Daniel Beeker
(1817-1909)
Mary Frances Stewart
(1827-1893)
Leroy Chase Slocum Sr.
(1845-1934)
Flora Virginia Beeker
(1857-1943)
Grace Slocum
(1879-1955)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Albert "Bert" W. Smith

Grace Slocum 1 2 3 4 5

  • Born: 16 Jan 1879, Lafayette, Tippecanoe, IN, USA 3
  • Marriage (1): Albert "Bert" W. Smith in 1909 in Lafayette, Tippecanoe, IN, USA 1
  • Died: 7 Apr 1955, Lafayette, Tippecanoe, IN, USA at age 76 1 3
  • Buried: 9 Apr 1955, Lafayette: Spring Vale Cemetery, Tippecanoe, IN, USA 1 3

   FamilySearch ID: M6Y6-1YC.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1900 in West Lafayette, Tippecanoe, IN. 6 The 1900 census recorded owning a home at 643 Wood Street in West Lafayette: Leroy C. Slocum, bank teller, 52, born Feb 1848, living with wife Flora V., 43, Jul 1857; Grace, 21, Jan 1879; Edith M., 17, M 1883; Blanch, 15, Jun 1885; Paul, 14, Nov 1886; Guy, 12, Sep 1888; Nellie, 9, M 1891. Everyone was born in Indiana except Paul, Guy and Nellie in Kansas. Leroy's father was born in Rhode Island and mother in Massachusetts. Flora's father was born in North Carolina and mother in Kentucky. The census column records Leroy and Flora were married 22 years ago and she had birthed 9 children, 6 alive in 1900.

2. Residence: on 14 Dec 1933 in Chicago, Cook, IL. 7

3. Residence: 6229 Stewart Ave., Chicago, IL on 30 Jul 1935 in Chicago, Cook, IL. 4

4. Cause of Death: Grace died at St. Elizabeth Hospital from carcinoma of liver and colon, 7 Apr 1955, Lafayette, Tippecanoe, IN, USA. 3

5. Residence: 216 Sheets St., Lafayette, IN on 7 Apr 1955 in Lafayette, Tippecanoe, IN, USA. 3

6. Obituary: Journal and Courier: Obituary of Grace Slocum Smith on 8 Apr 1955 in Lafayette, Tippecanoe, IN, USA. 1 MRS. GRACE SMITH
Mrs. Grace (Slocum) Smith, 76 of 216 Sheetz street West Lafay ette, died at 7 p.m. Thursday in St. Elizabeth hospital where she had been a patient five hours. She had been in failing health several years. Born in Lafayette, she spent her life in this community with the exception of 20 years in Chicago. She was married in 1909 to Bert W. Smith, who, died in 1935. She was a member of the Kossuth Street Baptist church. Surviving are two sisters, Mrs. Edith Snyder, Logansport, and Mrs. Nelle Gholson, Clarksville, Tenn.


Grace married Albert "Bert" W. Smith, son of Charles W. Smith and Fannie Leavitt, in 1909 in Lafayette, Tippecanoe, IN, USA.1 (Albert "Bert" W. Smith was born on 29 Jan 1869 in Chicago, Cook, IL,5 8 died on 30 Jul 1935 in Chicago, Cook, IL 1 4 5 8 and was buried on 1 Aug 1935 in Lafayette: Spring Vale Cemetery, Tippecanoe, IN, USA 4 8.)


Sources


1 "Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)," 8 Apr 1955, page 9. Obituary of Grace Slocum Smith.

2 "Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)," 2 Oct 1943, page 2. Obituary of Mrs. Flora V. Slocum.

3 Ancestry.com, "Indiana, U.S., Death Certificates, 1899-2017," Certificate 13121 Grace Slocum Smith, father L. C. Slocum, mother Flora Beeker.

4 "Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)," 31 Jul 1935, page 13. Obituary listed as Alfred W. Smith (should be Albert W. Smith).

5 FamilySearch.org, Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:N3WW-CCS Albert W. Smith, 30 Jul 1935.

6 1900 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M99H-CH1 Leroy C Slocum, Wabash Township West Lafayette town, Tippecanoe, Indiana, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 114, sheet 3B, family 51.

7 "Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)," 15 Dec 1933, page 3. Obituary of Guy Slocum.

8 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/67145521.



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