Dr. James Vaughn, a homeopathic physician, located at Casey, was born and raised in Trumbull county, Ohio, near Garfield's old home. The date of his birth was October 8, 1824. He is the son of Johnson and Jemima (ALLEN) VAUGHN. In 1841, removed to Marshall county, Illinois, where he commenced the study of medicine with practitioners of the school of homeopathy. He commenced practice in Peru, LaSalle county, Illinois, in 1860, and remained there eleven years. He then removed to Marion county, Iowa, after a short time spent in Clayton county. He came to Casey, in April, 1880, and has attained a fair practice. He was married in Rock Island, in March, 1848, to Miss Harriet BENTLEY, a native of Pennsylvania.
Extracted from History of Guthrie and Adair Counties, Iowa