Tag Archives: Vaughn

Benjamin F Potter

Benjamin F. Potter
b. 1 Mar 1787, Rhode Island to David Potter and Elizabeth Vaughn
d. 16 Mar 1859, Switzerland County, Indiana
bur. Bovard Cemetery, Cotton Township, Switzerland County, Indiana

Benjamin Potter gravestone

Benjamin Potter gravestone

m/1. about 1810, Indiana
Annis Richmond
b. 31 Mar 1787, Rhode Island to William Richmond
d. 25 Sept 1848
bur. Bovard Cemetery, Cotton Township, Switzerland County, Indiana

Annis Potter gravestone

Annis Potter gravestone

m/2. 16 May 1849, Decatur County, Indiana
Polly DeMarree
b. 1788

Children with Annis Richmond:

  • Benjamin Potter (bet. 1815 and 1820–before 1858), m. Jane Brierton
  • Silas R. Potter (1810–1876), m. Cynthia Littlefield
  • David Potter (1812–1842), m. Hannah Higbee
  • Elizabeth Potter (1814–1885), m. Carley H. Bascom
  • Lucinda Potter (abt 1824–before 1858), m. Jacob C. Smith
  • Rachel Potter (1827–1902), m. Robert Armstrong

Benjamin and Annis lived in Cotton Township, Switzerland County, Indiana. Their first recorded presence in the state is in the 1820 U.S. census.

Submitted by:
Tina Lyons (genwishlist@gmail.com)
Fort Wayne, IN

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Ira Stout Compton

Ira Stout Compton
b. 19 July 1810 Hamilton Co., Ohio
d. 7 May 1884 Montgomery Co, Indiana
bur. Bunker Hill Cemetery (formerly Stonebraker), Montgomery Co., Indiana

Ira Stout Compton

Ira Stout Compton

m/1.
Martha Campbell
d. 1840 Montgomery Co., Indiana

m/2. 8 Feb 1849 Montgomery Co., Indiana
Judith Vaughn
b. 26 July 1821 Alamo, Montgomery Co., Indiana
d. 18 Oct 1893 Montgomery Co., Indiana
bur. Bunker Hill Cemetery (formerly Stonebraker), Montgomery Co., Indiana
*Ira was Judith’s second husband. Her first was William A. Stonebraker

Children with Martha Campbell

  • Hannah (1836-)
  • Jane (1838-)

Children with Judith Vaughn

  • Hampton (1850-)
  • Newton (1852-)
  • Leah (1854-)
  • Martha (1861-1930) m. James Wilson Lee

Ira was born in Ohio to Nathan Compton and Sarah Jane Hawkins. He was settled in Montgomery County, Indiana by the 1840s and married first, Martha Campbell, and then Judith Vaughn. Judith was the daughter of James Vaughn and Nancy Jones. Both Ira and Judith are buried at Bunker Hill Cemetery.

Submitted by:
Sandra Rackard
Mobile, AL
E-mail: SRackard@bellsouth.net

Stokly D. Vaughn

Stokly (or Stokely) D. Vaughn
b. 26 June 1830* Hawkins Co., Tennessee [*obit says b. 1831]
d. 8 May 1917 Lawrence Co., Indiana
bur. Gilgal Cemetery, Heltonville, Lawrence Co., Indiana

m. 26 July 1850, Brown Co., Indiana
Amanda Sullivan
b. 9 Nov 1934 Johnson Co., Indiana
d. 13 May 1917 Lawrence Co., Indiana
bur. Gilgal Cemetery, Heltonville, Lawrence Co., Indiana

Children with Amanda Sullivan

  • William Clinton (1851-1912) m. Emma Upton
  • Margaret Ann (1853-1927) m. Isaac Fish
  • Srepta Jane (1855-1933) m. Joshua Waldrip
  • Mary Matilda (1857-1917) m. John Bodenhamer
  • Nancy Catharine (1859-1878) m. Charles Riley McCammon
  • James Ervin (1861-1907) m. Josie Sherlock
  • Eli Wilson (1866-1922) m. Mary Vaughn
  • Cyrus Douglas (1868-1944) m. Elizabeth Norman
  • Marinda Ellen (1870-1952) m. Dalton Clark
  • Susan Eunice (1871-1905) m. Sherman Deckard
  • Flora Belle (1875-1962) m. John Fender
  • Charles Roscoe (1876-1896)

David was the son of Wilson Vaughn and Nancy Bowlen. He married Amanda Sullivan who was the daughter of William Sullivan and Nancy Anna Rogers. He came to Indiana about 1849 with his mother, three brothers, and a sister. They initially settled in Brown Co., Indiana where David and his wife, Amanda, met and were married. Before moving to Lawrence County, they settled in Jackson County. David worked as a carpenter, was a member of the local Methodist church, and served as a Justice of the Peace. His obituary and death notice appeared in a number of local papers including the Bloomington Telephone and the Bedford Daily Mail, both describing David and his family as pioneers of the county. He died at the age of 85.

Submitted by:
Mobie McCammon
Bloomington, IN
E-mail: m.mccammon@comcast.net

Lawrence Morton McCammon

Lawrence Morton McCammon
b. 17 June 1878 Heltonville, Lawrence Co., Indiana to Charles Riley McCammon and Nancy Caroline Vaughn
d. 15 April 1938 Sanders, Monroe Co., Indiana
bur. Lucas Cemetery, Clear Creek Twp., Monroe Co., Indiana

Lawrence Morton McCammon

Lawrence Morton McCammon

m/1. 18 August 1898 Monroe Co., Indiana
Mary Ellen Deckard
b. 20 Jan 1878 Polk Twp., Monroe Co., Indiana to King Anthony “Mon” Deckard and Nancy C. Clendenin
d. 19 July 1962 Sanders, Clear Creek Twp., Monroe Co., Indiana
bur. Lucas Cemetery, Clear Creek Twp., Monroe Co., Indiana

m/2. 1931 Monroe Co., Indiana
Emma Garner
Divorced 27 Dec 1932

Children:

  • Charles Clinton McCammon (1899-1967) m. Hulda Curry
  • Clara Jane McCammon (1901-2001) m. Warren Wisley
  • Maggie Pearl McCammon (1903-1920)
  • Clarence Edward McCammon (1910-1989) m. Lucille Smith
  • Harley Gilbert McCammon (1913-1975) m. Irene Sowders
  • Earl Millard McCammon (1915-1979) m. Lois Jean Jones
  • James Hoyd McCammon (1918-1990) m. Ivonne Hays
  • (also, two stillborn infants; one in 1907, the other in 1921)

Though he was born in Lawrence County, Lawrence spent most of his life in Monroe County, where he was employed in the limestone industry. An injury to his leg caused his retirement and, according to his obituary in the Bloomington Daily Telephone, brought complications leading to his death in 1938.

Submitted by:
Mobie McCammon
Bloomington, IN
E-mail: m.mccammon@comcast.net