Alexander Neely Sloan

3 August 1822–27 November 1899 (Age 77)
Belleview Township, Washington, Missouri, United States

The Life of Alexander Neely

When Alexander Neely Sloan was born on 3 August 1822, in Belleview Township, Washington, Missouri, United States, his father, Thomas I Sloan, was 37 and his mother, Catherine B Neeley, was 38. He married Mary Elizabeth Wiatt in 1841, in Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Iron Township, Iron, Missouri, United States in 1860 and Jackson Township, Reynolds, Missouri, United States in 1880. He died on 27 November 1899, in Ellington, Reynolds, Missouri, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Ellington, Reynolds, Missouri, United States.

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Alexander Neely Sloan
Mary Elizabeth Wiatt
Marriage: 1841
Frances Catherine Sloan
Louisa J Sloan
George Dawson Sloan
William Thomas Sloan
Mary E Sloan
Josephine Eleanor Sloan
Benjamin Alexander Sloan
James Burke Sloan
Eliza Donnell Sloan

Spouse and Children

Missouri, United States


    Frances Catherine Sloan


    George Dawson Sloan


    Louisa J Sloan


    William Thomas Sloan


    Mary E Sloan


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World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 3

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1829 · Missouri State Library

Age 7

The first Missouri State Library was established by law on January 22, 1829. This law was created due to the large amount of public documents which had been collected in the office of Missouri's secretary of state. The library included documentation of the actions of the Missouri senate and house. The documents were cataloged and made available to the public. The public had access to any of the books in the library from sunup to sundown on any day except Sunday.

Age 24

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Ó Sluaghadháin ‘descendant of Sluaghadhán’, a diminutive the Gaelic personal name Sluaghadh ( see Slowey ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Alexander Sloan, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Alexander Sloan, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Alexander Sloan, "United States Census, 1880"

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