Elizabeth Mc Laurin

22 April 1870–23 March 1938 (Age 67)
Clio, Marlboro, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Mc Laurin was born on 22 April 1870, in Clio, Marlboro, South Carolina, United States, her father, Lauchlin Bethea McLaurin, was 41 and her mother, Catherine Gilchrist, was 38. She married George Sicily Torrey on 6 November 1895, in Jefferson, Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Copiah, Mississippi, United States in 1870 and Beat 1, Jefferson, Mississippi, United States for about 20 years. She died on 23 March 1938, in Jefferson, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Union Church Cemetery, Jefferson, Mississippi, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Sicily Torrey
Elizabeth Mc Laurin
Marriage: 6 November 1895
John Torrey
James Phillip Torrey
Mary Catherine Torrey
Annie Laurin Torrey
Inez Torrey

Spouse and Children

    George Sicily Torrey



6 November 1895
Jefferson, Mississippi, United States


    John Torrey



    Mary Catherine Torrey


    Annie Laurin Torrey


    Inez Torrey


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1877 · Mississippi State Board of Health is Created

Age 7

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.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 20

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

1 Vietnamese: unexplained.2 Shortened form of any of the many Scottish and Irish surnames formed with Gaelic mac ‘son of’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Babe McLaurin in household of Lauchlin McLaurin, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Bettie Torrey in household of S George Torrey, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Bettie Torrey in household of George S Torrey, "United States Census, 1910"

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