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John George SLOVER

1st Generation


1. John George SLOVER was born 10 Feb 1847 in Catoosa, Co,. GA and died 19 Apr 1913 in Turney, TX. He married Ann Caroline Walker "Carrie" FRANCIS 28 Jun 1866 in Rusk, Tx. She was born 28 Feb 1849 in Hamilton (Roane?) Co.,TN and died 12 May 1927 in Jacksonville, Cherokee Co., TX, daughter of James Carlton FRANCIS and Sarah McKINNEY.

Other events in the life of John George SLOVER

Burial : Rocky Springs Cemetery, Dialville, TX


Other events in the life of Ann Caroline Walker "Carrie" FRANCIS

Burial : Rocky Spring Cemetery, Dialville,TX



Children of John George SLOVER and Ann Caroline Walker "Carrie" FRANCIS:

i. Myrta Brunette SLOVER was born 2 Jun 1867 and died 2 Aug 1867.

ii. Sarah Belle "Sallie" SLOVER was born 10 Apr 1868 and died 2 Sep 1869.

iii. 2. Christopher Columbus SLOVER was born 13 Jan 1871 in Jacksonville, Cherokee Co.,TX and died Jul 1937 in Dialville, TX.

iv. 3. Nathaniel Alexander "Jack" SLOVER was born 10 Feb 1872 in Rusk, TX and died 20 Dec 1953 in Dialville, TX.

v. James Arthur SLOVER was born 27 Jan 1874 and died 26 Aug 1874.

vi. Daisy B SLOVER was born 27 Jul 1875 and died 13 Sep 1882.

vii. 4. William Wood SLOVER was born 13 Oct 1877 in Rusk, Tx and died 12 Nov 1935 in Jacksonville, Cherokee Co., TX.

viii. 5. Mary Vivian SLOVER was born 8 Jan 1880 in Rusk Co.,TX and died 18 Jan 1941 in Ponta, TX.

ix. 6. Judith Eula "U" SLOVER was born 3 Oct 1882 in TX and died 4 May 1938.

x. 7. Tennie Iva SLOVER was born 5 Feb 1890 in Craft, TX and died 13 Oct 1960.



2nd Generation (Children)


2. Christopher Columbus SLOVER was born 13 Jan 1871 in Jacksonville, Cherokee Co.,TX and died Jul 1937 in Dialville, TX. He married Mary Etta ROSE/ ROSS 24 Dec 1893 in Jacksonville, Cherokee Co.,TX. She was born 1 Aug 1874 in Jacksonville, Cherokee Co.,TX and died 1952 in Dialville, Cherokee County, TX.

Other events in the life of Christopher Columbus SLOVER

Burial : Rocky Spring Cemetery, Dialville,TX


Other events in the life of Mary Etta ROSE/ ROSS

Burial : Rocky Spring Cemetery, Dialville,TX



Children of Christopher Columbus SLOVER and Mary Etta ROSE/ ROSS:

i. Clyde Culberson SLOVER was born 18 Nov 1894 and died 13 Mar 1896.

ii. 8. Willie Amber SLOVER was born 22 Aug 1896 in Rusk,, Cherokee co. TX and died 13 Nov 1942 in Jacksonville, Cherokee Co.,TX.

iii. 9. Otho Colombus SLOVER was born 17 Jul 1900 in Dialville, Cherokee County, TX and died 3 Sep 1964 in Dallas County, TX.

iv. 10. John Prentiss SLOVER was born 15 Oct 1901 in Dialville, Cherokee County, TX and died 20 Dec 1953 in Dialville, Cherokee County, TX.



3. Nathaniel Alexander "Jack" SLOVER was born 10 Feb 1872 in Rusk, TX and died 20 Dec 1953 in Dialville, TX. He married Lela Washington JONES 29 Jul 1897 in Cherokee County, TX. She was born 12 Mar 1875 in Providence, TX, (possible Beston Co., AL) and died 7 Jan 1950 in Dialville, TX, daughter of William Early JONES and Sarah Ann McDANIEL.

Other events in the life of Nathaniel Alexander "Jack" SLOVER

Burial : Providence Cemetery Dialville, TX

Occupation : Business/ Bank Owner and Land owner in the Dialville area. President of Dialville State Bank, served on the Dialville school board many years.


Other events in the life of Lela Washington JONES

Burial : 8 Jan 1950 in Providence Cemetery Dialville, TX



Children of Nathaniel Alexander "Jack" SLOVER and Lela Washington JONES:

i. 11. Bascom Clarence SLOVER Sr. was born 20 Apr 1898 in Gresham, TX and died 11 Jan 1955/6 in Tyler, Smith Co.,TX.

ii. 12. Annie Ovela SLOVER was born 27 Nov 1899 in Dialville, Cherokee County, TX and died 5 Sep 1990 in Jacksonville, Cherokee Co., TX.

iii. 13. Eula Edris "Mug" SLOVER was born 24 Oct 1901 in Dialville, Cherokee County, TX and died 12 Dec 1993 in Cherokee County, TX.

iv. 14. John Byron SLOVER was born 21 Dec 1903 in Dialville, Cherokee County, TX and died 17 Nov 1965 in Henderson, Rusk Co.,TX.

v. 15. Bruce Nathaniel SLOVER was born 7 Mar 1907 in Dialville, TX and died 30 May 1959 in Jacksonville, Cherokee County, TX.

vi. 16. Lora Bertice SLOVER was born 21 Jun 1909 in Dialville, Cherokee County, TX and died 20 Jan 2001 in Jacksonville, Cherokee Co., TX.

vii. 17. Ruth Marie SLOVER was born 11 Mar 1913 in Dialville, Tx and died 29 Jan 1998 in Jacksonville, Cherokee Co., TX.



4. William Wood SLOVER was born 13 Oct 1877 in Rusk, Tx and died 12 Nov 1935 in Jacksonville, Cherokee Co., TX. He married 1st Molly L. BLESSING 18 Oct 1903 in Craft, Cherokee County, TX. She was born 29 Dec 1881 in Gallatin, TX and died 24 Aug 1905, daughter of Frank BLESSING and Etta DAVIS. He married 2nd Lela PEACOCK 19 Dec 1906 . She was born 20 Dec 1880 in Rusk, TX Cherokee County, TX and died 9 Apr 1969 in Beach Grove, Jasper Co.,TX, daughter of William S. PEACOCK and Kathryn STALCUP.

Other events in the life of William Wood SLOVER

Burial : Jacksonville City cemetery, Jacksonville, Cherokee County, TX


Other events in the life of Molly L. BLESSING

Burial : Piney Grove cemetery, near Gallatin, Cherokee County TX

Other events in the life of Lela PEACOCK

Burial : Jacksonville City cemetery, Jacksonville, Cherokee County, TX


Children of William Wood SLOVER and Molly L. BLESSING:

i. 18. Doris SLOVER was born 28 Aug 1904 in Craft, TX and died 8 Sep 1982 in Rusk, TX Cherokee County.

Children of William Wood SLOVER and Lela PEACOCK:

ii. 19. Hoke Maurice SLOVER was born 3 Sep 1907 in Rusk, Cherokee Co.,TX and died 19 Feb 1968 in Jefferson Co. TX.

iii. Lorene SLOVER was born 6 Jan 1909 and died 9 Apr 1980 in Jefferson Co. TX.

iv. 20. ? SLOVER.

v. Lenore Estelle SLOVER was born 15 Mar 1914 and died 13 Oct 1968 in Jasper Co, TX.

vi. 21. Lela Belle SLOVER was born 15 Nov 1918 and died 30 Sep 1944 in Jacksonville, Cherokee Co.,TX.

vii. 22. William Wood SLOVER was born 21 Nov 1919/20 in Turney, Cherokee Co.,TX and died 23 Oct 1995 in Jasper Co, TX.

viii. Joe Stanley SLOVER was born 8 Sep 1923 in Jacksonville, Cherokee Co., TX and died 8 May 1945.

ix. 23. Virginia Faye SLOVER was born 10 Jan 1926 in Cherokee County, TX and died 5 Jun 1981 in Jasper, Jasper Co., TX.



5. Mary Vivian SLOVER was born 8 Jan 1880 in Rusk Co.,TX and died 18 Jan 1941 in Ponta, TX. She married Burrington Hunt EVERETT 29 Nov 1898 in Cherokee County Texas. He was born 8 Jan 1876 and died 10 Jan 1939.

Other events in the life of Mary Vivian SLOVER

Burial : Jarratt cemetery, near Turney, Cherokee County, TX


Other events in the life of Burrington Hunt EVERETT

Burial : Jarratt cemetery, near Turney, Cherokee County, TX



Children of Mary Vivian SLOVER and Burrington Hunt EVERETT:

i. James EVERETT.



6. Judith Eula "U" SLOVER was born 3 Oct 1882 in TX and died 4 May 1938. She married Lewis S. Louis /CHAPMAN 16 Jul 1902 in Cherokee County Texas. He was born 24 Jul 1874 and died 23 Jan 1932.

Other events in the life of Judith Eula "U" SLOVER

Burial : Rocky Spring Cemetery, Dialville,TX


Other events in the life of Lewis S. Louis /CHAPMAN

Burial : Rocky Spring Cemetery, Dialville,TX



Children of Judith Eula "U" SLOVER and Lewis S. Louis /CHAPMAN:

i. Opie Wayne CHAPMAN was born 7 Jan 1931 and died 13 Feb 1931.

ii. Lewis Stone CHAPMAN was born 9 Oct 1902 in Craft, Cherokee Co.,TX and died 1904.

iii. Mildred Vivian CHAPMAN was born 19 Sep 1904.

iv. Theron Dean CHAPMAN was born 6 Apr 1909.

v. 24. Guy Slover CHAPMAN was born 28 Apr 1912 and died 28 Feb 2000 in Tyler, Smith Co., TX.

vi. 25. Leon Sylvan CHAPMAN was born 24 Jun 1913 and died 23 Jun 1982 in Harris Co., TX.



7. Tennie Iva SLOVER was born 5 Feb 1890 in Craft, TX and died 13 Oct 1960. She married Ira Austin BOUNDS 25 Apr 1909 in Vassburg, MS. He was born 25 Jul 1880 and died 15 Jun 1974 in Cherokee County Texas, son of William BOUNDS and Mary MERRILL.

Other events in the life of Tennie Iva SLOVER

Burial : Jarratt cemetery, near Turney, Cherokee County, TX


Other events in the life of Ira Austin BOUNDS

Burial : Jarratt cemetery, near Turney, Cherokee County, TX



Children of Tennie Iva SLOVER and Ira Austin BOUNDS:

i. Wanda BOUNDS was born 28 Jun 1916 in Turney, TX and died 25 Feb 1919.



3rd Generation (Grandchildren)


8. Willie Amber SLOVER was born 22 Aug 1896 in Rusk,, Cherokee co. TX and died 13 Nov 1942 in Jacksonville, Cherokee Co.,TX. He married Pauline FRIZZELL 28 Aug 1917 in Rusk, TX Cherokee County. She was born 23 Apr 1902 in Chesterfield, TN, daughter of Thos. Grant FRIZZELL and Adeline Jennie MYRACLE.

Other events in the life of Willie Amber SLOVER

Burial : Rocky Spring Cemetery, Dialville,TX


Other events in the marriage of Willie Amber SLOVER and Pauline FRIZZELL

Marriage : 28 Aug 1917 in Rusk, TX Cherokee County

Divorce : 1930



9. Otho Colombus SLOVER was born 17 Jul 1900 in Dialville, Cherokee County, TX and died 3 Sep 1964 in Dallas County, TX. He married Bessie Lee BURNETT 19 Nov 1919 . She was born 24 Apr 1903 in Mangum, OK .

Other events in the life of Otho Colombus SLOVER

Burial : Providence Cemetery, Cherokee Co., TX



10. John Prentiss SLOVER was born 15 Oct 1901 in Dialville, Cherokee County, TX and died 20 Dec 1953 in Dialville, Cherokee County, TX. He married Willie Mae BURNETT 21 SEP . She died 6 Feb 1993 in Dallas County, TX.


11. Bascom Clarence SLOVER Sr. was born 20 Apr 1898 in Gresham, TX and died 11 Jan 1955/6 in Tyler, Smith Co.,TX. He married Gladys Mae DAVIS 11 Aug 1923 . She was born 12 Nov 1896 and died 3 Aug 1965 in Tyler,Smith Co.,TX.

Other events in the life of Bascom Clarence SLOVER Sr.

Burial : Memorial Park Cemetery, West of Tyler in the Masonic Part

Occupation : Box factory owner and rancher at Gresham, TX

Religion : Christening 1910 Cherokee Co., Census 1910


Other events in the life of Gladys Mae DAVIS

Burial : Memorial Park Cemetery, West of Tyler in the Masonic Part



12. Annie Ovela SLOVER was born 27 Nov 1899 in Dialville, Cherokee County, TX and died 5 Sep 1990 in Jacksonville, Cherokee Co., TX. She married Peter Randolph "Pete" HALBERT 18 Dec 1917 in Rusk Co,TX. He was born 6 Jan 1897 in Oakland, TX and died 26 Feb 1985 in Dialville, TX.

Other events in the life of Annie Ovela SLOVER

Burial : 6 Sep 1990 in Resthaven Memorial Park

Occupation : School Teacher

Religion : Baptist, member or Rocky Springs Missionary Baptist Chuech


Other events in the life of Peter Randolph "Pete" HALBERT

Burial : 27 Feb 1985 in Resthaven Memorial Park, Jacksonville, TX

Occupation : Iron Ore mining Dialville, TX Operated Halbert Mill in Dialville,TX



13. Eula Edris "Mug" SLOVER was born 24 Oct 1901 in Dialville, Cherokee County, TX and died 12 Dec 1993 in Cherokee County, TX. She married Allen Claude DAVIS 31 Mar 1917 in Cherokee Co, TX. He was born 20 Dec 1894 in Jacksonville, Cherokee Co.,TX and died 18 Apr 1974 in Rusk, TX Cherokee County.

Other events in the life of Allen Claude DAVIS

Occupation : Houston Specialty store buyer. He also was a salesman for Battlestein's Store, Houston, TX



14. John Byron SLOVER was born 21 Dec 1903 in Dialville, Cherokee County, TX and died 17 Nov 1965 in Henderson, Rusk Co.,TX. He married Lou Kate COOK 11 Apr 1926 in Henderson, Rusk Co.,TX. She was born 22 Jan 1907 and died 27 Jan 1994 in Smith Co.,TX or Rusk Co. TX.

Other events in the life of John Byron SLOVER

Burial : 18 Nov 1954 in Lakewood Memorial Park

Occupation : Slover Tile and Appliance Store in Henderson TX At one time had a Texas Co. Station in Henderson.



15. Bruce Nathaniel SLOVER was born 7 Mar 1907 in Dialville, TX and died 30 May 1959 in Jacksonville, Cherokee County, TX. He married Edna Mae BRUNT 21 May 1932 in Mansfield, LA. She was born 7 Mar 1907 in Near Chickasaw Oklahoma Territory and died 22 Jan 1992 in Rusk, Tx, daughter of William Hallie BRUNT and Evie Mae BOYD.

Other events in the life of Bruce Nathaniel SLOVER

Burial : 31 May 1959 in Providence Cemetery Dialville, Tx

Occupation : Small Business Owner, Bruce Slover Crate and Lumber Inc.

Education : Dialville High School

Religion : Baptist


Other events in the life of Edna Mae BRUNT

Burial : 25 Jan 1992 in Providence Cemetery Dialville, Tx

Occupation : Teacher Dialville, Elkhart and Liberty Hill in Houston Co., TX

Education : Alto High School, Stephen F. Austin State University

Religion : Baptist



16. Lora Bertice SLOVER was born 21 Jun 1909 in Dialville, Cherokee County, TX and died 20 Jan 2001 in Jacksonville, Cherokee Co., TX. She married John B.(Bunyan) GUINN 25 Sep 1928 . He was born 21 Jul 1904 and died 20 Dec 1996.

Other events in the life of Lora Bertice SLOVER

Burial : Providence Cemetary Dialville, Tx


Other events in the life of John B.(Bunyan) GUINN

Burial : Providence Cemetery, Dialville, TX

Occupation : Self-Employed Mechanic in Dialville



17. Ruth Marie SLOVER was born 11 Mar 1913 in Dialville, Tx and died 29 Jan 1998 in Jacksonville, Cherokee Co., TX. She married Clarence Ray JENNINGS 20 Feb 1932 . He was born 1 May 1911 and died 19 Feb 1975 in Cherokee County, TX.

Other events in the life of Ruth Marie SLOVER

Burial : 30 Jan 1998 in Providence Cemetary Dialville, Tx


Other events in the life of Clarence Ray JENNINGS

Burial : Providence Cemetary Dialville, TX


18. Doris SLOVER was born 28 Aug 1904 in Craft, TX and died 8 Sep 1982 in Rusk, TX Cherokee County. She married Marcus Collins PARK 10 May 1929 in Rusk Co,TX. He was born 21 Mar 1903 in Carthage, TX, son of Robert M. PARK and Madie COLLINS.


19. Hoke Maurice SLOVER was born 3 Sep 1907 in Rusk, Cherokee Co.,TX and died 19 Feb 1968 in Jefferson Co. TX. He married LOPER . She, daughter of John T. LOPER and Lula Virginia COOK.

Other events in the life of Hoke Maurice SLOVER

Occupation : He Had a box factory at Jasper, TX.



20. ? SLOVER. She married Robert Jolly NIXON . He was born 5 Mar 1908 in Pineland,TX, son of Burt Allen NIXON and Nora JORDAN.


21. Lela Belle SLOVER was born 15 Nov 1918 and died 30 Sep 1944 in Jacksonville, Cherokee Co.,TX. She married HOUK .


22. William Wood SLOVER was born 21 Nov 1919/20 in Turney, Cherokee Co.,TX and died 23 Oct 1995 in Jasper Co, TX. He married GRIFFIS . She, daughter of G. G. GRIFFIS and Billie WOOTEN.


23. Virginia Faye SLOVER was born 10 Jan 1926 in Cherokee County, TX and died 5 Jun 1981 in Jasper, Jasper Co., TX. She married Robert Lawrence SCARBOROUGH 7 Mar 1953 in Jasper, Jasper Co, TX. He was born 26 May 1923 in TX and died 17 Jul 1978 in Angelina Co.,TX, son of Phillip Edgar SCARBOROUGH and Zelma NEYLAND.

Other events in the life of Robert Lawrence SCARBOROUGH

Burial : Jasper City Cemetery, Jasper, TX



24. Guy Slover CHAPMAN was born 28 Apr 1912 and died 28 Feb 2000 in Tyler, Smith Co., TX. He married Ida Leota CHAPMAN . She died 11 Sep 1998 in Cherokee Co, TX.


25. Leon Sylvan CHAPMAN was born 24 Jun 1913 and died 23 Jun 1982 in Harris Co., TX. He married ? ONSLEY .

Information given by Kaye Slover, March 4, 2007