Mary L. Slinker

1837–22 July 1906 (Age 69)
Green Co., Kentucky

The Life of Mary L.

When Mary L. Slinker was born in 1837, her father, Joseph Slinker, was 24 and her mother, Rhody Skaggs, was 22. She married Benjamin Franklin Wilcoxson about 1863, in Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Barren, Kentucky, United States in 1850. She died on 22 July 1906, in Hardyville, Hart, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Whickerville, Hart, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Franklin Wilcoxson
Mary L. Slinker
Marriage: about 1863
Mary Franklin Wilcoxson
Thomas L. Wilcoxson
William H. Wilcoxson

Spouse and Children

about 1863
Kentucky, United States



    William H. Wilcoxson


    Thomas L. Wilcoxson


Parents and Siblings



+2 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 9

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1850 · 8th Most Populated State

Age 13

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.

Age 24

Historical Boundaries - 1861: Hart, Kentucky, United States

Name Meaning

Dutch: nickname for a lefthanded person, from Dutch 's linker, literally ‘of the left (hand)’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Mary Wilcoxen in household of Franklin Wilcoxen, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mary L Wilcoxson in household of Ben F Wilcoxson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • 1860 United States Federal Census

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