Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

Thomas Slaughter

Male Aft 1740 - Abt 1812  (< 70 years)


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  • Name Thomas Slaughter  [1
    Born Aft 1740  Drysdale Parish, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Abt Mar 1812  St. Mary's Parish, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I044284  Tree1
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2019 

    Father Thomas Slaughter,   b. Abt 1700, St. Mary's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1750, Drysdale Parish, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 51 years) 
    Mother Sarah Thornton,   b. 1704, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1768, Drysdale Parish, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 65 years) 
    Married Abt 1735  St. Mary's Parish, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F17131  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Female Robinson 
    Notes 
    • buckners and slaughters were neighbors, but this marriage is not proved
    Children 
     1. Lucy Thornton Slaughter,   b. Abt 1771, St. Mary's Parish, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1804, Mercer County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 34 years)
     2. Sarah Slaughter,   b. Bef 1771, St. Mary's Parish, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Thomas Slaughter,   b. St. Mary's Parish, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2019 
    Family ID F24448  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Lucretia Doniphan,   b. Abt 1760, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1804, St. Mary's Parish, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 43 years) 
    Married Bef Jun 1788  St. Mary's Parish, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2019 
    Family ID F45417  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      "The Will of Reuben Thornton", Vol. 43, Va. Mag. Hist.
      In 1768 the Will of Reuben Thornton was probated in Caroline; in it he mentions brother in law Thomas Slaughter, sister Sarah Slaughter, and nephew Thomas Slaughter, to whom he leaves a legacy of fifty pounds sterling "provided he brings no account against my estate that is now subsisting between us".

  • Sources 
    1. [S805353] Genealogies of Virginia Families Vol. V, from the Virginia Magazine of History and Biography.

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