Adaline Slane

Female13 December 1849–28 August 1934

Brief Life History of Adaline

When Adaline Slane was born on 13 December 1849, in Union Township, Wells, Indiana, United States, her father, Hugh Slane, was 56 and her mother, Susannah Kohr, was 38. She married John Milton Cheesman on 12 August 1873. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Union Township, Huntington, Indiana, United States for about 20 years and Huntington, Huntington Township, Huntington, Indiana, United States in 1920. She died on 28 August 1934, in Huntington, Indiana, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Huntington, Huntington Township, Huntington, Indiana, United States.

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John Milton Cheesman
Adaline Slane
Marriage: 12 August 1873
Thaddeus A Cheesman
Emmett LeRoy Cheesman
John Alva Cheesman
Goldie Cheesman

Sources (9)

  • Adaline Cheesman in household of John M Cheesman, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Adaline Slane - birth:
  • Adaline Slane, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 August 1873
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)

    1851 · Constitution of 1851

    Age 2

    Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.


    Age 14

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1872 · The First National Park

    Age 23

    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    Name Meaning

    Irish (Meath): from de Sláine, a rare Norman Irish habitational name from Slane, County Meath. The place- or river name Sláine (compare the river Slaney) means ‘health, wholeness’, and was sometimes used for a holy well.

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

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