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John Westley McKaughan

Male 1802 - 1866  (~ 63 years)


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  • Name John Westley McKaughan  [1
    Born Oct 1802  KY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    _AMTID 390151101470:1030:116238515 
    Died 22 Feb 1866  Clay County, IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Hoosier Prairie, IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I22523  Puffer Genealogy
    Last Modified 4 Jun 2013 

    Father Archibald McKaughan, Jr.,   b. 1735, Antrim, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Jane Mercer,   b. Abt 1750,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F4067  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 22 Feb 1866 - Clay County, IL Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • JOHN WESTLEY McKAUGHAN: married SARAH COLLETT 29 July 1824, Wayn e County, Kentucky.
      1830 Pulaski County, Kentucky census
      JOHN W. McKAHAN

      1 male over 20 under 30 (John W.)
      2 females under 5
      1 female over 5 under 10
      1 female over 20 under 30 (Sarah
      In 1840, Jown W. McKaughan and family were in Breckenridge County, Kent ucky.
      1850 Clay County, IL census:

      1850 Census, Clay Co., IL

      Last Name First Name Age Sex Occupation State of Bi rth

      McKAUGHAN, John 48 M Farmer Kentucky
      Sarah 44 F Kentucky
      Isabel 18 F Kentucky
      George 14 M IL
      Bernetta 12 F IL
      Margaret 10 F IL
      John 6 M IL
      Mariah 2 F IL

      One of the older girls must have been gone by this time. The name West ley was very importan t for some reason several generations in Kentucky . We found it given to several children.
      One of these boys was killed during the Civil War.
      supplied by:
      Pulaski and Breckenridge census
      Nancy Van Antwerp. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 1983
      Breckenridge County Courthouse

  • Sources 
    1. [S1221] The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Ancestral File (TM) REPO: @R1@.