Samuel Slocum II

Brief Life History of Samuel

When Samuel Slocum II was born on 21 February 1780, in Bennington, Bennington, Vermont, United States, his father, Samuel Slocum, was 23 and his mother, Margaret Spike, was 24. He married Elizabeth Whitney on 4 January 1805, in Canajoharie, Canajoharie, Montgomery, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Greig, Lewis, New York, United States in 1860. He died on 22 March 1864, in Greig, Greig, Lewis, New York, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Martinsburg, Lewis, New York, United States.

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Samuel Slocum II
Elizabeth Whitney
Marriage: 4 January 1805
Clarissa Slocum
Laura Slocum
Alvin Slocum
Arnold Melvin Slocum
Jane Slocum
Delight Slocum
Samuel Slocum III
Julia A Slocum
Susan Slocum
Emily Mary Slocum
John Whitney Slocum
Jefferson Henry Slocum

Sources (6)

  • Samuel Slocum, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Samuel Slocum, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Samuel Slocum in entry for J W Slocum and Martha Miller, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"

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Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Slocum in Shorwell (Isle of Wight) or Slocombeslade in Brendon (Devon). Both placenames derive from Old English slāh ‘sloe, blackthorn’ + cumb ‘valley’.

History: Anthony Slocombe or Slocum (1590–1674/75) came from Taunton, Somerset, England, to Taunton, MA, in 1637.

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

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