has any body spent any time researching the mclaughlin family?

has any body spent any time researching the mclaughlin family? I am trying to find a connection between Flora Mable Mclaughlin born 25 june 1876 chapman,Arstk,me died 27 june 1969 and ervin k mclaughlin born 1909 canaan me. i cannot seem to find any thing past his father john k mclaughlin of canaan me.

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Comment by Chris Dunham on July 31, 2012 at 1:10am

It appears that John K. McLaughlin was the son of James and Catherine J. (Scott) McLaughlin of Princeton, Washington, Maine. James was born about 1828 in New Brunswick, Canada.

Flora was the daughter of M. C. and Julia V. McLaughlin of Chapman. Other censuses show that "M. C." was actually Elmer C. McLaughlin. Elmer was the son of Thomas and Abby S. (Hoyt) McLaughlin of Weld, Franklin, Maine. Thomas was born about 1815 in Maine, and his McLaughlin roots trace back to New Hampshire.

I don't see any close family connection between these two McLaughlin families, though there could be a connection back a few more generations.

 

Comment by peter james gardiner on July 31, 2012 at 9:57pm

THANK YOU

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