The Fairbury [Nebraska] Journal

Death of Mrs. Elizabeth Vaughn
Mrs. Elizabeth Ann Vaughn of Endicott, Nebr., passed away at her home Wednesday, May 19, 1943 at the age of 85 years, 4 months and 1 day.

Elizabeth Ann Price, daughter of Carl and Mary Price, was born January 18, 1858 at Galesburg, Iowa. She grew to womanhood in the vicinity of Galesburg and taught several terms of school. She married Levi Vaughn January 13, 1879 and he preceded her in death November 6, 1926.

The family moved from Galesburg, Iowa to Petersburg, Ill., and then to Kansas. Several years were spent near Lincoln, Nebr. And in the spring of 1901 the family moved to the "Blue Valley Farm" near Endicott.

When a young girl Mrs. Vaughn joined the Christian church but after moving to Endicott joined the Methodist church there. For a number of years she was superintendent of the Mount Vernon Sunday school and president of the Ladies Aid of the Endicott Methodist church.

She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Nellie Woodbury, formerly of Lead, South Dakota and Mrs. Flora Belle Davis of Denver, Colo.; by three sons, Clay P. Vaughn of Endicott, Harry L. Vaughn of San Jose, Calif., and Charles C. Vaughn of Omaha, Nebr.; and by 12 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. One son, William E. Vaughn, passed away in 1920 and a granddaughter in 1932.

Funeral services were held in the Endicott Methodist church Sunday afternoon with the pastor Rev. Raymond Rush officiating. Burial in the Fairbury cemetery. Traum service.

Transcribed By: Kristin Vaughn


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