Stephen William SLOSSON

Male 1828 - Abt 1900  (72 years)


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  • Name Stephen William SLOSSON  [1
    Born 1828  Gouverneur, St. Lawrence County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Census 1850  [2
    Living in Dekalb, Saint Lawrence Co., New York 
    Census 1860  [3
    Living in Dekalb, Saint Lawrence Co., New York. 
    Census 1870  Living in Indian Field, Tuscola Co., Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Occupation 1870  [4
    Clerk - Dry Goods Store 
    Died Abt 1900  Dayton, Hennepin County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • Residences:
      Ogdensburg, St. Lawrence Co., New York
      Caro, Tuscola Co., Michigan
      Minneapolis, Minnesota
      Dayton, Hennepin Co., Minnesota

      NORTHERN NEW YORK - Gen and family hstory of northern New York

      STEPHEN WILLIAM SLOSSON was born in 1828, in Gouverneur, and died about 1900, in Dayton, Hennepin County, Minnesota.
      He grew up in Gouverneur, and when a young man went to DeKalb, same county (St. Lawrence county), where he conducted a general store and also dealt in ashes and lumber. He was very successful, and removed to Ogdensburg, where he kept a hotel known as the Morton House; removing thence to Cairo, Michigan, he again engaged in the drygoods business, with good success, and then removed to Minneapolis, Minneapolis, and also opened a general store there. He was prosperous as a business man and left a competence at his death.
      He was a member of the Presbyterian church, and of the Masonic order. In early life he was a Democrat, later a Whig, and finally supported the Republican party.
      While residing at Dekalb he was village clerk, and also postmaster.
      He married (first) Mary Cooper, a granddaughter of William Cooper, one of the early residents of De Kalb, and a niece of J. Fennimore Cooper. He married (second) Orilla P. Rice, of Dekalb.
      Children by first marriage:
      Stephen William, died at an early life at Dekalb.
      Mary, married Henry Palmer, a steamboat engineer of Heuvelton, and died in Minneapolis
      Charles Clinton, lived in New York City, where he died in 1900.
      Leslie Eugene, retired, dry-goods merchant, residing in Chicago.
      George F.
      Clifton, adopted when small boy by D.A. Moore, and died at DeKalb.
    Person ID I53071  Main Tree
    Last Modified 25 Mar 2018 

    Father Stephen SLOSSON,   b. Abt 1797, Grand Isle, Chittendon Co., Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1850, Gouverneur, St. Lawrence Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 52 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Mrs. Stephen SLOSSON,   d. Bef 1850, Gouverneur, St. Lawrence Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship Birth 
    Family ID F05573  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary COOPER,   b. abt. 1827, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1858  (Age ~ 31 years) 
    Married 12 Sep 1844  [5
    Children 
     1. Stephen William SLOSSON,   b. abt. 1844, DeKalb, Saint Lawrence Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. DeKalb, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Mary SLOSSON,   b. abt. 1846, DeKalb, Saint Lawrence Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Charles Clinton SLOSSON,   b. 1849, DeKalb, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Oct 1895, New York, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)
     4. Leslie Eugene SLOSSON,   b. 1852, DeKalb, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Roseville, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. George Franklin SLOSSON,   b. 05 Mar 1854, DeKalb, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1944  (Age > 91 years)  [Birth]
     6. Clifton Henry SLOSSON,   b. 1856, DeKalb, Saint Lawrence Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft. 1860, DeKalb, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 5 years)
    Last Modified 13 Jun 2015 
    Family ID F17170  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Orilla P. RICE,   b. Abt 1840, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 1860  De Kalb, St. Lawrence Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F17171  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1828 - Gouverneur, St. Lawrence County, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1860 - De Kalb, St. Lawrence Co., New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1870 - Living in Indian Field, Tuscola Co., Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Abt 1900 - Dayton, Hennepin County, Minnesota Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S03336] Slason-Slauson-Slawson-Slosson Family by George C. Slawson dated 1946.

    2. [S4417] 1850 Census Dekalb, Saint Lawrence County, New York.

    3. [S4418] 1860 Census Dekalb, Saint Lawrence County, New York.

    4. [S00459] 1870 Census Indian Fields, Vascola County, Michigan.

    5. [S7314] The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record 1919 Vol. 50 No. 1 January.