Slater, Jay

Born: 1795-02-25 Massachusetts

Died: 1860-07-19 Sangamon County, Illinois

Flourished: Sangamon County, Illinois

Slater lived in Sangamon County, Illinois, by 1826, when he married Lucretia Carman there. Together, they had six children before her death in 1853. The following year, Slater remarried to Lavina Alkire, with whom he had two children. Slater was a farmer.

John Carroll Power and S. A. Power, History of the Early Settlers of Sangamon County, Illinois (Springfield, IL: Edwin A. Wilson, 1876), 664; U.S. Census Office, Seventh Census of the United States (1850), Sangamon County, IL, 232.