Zalewski Family Genealogy

Major William VAUGHAN[1, 2]

Male 1640 - 1690  (49 years)


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  • Name William VAUGHAN 
    Prefix Major 
    Born 3 Jun 1640  Glamorganshire, South Wales Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1690  [3
    Death 12 Nov 1719  Portsmouth, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Immigration Abt 1750  [2
    Occupation Recorder of the Province  [3
    Occupation New Hampshire, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Royal Councillor and Chief Justice of the Superior Court 
    Person ID I2184  Zalewski Family
    Last Modified 25 Nov 2013 

    Father George VAUGHAN,   b. 10 Apr 1615, Portsmouth, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 1699, South Harting, Sussex, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Mary BOXALL,   b. 1619, Glamorganshire, South Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Oct 1645, South Harting, Sussex, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years) 
    Married 8 Dec 1639  Petersfield, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F691  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret CUTTS,   b. Abt 1650, Portsmouth, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1690, Portsmouth, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 40 years) 
    Married 8 Dec 1668  Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Children 
     1. Eleanor VAUGHAN,   b. 5 Mar 1669, Portsmouth, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1727, Portsmouth, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
     2. Mary VAUGHAN,   b. 6 Mar 1671, Portsmouth, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Cutts VAUGHAN,   b. 9 Mar 1673, Portsmouth, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Lt. Gov. George VAUGHAN,   b. 13 Apr 1676, Portsmouth, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Bridget VAUGHAN,   b. 2 Jul 1678, Portsmouth, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Margaret VAUGHAN,   b. 30 Dec 1680, Portsmouth, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Abigail VAUGHAN,   b. 5 May 1683, Portsmouth, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1762, Portsmouth, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     8. Elizabeth VAUGHAN,   b. 26 Apr 1686, Portsmouth, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 20 Jan 2016 
    Family ID F690  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • The following was taken from "The Genealogical Registry of the Butters Family"



      "Major William Vaughan, born in Wales about 1641 (son of George and Mary (Boxall) Vaughan, and grandson of Sir Roger Vaughan), who came to New England from London about 1664. He was elected Constable in 1665, Lieutenant of Cavalry in 1672, Captain 1680, Major Commanding, 1681, one of the Council of New Hampshire 1682-1690, Treasurer of Province 1696-1698. He married Dec. 8, 1668, Margaret, daughter of Hon. Richard Cutt, son of Richard Cutt, Esq., of Grondale Abbey, Arkesden, Essex county, England.



      An excerpt from the book, "A Genealogical Register of the First Settlers of New England", William was referred to as Major William Vaughan.

    Death:
    • Piscataqua, Novemb. 19th. On Friday the 13th currant dyed here the Honourable Major William VAUGHAN, Esq., in the 79th year of his age, who for several years together was the Chief Military Officer in the government, Judge of the Superior Court, and member of His Majesty's Council. A gentleman of great hospitality, a true friend to his country, and one who stood steady in the most shaking times of tryall, a terror to vice and incourager of virtue, and one who in the time of health did constantly attend on the publick worship of GOD, who was yesterday decently interr'd.

  • Sources 
    1. [S217] The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Vol 5, p.245; Vaughan and Shannon Families; 10 March 2010.

    2. [S218] Col. William Vaughan, of Matinicus and Damariscotta, 10 March 2010; p.295.

    3. [S218] Col. William Vaughan, of Matinicus and Damariscotta, 10 March 2010; p.294-295.