Marguerite L. Sinclair

1896–1993 (Age 97)
Trumbull, Ohio, United States

The Life of Marguerite L.

When Marguerite L. Sinclair was born on 6 February 1896, in Trumbull, Ohio, United States, her father, Charles Sinclair, was 25 and her mother, Lena Thompson, was 24. She married Ralph Algeroy Laughren on 9 September 1915, in Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States. She lived in Flint, Genesee, Michigan, United States in 1932 and Miami, Dade, Florida, United States for about 5 years. She died on 1 October 1993, in Fort Lauderdale, Broward, Florida, United States, at the age of 97.

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Marguerite L. Sinclair
Ralph Algeroy Laughren
Marriage: 9 September 1915

Spouse & Children

9 September 1915
Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • Charles Sinclair


  • Lena Thompson




World Events (8)

1897 · Beginnings of Kmart

Age 1

Detroit was the home of the second dime and nickel stores that S. S. Kresge owned. After two years with John McCrory, his partner, he traded his share in the Memphis store, plus $3,000, for full ownership of the Detroit store and formed the Kresge & Wilson Company with his brother-in-law, Charles J. Wilson. In 1962, the S. S. Kresge Company would rebrand and change their name to Kmart.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 27

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish (of Norman origin): name of a powerful Scottish clan, originally a habitational name from Saint-Clair-sur-Elle in La Manche or Saint-Clairl’Évêque in Calvados, so called from the dedication of their churches to St. Clarus ( see Clare 3).2 Jewish: Americanized form of some like-sounding Ashkenazic Jewish surname.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Marguerite Nice in household of Everett W Nice, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Marguerite S Nice in household of Everett W Nice, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Margaret Sinkler, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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