William M. SLOSSON

William M. SLOSSON

Male 1773 - 1852  (78 years)

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  • Name William M. SLOSSON  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    • married (1)Susannah Stark, married(2)widow Sally Baxter Sept 1829. She was burned to death Oct 10,1863

      Incidents at the Slosson Place
      Among those who saw considerable of the British,even more than was agreeable, was Wi11am Slosson, who settled on a farm two miles south of Chazy village, in 1807. His son,
      Horace Slosson, was then five years old, and has resided on the farm ever since. A portion if the original house, built In 1808, is still standing.
      On the British advance, William S1osson was pressed into the service, with his team, to carry baggage from Chazy to Plattsburgh. On their retreat our militia captured five British soldiers and six horses In the vicinity. The British also "gobbled up" Mr. Slossson, and held him prisioner over one night.

      Inscription:
      William Slosson Died Oct 3,1852 AE 78 yrs & 10 mos.

      Note: Death date and date on stone are different [1]
    Born 25 Nov 1773  Middlebury, Addison, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 7
    Gender Male 
    Census 1850  Living in Chazy, Clinton Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Died 01 Oct 1852  Chazy, Clinton, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5, 9
    Buried Slosson Cemetery, Chazy, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 
    • Was the 1st white child born in Middlebury, Vermont. Moved to Bennington, Bennington County, Vermont during Revolutionary War. They lived in South Hero, VT until 1807, when they moved to Chazy, settled on the old State Road, 2 1/2 miles south of the village.[Slosson 11-20-00 Greene.FTW]

      William was the first white child born in Middlebury, Rutland Co., VT. He moved
      to Bennington, Bennigton County, Vermont during the Revolutionary War. He moved
      to South Hero, Chttendeon Co., VT where he married Susanna Stark. They moved to
      Chazy, Clinton Co., NY, where she died in 1863. William married Sally Baxter, a
      widow, who was burned to death 10 Oct 1863 at Chazy.
    Person ID I53125  Main Tree
    Last Modified 9 Jan 2021 

    Father Eleazer SLOSSON,   b. 02 May 1737, Kent, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1790, Grand Isle, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 54 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Susanah Lucy BENEDICT,   b. 25 Mar 1736, Ridgefield, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jun 1912, New Canaan, Fairfield Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 176 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 27 Apr 1763  New Canaan, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 7
    Family ID F02042  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Susannah STARKS,   b. 27 Mar 1778, Pawlet, Rutland, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1829, Chazy, Clinton, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years) 
    Married 15 Apr 1797  South Hero, Chittenden Co., VT Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 7
    Children 
     1. Anson SLOSSON,   b. 1798, South Hero, Chittendon, Co., Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1870, Poss. Norfolk, St. Lawrence Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)  [Birth]
     2. Lydia SLOSSON,   b. 1800, South Hero, of grand Isle, Chittendon Co., VT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Chazy, Clinton, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Horace SLOSSON,   b. 13 Mar 1802, South Hero or Grand Isle, Chittendon Co., Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Oct 1889, Chazy, Clinton, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)  [Birth]
     4. James SLOSSON,   b. Abt 1805, South Hero, Grand Isle, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 May 1838, Chazy, Clinton, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 33 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 9 Apr 2015 
    Family ID F01815  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Sally BAXTER,   d. 10 Oct 1863, Chazy, Clinton, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 20 Sep 1829  Chazy, Clinton Co.,New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5
    Family ID F04569  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Sep 1829 - Chazy, Clinton Co.,New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1850 - Living in Chazy, Clinton Co., New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 01 Oct 1852 - Chazy, Clinton, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    William Slosson Headstone
    William Slosson Headstone
    William, the son of Eleazer Slosson and Susannah L. Benedict, is the husband of (1) Susannah Stark and (2) Sally Baxter. He is buried in the Doane Cemetery in Clinton Co., New York.

    Created by: Margaret E. Munson-Quiles
    Photo Added by: My roots

  • Sources 
    1. [S02329] Find A Grave Website.

    2. [S02415] Historian, Town of Chazy, NY.

    3. [S03339] Slosson Cemetery Records.

    4. [S03391] Strattons History of North and So. Hero Islands, "Biographical-Genealogical" pg 787.

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

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

    7. [S03338] Slosson 11-20-00 Greene.FTW.
      Date of Import: Jan 6, 2001

    8. [S00143] 1850 Census Chazy, Clinton County, New York.

    9. [S02428] History of South Hero and Grand Island Vermont, Vol. II.