John Henry Laughlin was the son of Scottish immigrants. He was born in upstate New York in 1836 and died at his home in Post Twp, Allamakee County in 1916. Shown are his children by his first wife Mary Douglas (1842-1883).
Back row (left to right): Lillian May Laughlin Douglas (1866-1928), Elmore Atkins Lauglin (1868-1892), and Emma Agnes Laughlin Brooks (1871-1945).
Front row (left to right): Abbie Frances Laughlin Miller (1881-1958), John Henry Laughlin, and Cora Belle Laughlin (1877-1898)
Children who died before this photo were David Henry Laughlin (1861-1886), Charles E. Laughlin (1863-1865), William B. Laughlin (1873-1891), and Frank Robert Laughlin (1875-1883).
John Henry Laughlin's second wife was Elizabeth "Lizzy" Murray (1836-1916). The second photo shows John Henry Laughlin with Lizzie and their son Harold Murray Laughlin (1889-1969).