Jessie Gill Slaughter

1887–1946 (Age 59)
Yellow Pine, Webster, Louisiana, United States

The Life of Jessie Gill

When Jessie Gill Slaughter was born on 20 January 1887, in Yellow Pine, Webster, Louisiana, United States, his father, John Holloway Slaughter, was 28 and his mother, Milbry Knighton, was 22. He married Maggie Pearl Price on 5 May 1904. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in La Salle, Louisiana, United States in 1935 and Police Jury Ward 5, Catahoula, Louisiana, United States in 1940. He died on 20 April 1946, in Jena, La Salle, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Harrisonburg Cemetery, Harrisonburg, Catahoula, Louisiana, United States.

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Jessie Gill Slaughter
Maggie Pearl Price
Marriage: 5 May 1904
James Parvin Slaughter

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5 May 1904


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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 3

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 16

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

English:1. occupational name for a slaughterer of animals, from Middle English slahter (an agent derivative of slaht ‘killing’). 2. topographic name from Middle English sloghtre ‘boggy place’, or a habitational name from a place named with this term (Old English slōhtre), for example Upper and Lower Slaughter in Gloucestershire. 3. topographic name for someone who lived by a blackthorn or sloe, Old English slāhtrēow.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Jessie G Slaughter, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jessie G Slaughter, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Jessie G Slaughter, "United States Census, 1910"

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