Vaughan, William, Dd

Vaughan, William, D.D.

a Baptist minister, was born in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, February 22, 1785. In 1810 he was converted, licensed in 1811, and ordained in 1812. He settled in Mason County, Kentucky, where he preached to several churches, and had charge of a school for about fifteen years. During this period he became an earnest defender of Campbellism. For two and a half years, from 1831, he was in the service of the American Sabbath-school Union, and established in Kentucky not far from one hundred Sunday-schools. He was for a time general agent for Kentucky of the American Bible Society. In 1836 he became pastor of the Bloomfield Church, and resigned in 1868. He died May 31, 1877, universally loved and honored. See Cathcart, Baptist Encyclop. page 119. (J.C.S.)

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