Albert Claflin

29 May 1866–before 1920 (Age 53)
Fish Creek, Door, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Albert

When Albert Claflin was born on 29 May 1866, in Fish Creek, Door, Wisconsin, United States, his father, William Yates Claflin, was 28 and his mother, Mary Jane Parker, was 24. He married Emma Coffin on 30 October 1888, in Brussels, Door, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He lived in Gardner, Door, Wisconsin, United States for about 40 years. He died before 1920, in Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 52.

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Family Time Line

Albert Claflin
Emma Coffin
Marriage: 30 October 1888
William L. Claflin
Edna Mae Claflin
Stella Mary Claflin
Mabel Olive Claflin
Agnes Vieria Claflin

Spouse and Children


    Emma Coffin


30 October 1888
Brussels, Door, Wisconsin, United States


    William L. Claflin



    Stella Mary Claflin


    Mabel Olive Claflin


    Agnes Vieria Claflin


Parents and Siblings

    William Yates Claflin


    Mary Jane Parker





    Lettie Claflin


    Charles Augustus Claflin Sr


    Increase Claflin


World Events (8)

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 1

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1867 · The First Successful Typewriter is Invented

Age 1

A patent was filed on October 11, 1867, on a new direct action typewriter. The patent was filed by Christopher Latham Sholes, Carlos Glidden, and Samuel Soule who had invented the prototype in Milwaukee.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 15

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of McLaughlin . The interchange between the sounds gh and f occurs in other Americanized Irish names, for example Murphy .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Albert Claflin, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Albert Claflin, "Wisconsin State Census, 1905"
  • Albert Claflin, "United States Census, 1900"

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