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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John Blakely Slaughter
Daisy Lenora Riley
Marriage: 20 October 1907
Mildred Isabelle Slaughter
Hallie Pauline Slaughter
John Morrison Slaughter
Susan Hazel Slaughter
Cecil Blake Slaughter

Spouse & Children

20 October 1907
Catahoula, Louisiana, United States


  • Mildred Isabelle Slaughter


  • Hallie Pauline Slaughter


  • John Morrison Slaughter


  • Susan Hazel Slaughter


  • Male1921–1988Male

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World Events (8)


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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