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Reuben Vaughan

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Graford, TX, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 32° 58' 51.50151999984", -98° 14' 50.58889000008"
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    Alabama-born Reuben Vaughan (1819-1900) migrated to Texas in 1852. He and his wife Margaret (Truelove) and their three children moved to this area in 1854 and became the first permanent settlers in present Palo Pinto County. They erected a cabin of cedar and stone near this site. A farmer and stock raiser, Vaughan maintained friendly relations with the Indian tribes that roamed this region. During the Civil War, he served in a frontier battalion to protect pioneer settlements. Vaughan is buried in this family cemetery. (1979)

This page last updated: 7/15/2008

Reuben Vaughan Historical Marker Location Map, Graford, Texas

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