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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Family Time Line

John Slayden
1759–1835
Judith Garland
1767–
Marriage: 2 October 1788
Elizabeth Slaton
1779–
Daniel Slayden
1788–1844
Henrietta G Slaydon
1792–1817
Mary ( Polly) Rosamond Slayden
1794–
Robert Garland Slayden
1796–1840
Nancy S Slayden
1798–1831
Clifton R Slayden
1801–1842
Lucinda Jane Slayden
1804–
John Slayden Jr
1810–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
2 October 1788
Louisa, Virginia, United States
children

(9)

    Elizabeth Slaton

    Female1779–Female

    Daniel Slayden

    Male1788–1844Male

    Henrietta G Slaydon

    Female1792–1817Female

    Mary ( Polly) Rosamond Slayden

    Female1794–Female

    Robert Garland Slayden

    Male1796–1840Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1776

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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