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Samuel Watson "Watt" Slaton
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Birth: unknown
Death: Oct. 5, 1924

Son of James & Mary Ann (Watson) Slaton.

B abt 1852. Birmingham AL entrepreneur and real estate agent, he was the grandfather of Dorothy Mary Leta Slaton, stage name Dorothy Lamour. His son John Wilson Slaton was her father.

Source: Dorothy Lamour's autobiography, My Side of the Road (copyright 1977, Prentice-Hall) bolsters research by the manager of this memorial.

There is no stone at the plot given in paper records at the office. Acc to those records, members of his extended family, McGlatherys, were disinterred and removed to Elmwood Cemetery (see the McGlatherys there). One sister Anna V and one brother Jos H each mar a McGlathery.
Family links: 
  James Arthur Slaton (1811 - 1875)
  Samuel Watson Slaton (____ - 1891)*
  John Wilson Slaton (1889 - 1930)*
  Mary Watson Slaton Sanger (1898 - 1954)*
  Samuel Watson Slaton (____ - 1924)
  Joseph Slaton (1844 - 1929)*
  Sallie M Slaton Neal (1846 - 1925)*
  Anna Vincent Slaton McGlathery (1848 - 1932)*
  Lou Ella Slaton Presley (1850 - 1922)*
*Calculated relationship
Oak Hill Cemetery
Jefferson County
Alabama, USA
Created by: Clinton Slayton
Record added: Dec 06, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 62623045
Samuel Watson Watt Slaton
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 Added: Jul. 25, 2015

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