Born: June 16, 1862, Elbert County, Georgia.
Died: July 18, 1918, Athens, Georgia.
Buried: Oconee Hill Cemetery, Athens, Georgia.
Vaughan was the son of John H. Vaughan and Malita Prudence Tucker, and husband of song writer Eulalie Mewbourne.
He was a Gospel song writer and music publisher, and taught at the Southern Development Normal music school (founded by Franklin L. Eiland and others) in Waco, Texas. At the time of his death, he was a member of the Baptist Tabernacle of Athens.
His works include: