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Robert Laughlin (1796 - 1869)

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Robert Laughlin
Born in Washington County, Pennsylvania, USAmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 24 Apr 1817 in Columbiana county, Ohio, USAmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Franklin, Columbiana County, Ohio, USAmap
Profile last modified 21 Sep 2019 | Created 24 Oct 2014 | Last significant change: 21 Sep 2019
15:29: Keith Brown edited the Biography and GEDCOM for Robert Laughlin (1796-1869). (Imported data from GEDCOM upload #147124, Person I500264) [Thank Keith for this]
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Robert Laughlin was born April 1, 1796 in Washington County, Pennsylvania, United States.[1] His parents are William Laughlin and Sarah Bell.

On April 14, 1817 Robert married Mariah Brown, probably in Columbiana County.[2] Their children are

  1. Sarah Laughlin
  2. Susan Laughlin
  3. William R. Laughlin
  4. Mary Laughlin
  5. Samuel Laughlin
  6. Hugh C. Laughlin
  7. Jonathan Laughlin
  8. Robert Laughlin
  9. Mariah Laughlin
  10. James W. Laughlin
  11. Elizabeth Ida Laughlin

On September 19, 1850, he owned a $2500 farm in Franklin Township, Columbiana County. He was living with his wife, eight of their children, and a servant.[3]

On June 8, 1860, he was a farmer living with his wife and five of their children in Franklin Township. Their farm was worth $4,000, and personal property was worth $713.[4]

On November 23, 1869 Robert died in Columbiana County, Ohio, United States. He was buried there in Bethesda Cemetery.[1][5]

Buried Columbiana County, Ohio, USA.

Residence 1820 1830 1840

Buried Bethesda Cemetary.

Residence 1820 Age: 23-24. 1840 Age: 43-44. 1830 Age: 33-34.


  1. 1.0 1.1 Grave; Robert Laughlin: Birth Apr. 1, 1796, Washington County, Pennsylvania, USA; Death Nov. 23, 1869, Columbiana County, Ohio USA; buried Bethesda Cemetery, Columbiana County, Ohio USA; Find A Grave: Memorial #22197021
  2. Grave; Mariah (Brown) wife of Robert Laughlin (married 24 apr 1817), born Jan. 26, 1798, Maryland, USA, died Mar. 10, 1896, Ohio USA. Behesda Cemetery, Columbiana County, Ohio, USA. Find A Grave: Memorial #42587186
  3. Census, 1850 USA OH, Robert Laughlin b. 1796 Publication: Year: 1850; Census Place: Franklin, Columbiana, Ohio; Roll: M432_669; Page: 236B; Image: 474 Description Township : Franklin Source Information 1850 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2009. Images reproduced by FamilySearch. Original data: Seventh Census of the United States, 1850 4 May 2016 line 24
  4. Census, 1860 USA OH, Robert & Mariah (Brown) Laughlin Publication: Year: 1860; Census Place: Franklin, Columbiana, Ohio; Roll: M653_948; Page: 61; Image: 126; Family History Library Film: 803948: Source Information, 1860 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2009. Images reproduced by FamilySearch. Original data: 1860 U.S. census, population schedule. NARA microfilm publication M653, 1,438 rolls. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d. line 29
  5. Book; Columbiana County Ohio Cemetery Inscriptions Publication: Columbiana County Chapter, Ohio Genealogical Society, 1978, 3rd printing 2001, p. 476, Bethesda, row 11 l/r
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On 26 Jul 2016 at 01:54 GMT Sharon (Murdoch) Primbsch wrote:

Laughlin-1046 and Laughlin-756 appear to represent the same person because: Sylvia: Please put me on the trusted list for Laughlin-756, so I can merge my "husband of 2nd great aunt" Robert Laughlin (Laughlin-1046) into it. Thanks! Sharon

Robert is 21 degrees from Cari Starosta, 18 degrees from Marie-Antoinette d'Autriche and 15 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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