Big changes have come to — all content is now read-only, and member subscriptions and the Shop have been discontinued.
Learn more

Chat | Daily Search | My GenForum | Community Standards | Terms of Service
Jump to Forum
Home: Surnames: Slayton Family Genealogy Forum

Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message

Re: Slayton Family in Georgia
Posted by: J.M. Slayton Date: October 03, 2001 at 20:23:53
In Reply to: Slayton Family in Georgia by Gayla (Slayton) Chapman of [an error occurred while processing this directive]

I am a Slayton. My father's name is Claude and he is from Homer in Banks County, Georgia. He was born in 1929. His father, whose name was John (I think) was in his early 70's at the time. We've never been able to find a birth certificate for him, they supposedly burned.

Since my grandmother (Sara) was less than half the age of my grandfather, we suspect that he could have had a wife and kids before her. My grandfather died when he was thrown from a horse before my father was born. She remarried and moved to Oklahoma where she died when my father was 15. He never found out too much about his family.

He had several brothers (George Washington Slayton, Austin Slayton and Hoyt Slayton) and he had 4 sisters I think. One of them was named Mary, one was Lou, but I don't remember the names of the other 2. I believe George Washington Slayton was in the service sometime around WWII and was killed on a base in California when a plane crashed into a hangar. The only relative of his I ever met was his younger sister Lou, who died several years ago of cancer in New Mexico.

I don't know if that will help or not. If anyone knows anything about my father's family, please let me know.


J.M. Slayton

No followups yet

Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message
Search this forum:

Search all of GenForum:

Proximity matching
Add this forum to My GenForum Agreement of Use
Link to GenForum
Add Forum
Home |  Help |  About Us |  Site Index |  Jobs |  PRIVACY |  Affiliate
© 2007 The Generations Network