Sylvia Green (1820-1906)

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Sylvia Green Vaughn
Vaughn, Sylvia Green.jpg
Benzie County Death Certificate:
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Born: 2 Jan 1820 New York
Died: 7 Feb 1906 Lake Ann, Benzie, Michigan
Father: Job Green
Mother: Susanna Castin
Siblings: Alonzo Green
Silas Green
Sylvia Green
Job R. Green
Susannah M. Green
Spouse: Daniel Vaughn
Married: bef 1848 of Elk Creek Twp., Erie, Pennsylvania
Children: Charles Vaughn
Daniel J. Vaughn
Nancy Ann Vaughn
Rosetta M. Vaughn

Sylvia is most probably a daughter of Job Green of (maybe Yorkshire, Cattaraugus) NY, who died in Kingsville, Ashtabula, Ohio and is buried in the City Cemetery in Conneaut, Ashtabula, Ohio Feb 1880. No Will found need to look for a Probate Record. Job had 9 children.

Sylvia was born January 2, 1820 in New York.

She is living in Elk Creek Twp., Erie Co., Pennsylvania in 1830

She married Daniel Vaughn before 1848 of Elk Creek Twp., Erie Co., Pennsylvania.

They have a son Charles born February 1847 in Pennsylvania [1860 Census], a son Daniel born abt 1852 in Michigan or Pennsylvania depending on census, [1860 Census], a daughter Nancy Ann born in Bunker Hill, Ashtabula, Ohio in November 1858 and a daughter Rosetta M., born March 1862 of Elk Twp., Erie, Pennsylvania.

In 1870 she is living in Grant Twp., Huron, Michigan.

In 1880 she is living in Sebewaing, Huron, Michigan.

Sylvia dies in February 1906 in Lake Ann, Benzie, Michigan. She was living apart from her husband so they are not buried together.

Sylvia is buried at the Lake Ann Cemetery, no stone found yet.


  • 1860 Federal Census, Elk Creek, Erie, Pennsylvania
Von, Daniel
, Sylvia, 30, female, white, NY
  • 1870 Federal Census, Grant tp., Huron, Michigan, p. 7, 60/60
Vaughn, Daniel
, Sylvia, 40, female, white, Keeps House, Ohio
  • 1880 Federal Census, Sebewaing, Huron, Michigan, 4 June 1880, p. 6, 45/48:
Huot, Rosette
Vaughn, Sylba, white, female, 47, mother, married, keeping house, NY, VT, NY
  • Death: Benzie County, Michigan, Record of Deaths:
Name: Sylvia Vaughn
Place of Death: Lake Ann
Gender: Female
Color: White
Marital Status: Married
Spouse name:
Date of Birth: Jan 2, 1820
Age: 86 years 1 months 5 days
Occupation: Housewife
Birthplace of Decedent: New York
Father: Green
Father’s birth place: New York
Mother: unknown
Mother’s birth place: Vermont
Informant: H. E. Smith, Lake Ann
Burial date and place: February 08, 1906 Lake Ann
Undertaker: H. H. Anderson
Date filed: Feb. 9, 1906
Registrar: A. E. Schneider
Date of death: Feb 7th, 1906
Date last see alive: Feb 7th, 1906
Date attended deceased: Feb 6th 1906 to Feb. 7th 1906
Time death occurred: 3 P.M.
Cause of death: Cerebral Hemorrage
Name and address of Physician: Wm. G. Shelliday, MD, 9th Feb 1906, Lake Ann
  • Bills, Cheryl Harmon. Cheryl's Ancestry Dec 2006, database