McLaughlin, Nancy Pettit
- Existence: 1868-1939
Nancy Pettit McLaughlin was born on 21 March 1868 and died on 17 August 1939. She was the daughter of Merit and Mary Ann (Ruckman) Pettit and her sisters were named Amelia and Christina. Her husband was Elba Clark McLaughlin (1871-1924) and they had one daughter, Gladys Marie McLaughlin Owens (1895-1967).
Found in 1 Collection or Record:
Collection — Box: MISC-12, Folder: MSS-0099
Content Description The diary of Nancy Pettit McLaughlin documents her daily life after her marriage in Shiloh, Ohio. The entries reveal the activities of McLaughlin's daily life including what appears to be marital problems as she refers to "separating" from her husband in at least one instance. She also references her sister Amelia applying for a divorce. The diary's entries are regular for January-June 1898 and then cease until entries resume in 1903. The ledger also includes pages of expense at the back of the...