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
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
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.