[[ 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 ]]