Margaret Slocum

Brief Life History of Margaret

When Margaret Slocum was born about 1792, in Templeton, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Achilles Apelles Slocum, was 37 and her mother, Deborah Coleman, was 38.

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Family Time Line

Achilles Apelles Slocum
1756–1830
Deborah Coleman
1755–1820
Simon Slocum
1775–1851
Margaret Slocum
1792–
daughter Slocum
1796–1796
Abigail Slocum
1777–
Apellas Slocum
1779–
Jeremy Slocum
1780–1842
Alanson Slocomb
1782–
Rebecca Slocum
1784–1858
Otis Slocomb
1786–1861
Polly Slocomb
1793–
Mary Slocum
1794–1874
Nelson Slocum
1796–1861
Abigail Slocumb
1798–

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Margaret Slocum - birth: about 1792; Templeton, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

World Events (3)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

1803

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

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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