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Ann McLaughlin Drowned river Foyle Derry 1888
« on: Wednesday 07 March 18 23:56 GMT (UK) »
Can anyone help me with details of Ann McLaughlin who drowned in the river Foyle (Derry) 17 Aug 1888. She was married and aged about 70.
I found a record of death in irishgenealogy.ie but have been unable to find anything else about her: circumstances, family etc.
Any help greatly appreciated
McAnee/McAneigh, McLaughlin, Carton/McCartney, McSorley, Ruxton, Weir/deVere, Flood

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Re: Ann McLaughlin Drowned river Foyle Derry 1888
« Reply #1 on: Thursday 08 March 18 06:55 GMT (UK) »
And who was informant?

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Re: Ann McLaughlin Drowned river Foyle Derry 1888
« Reply #2 on: Thursday 08 March 18 08:12 GMT (UK) »
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Re: Ann McLaughlin Drowned river Foyle Derry 1888
« Reply #3 on: Thursday 08 March 18 08:49 GMT (UK) »
The Londonderry Sentinel of August 18th 1888 carried a report of the inquest, headed 'Sad Fatality In Derry'. A son, James, who lived at 'Foyle-view', identified the body. She had been recently discharged from having spent 3 months in the infirmary due to 'weak turns'.

A death notice in same edition refers to Anne McLaughlin, wife of David McLaughlin and her remains being removed to her son's residence, 10 Foyle-view, for interment in th Cemetery on Saturday evening.

Possibly the David McLaughlin, aged 84, who died in the Asylum on 24th December 1890. Witness on certificate was someone from Asylum.
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Re: Ann McLaughlin Drowned river Foyle Derry 1888
« Reply #4 on: Thursday 08 March 18 16:04 GMT (UK) »
Thank you so much for this. It's perfect. A lot more information than I hoped to get.

Thank you
McAnee/McAneigh, McLaughlin, Carton/McCartney, McSorley, Ruxton, Weir/deVere, Flood

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Re: Ann McLaughlin Drowned river Foyle Derry 1888
« Reply #5 on: Thursday 24 May 18 19:39 BST (UK) »
Information Taken from the Cemetery records
Anne Mc Laughlin
Born in Burt County Donegal
Residence Late Foyleview (found drowned)
Died on 17 Aug 1888
Aged 70 Years
Grave No E a 197
Grave Proprietor Richard Mercer 

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Re: Ann McLaughlin Drowned river Foyle Derry 1888
« Reply #6 on: Thursday 24 May 18 22:24 BST (UK) »
Possibly related... a James McLaughlin, son of David McLaughlin a carpenter, married a Charlotte Mercer in 1871, one of the witnesses was a Richard Mercer (whose 1873 marriage suggests may have been Charlotte's brother):

https://civilrecords.irishgenealogy.ie/churchrecords/images/marriage_returns/marriages_1871/11352/8167354.pdf