Minerva Angeline Slayman

15 April 1851–28 September 1928 (Age 77)
Stark, Ohio, United States

The Life of Minerva Angeline

When Minerva Angeline Slayman was born on 15 April 1851, in Stark, Ohio, United States, her father, Mathias Slayman, was 48 and her mother, Mary Ann Bray, was 39. She married Plimpton James Sprankle on 6 March 1868, in Sugar Creek Township, Stark, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Franklin Township, Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States in 1880 and Smithville, Green Township, Wayne, Ohio, United States in 1900. She died on 28 September 1928, in Wooster, Wayne, Ohio, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Honeytown, Wayne, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Plimpton James Sprankle
Minerva Angeline Slayman
Marriage: 6 March 1868
Haman Curtis Sprankle
Anson Mythias Sprankle
Viola Sprankle
Delma C Baker
Delma Sprankle
Wilson Josiah Sprankle
Ora Bessie Sprankle
Cary Edwin Sprankle

Spouse and Children

6 March 1868
Sugar Creek Township, Stark, Ohio, United States


    Haman Curtis Sprankle




    Delma C Baker


    Delma Sprankle


+3 More Children

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World Events (8)

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 9

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Age 12

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 21

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

Possibly an altered form of Dutch Sliman .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Minerva Slamen in household of Matthius Salaman, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Minerva Sprankle in household of Timothy Sprankle, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Minerva Sprankle in household of Plimpton Sprankle, "United States Census, 1870"

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