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Susannah "Susan" Majors Sloan
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Birth: Jul. 29, 1761
Death: Sep. 5, 1853

wife of David Sloan.

[[ Susan hid her sleeping firstborn twins in a canebreak when she had to carry corn to be ground at the nearest mill. She would return with heart in mouth until she found her babies safe. She feared Indians would come to massacre them. Their first home was a tent in a canebrake on the banks of the Seneca River on a place known as Sloan Ferry.

Susan and David had twelve-known children:

William SLOAN
Elizabeth SLOAN Stribling
Capt. David McCurdy SLOAN, Jr. --twin
Susannah SLOAN Bruce --twin
Benjamin Franklin SLOAN
Nancy SLOAN Taylor
Mary SLOAN
Rebecca SLOAN Earle
Thomas Majors SLOAN
Catherine E. "Kitty" SLOAN Benson
William SLOAN
James Madison SLOAN ]]

information supplied by - Elreeta Weathers

According to US GenWeb Archives on the Sloan Plantation Cemetery, a cousin, Thomas Sloan, relocated tombstones in 1928 due to the area eventually being flooded by Lake Hartwell. Thomas Sloan said he moved 5 stones, that of Captain David Sloan, Sr, his wife, Susannah Majors Sloan, Elizabeth Sloan Stribling and her husband, Jesse Stribling, and the infant daughter of David Sloan, Jr, moving them to Andersonville Cemetery. It was not clear if the bodies were re-interred or just the tombstones relocated. (information from Anne Lewis Wheeler)

 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  David McCurdy Sloan (1753 - 1826)*
 
 Children:
  Elizabeth Sloan Stribling (1785 - 1849)*
  Susannah Sloan Bruce (1787 - 1861)*
  David McCurdy Sloan (1787 - 1831)*
  Benjamin Franklin Sloan (1796 - 1867)*
  Thomas Majors Sloan (1799 - 1849)*
  Cathrine E Sloan Benson (1802 - 1868)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Andersonville Cemetery
Anderson County
South Carolina, USA
 
Maintained by: Anne Lewis Wheeler
Originally Created by: Robert Barbi
Record added: Jul 26, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39896183
Susannah Susan <i>Majors</i> Sloan
Added by: Blue Rose Of Cairo
 
Susannah Susan <i>Majors</i> Sloan
Added by: Robert Barbi
 
Susannah Susan <i>Majors</i> Sloan
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Added by: Robert Barbi
 
 
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my first cousin 8x removed. RIP dear lady
- Blue Rose Of Cairo
 Added: May. 23, 2012

- Liz
 Added: Aug. 27, 2011
 
 
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