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Andrew Lang (1827-1899) & Mrs. McLauglin

ANDREW LANG; born, 1827, Co. Sligo, Ireland; died April 26, 1899, at his home in St. Mary's Township, Waseca, Co., Minnesota at the age of 82. The Janesville Argus (May 3, 1899) includes the following: Andrew Lang, about 75 years old, died at his home in Wilton, Thursday after a long illness. For many years, Andrew Lang was a resident of Alton and made Janesville his trading point. He was known to all people as an upright and exemplary citizen. The funeral was held Saturday at St. Ann's Catholic Church.

He married Mrs. McLaughlin who had two children: Peter McLaughlin who for years was a member of the Minneapolis police Force. Peter married his stepfather's cousin, Kate Crystal. Peter had a sister, Mary McLaughlin (Mrs. John McDonough). Andrew's wife Anna, was born in June 1833 died in June 1920.
1. Patrick Thomas Lang was born about 1864 in Wisconsin. He married Catherine “Kate” Madden, daughter of Patrick Madden (born about 1828) and Mary K. Linehan (1832 – 1915). For many years Tom Lang operated a blacksmith shop in Waseca, Minn. The 1930 US Census shows Patrick T. Lang, age 66, occupation blacksmith living on Grand Avenue South in Minneapolis with his daughter Marcella Sullivan, age 30 and son-in-law Leo Sullivan, age 36, an automobile salesman. Thomas and Kate are buried in the Catholic Cemetery at Waseca.
Patrick Thomas Lang and Catherine Madden had the following children:
A. Marcella Lang. She was born about 1899 and raised in Waseca and married Leo Sullivan June 6, 1929. I think they live in the area of Los Angeles, Calif.
B. Joseph Cyril Lang was born 9 Feb 1902 at Waseca where he was raised. He died 12 March 1956 in Hennepin County, Minnesota and is buried in Waseca. He married Margaret Holmes of Waldorf, Minn.
Joseph Cyril Lang and Margaret Holmes had two sons:
Ronald T. born about 1924
Robert F. born about 1925
C. Mary Lang married John Farley. I think they settled near Milbank, So. Dakota.
3. Winifred (Winnie) Lang. She never married and died at the home of her brother, Mike in Minneapolis.
4. Michael (Mike) Lang. He left the farm in Waseca County about 1921 and worked for several years in Minneapolis. He died in the Spring of 196;?, at a Rest Home or in Marshall, Minn. He was the last of his generation to die. He never married.

 

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