Sir William Henry Hans Sloan

1653–28 March 1728 (Age 75)
White Castle, County Donegal, Ireland

The Life of William Henry Hans

When Sir William Henry Hans Sloan was born in 1653, in White Castle, County Donegal, Ireland, his father, Alexander Sloanne, was 28 and his mother, Sarah Hicks, was 33. He married Jane Hamilton in 1675, in Down, County Down, Ireland. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 28 March 1728, in Chelsea, Middlesex, England, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

Sir William Henry Hans Sloan
Jane Hamilton
Marriage: 1683
Archibald Caleb Sloan
Sarah Sloan
William Sloane

Spouse and Children

Killyleagh, County Down, Ireland



    Sarah Sloan


    William Sloane


Parents and Siblings

    Alexander Sloanne


    Sarah Hicks




World Events (6)


Age 19

Over 6,000 Irish boys and women sold as slaves since England gained control of Jamaica.
1688 · Glorious Revolution

Age 35

The Glorious Revolution brought the downfall of Catholic King James II and the reign of his Protestant daughter Mary and her Dutch husband, William III of Orange.

Age 37

William of Orange (William III) lands at Carrickfergus and defeats James II at Battle of the Boyne.

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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Story Highlight

7 Children and 5 Grandchildren.

William Sloan and Jane Hamilton had 7 children and 5 Grandchildren. 6 of their children had no offspring.

Sources (1)

  • Ancestors and Descendants of Alexander Sloane Killyleagh, Co Down

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