Adam Greely Slack

21 March 1893–31 January 1969 (Age 75)
Tyrone, Blair, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Adam Greely

When Adam Greely Slack was born on 21 March 1893, his father, George McClellan Slack, was 32 and his mother, Annie Elizabeth Gorsuch, was 34. He married Carmie Theresa HITE on 6 July 1914, in New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 31 January 1969, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

Adam Greely Slack
1893–1969
Carmie Theresa HITE
1895–
Marriage: 6 July 1914
Arlie T Isenberg
1915–

Spouse and Children

    Male1893–1969Male

    Carmie Theresa HITE

    Female1895–Female

MARRIAGE
6 July 1914
New York, United States
children

(1)

    Arlie T Isenberg

    Female1915–Female

Parents and Siblings

    George McClellan Slack

    Male1861–Male

    Annie Elizabeth Gorsuch

    Female1858–Female

siblings

(5)

    Frank J Slack

    Male1884–Male

    Elsie V Slack

    Female1885–Female

    James C Slack

    Male1888–Male

    Clarence S Slack

    Male1890–Male

    Male1893–1969Male

Name Meaning

1 English and Dutch: nickname for an idle person, from Middle Dutch slac, Middle English slack, ‘lazy’, ‘careless’.2 English: topographic name from northern Middle English slack ‘shallow valley’ (Old Norse slakki), or a habitational name from one of the places named with this word, for example near Stainland and near Hebden Bridge in West Yorkshire.3 Scottish (Dumfriesshire): habitational name, maybe from Slake or Slack in Roberton, Roxburghshire (now part of Borders region).

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

Sources (3)

  • Adam G Slack, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Adam G Slack in household of Leckey S Hite, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Adam G Slack in household of George M Slack, "United States Census, 1900"

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