Joseph W Sloniker

Brief Life History of Joseph W

When Joseph W Sloniker was born on 6 January 1836, in Ohio, United States, his father, David Sloniker, was 26 and his mother, Catherine Hoover, was 22. He married Ethelinda Snyder about 1857, in Washington, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Huntington, Huntington Township, Huntington, Indiana, United States in 1850 and Washington, Monroe, Ohio, United States in 1870. He died on 8 May 1918, in Independence Township, Washington, Ohio, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Deucher, Washington, Ohio, United States.

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Joseph W Sloniker
Ethelinda Snyder
Marriage: about 1857
George Addison Slonaker
Edward Slonaker
Albert Sloanaker
James Slonaker
William M Slonaker
Eliza Jane Slonaker
Andrew Russel Slonaker
Alonzo L Slanaker
Edgar A. Slonaker

Sources (16)

  • Joseph W Slonaker, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Joseph W Slanaker, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Joseph Slonaker in entry for O. A. Slonaker, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"

World Events (8)

1841 · Indiana Nears Bankruptcy

The State of Indiana was near bankruptcy in 1841 due to the inability to repay interest incurred for the Massive Internal Improvement Act. The state liquidated much of its public works. Many of the projects were handed over to the state’s creditors as a way to reduce debt. Only two of the eight proposed infrastructure projects were completed by the creditors.


U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Name Meaning

Variant of Slonaker 2, a surname of German origin.

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

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