Minerva Slattery

1857–25 November 1858 (Age 1)
Vinton, Benton, Iowa, United States

The Life of Minerva

When Minerva Slattery was born in 1857, in Vinton, Benton, Iowa, United States, her father, John Slattery, was 37 and her mother, Elvira Yeoman, was 27. She died on 25 November 1858, in her hometown, at the age of 1, and was buried in Benton, Iowa, United States.

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John Slattery
Elvira Yeoman
Cornelia M Slattery
Joseph Lincoln Slattery
James Monroe Slattery
Minerva Slattery
Ellen Sarah Slattery
Thursa May Slattery
William Slattery

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World Events (1)

1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines

Age 0

The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.

Name Meaning

Irish (Munster): reduced form of O'Slattery, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Slat(ar)ra ‘descendant of Slatra’, a byname meaning ‘robust’, ‘strong’, ‘bold’.

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

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  • Minerva Slattery, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Minerva Slattery, "BillionGraves Index"

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