Mary Margaret Slaughter

25 March 1906–24 February 1982 (Age 75)
Elizabeth Township, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Mary Margaret

When Mary Margaret Slaughter was born on 25 March 1906, in Elizabeth Township, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Joseph Henry Slaughter, was 32 and her mother, Anna Taylor Cherry, was 26. She married Roy Griffith Volner in 1926, in Pulaski, Illinois, United States. She lived in Mounds, Pulaski, Illinois, United States in 1930. She died on 24 February 1982, in Seminole, Florida, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Alton, Madison, Illinois, United States.

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Roy Griffith Volner
Mary Margaret Slaughter
Marriage: 1926

Spouse and Children

Pulaski, Illinois, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Henry Slaughter





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World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1914 · Florida Involvement in World War I

Age 8

Florida contributed to World War I in several ways. The state's open land and warm climate made for a great military training location. Additional technological and agricultural developments took place in Florida as well. Roughly 42,030 Floridians joined the troops during 1917 and 1918.

Age 21

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Mary M Volner in household of Joseph Slaughter, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mary M Slaughter in household of Joseph Slaughter, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ancestry Sources

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