Alice Caroline McLachlan

Brief Life History of Alice Caroline

When Alice Caroline McLachlan was born on 21 February 1869, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, her father, William McLachlan, was 28 and her mother, Caroline Filer, was 31. She married Benjamin Erastus Rich on 4 October 1899, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Centerville, Davis, Utah, United States for about 32 years. She died on 24 March 1942, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Benjamin Erastus Rich
Alice Caroline McLachlan
Marriage: 4 October 1899
Francis Wilson Rich

Sources (40)

  • Alice McGloflin in household of William McGloflin, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Utah, Select Marriages, 1887-1966
  • Utah, Death and Military Death Certificates, 1904-1961

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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.


Revolt against the Turco-Egyptian administration.

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Lachlainn ‘son of Lachlann’, from the personal name Lachlann, earlier Lochlann, which means ‘stranger, Norseman’, from a term denoting Scandinavia (possibly ‘land of lakes/fjords’). See also Laughlin and compare Irish McLaughlin .

History: Clan Lachlan is a Scottish clan with traditional lands on the eastern shores of Loch Fyne. They claim descent from Lachlan Mor, a 13th-century chieftain of Irish ancestry.

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

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