Anthony Slack

July 1761–11 March 1788
Alston, Cumberland, England

The Life of Anthony

When Anthony Slack was born in July 1761, in Alston, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom, his father, Anthony Slack, was 23 and his mother, Hannah Tinswood, was 23. He was buried in Alston, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Anthony Slack
1738–1804
Hannah Tinswood
1738–1823
Thomas Slack
1760–1762
Anthony Slack
1761–1788
Ann Slack
1763–1766
John Slack Sr.
1764–1840
Hannah Slack
1766–1766
Hannah Slack
1767–1768
Ann Slack
1768–1768
William Henry Slack
1770–1841
Thomas Slack
1773–
Joseph Slack
1781–
Hannah Slack
1783–1789

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Name Meaning

1 English and Dutch: nickname for an idle person, from Middle Dutch slac, Middle English slack, ‘lazy’, ‘careless’.2 English: topographic name from northern Middle English slack ‘shallow valley’ (Old Norse slakki), or a habitational name from one of the places named with this word, for example near Stainland and near Hebden Bridge in West Yorkshire.3 Scottish (Dumfriesshire): habitational name, maybe from Slake or Slack in Roberton, Roxburghshire (now part of Borders region).

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

Sources (3)

  • Anthony Slack, "England, Cumbria Parish Registers, 1538-1990"
  • Anthony Slack, "England, Cumbria Parish Registers, 1538-1990"
  • Anthony Slack, "England, Cumbria Parish Registers, 1538-1990"

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