Elizabeth French Slaughter

1790–1868 (Age 78)
King George, Virginia, United States

The Life of Elizabeth French

When Elizabeth French Slaughter was born in 1790, in King George, Virginia, United States, her father, Capt. Philip Pendleton Slaughter, was 32 and her mother, Margaret French Strother, was 31. She married John Battaile Dade in 1808, in Stafford, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Washington, District of Columbia, United States in 1850. She died in 1868, in King George, Virginia, United States, at the age of 78.

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John Battaile Dade
Elizabeth French Slaughter
Marriage: 1808
Margaret Dade
Philip Dade
Townsend Dade
Dabney Cosby Dade
Julia M. Dade
Matilda Dade

Spouse and Children

Stafford, Virginia, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 1

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
1801 · First Inauguration in D.C.

Age 11

On March 4, 1801, Thomas Jefferson became the first President to have his inauguration in Washington D.C.

Age 22

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

English:1. occupational name for a slaughterer of animals, from Middle English slahter (an agent derivative of slaht ‘killing’). 2. topographic name from Middle English sloghtre ‘boggy place’, or a habitational name from a place named with this term (Old English slōhtre), for example Upper and Lower Slaughter in Gloucestershire. 3. topographic name for someone who lived by a blackthorn or sloe, Old English slāhtrēow.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Eliza Dade in household of John B Dade, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Eliza S Dade in household of John Dade, "United States Census, 1850"

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