Charles Raymond Slavens

24 January 1908–11 March 1985 (Age 77)
Terre Haute, Vigo, Indiana, United States

The Life of Charles Raymond

When Charles Raymond Slavens was born on 24 January 1908, in Terre Haute, Vigo, Indiana, United States, his father, George Nelson Slavens, was 30 and his mother, Lida May Sanders, was 21. He married Burdetta Hedge on 13 October 1931, in Brazil, Clay, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Honey Creek MM, Vigo, Indiana, United States in 1910. He died on 11 March 1985, in Terre Haute, Vigo, Indiana, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Grandview Cemetery, Terre Haute, Vigo, Indiana, United States.

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Charles Raymond Slavens
Burdetta Hedge
Marriage: 13 October 1931
Wilma Jean Slavens
Charles Edward Slavens
Evelyn Carol Slavens
Jackie Ray Slavens

Spouse and Children

13 October 1931
Brazil, Clay, Indiana, United States


    Wilma Jean Slavens


    Charles Edward Slavens


    Evelyn Carol Slavens


    Jackie Ray Slavens


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World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 2

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Age 21

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

Irish: variant of Slavin , with the superfluous English patronymic ending -s.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Charles Slarens in household of George Slarens, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Charles R Slavons in household of George N Slavons, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Charles Slavens, "United States Census, 1940"

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