Francis "Frank" McLaughlin and his wife, Anne McGovern lived in the townland of Gubaveeny, Cavan which is located on the road from Glenfarne to Leitrim.
They would have worshipped at the Immaculate Conception Church in Doobally.
They went to the United States about 1862.
In the 1870 United States Federal Census, I found:
Name Home in 1870 (City, County, State) Age in 1870 Estimated Birth Year Birthplace Race Gender
Francis Mclaughin Pittsburgh Ward 12, Allegheny, PA 35 1834 Ireland White Male
Annie Mclaughin Pittsburgh Ward 12, Allegheny, PA 29 1840 Ireland White Female
Thomas Mclaughin Pittsburgh Ward 12, Allegheny, PA 10 1859 Pennsylvania White Male
Francis Mclaughin Pittsburgh Ward 12, Allegheny, PA 8 1861 Pennsylvania White Male
Hugh Mclaughin Pittsburgh Ward 12, Allegheny, PA 5 1864 Pennsylvania White Male
Mary Ann Mclaughin Pittsburgh Ward 12, Allegheny, PA 3 1866 Pennsylvania White Female
Margaret Mclaughin Pittsburgh Ward 12, Allegheny, PA 1 1868 Pennsylvania White Female
Bridget Mcgovern Pittsburgh Ward 12, Allegheny, PA 75 1794 Ireland White Female
In the 1880 United States Census, I found:
Name Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace
Frank MCLAUGHLIN Self M Male W 40 IRE Laborer IRE IRE
Ann MCLAUGHLIN Wife M Female W 40 IRE Keeping House IRE IRE
Thomas MCLAUGHLIN Son S Male W 18 PA Works In Glass House IRE IRE
Francis MCLAUGHLIN Son S Male W 16 PA Laborer IRE IRE
Hugh MCLAUGHLIN Son S Male W 14 PA IRE IRE
Mary MCLAUGHLIN Dau S Female W 9 PA At School IRE IRE
Maggie MCLAUGHLIN Dau S Female W 7 PA At School IRE IRE
John MCLAUGHLIN Son S Male W 4 PA IRE IRE
Bridget MCGOVERN Mother S Female W 79 IRE IRE IRE
Census Place 12th Ward, District 3, Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania
Family History Library Film 1255092
NA Film Number T9-1092
Page Number 544C
In the 1900 U.S. Census, living at 2842 Penn Avenue, 12-WD Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA, Page 206, I found:
McLaughlin, Frank, Father-in-law, 8/1838, 61, Married 41 years, IRE, Immigrated in 1862, 38 years in U.S., Gas Maker
McLaughlin, Ann, Mother-in-law, 9/1842, 57, Married 41 years, 9 children/6 alive, IRE, Immigrated in 1862, 38 years in U.S.
He is living in the home of his son-in-law William Hewitt.
Hewitt, William, Head, 5/1864, 36, Married 12 years, ENG, ENG, ENG, Immigrated in 1868, 14 years in U.S., Street Paver
Hewitt, Mary, Wife, 2/1872, 28, Married 12 years, 5 children, 4 alive, PA, IRE, IRE
Hewitt, Francis, Daughter, 11/1889, 10, PA, At School
Hewitt, Thomas, Son, 5/1892, 8, PA, At School
Hewitt, Anna M., Daughter, 7/1895, 4, PA
Hewitt, Hilder, Daughter, 9/1899, 8/12, PA
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