Watson Sleighter

26 September 1864–
United States

The Life of Watson

When Watson Sleighter was born on 26 September 1864, in United States, his father, T Hasbrouck Sleighter Slater, was 31 and his mother, Emily Clark, was 26. He lived in Esopus, Ulster, New York, United States in 1865 and Fishkill, Dutchess, New York, United States for about 5 years.

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Family Time Line

T Hasbrouck Sleighter Slater
Emily Clark
Weston Sleighter
William Watson Sleighter
Watson Sleighter
Alvin Sleighter
William Wade Sleighter
Ida Sleighter
Laura Sleighter

Parents and Siblings

    T Hasbrouck Sleighter Slater


    Emily Clark




    Weston Sleighter


    William Watson Sleighter



    Alvin Sleighter


    William Wade Sleighter


+2 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1865 · The Assassination of a President

Age 1

"While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 32

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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Sources (3)

  • Watson Sleighter in household of Hastrinck Sleighter, "New York State Census, 1865"
  • Watson Slater in household of Hasbrouk Slater, "New York State Census, 1875"
  • Watson Slater in household of Hasbrook Slater, "United States Census, 1880"

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