Andrew Goodwin Laughner

1 January 1838–23 July 1919 (Age 81)
Greene, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Andrew Goodwin

When Andrew Goodwin Laughner was born on 1 January 1838, in Greene, Tennessee, United States, his father, William Laughner, was 30 and his mother, Mary Catharine Harmon, was 27. He married Flora Nease on 9 January 1861, in Boone, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Worth Township, Boone, Indiana, United States for about 50 years. He died on 23 July 1919, in Whitestown, Worth Township, Boone, Indiana, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Lutheran Cemetery, Whitestown, Worth Township, Boone, Indiana, United States.

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Andrew Goodwin Laughner
Flora Nease
Marriage: 9 January 1861
Narcissus Laughner
Cornelius Laughner
Linus Orestes Laughner
Charles B. Laughner

Spouse and Children

9 January 1861
Boone, Indiana, United States


    Narcissus Laughner


    Cornelius Laughner



    Charles B. Laughner


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World Events (8)

1841 · Indiana Nears Bankruptcy

Age 3

The State of Indiana was near bankruptcy in 1841 due to the inability to repay interest incurred for the Massive Internal Improvement Act. The state liquidated much of its public works. Many of the projects were handed over to the state’s creditors as a way to reduce debt. Only two of the eight proposed infrastructure projects were completed by the creditors.

Age 8

Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.
1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 24

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Lachner .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Andrew Laughner, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Andrew J Laughner, "United States Census, 1860"
  • A G Laughner, "United States Census, 1910"

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