The Vaux Family of England, the United States, and Australia -  Sara Anson Vaux, USA

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Chapter One: Historical Background for Somerset, England

Chapter Two: The Earliest Known Vauxes in South Petherton

Chapter Three: The Vax/Vaux Family During the Civil War, Interregnum, and Restoration

Chapter Four: The Vax/Vaux Family and Dissent

Chapter Five: Josias Vaux, Entrepreneur

Chapter Six: James Vaux, Entrepreneur

Chapter Seven: John Vaux (1794) Remains in Somerset

Chapter Eight: James Vaux (1787) Strikes Out for America

Chapter Nine: James (1812) and Harriet (Taylor) Vaux in Pittsburgh

Chapter Ten: George Henry and Pauline (McDonald) Vaux

Appendix A: Other Vauxes


James Edward Vaux of Pittsburgh

Walter or James Vaux - Pilot c. 1863

Robert Vaux, son of James and Harriet Vaux

George Henry Vaux 1850

George Henry Vaux 1876

Dr George Henry Vaux

Letitia Jones Vaux

Elizabeth (Lunn) Vaux (wedding photo) 1886

George Francis Vaux (wedding photo) 1886

George Francis & Elizabeth Vaux & family 1908

Joseph & Mary (Wilton) Lunn at the funeral of Elizabeth (Lizzie) 1909

Nellie & J G Vaux - wedding 1896

Pauline McDonald Vaux

Robert Vaux (born 1847)

Gilbert Vaux

Anna Vaux (nee Hebditch (1832-1926)

Golden Wedding of John & Sarah Vaux  - from left to right

Back row - Hedley Tom Major, baby Ruby Major  & wife Jane (nee Vaux),  John Campbell Vaux and wife Florence Anna (nee Hebditch).  John Henry Cuffe, Emily Mary (nee Vaux) and husband Edwin Arthur Haine.

Front row - Sarah Mary Roberta Haine (daughter of), Robert John Haine & wife Sarah (nee Vaux), John Vaux, wife Sarah Harding (nee Hebditch) holding baby Sherman Hedley Vaux (son of Henry & Fanny nee Patch), Elizabeth Cuffe (nee Ostler Vaux, wife of John Henry Cuffe), Henry Sherman Vaux, daughter Dora Vaux on his lap, Fanny Vaux (wife of Henry Sherman)

Joseph Vaux - occupants of the carriage are Joseph Vaux, Lady Gertrude Hepburn and her son.  The little old lady in the background is Anna Vaux (nee Hebditch), wife of Gilbert Vaux.  Photo taken at Wigborough