Judith Garland

13 July 1767–
Trinity Parish, Louisa, Virginia, United States

The Life of Judith

When Judith Garland was born on 13 July 1767, in Trinity Parish, Louisa, Virginia, United States, her father, Robert Garland, was 46 and her mother, Rebecca Bullock, was 46. She married John Slayden on 2 October 1788, in Louisa, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She died in Corydon, Henderson, Kentucky, United States.

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John Slayden
Judith Garland
Marriage: 2 October 1788
Elizabeth Slaton
Daniel Slayden
Henrietta G Slaydon
Mary ( Polly) Rosamond Slayden
Robert Garland Slayden
Nancy S Slayden
Clifton R Slayden
Lucinda Jane Slayden
John Slayden Jr

Spouse and Children

2 October 1788
Louisa, Virginia, United States


    Elizabeth Slaton


    Daniel Slayden


    Henrietta G Slaydon


    Mary ( Polly) Rosamond Slayden


    Robert Garland Slayden


+4 More Children

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+2 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 9

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 13

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 33

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.

Name Meaning

English:1. metonymic occupational name for a maker of garlands or chaplets, perhaps also a habitational name from a house sign. The word is first attested in the 14th century, from Old French, and appears to be of Germanic origin. 2. habitational name from a minor place, such as Garland in Chulmleigh, Devon, named from Old English gāra ‘triangular piece of land’ ( see Gore ) + land ‘cultivated land’, ‘estate’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Judith Sladyen in entry for James J Dozer and Henrietta G Sladyen, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Judith Garland, "Virginia, Marriages, 1785-1940"
  • Judith Garlan, "Virginia, Marriages, 1785-1940"

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