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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William Harrison Slaughter
Sarah Lucinda Crawford
Frank Slaughter
Henrietta Slaughter
Fred C Slaughter
Harriet Wood Slaughter
John Slaughter
Amelia Ianthan Slaughter
Edgar D Slaughter
Walter Hurrell Slaughter

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    Frank Slaughter




    Harriet Wood Slaughter


    John Slaughter


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World Events (2)


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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