Joseph Slayden

17 May 1741–March 1819 (Age 77)
St. Peter's Parish, New Kent, Virginia, British Colonial America

The Life of Joseph

Joseph Slayden was born on 17 May 1741, in St. Peter's Parish, New Kent, Virginia, British Colonial America as the son of Arthur Slayden and Rachel. He had at least 11 sons and 6 daughters with Mildred "Milley" Everett. He died in March 1819, in Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Slayden
1741–1819
Mildred "Milley" Everett
1756–1834
Joel Joseph Slayden
1770–1852
John Slayton
1790–1819
Arthur Slayden
–1819
Sarah Slayden
1773–1872
Obediah Slayden
1774–1872
Thomas Slaydon
1775–1853
Stokeley Slayden
1776–1862
Benjamin Slayden Sr.
1781–1841
Daniel Everett Slayden
1782–1845
Frances Slayden
1785–1819
Rachel Elizabeth Slayden
1787–1860
Agnes Slayden
1788–1872
William Everett Slayden
1789–1861
Tolbert Everett Slayden
1792–1857
Margaret "Peggy" Slayden
1793–1857
Winston Slayden
1795–1833
Senah Slayden
1799–1880

Spouse and Children

children

(17)

    Male1770–1852Male

    Sarah Slayden

    Female1773–1872Female

    Obediah Slayden

    Male1774–1872Male

    Thomas Slaydon

    Male1775–1853Male

    Male1776–1862Male

+12 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (7)

1758 · Mount Vernon

Age 17

Mount Vernon Plantation was the home of George Washington. It started off as 2,000 acres and was later expanded to 8,000 acres. The house itself started off as a six room building then got extended to twenty-one rooms.
1775

Age 34

"Patrick Henry made his ""Give me Liberty or Give me Death"" speech in Richmond Virginia."
1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 39

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.

Name Meaning

Variant of Slaydon .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Arthur Slayden to Joseph Shelton et al - Louisa, Virginia deed book A, page 514 (one acre of land, the use of a spring, and the right to have a road from the parcel to Three Chopt Rd - witness, William Rutherford)
  • Joseph Slayton in entry for Thomas Weir and Agness Slayton, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"
  • Joseph Slayden in entry for Thomas Slayden and Rachel Slayden, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"

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