David Saunders Laughlin

26 April 1816–5 December 1856 (Age 40)
Temple, Franklin, Maine, United States

The Life Summary of David Saunders

When David Saunders Laughlin was born on 26 April 1816, in Temple, Franklin, Maine, United States, his father, David Laughlin, was 28 and his mother, Mehitable Davis, was 24. He married Mary Berry on 8 April 1840, in Stockbridge, Windsor, Vermont, United States. He lived in Brooklyn Township, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States in 1850. He died on 5 December 1856, in Cedar Fort, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 40, and was buried in Cedar Fort Cemetery, Cedar Fort, Utah, Utah, United States.

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David Saunders Laughlin
Julia Ann Bercier
Marriage: 11 April 1849
Mary Louisa Knapp
Jacob Laughlin
Joseph Laughlin
John Alvin Laughlin
Julia Ann Laughlin
Harriet Ann Laughlin

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 April 1849Ohio City, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States
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    World Events (7)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 3
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    Age 4
    Maine is the 23rd state.
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 14
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    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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    David Saunders Laughlin

    BIOGRAPHY OF DAVID SAUNDERS LAUGHLIN Compiled by Lillian Myrtle Roberts January 1958 David Saunders Laughlin was born on April 26, 1814 in New Hampshire, probably In or near Hillsborough County, sin …

    Sources (26)

    • David Laughlin, "United States Census, 1850"
    • David S. Lauchlen, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"
    • David Sanders Lauchlen, "Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900"

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