Daniel Beeker
(1817-1909)
Mary Frances Stewart
(1827-1893)
Leroy Chase Slocum Sr.
(1845-1934)
Flora Virginia Beeker
(1857-1943)
Nelle Slocum
(1891-1974)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Howell E. Gholson

Nelle Slocum 1 2 3

  • Born: 3 Mar 1891, , , KS 3
  • Marriage (1): Howell E. Gholson on 10 Jan 1910
  • Died: 23 Nov 1974, Atlanta, Fulton, GA at age 83 3 4
  • Buried: Clarksville: Greenwood Cemetery, Montgomery, TN, USA

   FamilySearch ID: K8K9-LYR.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1900 in West Lafayette, Tippecanoe, IN. 5 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 Clarksville, Montgomery, TN, USA. 6

3. Residence: on 7 Apr 1955 in Clarksville, Montgomery, TN, USA. 1

4. Obituary: Leaf-Chronicle: obituary of Nelle Slocum Gholson on 24 Nov 1974 in Clarksville, Montgomery, TN, USA. 4 ATLANTA, Ga. - Mrs. Nelle Slocum Gholson, 83, widow of the late Howell A. Gholson, died yesterday morning. She was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Slocum of Lafayette, Ind., and is survived by a son, Dr. Alexander R. Gholson, two daughters, Mrs. Richard Edmondson and Mrs. David Byrne, nine grandchildren, and two great grandchildren, all of Atlanta. She lived in Clarksville, most of her life, residing at 206 Castle Heights. She was a member of the Madison Street United Methodist Church, the Student's Club, and the U.D.C.
Memorial services will be announced later.


Nelle married Howell E. Gholson on 10 Jan 1910. (Howell E. Gholson was born on 14 Feb 1890 in Clarksville, Montgomery, TN, USA,7 8 died on 20 Aug 1948 in Clarksville, Montgomery, TN, USA 7 8 and was buried on 23 Aug 1948 in Clarksville: Greenwood Cemetery, Montgomery, TN, USA 7 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 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/53005157.

4 "The Leaf-Chronicle (Clarksville, TN)," 24 Nov 1974, page 10, obituary of Nelle Slocum Gholson.

5 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.

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

7 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/53005155.

8 "The Leaf-Chronicle (Clarksville, TN)," 21 Aug 1948, page 1. Obituary of Howell E. Gholson.



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