Charlie Rook Slicer

29 March 1870–25 August 1943 (Age 73)
Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Charlie Rook

When Charlie Rook Slicer was born on 29 March 1870, in Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States, his father, Lawrence Slicer, was 27 and his mother, Permelia Lindsey, was 32. He married Hattie Artell Lawrence on 2 September 1893, in Sumner, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Civil District 14, Sumner, Tennessee, United States in 1920 and Civil District 11, Robertson, Tennessee, United States in 1930. He died on 25 August 1943, in Gallatin, Sumner, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Sumner, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charlie Rook Slicer
Hattie Artell Lawrence
Marriage: 2 September 1893
Bessie Slicer
Oddie Edward Slicer
Charles Lawerence Slicer
Stella Adale Slicer
Malinda Pearl Slicer
Ella Mae Slicer
Henry Frank Slicer

Spouse and Children

2 September 1893
Sumner, Tennessee, United States


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Lawrence Slicer


    Permelia Lindsey




    William Slicer



    Mollie Slicer


World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

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.
1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

Age 8

When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 20

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized form of German Schleisser, an occupational name for someone whose job was to split wood ( see Schleis ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Charlie Slicer, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Charles Slicer in household of John Lindsay, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Charley R Slicer, "United States Census, 1930"

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