Luther Slate

1803–
Bernardston, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Luther

When Luther Slate was born in 1803, in Bernardston, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Zebediah Slate, was 47 and his mother, Rebecca Worden, was 32.

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Family Time Line

Zebediah Slate
1756–1833
Rebecca Worden
1771–1851
Asahel Slate
1790–1846
Jesse H Slate
1795–
Rufus Slate
1799–1856
Luther Slate
1803–
Fananda or Phinanda Slate
1804–1825
Clesson Slate
1808–1860
Rebecca M. Slate
1810–1838
Elvira Slate
1813–
Rebeka Slate
1815–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (3)

1803

Age 0

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1803 · The U.S doubles in size

Age 0

The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.
1804

Age 1

Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.

Name Meaning

English: metonymic occupational name for a slater, from Middle English slate ‘slate’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Luther Slate, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Baptism, "Smith Phillips" (includes sketch of the Ebenezer Peirce family)
  • Luther Slate, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"

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