William Slaughter, Jr

Richmond County, Virginia, USA
Death 11 Sep 1871 (aged 90)
Independence, Jackson County, Missouri, USA
Burial Independence, Jackson County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 149235205 · View Source
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Husband of Rebecca (Mulkey) Slaughter, married August 2, 1805. He was a teacher, lay preacher and farmer in Tennessee.

They migrated from Washington Co., Tennessee to Kentucky then to Missouri, where he farmed. After his wife's death in 1863 he lived with their children.

He was still living with his daughter, Elizabeth Ruth (Slaughter) Frazier, and her family as late as 1870.

1870 Independence, Jackson Co., MO. census
John M Frasier 49
Elizabeth Frasier 41
Eveline Frasier 18
Jessie Frasier 13
John Frasier 10
Willie Frasier 9 (this should be Nellie)
Sterling Frasier 7
William Frasier 4
Bertha Frasier 1
William Slaughter 89 <-------

From the book, A MISSOURI FARM FAMILY, by Stephen Slaughter (1978), page 35: " . . . in 1851 he came to Missouri and established his home in Independence. After the death of his wife he continued to live among his children until his own death in that town August 10 [correct date September 11], 1871, and is buried in the old cemetery at Independence. His wife died while in Southern Missouri just south of Springfield, and is buried there. She was a Miss Mulkey, a member of an old North Carolina family, of Swedish stock."

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  • Created by: Anna Schultheis Bertram
  • Added: 14 Jul 2015
  • Find A Grave Memorial 149235205
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Slaughter, Jr (21 Aug 1781–11 Sep 1871), Find A Grave Memorial no. 149235205, citing Woodlawn Cemetery, Independence, Jackson County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Anna Schultheis Bertram (contributor 47006901) .