When Robert Eugene McLaughlin was born on 5 May 1917, in Elkins, Randolph, West Virginia, United States, his father, Robert Lee McLaughlin, was 40 and his mother, Nora Frances Lohr, was 30. He had at least 1 daughter with Doris Geraldine Leverette. He lived in Leadsville District, Randolph, West Virginia, United States in 1940. He died on 18 February 1999, in Shreveport, Caddo, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 81.
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 .