Cordelia Laughlin

30 December 1865–30 August 1900 (Age 34)
Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Cordelia

When Cordelia Laughlin was born on 30 December 1865, in Ohio, United States, her father, Garret Guess Laughlin, was 39 and her mother, Sarah Eveline McDowell, was 21. She married Robert Teakle on 26 March 1891, in Olivet, Mahaska, Iowa, United States. She died on 30 August 1900, in Iowa, United States, at the age of 34, and was buried in Olivet, Mahaska, Iowa, United States.

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Robert Teakle
Cordelia Laughlin
Marriage: 26 March 1891

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 March 1891Olivet, Mahaska, Iowa, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act
    Age 1
    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
    1867 · The Burtis Opera House
    Age 2
    The Burtis Opera House opened in Davenport and could easily hold an audience of 1,600. It was a widely used facility and Mark Twain filled the house when he spoke on tour in 1869. It was also used to house Susan B. Anthony when she lectured on the woman's right to vote. The Quad City Symphony Orchestra played its first concert as the new Tri-City Symphony in the Opera House. An arsonist set fire to the building on the evening of April 26, 1921, and the building was severely destroyed. The building was rebuilt but was no longer used as an opera house.
    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 10
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Lochlainn ‘descendant of Lochlann’, a personal name meaning ‘stranger’, originally a term denoting Scandinavia (a compound of loch ‘lake, fjord’ + lann ‘land’). Many Irish bearers of the name claim descent from Lochlann, a 10th century lord of Corcomroe, County Clare.Scottish: from Scottish Gaelic Mac Lachlainn ‘son of Lachlann’, from the personal name Lachlann, earlier Lochlann (as in 1 above). See also McLachlan .

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

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    Sources (5)

    • Corda Laughlin in household of Sarah Laughlin, "Iowa State Census, 1885"
    • Cordelia Laughlin, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"
    • Cordelia Teckle in household of Robert Teckle, "United States Census, 1900"

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