Reprinted with permission from the Tonganoxie Mirror, Thursday, June 8, 1899
Mrs. Vaughan was the mother of seven children, only one of whom with the husband is now living to mourn her death. Mrs. Vaughan was very much loved by all her neighbors and was a sincere christian, always doing deeds of kindness.
The funeral was very large and many of her friends shed tears when Father Grootoers performed the sacred burial ceremony at St. Thomas church in Springdale. The beautiful casket was cover with cut flowers from her many friends.
Date of death Monday, May 22, 1899