John Blakely Slaughter

1885–1977 (Age 92)
Louisiana, United States

The Life of John Blakely

When John Blakely Slaughter was born on 3 February 1885, in Louisiana, United States, his father, John Holloway Slaughter, was 26 and his mother, Milbry Knighton, was 20. He married Daisy Lenora Riley on 20 October 1907, in Catahoula, Louisiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Ward Six, Winn, Louisiana, United States in 1910 and Clarendon, Donley, Texas, United States in 1920. He died in March 1977, in Louisiana, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Belah Cemetery, Trout, La Salle, Louisiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Blakely Slaughter
1885–1977
Daisy Lenora Riley
1890–1968
Marriage: 20 October 1907
Mildred Isabelle Slaughter
1909–1983
Hallie Pauline Slaughter
1911–1989
John Morrison Slaughter
1913–1930
Susan Hazel Slaughter
1919–2010
Cecil Blake Slaughter
1921–1988

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
20 October 1907
Catahoula, Louisiana, United States
children

(5)

  • Mildred Isabelle Slaughter

    Female1909–1983Female

  • Hallie Pauline Slaughter

    Female1911–1989Female

  • John Morrison Slaughter

    Male1913–1930Male

  • Susan Hazel Slaughter

    Female1919–2010Female

  • Male1921–1988Male

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(4)

World Events (8)

1886

Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 9

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 24

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

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)

  • J D Slaughter, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John B Slaughter, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John B Slaughter, "United States Census, 1910"

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