Hazel Elizabeth Sloop

27 October 1907–4 November 1985 (Age 78)
Rowan, North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Hazel Elizabeth

When Hazel Elizabeth Sloop was born on 27 October 1907, in Rowan, North Carolina, United States, her father, Ernest Lee Sloop, was 31 and her mother, Susan Jemima Bostian, was 31. She had at least 2 sons and 2 daughters with William Vernon Scott Forbes. She lived in China Grove, Rowan, North Carolina, United States for about 30 years. She died on 4 November 1985, in Rowan, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Chestnut Hill Cemetery, Salisbury, Rowan, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Vernon Scott Forbes
Hazel Elizabeth Sloop
Robert Humphrey Forbes
Earnest Lee Forbes
Susan Patricia Forbes

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World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed
Age 1
Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1918 · Fort Bragg Established
Age 11
Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.
Age 22
13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

Possibly also an altered form of Dutch Sloep: metonymic occupational name for the owner or sailer of a sloep, small boat with oars and a mast.Americanized form of Swiss German Schlup .

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

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Sources (30)

  • Hazel Forbes in household of Ernest L Sloop, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Hazel Forbes in entry for Ernest Lee Forbes and Helen Kathleen Williams, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Hazel Sloop in household of Ernest L Sloop, "United States Census, 1910"

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