George Sluga

January 1870–19 November 1954 (Age 84)
Illinois, United States

The Life of George

When George Sluga was born in January 1870, in Illinois, United States, his father, John Sluga, was 41 and his mother, Sophia Bergman, was 28. He lived in Worth Township, Woodford, Illinois, United States for about 10 years and Metamora, Metamora Township, Woodford, Illinois, United States for about 40 years. He died on 19 November 1954, in Woodford, Illinois, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Saint Marys Roman Cemetery, Metamora Township, Woodford, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Sluga
Catherine Schwenk
Hilar William Sluga
Albert Sluga
Rudolph John Sluga

Spouse and Children


    Catherine Schwenk




Parents and Siblings

    John Sluga


    Sophia Bergman





    Andrew Sluga


    Louisa Sluga


    Ferdinand Sluga



+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 0

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Age 1

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 22

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.

Name Meaning

Polish (Sługa): occupational name from sługa ‘servant’.

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

Sources (3)

  • George Slugy in household of John Slugy, "United States Census, 1870"
  • George Sluga, "United States Census, 1930"
  • George Sluga, "United States Census, 1940"

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