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Christopher VAUGHAN 1686 - Bio
Christopher Vaughan, fourth child of George Vaughan (2), born in Newport, Rhode Island, April 29, 1686. He was admitted a freeman 1707, and settled in East Greenwich, on the land granted to his father. He died there October 11, 1751, and his will was proved August 29, 1752. It mentions a loom, showing that Christopher was probably a weaver as well as a planter. His executor was Christopher, Jr., to whom he left the homestead for life, and to his grandson Christopher after him.

His estate was valued at two thousand, six hundred and forty-eight pounds. He married, June 26, 1709, Deborah Nichols, born February 17, 1688, daughter of Thomas and Mercy (Reynolds) Nichols.

Their children, all born at East Greenwich, were:
1. Christopher, Jr., born July 6, 1710.
2. Benjamin, born July 2, 1713.
3. Mary, born May 8, 1715; married Nichols.
4. Deborah, born July 13, 1719; married Weaver.
5. Ruth, born August 12, 1729, married Spencer.

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