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The LOUGH Family

This family is of German ancestry and came to Randolph from Pendleton in about 1840. The original German name was spelled LOCH. Adam LOUGH was perhaps the first member of the family to come to America. He settled on Deer Run in Pendleton in 1772 and died in 1789. His wife's name was Barbara CONRAD--perhaps. They had seven children, Elizabeth, Catherine, Barbara, Adam, George, John and Conrad. John married Sarah HARPOLE. They had eleven children. The fifth son, Elias R. LOUGH, was born in Pendleton in 1815 and died in Randolph in 1886. In 1843 he married Dorcas, daughter of George and Ruth (MORGAN) WEESE. Children, Angeline, Rebecca, John Vernon, Leslie J. and George Morgan.

John Vernon LOUGH was born in 1850 and in 1894 married Delila WILSON, daughter of Solomon and Abigail (RYAN) CAPLINGER. They had one child, Wilson.

Geo. M. LOUGH, son of Elias and Dorcas (WEESE) LOUGH, was born in 1845. He married Louisa, daughter of Alba and Emily (WILMOTH) CHENOWETH. Children, Guy and Leslie. Leslie, son of Geo. M. LOUGH, married Eva L. GROSE.

Source: History of Randolph County by Dr. A. S. Bosworth (Published 1916. Reprinted 1975.) Chapter XVI, Page 359
THE LOUGH FAMILY
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