May Slocum

8 May 1886–14 March 1964 (Age 77)
Osborne Township, Pipestone, Minnesota, United States

The Life of May

When May Slocum was born on 8 May 1886, in Osborne Township, Pipestone, Minnesota, United States, her father, Fred F Slocum, was 19 and her mother, Caroline May Moore, was 27. She lived in Alcester, Union, South Dakota, United States in 1910 and Cazenovia, Richland, Wisconsin, United States in 1930. She died on 14 March 1964, in Baraboo, Sauk, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Walnut Hill Cemetery, Baraboo, Sauk, Wisconsin, United States.

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Benjamin Franklin Querhammer
May Slocum

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    Deborah Margaret Slocum



World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

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.
1893 · The Minnesota State Flag

Age 7

The Flag of Minnesota was adopted on August 2 and consists of scenes from the seal of Minnesota. The flag has been modified over the years to be easier to manufacture.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 21

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

English (West Country): habitational name from a place named with the Old English elements slāh ‘sloe’ + cumb ‘valley’, in particular Slocum on the Isle of Wight and in Devon.

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

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Sources (3)

  • May A Querhammer in household of Ben F Querhammer, "United States Census, 1930"
  • May Querhamer in household of Benjamin Querhamer, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mary Slocum in household of Fred F Slocum, "United States Census, 1900"

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