Anna M. Slaughter was first married to Joseph Oettle and then became the wife of Rev. John Vesta Fitzgerald. They married after John Vesta Fitzgerald moved from Virginia to Baltimore in the late 1920's. She was born in Baltimore and lived there all of her life until she died in Baltimore, Maryland in 1961. She had one daughter from her first marriage and one daughter and three sons from her marriage to Rev. John V. Fitzgerald.