Henrietta Slaughter

1855–23 April 1864 (Age 9)
Hamptonburgh, Hamptonburgh, Orange, New York, United States

The Life of Henrietta

When Henrietta Slaughter was born in 1855, in Hamptonburgh, Hamptonburgh, Orange, New York, United States, her father, William Harrison Slaughter, was 40 and her mother, Sarah Lucinda Crawford, was 28. She lived in Hamptonburgh, Orange, New York, United States in 1860. She died on 23 April 1864, in Hamptonburgh, Hamptonburgh, Orange, New York, United States, at the age of 9.

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Family Time Line

William Harrison Slaughter
1815–1869
Sarah Lucinda Crawford
1827–1883
Frank Slaughter
1852–1916
Henrietta Slaughter
1855–1864
Fred C Slaughter
1855–
Harriet Wood Slaughter
1859–
John Slaughter
1862–1864
Amelia Ianthan Slaughter
1864–
Edgar D Slaughter
1867–1900
Walter Hurrell Slaughter
1869–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

    Frank Slaughter

    Male1852–1916Male

    Female1855–1864Female

    Male1855–Male

    Harriet Wood Slaughter

    Female1859–Female

    John Slaughter

    Male1862–1864Male

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World Events (2)

1863

Age 8

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 8

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

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.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Henryetta Slaughter in household of William H Slaughter, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Henrietta Slaughter in household of William H Slaughter, "New York State Census, 1855"

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