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David Sanders Laughlin

Birthplace: Dunbarton, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, United States
Death: December 05, 1856 (40)
Cedar Fort, Utah County, Utah Territory, United States
Place of Burial: Cedar Fort, Utah County, Utah, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of David Laughlin and Sarah Caroline Laughlin
Husband of Julia Ann Cook and Mary Lauchlen
Father of Mary Louisa Messersmith

Managed by: Mary Sanford Drexler
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About David Sanders Laughlin

Son of David Laughlin & Sarah Caroline Watkins

Married Julia Ann Bercier Rocker, 11 Apr 1849, Ohio City, Cuyahoga, Ohio

Latter-day Saint Biographical Encyclopedia Volume 4

Laughlin, David S., a member of the Mormon Battalion, Company D, was born April 28, 1816, in New Hampshire. He joined the Church at an early day in Kirtland, Ohio, and afterwards moved to Far West, Missouri, where he suffered persecution, together with the rest of the saints. He afterwards located in Nauvoo, and was with the saints when they were driven from that place in 1846. On the journey westward he enlistod in the Mormon Battalion, and after his return to Winter Quarters in the fall of 1847 he filled a mission to Ohio and settled in Great Salt Lake Valley with his family in 1852. Later he located in Cedar Valley, Utah, where he died Dec. 5, 1856, after a long illness, being only forty years old. He left a widow and four children and was a highly respected man.

Obit: The following published in No. 43, is re-inserted--the name in the copy, having been incorrectly written; In Fort Cedar, Cedar Valley, December 5, 1856, David S. LAUCHLIN, died aged 40 years, 7 months and 29 days. Elder Lauchlin embraced the gospel in Kirtland, Ohio; moved to Far West, Missouri, and suffered with the saints in ther expulsion from that region; moved to Nauvoo and was driven from there; cheerfully enlisted in the 'Mormon Battalion,' in obedience to the call; returned to Winter Quarters in 1847; proceeded from there on a mission to Ohio, and moved with his family to these valleys in 1852. He lived respected and esteemed by those who knew him, and died in full hope of the reward awaiting the faithful.

Mormon Battalion, Company D DAVID LAUGHLIN, (Tyler's list, DAVID S. LAUGHLIN) Private. On detached service since Oct. 17, 1846, by order of Colonel Doniphan, Commanding Army of the West. Mustered out with detachment, to date July 16, 1847, as DAVID LAUCHLIN.

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David Sanders Laughlin's Timeline

April 26, 1816
Dunbarton, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, United States
March 4, 1846
Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States
December 5, 1856
Age 40
Cedar Fort, Utah County, Utah Territory, United States
Cedar Fort, Utah County, Utah, United States