Person:John McLaughlin (38)

John McLaughlin, of Augusta & Bath Co. VA
d.19 March 1838 Bath County, Virginia
  • F.  McLaughlin (add)
  1. John McLaughlin, of Augusta & Bath Co. VA1764 - 1838
  2. Hugh McLaughlin, of Bath Co. VA & Jay Co., IND.Bet 1766 & 1771 - 1827
  • HJohn McLaughlin, of Augusta & Bath Co. VA1764 - 1838
  • WAnn WileyAbt 1772 -
m. abt. 27 October 1790
  1. Jane McLaughlinAbt 1791 -
  2. David McLaughlinAbt 1796/97 -
  3. Hugh McLaughlin1798 - 1866
  4. John McLaughlinAbt 1801 -
  5. Margaret 'Peggy' McLaughlinAbt 1803 - 1856
  6. Abigail McLaughlinAbt 1804 -
  7. James McLaughlinAbt 1806 -
  8. Samuel McLaughlinAbt 1810 - 1845
  9. Robert McLaughlinAbt 1811 - Abt 1830
  10. Mary McLaughlinBef 1815 -
Facts and Events
Name John McLaughlin, of Augusta & Bath Co. VA
Alt Name John McGlaughlin
Alt Name John McGloughlin
Gender Male
Birth? 26 May 1764 Augusta County, Virginia
Marriage abt. 27 October 1790 Augusta County, Virginia[Married by Moses Hinkle]
to Ann Wiley
Death? 19 March 1838 Bath County, Virginia

John McLaughlin was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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Will of John McLaughlin

  • page 409 - Will of John McGlaughlin, dated Feb. 24, 1838.
Wit: W. Wilson, Michael Doyle, Mustoe Hamilton.
Probated April 1838 Court
Exec: son Daniel
to beloved wife Anne all lands on the Jackson River on which the dwelling house and mill stand, for life; a bay mare, saddle and bridle, 2-year old colt, 2 milch cows, 9 sheep, 6 hogs, 2 beds with furniture, and half of kitchen and household furniture for life, then equally to daughters.
landed property to son John for three years, then it is to be sold with proceeds divided, with sons Daniel, Hugh, James and Samuel each getting $200 and son John any residue
to son John, waggon, farm utelsils, crosscut saw, mare, 10 head of cattle, 15 sheep, 17 hogs, 1 bed and furniture, and half of the household and kitchen furniture.
to his wife and daughters Nancy Carpenter, Jane Benson, Abigail Galford and Mary Beveridge equally debts owed him.
To Rebecca Corbit "for long and faithful service to me and my wife", $50 from John's share of the estate, saddle and bridle, cow and yearling, 6 sheep, bed and furniture.
to daughter Peggy Carpenter, $75 loaned son Daniel for her and her husband's benefit.
Instructions: no inventory or appraisal to be made.
[Abstracts of the Wills and Inventories of Bath County, Virginia, 1791-1842, Bruns, pg. 186].
  • Page 414 - Inventory - John McGlaughlin
Submitted June 4, 1838. Daniel McGlaughlin, exec.
No appraisers listed
cattle 22, sheep 27, beehives 6, horses 2, hogs 22, cooper's tools, farm implements, tools, kitchen utinsils, windmill, wagon, gears, loom, side saddle, book, household furniture, sole leather, 2 spinning wheels.
[Abstracts of the Wills and Inventories of Bath County, Virginia, 1791-1842, Bruns, pg. 187].
  • page 416 - bonds owed estate of John McGlaughlin, Daniel McGlaughlin, exec.
June 4, 1838.
John Cook, Robert Dixon, John Hicks, Adam Kees, Robert Lockridge, John Pullins.
[Abstracts of the Wills and Inventories of Bath County, Virginia, 1791-1842, Bruns, pg. 187].

Revolutionary War Pension Information

Information from “Virginia/West Virginia Genealogical Data from Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Records”, Vol. 3, compiled by Patrick G. Wardell, Lt. Col. U.S. Army Ret. :

McGloughlin, John - entered service 1781 in Augusta County, Virginia, where born 5/26/1764 (area later in Rockingham County, Virginia); received Pension 1833 in Bath County, Virginia; died 3/19/1838; married 11/9/1790 Ann/Anne Wiley; widow received Pension age 72 in Bath County, Virginia, 1841 when resided on Jackson River; son John mentioned in 1843; query letter in file in 1929 from descendant Mrs. C.R. Swisshelm of Jamestown, N.Y. F-W18494, R1684.

Records in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:

  • 1790 Tax List - Augusta County, Virginia - July 5th - Hugh McGlaughlin, Senr., Hugh McGlaughlin, July 7th - John McGlaughlin. (all listed on same page).
  • Vol. 2 - Marriage Bond - 1790--October 27, John McGlaughlin and Ann Wiley, daughter of Robert Wiley (consent); witnesses, Thomas Stinson, John McIntire; surety, Robert Wiley.
  • Vol. 2 - John McLaughlin’s Declaration, September 11th, 1832: Age 69; volunteered in 1781 under Capt. William Kinkead (Jacob Warwick was Lieutenant), under Col. Sampson Mathews; in 1782,or 3, was drafted in Rock­ingham and stationed at Hinkle’s Fort on the North Fork of the South Branch of the Potomac under Capt. William Smith and Neil Cain, the draft being made by order of Col. Benjamin Harrison, of Rockingham; in 1783, or 4, volunteered from Rockingham and marched to Tygart’s Valley, thence to Clarksburg under Lieutenant Neil Cain.

  1.   Graves, William T. Southern Campaign Revolutionary War Pension Statements & Rosters.

    Pension Application of John McLaughlin W18494
    Transcribed and annotated by C. Leon Harris

    The Commonwealth of Virginia
    Bath County to wit,
    On this 11 day of June 1833 personally appeared before the Justices of the County th
    Court of said County now sitting in open Court John McGloughlin aged about sixty nine years
    who being first duly sworn according to Law doth on his oath make the following declaration in order to obtain the benefit of the provisions made by the Act of Congress passed June the 7th 1832 that he was born on the 26 day of May 1764 in the County of Rockingham (then Augusta) in the State of Virginia, that he entered the service of the United States on the 1 day of January st 1781 as a volunteer under the command of Captain William Kincaid & Lieutenant Jacob Warwick in the County of Bath (then Augusta) that he was attached to the regiment commanded by Colo. Sampson Matthews That he marched to Portsmouth in the state of Virginia where he served three months as a private in the company in which he entered the service he does not recollect the number of the said regiment to which he was attached during the above service he was engaged in a skirmish with the British on a Sunday morning near said Town of Portsmouth after the expiration of the three months for which he volunteered he was discharged and returned home. that he was afterwards drafted in the said County of Rockingham for a tour of three months against the Indians which happened either the first or second Spring after the surrender of Cornwallis [on 19 Oct 1781] that he marched under Captain William Smith as a private and served a tour of three months that during this tour he was stationed at Hinkle fort on the north branch of the South fork [N Fork of S Branch] of the Potomac River and that he was in no engagements with the enemy that their only officers at Hinkles fort were Captain William Smith Lieutenant Neil Cane [Neil Cain] and perhaps an ensign whose name he does not now recollect a few days before the three months expired he was discharged. He further states that he served another tour of duty as a volunteer in the year 1783 to the best of his recollection, for three months that he marched from the said County of Rockingham as a private under Lieutenant Neil Cane to Tygart Valley and thence to Clarksburg in Virginia against the Indians but was in no engagements there was no field officer attached to this service having served out the tour of three months he was discharged. He did not receive a written discharge in any instance & is not in possession of any documentary evidence by which he can establish the fact of his service as above set forth. That he does not know of any person now living by whom he could prove the same. That there is no Minister of the Gospel residing in his neighborhood. That William Green, John Sharp, and Robert Bratton are his neighbours who will testify as to his character for veracity and their belief as to his services as a revolutionary soldier that he has no record of his age. That he hereby relinquishes every claim whatever to a pension or annuity except the present and declares that his name is not on the pension roll of the agency of any state — Sworn to and subscribed this day and year aforesaid.
    John X McGloughlin

    NOTE: On 27 Apr 1841 Anne McLaughlin, a resident on Jackson River in Bath County, aged 72,
    applied for a pension stating that she married John McLaughlin in Nov 1791, and he died 19 Mar 1838. In the file is a copy of the record of the marriage of John McGlaughlin to Ann Wiley on 9 Nov 1790. Another document in 1843 referred to a son, John.

  2. Public Member Trees: (Note: not considered a reliable primary source).