John Slader

1736–March 1827 (Age 91)
Parracombe, Devon, England

The Life of John

When John Slader was born in 1736, in Parracombe, Devon, England, his father, John Slader, was 26 and his mother, Mary Lord, was 31. He married Agnes Lerwill on 5 April 1764, in Parracombe, Devon, England. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He died in March 1827, in Parracombe, Devon, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 91, and was buried in Parracombe, Devon, England, United Kingdom.

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John Slader
Agnes Lerwill
Marriage: 5 April 1764
John Slader
William Slader
William Slader
Grace Slader
Agnes Slader

Spouse and Children

5 April 1764
Parracombe, Devon, England


Parents and Siblings

    John Slader


    Mary Lord




World Events (8)

1752 · Gregorian Calendar is Adopted

Age 16

Gregorian calendar was adopted in England in 1752. That year, Wednesday, September 2, 1752, was followed by Thursday, September 14th, 1752, which caused the country to skip ahead eleven days.
1754 · Seven Years' War

Age 18

The Seven Years' War began as a North American conflict then stretched between England and France. England, along with allies, battled France in America, India, and Europe, making it arguably the first global war. The conflict ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris in 1763 and England was victorious. The Seven Years' war ultimately led to discontent in the colonies and the American Revolution.
1770 · Boston Tea Party

Age 34

Thousands of British troops were sent to Boston to enforce Britain's tax laws. Taxes were repealed on all imports to the American Colonies except tea. Americans, disguised as Native Americans, dumped chests of tea imported by the East India Company into the Boston Harbor in protest. This escalated tensions between the American Colonies and the British government.

Name Meaning

English (Devon): unexplained.

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

Sources (3)

  • John Slader, "England, Devon and Cornwall Marriages, 1660-1912"
  • John Slader, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"
  • John Slader in entry for Grace Slader, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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