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Francis Marion "Frank" Slate
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Birth: Aug. 15, 1858
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Oct. 16, 1935
Candor
Tioga County
New York, USA

Information from Tioga Co genweb site. Additional information found on Ancestry.com

Son of William Slate & Phoebe Slawson

Husband of Mary Lucinda Compton

Frank M. Slate Obit, newspaper not identified

Frank M. Slate, age 77 years, died almost instantly Tuesday morning shortly before noon, when he was run over by a runaway team of horses, as he sought to save from injury, his two grandchildren who were in the wagon drawn by the team. Mr. Slate lived with his son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Foster, on their farm in Tuttle Hill. He was working in the barn when his grandson, Clifton Foster, 17 drove the team and wagon into the barnyard. In the wagon with Clifton were two other grandchildren of Mr. Slate, Arlene Silvernail and Richard Slate both five years old. Clifton got down from the wagon to drive several cows into the pasture, the gate of which had been left open. While the youth was driving the cows, the horses started running. Mr Slate heard the noise and rushed out of the barn to grab the bridles as the team ran past. He clung to the bridles for about 15 feet, and then fell under the hoofs of the horses. In the mean time Clifton had caught onto the back of the wagon and succeeded in stopping the team in a short distance. Dr. W. A. Moulton of Candor, one of the coroners of Tioga County, was called and he gave a verdict of accidental death. Mr. Slate, who was well known and respected farmer of Candor is survived by eight children and a number of grandchildren. His four daughters are Mrs. Foster, Mrs. Irvin Hager, Mrs. Mary Silvernail, and Mrs. Hobart Dean, all of Candor. The four sons are Earl and Harley Slate both of Candor, William Slate of Brooktondale and Frank Slate of Owego. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, Oct. 18, at 1:30 from the Baptist Church in this village. Burial will be in Maple Grove.

Following information was provided by Find a Grave Contributor Ella Paynter:

Francis & Mary had two other children who have no grave markers. They may or may not be buried in Maple Grove.
Son Charles circa 1889
Son Glenn 30 Apr. 1904 to 21 Feb. 1905
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  William Slate (1804 - 1875)
  Phoebe Slawson Slate (1823 - 1900)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Lucinda Compton Slate (1866 - 1933)
 
 Children:
  William Amos Slate (1885 - 1956)*
  Viola Lavina Slate Foster (1887 - 1978)*
  Grace Mabel Slate Van Woert (1891 - 1980)*
  Frank E. Slate (1893 - 1961)*
  Harley Lewis Slate (1897 - 1985)*
  Cecil Mae Slate Hager (1899 - 1973)*
  Lydia Prudence Slate Dean (1902 - 1974)*
  Earl Marion Slate (1906 - 1957)*
  Mary Louise Slate Andrews (1908 - 1960)*
 
 Siblings:
  Edgar Darwin Slate (1837 - 1866)**
  Nelson Slate (1840 - 1911)**
  Lydia Maria Slate Blinn (1853 - 1915)*
  Olive L Slate (1854 - 1860)**
  Evilene Slate (1856 - 1860)**
  Francis Marion Slate (1858 - 1935)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Maple Grove Cemetery
Candor
Tioga County
New York, USA
 
Created by: Daryl Doty Holloway
Record added: Jul 21, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 93970340
Francis Marion Frank Slate
Added by: Ella Paynter
 
Francis Marion Frank Slate
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