David Slick Family
Martha J. & Rebecca E. Slick Families

by Alyce Madison

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FIRST GENERATION

1. David SLICK was born in 1798 in Bedford Co PA. He signed a will on 19 May 1855 in Greensfork Twp, Randolph County IN. He died in 1856 in Randolph County IN. He had an estate probated on 26 May 1856 in Greensfork Twp, Randolph County IN. He has Ancestral File number FHL 0014082.
Ref: Randolph County History (www.countyhistory.com/randolph/497.htm) states:

SECOND GENERATION

  1. William SLICK ***** was born on 10 Nov 1754 in Hunterdon Co NJ. He served in the military in 1776 in Revolutionary War. He appeared on the census in 1810 in St Clair Twp, Bedford county PA. He was a Justice of the Peace in 1830 in St Clair Twp, Bedford county PA. 
  2. He died on 7 Apr 1844 in Bedford Co. PA. He was buried on 8 Apr 1844 in unmarked-St Clair Twp., Bedford Co. PA.

    He was married to Rebecca METTLER in 1788.
    Ref: (family information) Ancestral File 4.19 copyright (c) June 1998 by Intellectual Reserve, Inc.

    EXCERPT: from Randolph County Indiana History:

    "WILLIAM SLICK, deceased, a farmer of Greensfork Township, Randolph County, Indiana, was born in Seneca County, Ohio, in July 1929, he is the son of David and Eleanor (Messler) Slick, the former a native of Pennsylvania, and the latter of Maryland. The parents were married in Pennsylvania. and there had born to them three children, viz: Joseph, Margaret and Jacob. Thence they moved to Seneca County, Ohio , rented a farm and there William was born; in 1847, they came to Greensfork Township, Randolph, Indiana, purchased eighty acres of land and here were born four children, viz: Mary, John, Rebecca and Mahlon. It was here in Greensfork Township that the father died in 1858 and the mother in 1885."
    Ref: PROTRAIT & BIOGRAPHICAL RECORD Randolph County, Indiana originally published in 1894 by A.W. Bowen & Co. Chicago

    Census Records:

    1790 Frederick Co. MD page 60

    1800 Bedford Co. MD page 456

    1810 St. Clair Twp., Bedford Co P:A #251 p. 535

    1820 St. Clair Twp., Bedford Co PA p. 41

    1830 St. Clair Twp., Bedford Co PA p. 139

    1840 St. Clair Twp., Bedford Co PA p. 319

  3. Rebecca METTLER was born in 1758 in Maryland. She died in 1842 in St. Clair Twp, Bedford County PA.

William SLICK ***** and Rebecca METTLER had the following children:

1 i. David SLICK.

ii. William SLICK was born in 1789 in Frederick Co MD. He died between 1870 and 1880 in St Clair Twp, Bedford county PA.

iii. Jacob SLICK was born in 1788 in PA.

iv. Philip SLICK was born in 1792 in PA.

v. Mary SLICK was born on 11 Oct 1791 in Frederick county MD. She died on 28 Jul 1885 in Bedford Co. PA. She was buried on 29 Jul 1885 in Pleasantville Cemetery, Bedford Co PA.

vi. Rebecca SLICK was born on 13 Nov 1805 in Bedford Co PA. She died on 21 Apr 1901 in Bedford Co. OH. She was buried on 22 Apr 1901 in Osterburg Lutheran cemetery, Bedford Co PA. She was never married.

vii. Phillip SLICK was born on 7 Oct 1797 in Frederick Co MD. He died on 7 Nov 1872 in St Clair Twp, Bedford county PA. He was buried on 8 Nov 1872 in Hoover Brethern Cem. Fishertown, Bedford Co. PA.

viii. Thomas SLICK was born in 1798 in PA. He died in 1798.

ix. Joseph SLICK was born on 5 Nov 1800. He died on 13 Feb 1856 in Montgomery county OH.

x. Samuel Mettler SLICK was born on 22 May 1807 in St Clair Twp, Bedford county PA. He died on 29 Jan 1873 in Pleasantville, Bedford Co PA. He was buried on 30 Jan 1873 in Horne Methodist Church cemetery, E.St.Claire Twp, Bedford Co. PA.

xi. Jesse SLICK was born on 3 Mar 1808 in Bedford Co PA. He died on 22 Dec 1893 in Shade Twp. Somerset Co., PA.

xii. Issac SLICK was born on 3 Aug 1810 in Bedford Co. PA. He died on 2 Mar 1893 in Bedford Co. PA. He was buried on 3 Mar 1893 in Osterburg Lutheran cemetery, Bedford Co PA. He resided 1880 until time of death in Madrid, Boone County IA.

xiii. Sarah SLICK was born in 1817/18 in Bedford Co. PA. She died on 21 Jan 1892 in Bedford Co. PA.

xiv. James Mettler SLICK was born on 19 Mar 1815 in St Clair Twp, Bedford county PA. He died on 14 Mar 1884.

xv. Catherine SLICK was born in 1816 in Bedford Co PA.

THIRD GENERATION

4. John SLICK was born in 1725 in Rotterdam Netherlands. He signed a will on 11 Aug 1794 in Frederick Co MD.

John's Will Frederick County MD., GM#3, p. 311-314 probated 7 Sep 1799. Written 11 Aug 1794 with codicil added 18 May 1799.
Ref: Marietta Henry

He died in 1799 in Frederick Co MD.

5. Margaret ADAMS was born about 1730. She died on 1 Jul 1810. John SLICK and Margaret ADAMS had the following children:

2 i. William SLICK *****.

ii. Johannes 'John' SLICK was born between 1765 and 1771 in Hunterdon Co NJ. He died on 1 Jul 1845 in Bedford Co. PA.

iii. Jacob SLICK was born in 1756 in Hunterdon Co NJ. He died in 1835 in St Clair Twp, Bedford county PA.

iv. Catherine SLICK.

v. Ann SLICK was born in 1794.

vi. Philip SLICK was born in 1755.

vii. Margaret SLICK.

viii. Mary SLICK.

ix. Mary Catherine SLICK was born on 12 May 1784.

x. Elizabeth SLICK.

6. Johann Philip METTLER was born about 1728. He died on 2 Dec 1783 in Alexander Twp NJ. He was buried on 3 Dec 1783 in Mt Pleasant, Hunterdon Co. NJ. He has Ancestral File number AFN 55788.

7. Ann METTLER. Johann Philip METTLER and Ann METTLER had the following children:

i. William METTLER was born in 1746 in Hunterdon Co NJ.

ii. George METTLER was born in 1757 in Hunterdon Co NJ.

iii. Elizabeth METTLER was born in 1750 in Hunterdon Co NJ.

iv. John George METTLER was born on 6 Oct 1752 in Hunterdon Co NJ.

v. Nancy METTLER was born in 1753.

vi. James METTLER was born on 2 May 1754 in Alexandria Twp, Hunterson Co, NJ.

vii. Peter METTLER was born in 1755.

viii. Mary Ann METTLER was born on 8 Feb 1756 in Alexandria Twp, Hunterson Co, NJ.

3 ix. Rebecca METTLER.

x. Sarah METTLER was born in 1759 in Hunterdon Co NJ.

xi. Henry METTLER was born on 27 Feb 1761 in Alexandria Twp, Hunterson Co, NJ.

xii. Philip METTLER was born on 11 Jan 1763 in Hunterdon Co NJ.

xiii. Catherine METTLER was born in 1765.

xiv. Benjamin METTLER was born in 1767.

xv. Hannah METTLER was born in 1767 in Hunterdon Co NJ.

xvi. Isaac METTLER was born in 1774 in Hunterdon Co NJ.

FOURTH GENERATION

8. Elleas SLICK was born in Holland/Germany. He was also known as Sleek/Schlick. Elleas SLICK had the following children:

4 i. John SLICK.

12. Johann Georg METTLER was born on 3 Apr 1696 in Holland. He died on 26 May 1745 in Rockaway Valley Hunterdon Co NJ.

13. Anna Johanna PFENNIGER was born in Nov 1700 in Holland. She died on 23 Mar 1777 in Hunterdon Co NJ. Johann Georg METTLER and Anna Johanna PFENNIGER had the following children:

6 i. Johann Philip METTLER.


FIRST GENERATION

  1. Martha J. SLICK was born on 29 Jun 1868 in Spartanburg, Greensfork Twp., Randolph County, IN. She died on 27 Apr 1905 in Madrid NE. She was also known as Marthy.

SECOND GENERATION

  1. John R. SLICK was born in 1833/34 in Seneca County OH. He appeared on the census in 1860 in Greensfork Twp. Randolph County IN. He died on 16 Nov 1883 in Greensfork Twp, Randolph County IN.
  2. He married Catherine Slick, his cousin, born 1830. They had the following children:

    1. William A. SLICK born 1857 in OH
    2. Anna A. SLICK born 1861 in OH

    He was married to Louisa WEST on 4 Oct 1862 in Randolph County IN.
    married by Minister H.C.Tillson, source pg 34

    1850 Census, Greensfork Twp, Randolph county IN pg 165, ID INS7a4939892

    1860 census, Greensfork Twp, Randolph county IN, living with mother, Elenor Slick

    1880 census, Greensfork Twp, Randolph county IN page 312A

    John Slick self, M, married, W, age 45, born OH, father born PA, mother born MD, farmer
    Luisa " wife, F, married, W, 36, born IN, father born--, mother born VA
    Isaac " son, M, single, W, age 16, born IN, works on farm
    Mahlan " son, M, single, W, age 14, born IN
    Martha " dau, F, single, W, age 11, born IN
    Ellen " dau, F, single, W, age 10, born IN
    Jacob " son, M, single, W, age 8, born IN
    Marion " son , M, single, W, age 5, born IN
    Theordore " son, M, single, W, age 3, born IN
    Malicia " dau, F, single, W, age 1, born IN

  3. Louisa WEST was born in 1843 to James WEST and Jane WALKER. She died in Greensfork twp Randolph county IN after the 1880 census.

1850 census Greensfork twp Randolph county IN page 165B

Walker Andrew age 64, farmer, born in Virginia
Jane age 37, born Virginia
John age 14, born OH
James J age 10, born OH
Louisa age 6, born IN
Martin A age 3, born IN
James Walker age 26, day laborer, born Virginia
This census indicates that Louisa was living with her mother, Jane and grandfather, Andrew Walker. She and family were enumerated as WALKER and not WEST.

1860 census, Greensfork twp Randolph county IN Page 786

Walker Andrew age 73 farmer, born Virginia
Walker James age 37, born Virginia
West James age 49, farmer, born Virginia
West John age 25, born OH
West James J age 20, born OH
West Louisa age 15, born OH
West Martin A age 13, born OH
Ann Walker West seems to have died. Louisa’s father James West is now living with them. He may have been fighting in the Civil War.

John R. SLICK and Louisa WEST had the following children:

i. Isaac SLICK was born in 1864 in Greensfork Twp. Randolph County IN.

ii. Mahlon L. SLICK was born on 28 Sep 1865 in Greensfork Twp. Randolph County IN.

1 iii. Martha J. SLICK.

iv. Sarah Elenor SLICK was born in Apr 1870 in Greensfork Twp. Randolph County IN.

v. Jacob C. SLICK was born in 1872 in Greensfork Twp. Randolph County IN.

vi. Curtis Marion SLICK was born in 1775 in Greensfork Twp. Randolph County IN.

vii. Theordore Ira SLICK was born in 1877 in Greensfork Twp. Randolph County IN.

viii. Malissa SLICK was born in 1879 in Greensfork Twp. Randolph County IN.

ix. Rose Caroline SLICK.

THIRD GENERATION

4. David SLICK was born in 1798 in Bedford Co PA to William SLICK and Rebecca METTLER. He signed his will on 19 May 1855 in Greensfork Twp, Randolph County IN. He died in 1856 in Randolph County IN. He had an estate probated on 26 May 1856 in Greensfork Twp, Randolph County IN. He has Ancestral File number FHL 0014082.

He was married to Elenor MESSLER on 14 Aug 1820 in Frederick Co MD.

Note: Elenor Messler is a 1/2 niece of David Slick. She is the granddaughter of William Slick.

1850 census, Greensfork Twp, Randolph county IN page 165 dwelling 1119, family 1155

David head, age 52, M, farmer, born PA
Elenor age 49, F born MD
Jacob age 26 M born PA
William age 21 M born OH
John R. age 16 M born OH
Mary age 15 F born OH
Rebecca age 8 F born OH
Mahlon age 7 M born OH

1860 census, Greensfork Twp, Randolph county IN page 784

Elenor Slick head, F, W, age 50 born in MD, real property $500, personal $100
Mary E " dau, F, W, age 22, born OH, can read/write
Rebecca " dau, F, W, age 20, born OH, can read/write
Mahlon " son, M, W, age 18, born OH, can read/write, real property $800
John " son, M, W, age 27, born OH, real property $800, personal $300
William " g-son, M, W, age 4, born OH, literate
Anna L. " g-dau, F, W, age 1, born OH

1880 census, Greensfork Twp, Randolph county IN page 313D

Elnora Slick head, age 79, born MD
Mary dau, age 40, born OH
William A grandson, age 23,born IN
Anna L granddaughter, age 19, born IN

Excerpt: from Randolph County Indiana History

"WILLIAM SLICK, deceased, a farmer of Greensfork Township, Randolph County, Indiana, was born in Seneca County, Ohio, in July 1829, he is the son of David and Eleanor (Messler) Sleek, the former a native of Pennsylvania and the latter of Maryland. The parents were married in Pennsylvania and there had born to them three children, viz: Joseph, Margaret, and Jacob. Thence they moved to Seneca County, Ohio, rented a farm and there William was born; in 1847, they came to Greensforks Township, Randolph, Indiana, purchased eighty acres of land and here were born four children, vis: Mary, John, Rebecca and Mahlon. It was here in Greensforks Township that the father died in 1858 and the mother in 1885."
REF: PROTRAIT & BIOGRAPHICAL RECORD Randolph County, originally published in 1894 by A.W. Bowen & Co. Chicago.

5. Elenor MESSLER was born on 7 Apr 1802 in Maryland to William MESSLER and Elizabeth Betsy SLICK. She died in 1885 in Greensfork Twp, Randolph County IN. David SLICK and Elenor MESSLER had the following children:

i. Joseph M SLICK was born in 1821 in MD. He died on 29 Jan 1892 in Randolph County IN. He signed a will in Randolph County IN.
Will in Book 4, pg 5-6, Randolph county IN

ii. Jacob E SLICK was born on 15 Nov 1823. He died on 28 Dec 1886 in Randolph County IN. He was buried in Reitenour/Deerfield cemetery, Randolph county IN.

iii. Margaret Ann SLICK was born in 1825/26.

iv. William SLICK was born on 15 Jul 1829 in Seneca County OH. He died on 23 Mar 1893 in Greensfork Twp, Randolph County IN. He was buried in Hollansburg cemetery, Harrison Twp, Darke county, OH.

v. unknown SLICK was born between 1830 and 1835. She died between 1840 and 1850.

2 vi. John R. SLICK.

vii. Mary Elizabeth SLICK was born about 1835 in Ohio. She died on 24 Nov 1885 in Wayne county IN. She was unmarried.

viii. Rebecca Ellen SLICK was born on 12 Nov 1839 in Seneca County OH. She died on 7 Sep 1881 in St. Joseph, Buchanan County MO. **
**Rebecca was the first wife of Rue Lee, Sr.

ix. Mahlon SLICK was born on 16 Mar 1842 in Ohio. He died on 12 Jan 1921 in Greenville, Darke county OH. He was buried in Greenville, Darke county OH.

6. James WEST was born about 1810 in Virginia. He was married to Jane WALKER.

7. Jane WALKER was born about 1813 in Virginia. James WEST and Jane WALKER had the following children:

i. John WEST was born about 1836.
ii. James J WEST was born about 1840.
3 iii. Louisa WEST.
iv. Martin A WEST was born about 1847.


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