Margaret Parker

1 May 1798–27 May 1882 (Age 84)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Margaret

Margaret Parker was born on 1 May 1798, in Pennsylvania, United States as the daughter of Parker. She married Patrick McLaughlin on 27 March 1832, in West Salem Township, Mercer, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Iowa, United States in 1870 and Mound Prairie Township, Jasper, Iowa, United States in 1880. She died on 27 May 1882, in Jasper, Iowa, United States, at the age of 84.

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Patrick McLaughlin
Margaret Parker
Marriage: 27 March 1832
Jemima McLaughlin
Everett R Mc Laughlin
Mary M. McLaughlin
Sarah M McLaughlin
Phebe A McLaughlin
Simeon B McLaughlin
George McLaughlin
Enos McLaughlin
Cyrus H McLaughlin
Alvah McLaughlin
Selena McLaughlin

Spouse and Children

    Patrick McLaughlin



27 March 1832
West Salem Township, Mercer, Pennsylvania, United States


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World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 2

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital

Age 14

Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 22

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a gamekeeper employed in a medieval park, from an agent derivative of Middle English parc ‘park’ ( see Park 1). This surname is also found in Ireland.2 Americanized form of one or more likesounding Jewish names.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Loughlin in household of Lymon Loughlin, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Margaret Mclaughlin in household of Patrick Mclaughlin, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Margaret Mclaughlin in household of Lyman Mclaughlin, "United States Census, 1880"

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