Rose <I>McMullen</I> McLaughlin


Rose McMullen McLaughlin

Death 8 Jan 1912 (aged 94)
Decatur, Adams County, Indiana, USA
Burial Decatur, Adams County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 235987650 View Source

Mrs Rose McLaughlin is Claimed by Death at Decatur

Decatur, Ind. Jan 8, 1912 Mrs. Rose McLaughlin, for many years a resident of this city, died, at II, o'clock this morning at the home of her daughter, Mrs John Colchin, at the advanced age Of 94 years. Her death followed an illness of seven months, she was the widow of William McLaughlin.
Mrs. McLaughlin was born in Antrim county, Ireland and emigrated to America in 1850, living first in New York and then in Cincinnati, where she was united in marriage in 1861 to William McLaughlin, They came to Decatur in 1994. and Mrs McLaughlin was widely and favorably known. Her birthday fell on St Patrick's day and it had been the aged woman's custom for many years to receive a large number of Callers on that anniversary.
Surviving relatives include the daughter Mrs. Anna Colchin, several nieces including Miss Jennie McMullen, in Chicago, Mrs. John Daley and Mrs. Frank McBennett, of Fort Wayne. A grandson Herbert Colchin died some years ago, and the aged woman was an aunt of the late James and John McMullen, of Fort Wayne.
In the trip to America aboard an old sailing vessel, the craft on which she set sail from Ireland was wrecked. Another, passenger on the ship was William McLaughlin and it was largely through his efforts in stilling the panic that many lives were saved. The acquaintance begun at that that time and ripened into love and later at Cincinnati they were married.
The Fort Wayne Sentinel
Fort Wayne, Indiana
08 Jan 1912, Mon  •  Page 2

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  • Created by: Maureen D Relative · Niece/Nephew
  • Added: 17 Jan 2022
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 235987650
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Rose McMullen McLaughlin (17 Mar 1817–8 Jan 1912), Find a Grave Memorial ID 235987650, citing Saint Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Decatur, Adams County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Maureen D (contributor 50128522) .