George Bassett Slater

12 February 1804–15 November 1843 (Age 39)
Dudley, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of George Bassett

When George Bassett Slater was born on 12 February 1804, in Dudley, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Samuel Slater, was 35 and his mother, Hannah Wilkinson, was 29. He married Lydia Robinson on 6 May 1825. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 15 November 1843, in his hometown, at the age of 39, and was buried in Webster, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Bassett Slater
1804–1843
Lydia Robinson
1795–1891
Marriage: 6 May 1825
Samuel Everett Slater
1826–1854
George B. Slater
1835–1843
George Arkwright Slater
1829–1841
Elisabeth Hamilton Slater
1831–1880
William Strutt Slater
1833–1890

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
6 May 1825
children

(5)

    Samuel Everett Slater

    Male1826–1854Male

    George Arkwright Slater

    Male1829–1841Male

    Elisabeth Hamilton Slater

    Female1831–1880Female

    William Strutt Slater

    Male1833–1890Male

    George B. Slater

    Male1835–1843Male

Parents and Siblings

    Male1768–1835Male

    Hannah Wilkinson

    Female1774–1812Female

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (7)

1808

Age 4

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1812

Age 8

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 15

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: occupational name for a slater, from an agent derivative of Middle English s(c)late ‘slate’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Geo. B. Slater, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • George B. Slater, Esq., "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • George B. Slater, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"

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