Catherine  SLAWSON

Catherine SLAWSON

Female 1806 - 1895  (89 years)

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  • Name Catherine SLAWSON  [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 
    Died 21 Nov 1895  Trenton, Cache Co., Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    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 29 Mar 2017 

    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, 5
    Family ID F06179  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Ira AMES 
    Married 11 Sep 1857  [1
    Last Modified 29 May 2015 
    Family ID F06180  Group Sheet

    Family 2 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
    Family ID F06181  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Catherine Slawson Brown
    Catherine Slawson Brown
    Catherine Slawson is the wife of Ezekiel Brown.

    Photo from: DeadFred Genealogy Photo Archive

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