Janet McLaughlin was born in Strathblane, Scotland on April 18, 1854 and came to Canada at the age of seven with her parents. The family originally settled in Stratford, Ontario before moving to Hamiota, Manitoba. In 1882 she married James McLaughlin of Rapid City, Manitoba where they farmed for several years. In 1889, the young family moved to the Dauphin district where Ms. McLaughlin lived for over forty years. Janet McLaughlin was mother to seven children.
Scope and Content
The collection consists of one minute book from the Gartmore Ladies club, and a copy of “Story of a Pioneer Woman” by Ruth Goodhand, which was published in the Dauphin Herald newspaper in 1958.
Collection Reference: MSS SC 130