Charles Slavens

Brief Life History of Charles

When Charles Slavens was born in 1825, in Virginia, United States, his father, John William Slaven, was 29 and his mother, Mary A., was 26. He lived in Ripley, Jackson, Virginia, United States in 1850.

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John William Slaven
Mary A.
Elizabeth M Slaven
William Slaven
Cooper Slaven
Charles Slavens
Margaret Jane Slaven
James C. Slaven
Jacob Nathaniel Slaven

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  • Charles Stanor in household of William Stanor, "United States Census, 1850"

World Events (3)

1825 · The Crimes Act

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.

Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Slavin , with the superfluous Englishpatronymic ending -s.

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

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