Capt. Charles Anderson SLOCUM

Capt. Charles Anderson SLOCUM

Male 1836 - 1912  (76 years)

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  • Name Charles Anderson SLOCUM  [1, 2
    • He removed to Iowa and there enlisted against the rebellion 26 August 1862, and was chosen Captain of Company G, 27th Regiment Iowa Volunteer Infantry. He served in the Mississippi Valley, and in the Red River Expedition participating in all its battles. he was severely wounded in the thigh, 9th April, 1864, in the battle of Simmesport, La., but recovered and participated, later in the same year, in the battles of Tupelo, Miss., Nashville, Tenn., and others of less note. he was mustered out of service with his regiment in June, 1865. He married, in Floyd, Iowa 26 Aug., 1863, Ellen L. Wilbur, daughter of Harvey and Ann Wilbur of that place and formerly of Clarksville, Otsego Co., where she was born 30 June 1841. They settled in Charles City,Floyd Co., Iowa, where they still reside. He was Auditor of Floyd County from 1 Jan., 1872, until 1 April, 1875, when he resigned that he might devote his time more exclusively to THE FLOYD COUNTY ADVOCATE of which he is chief editor. The "Advocate" is the official newspaper of his county; is Republican in politics, bright in appearance, and highly respectable in tone. [1]
    Title Capt. 
    Born 21 Feb 1836  New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Census 1870  Living in Charles City, Floyd Co., Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census 1880  Living in Charles City, Floyd Co., Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Occupation 1880  Printer Editor Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Census 1885  Living in Charles City, Floyd Co., Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Fact Son of Lorenzo Slocum and Anna Potter Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died May 1912  Charles City, Floyd Co., Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Buried Riverside Cemetery, Charles City, Floyd Co., Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I70603  Main Tree
    Last Modified 3 Nov 2015 

    Father Lorenzo SLOCUM,   b. 4 Nov 1811, Edmeston, Otsego Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Anna POTTER 
    Relationship Birth 
    Divorced Bef 1856 
    Family ID F32084  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ellen L. WILBUR,   b. 30 Jun 1841, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1912, Charles City, Floyd County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 26 Aug 1863  [2
    Children 
     1. May Erskine Estelle SLOCUM,   b. 19 Nov 1864, Floyd County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Nov 1865, Charles City, Floyd County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)  [Birth]
     2. Charles H. SLOCUM,   b. Charles City, Floyd Co., Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1867, Charles City, Floyd County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     3. Willis Erskine SLOCUM,   b. 2 Jan 1867, Floyd County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     4. Guernsey Morton SLOCUM,   b. 19 May 1870, Floyd County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     5. Horace Woodworth SLOCUM,   b. 25 Mar 1873, Floyd County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 1890, Charles City, Floyd County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 17 years)  [Birth]
     6. Faith Amelia SLOCUM,   b. 22 Jan 1875, Floyd County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
    Last Modified 14 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F28558  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - May 1912 - Charles City, Floyd Co., Iowa Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Riverside Cemetery, Charles City, Floyd Co., Iowa Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Charles Anderson Slocum and Ellen L. Wilbur Headstone
    Charles Anderson Slocum and Ellen L. Wilbur Headstone
    Charles, the son of Lorenzo Slocum and Anna Potter, and his wife Ellen L. Wilbur, are buried in the Riverside Cemetery in Charles City, Floyd Co., Iowa.

    Created by: Kathy Gerkins
    Photo added by: Kathy Gerkins

  • Sources 
    1. [S7913] A Short History of the Slocums, Slocumbs and Slocombs of America, Charles Elihu Slocum, M.D., Ph. D., (Charles Elihu Slocum, M.D., Ph. D., - Syracuse, NY 1882).

    2. [S5179] "The Wildbores In America" A Family Tree Vol. No. 3, John Reid Wilbor & Benjamin Franklin Wilbour, (George W. King Printing Co., Baltimore, Maryland: Published 1933 & Revisions to 1939).

    3. [S5214] 1870 Census Charles City, Floyd County, Iowa.

    4. [S5215] 1880 Census Charles City, Floyd County, Iowa.

    5. [S5216] 1885 Census Charles City, Floyd County, Iowa.

    6. [S02329] Find A Grave Website.