Hannah L Slyter

Brief Life History of Hannah L

When Hannah L Slyter was born on 20 March 1822, in Russell, St. Lawrence, New York, United States, her father, Samuel Slyter, was 35 and her mother, Margaret Brown, was 31. She married James J. Cooper in 1841, in Lorain, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Fawn River, St. Joseph, Michigan, United States in 1850 and Kansas, United States in 1870. She died on 7 March 1897, in Mulberry, Crawford, Kansas, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Mulberry, Crawford, Kansas, United States.

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James J. Cooper
Hannah L Slyter
Marriage: 1841
Mariah Cooper
Leonard B Cooper
John C Cooper
Ashel McKeen Cooper
Hazel Cooper
James Charles Cooper

Sources (25)

  • Hannah Cooper in household of James Cooper, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Hannah Slyter, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Hanna L. Summerville, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.


U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

Probably an altered form of Sluyter .

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

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