Historian; Teacher. Born September 15, 1861, Florence, Ala. Parents– Samuel and Elizabeth (Woods) Kirkman. Married– David Vaughan, December 6, 1892. Children– One. Education– O’Bryan School, Nashville, Tenn; Florence Synodical Female College; University of Chicago, Ph.D.; Peabody Normal College. Taught at Florence Synodical College; in public schools; taught history at Florence State Normal School, 1898-. The University of North Alabama has established a scholarship for a junior or senior history major in her honor. Died June 29, 1944.
Owen’s Dictionary of Alabama Biography.
The History of Alabama State Teachers College, Florence, Alabama. The College, 1937.
Life in Alabama. Montgomery, Ala.; Dixie Book Co., 1937.
Scattered Recollections of Elizabeth Kirkman O’Neal and Susan Kirkman Vaughan. N.p., 1922.