FAMILY DETAILS - 1800

THE MCLAURIN FAMILY IS PART OF THE CLAN MCLAREN. MCLAURIN IS JUST A SPELLING VARIATION OF MCLAREN AND THE CLAN MCLAREN WAS ORIGINALLY THE CLAN LABHRAN. THE CLAN'S NAME ORIGINATED WITH ABBOT LABHRAN OF ACHTOW.
LABHRAN IS CELTIC FOR LAWRENCE AND IS PRONOUNCED AS WE PRONOUNCE LAURIN - THE "BH" IS SILENT. ABBOT LABHRAN WAS A PROMINENT MEMBER OF THE CLAN IN THE EARLY 13TH CENTURY.
THE CLAN CHIEFS WERE CADETS OF THE EARLS OF STRATHEAM IN PERTHSHIRE.BY TRADITION THE CLAN CHIEF IS A DESCENDENT OF LORN, FIFTH CENTURY KING OF THE SCOTS DABRIADA.
SEIZURE OF THE EARLDOM OF STRATHEARM BY THE CROWN IN 1455 GREATELY REDUCED THE POWER AND THE WEALTH OF THE CLAN. DUGALD STEWART, SON OF SIR JOHN STEWART, LORD OF LORN, AND A DAUGHTER OF MCLAREN OF ARDVEICH, FOUNDED A NEW CLAN - THE STEWARTS OF APPIN - IN 1469. MCLAREN'S ASSISTED THIS CLAN.
WHEN THE HIGHLAND CLANS "CAME OUT" IN SUPPORT OF THE HOUSE OF STEWART,MCLARENS WERE IN THE BATTLE OF CULLODEN MOOR IN APRIL 1746 UNDER STEWART OF APPIN.
DUNCAN MCLAURIN OF APPIN WAS 22 YEARS OLD WHEN HE FOUGHT AT CULLODEN.OUR FAMILY STEMS FROM HIM. HE WAS BORN IN THE APPIN AREA OF WESTERN ARGYELSHIRE IN 1724. HE MARRIED CATHERINE AND THEY HAD 11 CHILDREN. THE HUGH MCLAURIN IN OUR FAMILY OUTLINE IS ONE OF THESE FIRST 11.
DUNCAN THEN MARRIED CATHARINE MCLAURIN AND THEY HAD 11 CHILDREN. ONE OF THE SECOND 11 WAS ALSO NAMED HUGH. HE WAS KNOWN AS "BLACKSMITH" HUGH.
DUNCAN CAME TO THE U.S.A. IN 1788 WITH HIS SECOND WIFE AND THEIR 11 CHILDREN. THE FIRST HUGH REMAINED IN SCOTLAND WHERE HIS SON DANEIL WAS BORN. DANIEL LATER CAME TO THE U.S.A. WITH HIS BROTHERS AND SISTERS AND FATHER HUGH.
DUNCAN DIED IN 1809 AND IS BURIED IN THE STEWARTSVILLE CEMETERY IN LAURINBURG N.C.
HUGH WITH FAMILY CAME TO U.S.A. AROUND 1790 AND SETTLED IN RICHMOND COUNTY. HUGH'S FAMILY INCLUDES HIS SON DANIEL AND DANIEL'S WIFE NANCY ANN STEWART. HUGH IS IN RICHMOND CENSUS IN 1790. IN 1803 HE IS BUYING LAND FROM TODDY ROBINSON IN ANSON COUNTY. IN 1810 HE IS GONE FROM THE CENSUS AND HIS SON NEILL HEADS A FAMILY.
NEILL'S TWO BROTHERS JOHN AND DANIEL ARE ALSO IN THE CENSUS. THEY BOTH DIED IN THE CIVIL WAR. DANIEL WAS KILLED AT FT. DELAWARE, MD. AND IS BURIED IN THE NATIONAL CEMETERY IN FINNS POINT, SALEM NJ. JOHN D. WAS KILLED IN ELMIRA NY AND IS BURIED IN WOODLAWN NAT. CEMETERY, ELMIRA NY.
IN SEPT 1863, NEILL WAS WOUNDED IN ACTION AT JACK'S SHOP VA. HE RETURNED HOME AND MARRIED ON MAY 30, 1872. HE WAS 41 YEARS OLD AND HIS WIFE WAS 17 YEARS OLD. AS THE STORY IS TOLD, SHE ALWAYS CALLED HIM "MR MAC".
THEY HAD 8 CHILDREN AND THE 6TH CHILD WAS:

GILBERT JOSEPH MCLAURIN

FOR (My Grandfather) GILBERT JOSEPH MCLAURIN'S FAMILY DETAILS CLICKHERE

    ALL THE CHILDREN OF NEILL MCLAURIN

  1. Details are listed HERE

  2. DANIEL MCLAURIN BORN 1873
  3. MAGGIE MCLAURIN BORN 1875
  4. JOHN NEIL MCLAURIN BORN 1876
  5. LIZZIE MCLAURIN BORN 1878
  6. BELLE MCLAURIN BORN 1880
  7. GILBERT JOSEPH MCLAURIN BORN 1884
  8. MATTIE MCLAURIN BORN 1886
  9. ALBERT HUGH MCLAURIN BORN 1890


DUNCAN ------- CATHERINE ------ MCLAURIN. BORN 1724 WESTERN ARGYELSHIRE SCOTLAND. DIED 1809 BURIED STEWARTSVILLE CEMETERY. THEY HAD 11 CHILDREN - ONE OF WHICH WAS:
* HUGH MCLAURIN WHO IMMIGRATED AROUND 1790
** DANIEL MCLAURIN ------WAS HUGH'S SON.
DUNCAN THEN MARRIED CATHARINE MCLAURIN. THEY HAD 11 MORE CHILDREN, ONE OF WHICH WAS ALSO NAMED:
* "BLACKSMITH" HUGH MCLAURIN
DUNCAN IMMIGRATED TO THE U.S.A. IN 1788 WITH HIS 2ND WIFE AND HIS 2ND SET OF 11 CHILDREN


DUNCAN MCLAURIN BORN 1724 DIED 1809
DUNCAN'S 1ST MARRIAGE:
* HUGH MCLAURIN DIED BEFORE 1810 MARRIED IN SCOTLAND HIS
FIRST COUSIN ANN. HUGH WAS FATHER TO 14 CHILDREN
DANIEL WAS THE FOURTH CHILD.
** DANIEL MCLAURIN BORN 06/28/1785 SCOTLAND DIED 04/06/1846
MARRIED NANCY ANN STEWART 01/13/1818 SHE WAS BORN
02/19/1791 IN SCOTLAND DIED 09/22/1865 BURIED - MCLAURIN
CEMETERY MORVEN NORTH CAROLINA
Daniel's 11 children have three ***
*** MARY MCLAURIN - DANIEL TERRY MCLAURIN B/02/13/1819 D/12/03/1876
Mary's 4 children have four ****
****SARAH CATHERINE MCLAURIN-TOM WATTS B/04/10/1852 D/07/20/1921
****JAMES DANIEL-MARY ALICE THOMAS BORN 06/15/1853 DIED 04/28/1921
****MARY I MCLAURIN - HUGH D PARKER BORN __/__/1885 DIED __/__/____
****ARCHIBALD NEILL MCLAURIN BORN __/__/1857 DIED 10/20/1910
MARY E MEACHUM 08/03/1876 BORN __/__/1857 DIED 09/08/1893
LUCY MEACHUM 12/31/1896 BORN __/__/1858 DIED __/__/____
*** HUGH MCLAURIN - UNMARRIED BORN 04/23/1820 DIED 06/12/1888
*** JOHN MCLAURIN - BORN 10/26/1821 DIED IN CIVIL WAR 02/13/1865
*** LAUCHLIN MCLAURIN BORN 07/__/1823 DIED __/__/____
*** ANN J MCLAURIN - UNMARRIED BORN 01/24/1824 DIED 07/08/1905
*** JAMES MCLAURIN - UNMARRIED BORN 01/15/1826 DIED 05/20/1841
*** CATHERINE MCLAURIN - JAMES SMITH B/06/05/1827 D/09/10/1893
Catherine's 6 children have ****
****DANIEL SMITH-MARY SMITH NO RELAT B/12/11/1856 D/ 03/10/1926
****ISABEL JANE - JOHN DUGGIE DOUGLAS B/05/14/1848 D/ 07/10/1934
****JAMES FRANKLIN SMITH-ELLA HIGGINS B/__/__/____ D/__/__/____
****MARY CORNELIA - ALLEN CAMPBELL B/__/__/____ D/ __/__/____
****MILTON DUNCAN SMITH - UNMARRIED B/12/05/1867 D/12/24/1906
****NANCY A SMITH - WILLIAM K SELLERS B/04/28/1870 D/01/16/1913
*** DANIEL D MCLAURIN B/5/8/1830 D/CIVIL WAR 12/18/1863
*** MARGARET MCLAURIN - UNMARRIED B/10/09/1833 D/04/28/1895
*** ISABEL MCLAURIN - HUGH JOHNSON B/12/30/1836 D/04/27/1877
*** NEILL MCLAURIN - ELIZA JANE MEACHUM B/09/15/1831 D/10/06/1895
Neill's 8 children have ****
****DANIEL JACKSON-VIRGIE ROSS RUSSELL B/03/06/1873 D/05/03/1926
****MAGGIE MCLAURIN - BUNN PRICE B/01/21/1875 D/10/10/1910
****JOHN NEIL MCLAURIN - B/11/18/1876 D/04/17/1932 M/ TWICE
BARBARA CATHERINE JOHNSON ASHWORTH B/05/13/1869 D/08/14/1905
HARRIET ELLEN (DELLA) JONES B/01/20/1878 D/06/20/1955
****LIZZIE MCLAURIN - DANIEL T WATTS B/10/21/1878 D/12/01/1937
****ELIZA BELLE MCLAURIN-ARTHUR PARKER B/08/28/1880 D/__/__/____
****GILBERT JOSEPH-WILMA WHITE B/07/27/1884 D/09/30/1937
****MATTIE MCLAURIN-JAMES ALFRED DAVIS B/06/08/1886 D/01/04/1962
****ALBERT HUGH MCLAURIN - LUCY RHINE B/05/23/1890 D/05/31/1971
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