|Birth: ||Mar. 31, 1860|
|Death: ||Jul. 22, 1942|
Margaret Elizabet (Anthony) Slagle was born at Oakland (Distant), Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, March 31, 1860, a daughter of Jacob T. and Mary (Cathcart) Anthony, and departed this life at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Pearl DeGood of St. Frances, Kansas, on Wednesday, July 22, 1942, at the age of 82 years, 3 months and 22 days.
She grew to womanhood in Pennsylvania, and on April 12, 1883, was united in marriage to William Franklin Slagle of New Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, a son of Daniel D. and Anna(Herring) Slagle.
To this union eight children were born; Merle C. Slagle of Fort Lauderdale, Florida; Harry E. Slagle who died in infancy; Nelle V. Dutton of Lamar, Missouri; Roy D. Slagle of Denver, Colorado; Glenn E. Slagle of Gridley, California; Pearl DeGood, Bertha M. Moody and Ada Stone all of St. Frances, Kansas.
Seven of her children, sixteen grandchildren and three great-grandchildren are left to mourn her departure.
Mrs. Slagle was the last of a family of fourteen to depart this life.
In the fall of 1883, Mr. and Mrs. Slagle moved from Pennsylvania to Vernon Nebraska. In 1886 the family homesteaded in Cheyenne County, Kansas, and joined with other pioneers in the development of a new country. After fourteen years on the homestead northeast of Wheeler, they moved to Wheeler, and this was Mrs. Slagle's home until she came to St. Frances in 1933. Her husband, William, died January 19, 1927.
In her early youth she was united with the Baptist Church, and at the time of her death she was a member of the St. Frances Methodist Church.
Funeral services were conducted from the home of her daughter, Mrs. Pearl DeGood, on Friday morning, July 24, 1942. Rev. Paul Hantla, of the St. Frances Methodist Church officiated.
Interment followed in the Wheeler Cemetery, Cheyenne County, Kansas.
Mary Pauline Cathcart Anthony (1835 - 1915)
William Franklin Slagle (1855 - 1927)
Nellie Viola Slagle Dutton (1890 - 1963)*
Ada Blanche Slagle Stone (1905 - 1970)*
Margaret Elizabeth Anthony Slagle (1860 - 1942)
Nancy Louella Anthony Shimmin (1864 - 1938)*
Emery Dean Anthony (1866 - 1891)*
Albert Perry Anthony (1868 - 1939)*
Addison R Anthony (1870 - 1934)*
Created by: Donald Shilling
Record added: Feb 05, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 33564129
Sleep on in peace..|
Added: Feb. 12, 2010