Norman Carroll Vaughan was born July 22, 1906 to William Norman (W.N.) and Emma Louise "Commons" Vaughan in Greenville, Texas. He was one of five children. Siblings were Edward Burke, Franklin Cleo, Myrtle Irene, and William Wiley Vaughan. Norman married Beulah Audrey Reynolds February 3, 1928 in Albany, Texas. They worked and lived many years in Albany, Texas. Their children were William Norman (Billy), Robert Carroll (Bobby), Donald Ray (Don), and Linda Irene.