Abraham Slaughter

10 December 1769–18 July 1840 (Age 70)
Oxford, Granville, North Carolina, British Colonial America

The Life of Abraham

When Abraham Slaughter was born on 10 December 1769, in Oxford, Granville, North Carolina, British Colonial America, his father, Jacob Schlotterer, was 37 and his mother, Mary Hoffman, was 33. He married Joanna Scott on 27 September 1800, in Granville, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 7 daughters. He died on 18 July 1840, in Granville, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Granville, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Abraham Slaughter
1769–1840
Joanna Scott
1783–1847
Marriage: 27 September 1800
Elizabeth Glover Slaughter
1801–1873
Frances "Franky" Slaughter
1802–1873
Thomas Scott Slaughter
1804–1878
Alice Glover Slaughter
1806–
Barbara Landers Slaughter
1808–1837
Susanna Slaughter
1809–1860
Sarah Philpott Slaughter
1811–1884
Jacob Glover Slaughter
1814–1897
James H. Slaughter
1815–1863
William Peterson Blair Slaughter
1816–1890
Charity Scott Slaughter
1819–1883
James H. Slaughter
1821–1870
Abraham Samuel Slaughter
1823–1880

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
27 September 1800
Granville, North Carolina, United States
children

(13)

+8 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1732–1824Male

    Mary Hoffman

    Female1736–1782Female

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1774 · Edenton Tea Party

Age 5

On October 25, 1774, the Edenton Tea Party took place. It was the first organized women's protest. They put their cups down and refused to buy any tea.
1776

Age 7

North Carolina is the 12th state.
1788 · The First Presidential Election

Age 19

The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Abram Slaughter, "United States Census, 1810"
  • Abraham Slaughter, "United States Census, 1800"
  • Abraham Slaughlin, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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