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 Samuel Sylvester Slane

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Samuel Sylvester Slane

  • Birth 30 Aug 1834 Peoria County, Illinois, USA
  • Death 11 Feb 1923 Princeville, Peoria County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Princeville, Peoria County, Illinois, USA
  • Plot Div B, Row 1, Lot 60
  • Memorial ID 30183268

Son of Benjamin & Delilah (Cheshire) Slane, never married.


Feb1923
Princeville Telephone

S. S. SLANE, PIONEER DIES AT HOME HERE


..…Uncle Ves is the last of his family to pass from this earth life. He died February 11, 1923, aged 86 years, 5 months and 12 days. Brothers and sisters who receded him in death are: Benjamin F., John, Elizabeth A., James Thomas and Mrs. Delilah Jane Root.
A member of no church organization, yet never the-less he had an abiding faith. In conversation with a friend some time ago he said, "I have no fears whatever of the future; death has no terror for me; I expect to go where my mother is and that will be good enough for me." He was five years old when his mother died.
Although a confirmed bachelor, Mr. Slane always held in high esteem the ideals of true womanhood.
The funeral service was Tuesday afternoon at the home was in charge of Rev. John Acheson, pastor of the Presbyterian church. Members of the Thief Detective Association attended in a body. Interment was in the Princeville cemetery.

Note: Long obituary one page too blurry to read


Family Members

Gravesite Details buried Feb 13, 1923

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  • Maintained by: Mel Slane
  • Originally Created by: John Melton
  • Added: 29 Sep 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 30183268
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Samuel Sylvester Slane (30 Aug 1834–11 Feb 1923), Find A Grave Memorial no. 30183268, citing Princeville Township Cemetery, Princeville, Peoria County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Mel Slane (contributor 47114238) .