Beecher D. Sloop

27 December 1872–9 February 1935 (Age 62)
Paris, Paris Township, Edgar, Illinois, United States

The Life of Beecher D.

When Beecher D. Sloop was born on 27 December 1872, in Paris, Paris Township, Edgar, Illinois, United States, his father, Harrison William Sloop, was 39 and his mother, Sarah Duell, was 28. He married Anna Sarah Bush on 19 February 1897, in Knappa, Clatsop, Oregon, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Parker, Yakima, Washington, United States in 1920 and Tieton, Yakima, Washington, United States in 1930. He died on 9 February 1935, at the age of 62, and was buried in Yakima, Yakima, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

Beecher D. Sloop
Anna Sarah Bush
Marriage: 19 February 1897
Mary Ellen Sloop
Francis Victor Sloop
Alexander George Sloop
Bernice Margaret Sloop

Spouse and Children


    Anna Sarah Bush


19 February 1897
Knappa, Clatsop, Oregon, United States



    Francis Victor Sloop


    Alexander George Sloop


    Bernice Margaret Sloop


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 3

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1880 · The Great Gale of 1880

Age 8

The Great Gale of 1880 was a severe snow and wind storm that devastated parts of Oregon and Washington on January 9, 1880. The extratropical cyclone caused tides to rise seven feet, gale force winds, and snow accumulations of up to 18 inches.  
1889 · Washington Becomes a State

Age 17

On November 11, 1889, Washington Territory became Washington State the 42nd state to enter the Union. The state was named in honor of George Washington.

Name Meaning

Possibly an altered spelling of Dutch Sloep, an occupatonal nickname for the owner or sailer of a schloup, a type of sailing boat.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Beecher E Sloop, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Beecher Sloop, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Beecher Sloop Or Slorp, "United States Census, 1920"

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