George Mclaughlin

Maleabout 1796–27 March 1884

Brief Life History of George

George Mclaughlin was born about 1796, in Ireland. He died on 27 March 1884, in Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 89.

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Sources (2)

  • George in entry for James Driscoll and Margaret Mclaughlin, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • George in entry for James Driscoll and Margaret Mclaughlin, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"

World Events (3)

1798

Age 2

Battle of Antrim.

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 4

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.

1803

Age 7

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Donal, Siobhan, Aileen, Caitlin, Keane, Liam, Padric, Aine, Ciaran, Conan, Conley.

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Lochlainn ‘son of the Norseman’, from the personal name Lochlann ‘stranger, Norseman’, from a term denoting Scandinavia (possibly ‘land of lakes/fjords’). This was a ruling family in Ulster. See also Laughlin and compare the Scottish form McLachlan .

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

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