John Lauchlin McLaurin

31 December 1861–7 July 1945 (Age 83)
Clio, Marlboro, South Carolina, United States

The Life of John Lauchlin

When John Lauchlin McLaurin was born on 31 December 1861, in Clio, Marlboro, South Carolina, United States, his father, Lauchlin Bethea McLaurin, was 33 and his mother, Catherine Gilchrist, was 29. He married Margaret Walker Thompson on 6 January 1895, in Clio, Marlboro, South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Rural, Waupaca, Wisconsin, United States in 1935 and School District 18 Willis, Marlboro, South Carolina, United States in 1940. He died on 7 July 1945, in Clio, Marlboro, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Red Bluff Cemetery, Clio, Marlboro, South Carolina, United States.

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John Lauchlin McLaurin
Margaret Walker Thompson
Marriage: 6 January 1895
John Lauchlin McLaurin Jr.
Lamar Wolfe McLaurin
Margaret McLaurin

Spouse and Children

6 January 1895
Clio, Marlboro, South Carolina, United States



    Lamar Wolfe McLaurin


    Margaret McLaurin


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+2 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1877 · Mississippi State Board of Health is Created

Age 16

In 1877, the Mississippi State Board of Health was established to protect and advance health throughout the state. There are several different categories that fall under their watch such as disease, environment, injury, standard care, shots, keep records, and more.
1883 · The Newhall House Hotel Fire

Age 22

A fire erupted on January 10, 1883, at the Newhall Hotel in Milwaukee. The fire began at 4:00 am in an elevator shaft and raced up through the building. The fire spread so quickly that many could not escape. General and Mrs. Tom Thumb, stars of P.T. Barnum's circus, were guests in the hotel at the time of the fire. A firefighter reached them by ladder and they were able to escape safely. The exact number of deaths remains unknown as the hotel register was destroyed in the fire, however, the death toll is estimated between 75-90.

Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of McLaren .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • John L McLaurin in household of Lauchlin McLaurin, "United States Census, 1870"
  • John L Mclaurin, "United States Census, 1910"
  • J L Mclaurin in household of Lamar Mclaurin, "United States Census, 1940"

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