George Sliker

1807–13 April 1877 (Age 70)
Hopewell, Mercer, New Jersey, United States

The Life of George

George Sliker was born in 1807, in Hopewell, Mercer, New Jersey, United States. He married Lucinda Sly in 1832, in Hopewell Center, Hopewell, Ontario, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He died on 13 April 1877, in Commerce, Oakland, Michigan, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Walled Lake, Oakland, Michigan, United States.

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George Sliker
Lucinda Sly
Marriage: 1832
Sarah E Sliker
Christopher James Sliker
Hannah J Sliker

Spouse and Children

Hopewell Center, Hopewell, Ontario, New York, United States


World Events (8)


Age 1

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Age 13

On January 28, 1820, the New Jersey Legislature incorporated the City of Jersey from parts of the Bergen Township. The city would be reincorporated two more times (January 23, 1829 and February 22, 1838) before receiving its official name. Jersey City became part of the new Hudson County in February of 1840.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 23

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

Dutch:1. nickname for a furtive or stealthy person, from an agent derivative of slijken ‘to creep about’. Compare German Schleicher . 2. topographic name from slijk ‘mud’, ‘slime’ + -er, suffix denoting an inhabitant.

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

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Sources (3)

  • George Stiker, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Geo Sliker in entry for Hanna Colquitt, "Michigan Deaths and Burials, 1800-1995"
  • George Sliker, "Michigan, Deaths and Burials, 1800-1995"

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