Isabella Slater

1826–5 May 1887 (Age 61)
Hanley, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Isabella

Isabella Slater was born in 1826, in Hanley, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom as the daughter of John Slater and Ann. She married John Rowley on 27 February 1843, in Wigan, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Otoe, Nebraska, United States in 1860. She died on 5 May 1887, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Evanston City Cemetery, Evanston, Uinta, Wyoming, United States.

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John Rowley
Isabella Slater
Marriage: 27 February 1843
William Rowley
James Rowley
Isabella Rowley
Sarah Rowley
Margaret Rowley
Mary Rowley
Joseph B Rowley
John Rowley
Bryan Rowley

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  • Marriage
    27 February 1843Wigan, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
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    World Events (8)

    Age 4
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 4
    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.
    Age 17
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    Name Meaning

    English:occupational name for someone who lays slates on roofs, from Middle English sclat(t)er, occasionally slater ‘slater’ (a derivative of Old French esclate ‘slate’ + the Middle English agent suffix -er). See also Slate .in Sussex and adjacent counties, Slater and Slatter are probably post-medieval pronunciations of Slaughter ; there seems to be no medieval evidence in the southern coast counties for the occupational name Slater in 1 above.

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

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    Sources (14)

    • Isabella Slater in entry for Isabella, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • Isabella Rawley in household of John Rawley, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Isabella in entry for John Rawley and Josephine Skaggs, "Montana, County Marriages, 1865-1950"

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