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
1780–1864
Elizabeth Whitney
1785–1870
Marriage: 4 January 1805
Clarissa Slocum
1806–1858
Laura Slocum
1806–1896
Alvin Slocum
1809–1845
Arnold Melvin Slocum
1810–1889
Jane Slocum
1813–
Delight Slocum
1817–1860
Samuel Slocum III
1818–1905
Julia A Slocum
1821–1900
Susan Slocum
1822–1865
Emily Mary Slocum
1825–1875
John Whitney Slocum
1826–1901
Jefferson Henry Slocum
1831–1835

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"

World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

1791 · Vermont Becomes 14th State

On March 4, 1791, Vermont became the 14th state.

1803

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

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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