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Capt James Calvin Sly, Sr
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Birth: Aug. 8, 1807
Ontario County
New York, USA
Death: Aug. 31, 1864
Juab County
Utah, USA

James Calvin SLY was born in Ontario Co. which is now known as Wayne Co.

He was buried in the cemetery of Chicken Creek, UT but the grave was washed away in a flood.

He was Captain in the Mormon Battalion Company B.

Sly Park Valley, Sly Park, Sly Dam in Placerville, El Dorado County, CA are named for him:
http://www.co.el-dorado.ca.us/stories/mormon.html

He was a miller at Sutter's Fort where the gold was discovered that started the California gold rush.

He was an explorer, scout and much, much more.
Now he has a Wikipedia page: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Calvin_Sly

His 1st wife:
BASSETT, Mary m. 25 Jan 1829 in Manchester, Ontario, NY
She is the dau. of BASSETT, Nemiah & ?Mary?
They had 1 Child:
Neamiah.......b. 19 Nov 1829

His 2nd wife:
FULLER, Margaret Jane m. 1 Sept 1831 in Granthim, Canada
She is the daughter of FULLER, David.
They had 1 Child:
David C.......b. 6 Apr 1832

His 3rd wife (the one I descend from):
Susannah GUSTIN m. 25 Mar 1849 in S.L.C., UTAH by Orsen Pratt, she is the daughter of Thomas GUSTIN & Mary PETERSON.
They had 7 Children:
1. Amos...........b. 19 Jan 1850 *
2. Lodemia........b. 15 Apr 1852
3. James C. Jr....b. 27 Mar 1854
4. Mary C.........b. 30 Aug 1856
5. Thomas.........b. 16 Sep 1858
6. Susannah(Susie)b. 15 Mar 1861
7. Daniel S.......b.?25 Nov 1863?

* I descend from their 1st Child:
Amos m. 2 Jan 1873 MORGAN, Jane Nelson

His 4th wife:
GUSTIN, Nancy Bruster m. 19 Jan 1856 in Nephi, Juab, Utah
she is the daughter of Thomas GUSTIN & Mary PETERSON & sister to 3rd wife.
They had 4 Children:
1. Nancy Eliz.....b. 5 Dec 1857
2. Solomon Geo....b. 21 Feb 1860
3. Calvana........b. 9 Apr 1862
4. Mary Jane......b. 15 Jun 1864

Anyone doing research on this line is welcomed to contact me at Sly@JoAnnSly.com
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Joshua F Sly (1773 - 1864)
  Eliza Hill Sly (1774 - 1810)
 
 Spouses:
  Susannah Gustin Sly - Ollerton (1832 - 1919)
  Mary Bassett Sly (1808 - 1830)*
  Margaret Fuller Sly (1805 - 1869)*
  Nancy Bruster Gustin Appleby (1842 - 1926)*
 
 Children:
  Nemiah Sly (1829 - 1830)*
  Maryann Ann Sly DePartee (1830 - 1890)*
  Amos Gustin Sly (1850 - 1915)*
  Lodemia Sly Harris (1852 - 1936)*
  James Calvin Sly (1854 - 1856)*
  Mary Catherine Sly Hofheins (1856 - 1930)*
  Nancy Elizabeth Sly (1857 - 1876)*
  Thomas Jefferson Gustin Sly (1858 - 1927)*
  Solomon George Sly (1860 - 1950)*
  Susanna Sly Barnum (1861 - 1953)*
  Calvina Sly Stewart (1862 - 1938)*
  Daniel Samuel Sly (1863 - 1867)*
  Mary Jane Sly (1864 - 1865)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Chicken Creek Cemetery (Defunct)
Juab County
Utah, USA
Plot: Cemetery was washed away in a flood
 
Created by: Sly
Record added: May 27, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 19556368
Capt James Calvin Sly, Sr
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Capt James Calvin Sly, Sr
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Capt James Calvin Sly, Sr
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You, Seymour BRUNSON Sr. and Granny Reva BRUNSON are my three major hero's in my genealogy! It's amazing how much you and Seymour BRUNSON accomplished in such a short lifespan! I love that you carved SLY into a tree while resting and now that area is name...(Read more)
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