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Posts tagged “Giles County

McLaughlin, Laughland, Loftin, Laughlin, McGothlin…

no matter how you spell it, it all comes back to Laughlin and then to Menefee and winds up in Giles County, Tennessee. Then it permeates into The Shoals area. I have often wondered if Ol Red McLaughlin was from this stock, if you remember him then everything is copacetic.  There are lots of tidbits about these families to be shared at a future time. The graphic below needs a correction: Lucinda Menefee McLaughlin Laughlin was born 1779 and died 1880. But right now, an old photo for you to enjoy is below:

William Menefee