Stevie Ray Vaughan

Stevie Ray Vaughan

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Birth Name: Stephen Ray Vaughan

Date of Birth: October 3, 1954

Place of Birth: Dallas, Texas, United States

Date of Death: August 27, 1990

Place of Death: East Troy, Wisconsin, U.S.

Ethnicity: English, small amount of Scottish, Welsh, Irish, German, French, and Dutch

Stevie Ray Vaughan was an American singer, songwriter, musician, and record producer. He was also known as Stevie Vaughan.

Stevie was the son of Martha Jean (Cook) and James Lee “Jimmie” Vaughan.

Stevie’s paternal grandfather was Thomas Lee Vaughan (the son of James Richard Vaughan and Sarah Catherine Harrell). Thomas was born in Arkansas. James was the son of James Richard Vaughan and Martha L. Standley. Sarah was the daughter of William James Harrell and Sarah A. Elizabeth Wallingsford/Wallingford.

Stevie’s paternal grandmother was Laura Belle LaRue (the daughter of Robert Hodgen LaRue and Artemitia Frances/Francis Turnham). Laura was born in Kentucky. Robert was the son of Robert Hodgen LaRue and Lydia Ann Miller. Artemitia was the daughter of Thomas Turnham and Mary Jane Burnes.

Stevie’s maternal grandfather was Joseph Luther Cook (the son of Henry Hood Cook and Pearl Texas Farmer). Joseph was born in Texas. Henry was the son of Thomas Jefferson Cook and Susan Felker. Pearl was the daughter of Joseph Luther Farmer and Morning Mary Magdalen Brown.

Stevie’s maternal grandmother was Dora Ruth DeWeese (the daughter of Richard Allday Deweese/DeWees and Daisey/Daisy Belle/Bell Reeves). Dora was born in Texas. Richard was the son of Andrew Jackson DeWees and Penelope Ward Allday. Daisey was the daughter of Hiram Henry Reeves and Sarah Angeline Anderson.

Sources: Genealogies of Stevie Ray Vaughan –

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