Catherine SLAUSON

Catherine SLAUSON

Female 1806 - 1895  (89 years)

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  • Name Catherine SLAUSON  [2, 3
    • Quoting: Daughters of Utah Pioneers: Pioneer Women of Faith and Fortitude pg 60 and 61. "Catherine Slawson was born in New York, 1806. She married Ezekiel Brown inErie, Pennsylvania, 1825. They were the parents of seven children. he died November 10, 1848. At the time of Ezekiel's death, they had been investigating the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Catherine was baptized in 1850, and five years later she left Pennsylvania with six children and two grandchildren to gather with the Saints in the Salt lake Valley. They arrived August 18, 1856, with the P.C. Merrill Company. On September 11, 1857, Catherine and Ira Ames were married in the Edowment House. She was his fifth wife. They had no children but raised an adopted son, Meridith Fisk, who sometimes used the name "Ames." Catherine was a quiet, refined person, with a good education. She had beautiful handwriting, was a good seamstress, and made lovely bedspreads, rugs and fine linens. Catherine passed away November 21, 1895, in Trenton, Cache Valley, Utah at the age of eighty-nine years." Catherine's parents were Peter Slawson and Lucy Hinckley. She was the 3rd of 6 children.

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    Born 26 May 1806  Remsen, Onieda Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender Female 
    Census 1860  Living with husband in Brigham, Cache Co., Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Census 1870  Living in Wellsville, Cache Co., Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Census 1880  Living in Burrville, Sevier Co., Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Died 21 Nov 1895  Trenton, Cache Co., Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried Smithfield City Cemetery, Smithfield, Cache Co., Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Notes 
    • Source: Dead Fred Genealogy Photo Archive:

      Catherine Slawson was born in 1806 in New York. She married in Pennsylvania, Ezekiel Brown in 1825. They had 7 children. Her husband died in 1848 and she and two of her daughters crossed the plains to Utah in 1856. She later married Ira Ames. Catherine was a quiet, refined person, with a good education. She had beautiful handwriting, was a good seamstress, and made lovely bedspreads, rugs and fine linens. Catherine passed away November 21, 1895, in Trenton, Cache Valley, Utah at the age of eighty-nine years.
    Person ID I50975  Main Tree
    Last Modified 6 Jan 2018 

    Father Peter SLAWSON,   b. 15 Sep 1773, Salem, Westchester Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jan 1835, Waterford, Erie Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Lucy HINCKLEY,   b. 18 Sep 1779, Pittstown, Renssalaer Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Sep 1841, Erie Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 17 Oct 1797  Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 9
    Family ID F06179  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Ezekiel BROWN,   b. Abt 1801,   d. 10 Nov 1848, Erie City, Erie Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 47 years) 
    Married 20 Mar 1825  [2
    Children 
     1. Peter Slauson BROWN,   b. 28 Oct 1828, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1891  (Age 63 years)  [Birth]
     2. Samuel Franklin BROWN,   b. 16 Jan 1831, Erie County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Mar 1899, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)  [Birth]
     3. Lucy Lucetta BROWN,   b. 3 Dec 1832, Erie County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Nov 1869, Smithfield, Cache Co., Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years)  [Birth]
     4. Jane Catherine BROWN,   b. 21 Mar 1835, Beaver Dame, Erie Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Feb 1926, The Dalles, Wasco Co., Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)  [Birth]
    +5. Eliza Sophia BROWN,   b. 17 Feb 1838, Erie, Erie Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jun 1930, Manti, Sanpete Co., Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)  [Birth]
     6. Amelia Luvilla BROWN,   b. 30 Jan 1840, Erie County,Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Aug 1909, Logan, Cache Co., Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)  [Birth]
    +7. Isodora Adeline BROWN,   b. 13 Aug 1842, Greene, Mercer Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jun 1930, Jerome, Jerome Co., Idaho Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 5 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F06181  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Ira V. AMES,   b. 22 Sep 1804, Shaftsbury, Bennington Co., Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jan 1869, Wellsville, Cache Co., Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 11 Sep 1857  [1
    Children 
     1. Meredith Fisk AMES,   b. 26 Jan 1845, Waterford, Erie Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 1931, Hyrum, Cache Co., Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)  [Foster]
    Last Modified 6 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F06180  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1870 - Living in Wellsville, Cache Co., Utah Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Smithfield City Cemetery, Smithfield, Cache Co., Utah Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Catherine Slawson Brown
    Catherine Slawson Brown
    Catherine Slawson is the wife of Ezekiel Brown.

    Photo from: DeadFred Genealogy Photo Archive

    Headstones
    Catherine Slauson Brown Ames Headstone
    Catherine Slauson Brown Ames Headstone
    Catherine, the daughter of Peter Slauson and Lucy Hinckley, is the wife of (1) Ezekiel Brown and (2) Ira V. Ames. She is buried in the Smithfield City Cemetery in Smithfield, Cache Co., Utah.

    Maintained by: Stephen Olsen
    Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Soc.
    Photo Added by: God Bless....

  • Sources 
    1. [S02019] Dead Fred Genealogy Photo Archive: Catherine Slawson Brown.

    2. [S00025] "Descendants of George Slawson" Fairfield Co., Connecticut by Rootsweb.

    3. [S03336] Slason-Slauson-Slawson-Slosson Family by George C. Slawson dated 1946.

    4. [S03041] RootsWeb: World Connect - Ancestors of Neil Conway by Gary Silverstein.

    5. [S9189] 1860 Census Brigham, Cache County, Utah.

    6. [S9191] 1870 Census Wellsville, Cache County, Utah.

    7. [S9192] 1880 Census Burrville, Sevier County, Utah.

    8. [S02329] Find A Grave Website.

    9. [S03262] RootsWeb: World Connect - Stamford, CT Familes (1641-1935) by Barbara Kaye.