1.4 Nora Moran McLaughlin


Nora Moran


June 14, 1867 in Co. Mayo, Ireland


John Moran and Bridget McCann *


·         Margaret Moran m: Michael Gildea


Abt. 1884 to Michael McLaughlin (no records found in Cuyahoga Co.)


1900 Census indicates three other children who died

·         1.4.1 Marian, born Mar. 5, 1885 (from St. Malachi records, probably died young)

·         1.4.2 James, born Aug. 1886 m: Mary O’Brien

·         1.4.3 Thomas, born Feb. 1891

·         1.4.4 Robert, born Oct. 1892 m: Ressa McCormick

·         1.4.5 Elizabeth, born Dec. 8, 1896

·         1.4.6 Agnes, born Jan. 26, 1901 m: Herman Klaehn


·         March 13, 1921 in Cleveland, Ohio

·         Buried March 17, 1921 in Calvary Cemetery Sect. 20 Lot 573

Birth and Baptism

·         Probably born in Newport area.  No records found.

Immigration & Naturalization

·         Immigrated in 1887 (according to census records)

·         Naturalized (according to census), probably with marriage to Michael.

Census Records

·         1890 Census: Unavailable

·         1900:  In the 1900 United States Census, at 378 Detroit Street in Cleveland, Ohio (see Michael McLaughlin for details)

·         1910 Not found (yet)

·         In the 1920 United States Census, at 3394 W. 88th Street in Cleveland, Ohio, Nora McLaughlin is living with four of her children; Thomas, Robert, Elizabeth, and Agnes.  Nora is a 52 year old widow, immigrated in 1880 and naturalized in 1890.  She was born in Ireland as were her parents.  She is not employed.  Thomas is 29, single,  born in Ohio, and works as a mate on an ore carrier.  Robert is 27 years old, single, born in Ohio, and employed as a journeyman electrician.  Elizabeth is 22 years old, single, and is a stenographer for a yeast company.  Agnes is 19, single, and is also a stenographer.

City Directories

·         1904-05 Nora, widow, living at 378 Detroit


Church Records

·         Baptism records for 2 children (Marian and James) from St. Malachi records located at the Franklin Archives.

Marriage Records

·         None found, probably not married in Cuyahoga Co.

Death & Funeral Records

·         State of Ohio Certificate of Death, Vol. 3528, File No. 14056.  Date of birth listed as June 14th, 1867, no occupation.  Born in Ireland, parent John Moran and Bridget McCann *.  Informant Jas. McLaughlin, 3394 W. 88th St.  Cause of death “general peritonitis”, contributing cause “perferated gangreneous appendix”.  She was operated on March 11th by Dr. Frank Gallagher.


·         McLaughlin-Nora, age 54 years, wife of the late Michael, mother of James, Thomas, Robert, Elizabeth and Agnes, sister of Mrs. Michael Gildea, suddenly, at St. John's hospital, Sunday. Funeral Thursday, March 17, from late residence, 3394 W. 88th street. Services at St. Ignatius' church 9 a. m.


·         Housewife



·         378 Detroit Street, Cleveland (1900-1905)

·         3394 W. 88th St. (19xx-1921)

Other Documentation

·         More information on the Gildea family

Stories and Notes

·         Alice Marie Liegl thought her parents were both Moran (not McCann)

Leo Klaehn thought there were Moran cousins in Chicago and Blasdell, N.Y. (near Buffalo)

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