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Edward McLaughlin

Birthplace: Rockford, Winnebago County, Illinois, United States
Death: October 05, 1928 (60)
Rockford, Winnebago County, Illinois, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Denis McLaughlin and Bridget McLaughlin
Brother of Benjamin McLaughlin; Mary A Kroeger; Margaret C Coonrad; Katherine Roberts; David McLaughlin and 2 others

Managed by: Laura Ann Sullivan
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About Edward McLaughlin

ROCKFORD MORNING STAR, Sunday, October 7, 1928 -- "Funeral Rites for Fire Victim to be Tuesday"

      Edward McLaughlin Dies from Tetanus Caused by Burns -- Funeral services for Edward McLaughlin, 63 years old, 730 Longwood Street, who died at St. Anthony hospital yeaterday morning from tetanus which developed from burns suffered Sept. 26, will be held at 9 o'clock Tuesday morning at the home of a sister, Mrs. E.L. Coonrad, 1010 North Winnebago Street, and at 9:30 o'clock at St. Peter Catholic Church. The reverend Frederick F. Connor will officiate and burial will be in the Catholic Cemetary.
      Tetanus Develops -- McLaughlin's clothing was ignited when a kerosene stove overturned in his home. His left leg was terribly burned but physicians said that he would have recovered if tetanus had not developed. Infection set in Friday and he died early yesterday morning at St. Anthony hospital. McLaughlin remained conscious until a few moments before his death.
      Coroner Fred C. Olson was notified of the case and swore in a jury to hold an inquest at 9:30 o'clock Tuesdat morning.
      McLaughlin lived alone, renting one room of a house at 730 Longwood Street. The remainder of the house was used for storage purposes by the landlord. Firemen summond to the scene the day of the fire extinguished the flames before any serious damage resulted. McLaughlin was found lying a few feet from the doorway. He was taken to the hospital in the police ambulance.
      Born in Rockford -- Edward McLaughlin was born in Rockford 63 years ago and lived here all his life. He had worked as a butcher and a carpenter. He was a bachelor. McLaughlin is survuved by two brothers, David and Fred (sic-Frank) McLaughlin of Rockford, and the following sisters: Mrs. E.L. Coonrad (Margaret), 1010 North Winnebago Street; Mrs. Catherine Roberts, 615 North Winnebago Street; Mrs. Gus Kroeger, Elkhart, Indiana; Mrs. Ross Dyer (Elizabeth), Watertown, South Dakota; and Mrs. Robert Klimpton, Miles City, Montana.
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May 19, 1868
Rockford, Winnebago County, Illinois, United States
October 5, 1928
Age 60
Rockford, Winnebago County, Illinois, United States