John McLaughlin born about 1819 in Kilkenny, Ireland . . . John McLaughlin born about 1819 in Kilkenny, Ireland. Died in 1909 at 90 years old in St. Columban. John married Mary Delaney in 1845 at St. Andrews East, Quebec. They had 8 children. Both John & Mary are buried in St. Columban Cemetery. John was the son of the original McLaughlin settlers in St. Columban (Michael McLaughlin & Ann Quinslisk). He arrived in Montreal about 1823 at the age of abt. 5 with his sister Mary. aged about 3 (1821-1912). Mary McLaughlin later married John Funchion. A stone erected by their son, Richard Funchion, indicates that Mary & John Funchion are buried in St. Columban Cemetery.