Elizabeth Green Vaughn
Contributed by Linda Dickson.  Thanks, Linda!

Pub. The Times, September 26, 1929

Elizabeth Vaughn, daughter of Thomas and Bashaba Green, was born near Belle Prairie, October 9, 1859.  Departed this life September 20, 1929 at the age of 69 years, 11 months and 11 days.

         On April 22, 1879, she was united in marriage to Charles E. Proctor.  To this union one child was born, Mrs. Addie Snyder of Beaver Creek Township.
         After the death of her first husband, she was united in marriage to Alfred W. Vaughn, October 8, 1884.  To this union, six children were born, Mary Myrtle, Emma Frances, David Harry, Flora Josephine, and two who died in infancy.  They all preceded her in death with the exception of David Harry Vaughn, who lives near McLeansboro.
         She professed faith in Christ and united with the Missionary Baptist Church at Smith Chapel in 1885.  Later she united with the Pleasant Union Christian Church near Blairsville, where she remained a faithful and consistent member until death.
         She was a loving and devoted companion, kind and indulgent mother, ever ready and willing to administer words and deeds of kindness.  She was a constant reader of the Holy Bible and was guided by its instructions. 
         She leaves to mourn their loss, her companion, one daughter, one son, one sister Tobitha Rose of McLeansboro, four brothers, namely:  J. H. Green of Belle Prairie, Joel and George of East St. Louis, and Adam Green of McLeansboro, twelve grandchildren, one great grandchild, and a host of relatives and friends.
         Services were held at the Mt. Pleasant Christian Church, conducted by N. C. Holder.  Interment was in the cemetery at this place, in the presence of a very large audience.

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