Map of Fairfield CT coast from 1776 where my Vaughans were living when forced to migrate.
Lord William Tryon. [More like, Tyrant.] Dude was out of control. Wonder just how many families either perished or fled their homes and lands because of his handiwork?
Depiction of Fairfield, CT and the fires that Lord William Tryon set during the American Revolutionary War 1777. Ironically, a Daniel Tryon of Fairfield, CT married an Ellenor Vaughan sister to Josephus Vaughan, my 6th Great-Grandfather. The fires he set caused my Vaughans and Tryons to migrate to Noyan, Quebec. Nice guy, eh? And were these Tryons related?
Yeah. I'm definitely going to Vermont. For research. John T. Vaughan, just where in Vermont were you born?
Daniel Rook Vaughan's grandfather was John Towner Vaughan (my 4th great-grandfather), and he was born in Vermont. Somewhere.
Lynds Smith Vaughan, a cousin of my 2nd Great-Grandfather's, Daniel Rook Vaughan's. He lived in Manitoba and had been the Mayor of Selkirk.
Loyalist Plaque in Caldwell Manor in Noyan, Quebec where my Loyalist Vaughan family relocated to from Fairfield, CT after the American Revolutionary War.
Noyan, Quebec. My 6th great-grandfather, Josephus Vaughan was a Loyalist. He and his family who lived in Connecticut relocated to Noyan Quebec via Vermont after the American Revolutionary War.
St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Ypsilanti, MI where my Vaughan family worshipped.
Historic Depot Town in Ypsilanti, Washtenaw Co, MI. My 2nd great-grandfather, Daniel Rook Vaughan was born here in 1847.