Drake Family - Ourfolk

Jean Lois Drake (Vaughn) 1 JUL 1922 - 26 JAN 2008

Jean was born on 1 JUL 1922 in Chicago, Ilinois and died on 26 JAN 2008 (age: 85) in Birmingham, AL .
She was the daughter of Claude Keaton Drake (12 SEP 1889 - 24 DEC 1958) and Margaret Lillian Hart (Drake) (29 OCT 1892 - 30 AUG 1979).

Jean was married to Herbert Carroll Vaughn on 14 OCT 1948 in Dade Co., FL.

Herbert was born on 16 SEP 1923 and died on 25 SEP 2006 (age: 83).
He was the son of Hebert L Vaughn (B: ABT 1895) and Bessie L (Vaughn) (B: ABT 1895).
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 ParentsGrand Parents  
Charles Morris Brown (1 OCT 1865 - 19 MAR 1943)
Claude Keaton Drake (12 SEP 1889 - 24 DEC 1958)
Cora Ellen Drake (Brown) (22 JUL 1868 - 18 OCT 1942)
Jean Lois Drake (Vaughn)
Norwood Fielding Hart (8 SEP 1871 - 10 APR 1936)
Margaret Lillian Hart (Drake) (29 OCT 1892 - 30 AUG 1979)
Magdalena Reuter (Hart) (14 FEB 1871 - 10 DEC 1936)

- Herbert was born on 16 SEP 1923 and died on 25 SEP 2006 (age: 83)

Son - Allen Vaughn - with the Atlanta Pipe Band in the late 1980's - Allen was born on 26 FEB 1951 and died on JAN 2002

Margaret Hart (Drake), Claud K. Drake, Jean Lois Drake, Alan Hart Drake - Claude was born on 12 SEP 1889 in Blountsville, Henry County, Indiana and died on 24 DEC 1958 (age: 69) in Pompano Beach, Broward Co, Fl

Mother - Margaret Lillian Hart (Drake)
1892-1979 - Margaret was born on 29 OCT 1892 in Peoria, Ill and died on 30 AUG 1979 (age: 86) in Birmingham, Ala.


Saturday, Jan 26, 2008, Jean Drake Vaughn of Birmingham went to be with the Lord and her loved ones who have gone before. Mrs. Vaughn was preceded in death by her husband of 58 years (Carroll), two sons (Allen and Stephen), and a daughter (Susan). She is survived by a brother Dr. Alan Drake (Evalyn) of Augusta, GA, a niece Christina (Ben) and grand niece (Eva) of Portland, OR, a nephew Bruce Drake (Sandy) of Saudi Arabia and a daughter-in-law Rebecca Vaughn of Homewood.

Mrs. Vaughn was born in Chicago, Ilinois on July 1, 1922 to Margaret and Claude Drake. As a teenager she moved with her family to Miami, Florida. There she attended the University of Miami where she graduated Cum Laude in 1943 with a B.A. in Spanish and Music. At the University she was also distinguished as the first female band member where she played clarinet. She received her Master s Degree in Counseling and Guidance from Samford University in 1970.

During World War II, Mrs. Vaughn was commissioned as an officer (Lieutenant) in the Navy where she served in Washington D.C. in the Top Secret Communications Unit which participated in breaking the German code. She was honorably discharged in 1946 and returned to Miami where she met her future husband, Carroll and they were married October 14, 1948.

The Vaughn s moved to Birmingham in 1957 where she taught high school for many years and retired from the Jefferson County system in 1982. After retirement she stayed active and worked as an Editorial Assistant for the Women s Missionary Union. She was also a past president of the Forthian Literary Club. She was a long time member of Highlands United Methodist Church.

Funeral services will be held on ______, ______ __ at Southern Heritage (Highway 119). Visitation will be at _____ , a chapel service at ______ followed by a graveside prayer. The Reverend David Carboni, Senior Pastor of Highlands United Methodist Church will be officiating.

-- Herbert --
Enlisted in the Air Corps Reserves Feb 1, 1943 im Miami, FL. At the time he was a Laundry Maintenance Mechanic.

Graduated from the University of Miami in 1949.

In the 1930 Census, he is shown with a sibling Iva Lee Vaughn, age 13.

Brother - Alan was born on 15 AUG 1929 in Harvey, Cook, Illinois and died on 19 AUG 2015 (age: 86) in Augusta., Ga

First Cousin - Albert, Sr was born on 2 JUN 1916 in Peoria, Ill and died on 29 JUL 2003 (age: 87) in Boca Raton, Fl

First Cousin - Norwood was born on 29 JUL 1920 in Peoria, Ill and died on 27 FEB 2006 (age: 85) in Boca Raton, Fl

First Cousin - Virginia Ann Hart - Virginia was born on 30 AUG 1930 in Peoria, Peoria Co., Il and died on 30 APR 1962 (age: 31) in Peoria, Peoria Co., Il

- Jerry, Sr was born on 26 JUL 1935 in Peoria, Peoria Co., Il

- Charles was born on 1 OCT 1865 in Delaware Co, In and died on 19 MAR 1943 (age: 77) in Grand Blanc, Genesee Co, Mi

- Cora was born on 22 JUL 1868 in Blountsville, Henry, Indiana and died on 18 OCT 1942 (age: 74) in Grand Blanc, Genesee, Michigan

Grandfather - Norwood Fielding Hart
1871-1936 - Norwood was born on 8 SEP 1871 in Peoria, Ill. and died on 10 APR 1936 (age: 64) in Chicago, Ill.

Grandmother - Magdalena Reuter (Hart)
1871-1936 - Magdalena was born on 14 FEB 1871 in Peoria Co., Ill and died on 10 DEC 1936 (age: 65) in Peoria Co., . Ill

Last change (on this page): 15 OCT 2018