Ann Slocum

Brief Life History of Ann

When Ann Slocum was born on 23 December 1773, in Long Branch City, Monmouth, New Jersey, United States, her father, Jonathan Slocum, was 42 and her mother, Mary Webley, was 39. She married Asher Brinley on 26 January 1805, in Monmouth, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 10 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Asher Brinley
1778–1853
Ann Slocum
1773–
Marriage: 26 January 1805
Henry Brimley
1795–1871
Michael Brinley
1801–
Margaret W. Brinley
1806–
Mercy Brimley
1796–1851
Sarah Brimley
1798–1865
Giles Brimley
1799–1878
Cathrine Brimley
1800–1885
Mary Brimley
1801–1858
Abigail Brimley
1802–1876
Sylvia Brimley
1803–1885
Eliza Brimley
1804–1882
Elizabeth Brinley
1805–1857
Isaac Brimley
1806–1895
Lydia Ann Brinley
1814–1881

Sources (2)

  • Nancy Slocom, "New Jersey, County Marriages, 1682-1956"
  • A Short History of the Slocums, Slocumbs and Slocombs of America ..., Volume 1

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World Events (8)

1775

"During the six-year Revolutionary war, more of the fights took place in New Jersey than any other colony. Over 296 engagements between opposing forces were recorded. One of the largest conflicts of the entire war took place between Morristown and Middlebrook, referred to as the ""Ten Crucial Days"" and remembered by the famous phrase ""the times that try men's souls"". The revolution won some of their most desperately needed victories during this time."

1776

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

1804

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

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Slocum in Shorwell (Isle of Wight) or Slocombeslade in Brendon (Devon). Both placenames derive from Old English slāh ‘sloe, blackthorn’ + cumb ‘valley’.

History: Anthony Slocombe or Slocum (1590–1674/75) came from Taunton, Somerset, England, to Taunton, MA, in 1637.

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

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