Joseph Slaughter

9 March 1802–25 November 1875 (Age 73)
Maryland Line, Baltimore, Maryland, United States

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Slaughter was born on 9 March 1802, in Maryland Line, Baltimore, Maryland, United States, his father, Joseph Slaughter, was 39 and his mother, Rachel Harper, was 33. He married Elizabeth Hardesty on 4 December 1823, in Coshocton, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 25 November 1875, in Ogle, Illinois, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Chapel Hill Cemetery, Lafayette Township, Ogle, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Slaughter
1802–1875
Elizabeth Hardesty
1803–1843
Marriage: 4 December 1823
Lewis Slaughter
1824–1843
Edmund Hardesty Slaughter
1828–1847
Henry Brown Slaughter
1828–1926
William Slaughter
1829–1902
Adin V. Slaughter
1831–1904
Nancy M. Slaughter
1831–1925
Ruth Slaughter
1833–1918
Rachael Slaughter
1835–1921
Capt. John Slaughter
1836–1874
Joseph Alexander Slaughter
1838–1902
Elizabeth Slaughter
1839–
Arvilla N Slaughter
1841–
Capt. Thomas Slaughter
1842–1908

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
4 December 1823
Coshocton, Ohio, United States
children

(13)

+8 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Slaughter

    Male1762–1822Male

    Rachel Harper

    Female1768–1846Female

siblings

(9)

    Nancey Slawter

    Female1789–Female

    Elias Slaughter

    Male1792–1813Male

    John Slaughter

    Male1795–1823Male

    Mathew Slaughter

    Male1798–1864Male

    Benjamin Slaughter

    Male1799–Male

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1803

Age 1

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1818

Age 16

Illinois is the 21st state.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 23

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Joseph A Slaughter, "Iowa State Census, 1885"
  • Joseph Slaughter, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Joseph Salaughter, "United States Census, 1850"

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