Stevie Ray Vaughan

Stevie Ray Vaughan

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, United States

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

Stevie Ray Vaughan was an American singer, songwriter, musician, and record producer.

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

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

Stevie’s paternal grandmother was Laura Belle LaRue (the daughter of Robert Hodgen LaRue and Artemitia Frances Turnham). 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). 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). 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: Genealogy of Stevie Ray Vaughan –

Genealogy of Stevie Ray Vaughan (focusing on his mother’s side) –

Photo by

1 Response

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.