John Jacob Slaugh Jr

15 February 1819–22 April 1903 (Age 84)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of John Jacob

When John Jacob Slaugh Jr was born on 15 February 1819, in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, John Jacob Slaugh Sr, was 30 and his mother, Margaretha Hamman, was 24. He married Rachel Sylvania Smick on 18 July 1851, in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. He died on 22 April 1903, in Vernal, Uintah, Utah, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Vernal Memorial Park, Vernal, Uintah, Utah, United States.

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John Jacob Slaugh Jr
Matilda Smuin
Marriage: 2 January 1864
John Jacob Slaugh III
Sarah Eleanor Slaugh
George Alfred Slaugh
Ada Elena Slaugh
Henry Edward Slaugh
Florence Matilda Slaugh
Elmer Warren Slaugh
Dora Elizabeth Slaugh

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 January 1864Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1820 · Making States Equal
    Age 1
    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
    1820 · Making Land more affordable
    Age 1
    The United States law requiring full payment at the time of purchase and registration of any land. to help encourage sales and make land more affordable, Congress reduced the minimum price of dollar per acre and the minimum size that could be purchased. Most of this land for sale was located on the frontier which was then "The West". This Act was good for many Americans, but it was also over used by wealthy investors.
    Age 27
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Altered form of English Slough or German Schlauch .

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

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    Story Highlight

    The Last Trapper: an American Saga

    The Last Trapper: an American Saga Author: Armstrong, Erma Lenore, 1929- Summary: Chiefly a record of some of the ancestors and life of Leonard Slaugh. He spent most of his life in the Utah as a farm …

    Sources (20)

    • John Slaugh, "United States Census, 1870"
    • John J Slaugh in entry for Jesse Willis, "Utah, County Marriages, 1871-1941"
    • John J. Slaugh in entry for Sarah Eleanor Robbins, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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