1898

[On the following page:]

DEATHS

Mable Vaughn died Pensacola Fla Oct 21st 1874, age 1 month
Annie E. Vaughn died at Brewton Ala Sept 22 1879 age 26 yrs 2 mo 8 da
Little Annie Vaughn died at Bluff Springs Fla Jan 24th 1878
Leonora Vaughn died Bluff Springs Fla, July 16, 1890
Daisey Vaughn died at Brent Fla Apr 23 1894
John B. Vaughn, Sr. died Century Fla May 7th 1909
Jethro B. Butler died at Century Fla Sept 26 1914
John Boardman Vaughn died Pensacola Sept 16, 1925
Dora C. Vaughn died at Century Fla Mar 21, 1931
Freddie Hartwell Vaughn died at Century, Fla July 31, 1942
Dora May Vaughn Vaughan, Oakland Calif. Nov 21st 1944
Corry Harding Vaughn Pensacola July 30, 1951

[On following page:]

MEMORANDA

J. B. & D. C. Vaughn moved to their new home at Brentwood Fla 4 miles from Pensacola on the 15th day of June 1883.


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