Descendants of Jonathan Slocum
Jonathan SLOCUM, born at Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County,
Pennsylvania, Sept. 12, 1778 was the son of Jonathan SLOCUM and Ruth TRIPP.
He was the baby spoken of in the story about Frances SLOCUM, the Indian
Jonathan SLOCUM married Martha UNDERWOOD, daughter of
Israel UNDERWOOD and Dorothy BENJAMIN, who married at Plainfield, Conn.
Martha was born April 4, 1746.
Jonathan and Martha had the following children:
6. Ebenezer Phineas SLOCUM and Eleanor S. BRINK had the following
Zebulon Butler, born in 1801. Married Cynthia ___________;
he died in 1850 or 1851
Isaac, born in 1803. He moved to California.
Joseph Beach, born the 9th of October, 1805. Married
1st Sarah Helen ALWORTH, daughter of John ALWORTH of Clifford,
Pa. She died and he married her sister, Mary, who died a short time there
after. He married Minerva RUSSELL.
Benjamin Franklin, married Rhoda BATES.
John F. moved to the state of Wisconsin.
Ebenezer Phineas, born in 1811, married Eleanor BRINK, daughter
of Abraham BRINK and Sarah CARWOOD. [Ebenezer is my 3rd Gr.
Grandfather.] He died December 07, 1893 in Cochranton, Fairfield Township,
Pennsylvania and is buried with his wife Eleanor in the Cochranton Cemetery.
Anna Maria, resided in the state of Illinois
Phebe P., married ______________ OWEN and lived in Odessa,
Schuyler County, New York.
William H., lived at Dundaff, Pennsylvania
Laton, drowned when a young boy
James W., born in 1831. Enlisted into the 150th
Bucktail regiment at Meadville, Pa., pm August 28, 1862. Assigned to Co.
H. as a Cpl. Made Sgt. in Feb. of 1864. Was 5’ 3 1/4 ", med. compl., grey
eyes, Sandy hair, and occupation listed on enlistment papers show as a
Teacher. Also shows he was born in Chemung County, New York. [Have Service
Records and Death Certificate. Still trying to find site of burial.] Was
killed at the Battle of Petersburg, June 18, 1864.
Theodore L.. was an agent for the sale of Eclectic School
Book Series. Resided in Marshall, Clark County, Ill. Married Ettie HART.
George W. born October 26, 1841. Married Carolyn TURNER ,
December 29, 1864 and had the following children:
Helen M., born June 09, 1868. Married Frank GOURLEY
James P., born March 03, 1871. Married October 07, 1898 to
Winifred BURNETT, daughter of John W. BURNETT and Sarah BAYLIN. Winifred
was born Dec. 11, 1870.
Lorena V., born February 25, 1874, married John HOFFMAN on
April 28, 1898.
John Abbott, [my Gr. Grandfather], born January 16, 1841.
He was a Stone Mason by trade. Enlisted in the 150th Bucktail
Regiment, Co. H. August 20, 1862. Was seriously wounded at the Battle of
Gettysburg, on July 1, 1863. Was charged $11.63 to be transported to Gettysburg
Hospital. He spent the remainder of his time in the service in hospitals.
Was transferred to the 58th Co., Vet. Res. Corps on August 02,
1865. Enlistment papers show he was 5’ 8 1/4", fair complexion, grey eyes,
brown hair. Have Service records, pension records and death certificate.
Sarah Slocum, born about 1847.
Martha Slocum, born about 1850. Was first married to an M.
Miles of Trumbull County, Ohio, and then to George Farringer of Crawford
Helen M. Slocum, born 1847, died October 3, 1849.
IV. John Abbott married Martha Ann REDMAN, daughter
REDMAN and Margaret SPENCE
on October 10, 1866, at New
Lebanon, Mercer County,
Pa. Marriage performed by Rev. Isaac
Scofield. [Also have the
sword and Bible that John had during the war.]
John and Martha had the following children:
Eleanor J. SLOCUM (Ella), born December 29, 1867 in Cochranton,
Crawford County, Pa. She married Charles Phillipp FINK June 27, 1893 in
Cochranton. Charles was the son of John FINK and Johanne HOFFMAN and was
born in New York. Eleanor died June 12, 1932 in Cherry Tree township, Venango
County Pa. Eleanor and Charles had one son:
James W. SLOCUM, born December 25, 1872. He married Myrtle
Children of James SLOCUM and Myrtle BENN:
Charles Preston FINK, born May 24, 1889 in Cochranton. He
married Louise ERLER, daughter of Robert ERLER and Louisa WEILAND.
William J. SLOCUM, born February 12, 1880, died November
27, 1933 in Erie, Pa. He married Ida WAID, daughter of Debert WAID
Children of William SLOCUM and Ida WAID:
William J. SLOCUM, born 1909. Married Edna L. KELLY March
22, 1930, Wesleyville, Pa.
Warren L. SLOCUM, born 1910. Married M. Annebelle BREWER
July 03, 1931, Lawrence Park, Pa.
Sadie E. SLOCUM, born May 25, 1870, died December 04, 1924,
Married 1st R. E. JONES; 2nd C. H. WYLES
Idia E. SLOCUM, born April 19, 1873. Died April 28, 1873
Samuel S. SLOCUM, born October 02, 1877
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