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From: "Dortha F. Greenlee" <>
Subject: Re: [ERATH] [SLAUGHTER] William Richard, a miner in Thurber,Erath Texas;1900
Date: Sat, 3 Aug 2002 15:32:53 -0700


Charles,

There were Slaughter families in Breckenridge, Stephens Co. One was a Hiram
Slaughter. Was any of these related to your family?

Dortha McElroy Greenlee

----- Original Message -----
From: "Charles A. Wyly" <>
To: <>
Sent: Saturday, August 03, 2002 3:26 PM
Subject: Re: [ERATH] [SLAUGHTER] William Richard, a miner in Thurber,Erath
Texas;1900


> Hi,
> you mentioned Slaughters, There were Slaughters in Stephenville who ran
> an old fashioned Drug store complete with soda fountain and ceiling fans.
>
>
> Also, Col. C.C.(?) Slaughter of Republic of Texas became a rancher- and
> the family had business interests from Fort Worth to Roswell. There is a
> statue of Col. Slaughter in Dallas, mounted on his horse, acknowelging
> his gifts to the fledgling Buckner's Orphan Home in Dallas.
>
> down the line, George Slaughter had a home in Fort Worth and later
> Roswell. Somewhere in the process he had time to marry Janice Wyly of
> Stephenville. her brothers were born in Atlasnta, Ga. She had several
> cousins in Selden and Hico area and some in Thurber. I have wonderred if
> they met at Tarleton or Fort Worth in TCU or where they met- or did
> George Slaughter have Slaughter cousins in Stephenville he
> visited???Janice came to Stephenville Wyly Reunion in early 1990's and
> was past 93 then, as I remember. Her son Donaho Wyly slaughter was
> retireing from his Albequerque law office and moving back to Roswell with
> 3 enterprises in Levelland, Texas.
>
> Janice was bat girl for the Wyly Brothers Baseball team who beat all
> comers- school, college or adults. She had Moring and Tackett and many
> other cousins. One married Mr. Dunn of Dublin sawmill. Some of her
> childhood friends including a Hyatt from Stephenville visited her at the
> reunion. Janice said she could remember her dad and grandad tending their
> store on west side of T square. , which Trammel and Crow gave him as part
> of the 3000 sheep deliverred to them at San Angelo on foot from Atlanta-
> Ben Sr. wore an eye patch from an explosion in Civil War Battle of
> Knoxville.
>
> His Uncle Augustine Clayton Wyly was his partner in Atlanta 4 story
> wholesale grocery, which Ben closed in 1890. I recently had an E mail
> from Liverpool, England , telling about a new trail out of Liverpool to
> 40 graves of Confederacy connections. 2 were Daughters of A.C We dhad
> only 3 of hison our records- now we have 5. . Thjey claim over 200 may
> someday be on the trail there- and the two Wyly girls, Ben's cousins,
> have a service or program planned later this year , sponsored by some
> researchers, a Writer's Club, and a musical group which raises money for
> needy or heritage related causes. The folks in Liverpool still have a
> bad rememberance of the American battlership sinking a Confederate supply
> ship in Liverpool Harbor- not in U.S. territory or International
> waters. They recoverred the Captain and buried him with honors. Research
> in Liverpool connected records might have missing links if you have
> someone vanished in Confederate Navy or cotton businesses with mills
> there.
>
> Oh, yes, I have known several Slaughters of African descent in Waco whop
> are teachers, aides, librarians & other professional type positions.
>
> Take care,
> Charles A ugustine . Wyly
>
> On Fri, 2 Aug 2002 23:27:59 -0700 Ann Bowler <> writes:
> > Does anyone know if/how Berlin McKinney was related to the other
> > McKinney families in Erath county, mainly Henry Ford McKinney, born
> > May 30,1876, died February 10, 1964.
> > Ann Bowler
> >
> > >Good morning Rachel,
> > >
> > >I have an uncle, Oscar Wilde Carter, born December 5, 1888, in
> > Erath
> > County.
> > >He died 1975 in Breckenridge, Stephens Co., TX. He married my
> > mother's
> > >sister, Berlin McKinney, September 30, 1919 in Erath Co. Are these
> > names
> > >familiar to you?
> > >
> > >Dortha McElroy Greenlee
> > >
> > >----- Original Message -----
> > >From: "R Wolff" <>
> > >To: <>
> > >Sent: Monday, July 29, 2002 2:17 AM
> > >Subject: [ERATH] [SLAUGHTER] William Richard, a miner in
> > Thurber,Erath
> > >Texas;1900
> > >
> > >
> > >> Hello From Arizona
> > >>
> > >> My Grandparents: William Richard Slaughter, Sarah Ophelia
> > Carter.
> > >>
> > >> My grandfather was a miner and worked in Thurber,Erath,Texas. He
> > married
> > >my
> > >> grandmother Sarah in Hill County Texas in 1894.
> > >>
> > >> I would like any information regards this SLAUGHTER / CARTER
> > family.
> > >> William Richard2 Slaughter (William1) was born October 28, 1867
> > in
> > >Illinois,
> > >>
> > >> and died October 02, 1936 in County Hospital, Douglas, Cochise
> > County,
> > >> Arizona.
> > >>
> > >> Information on Death Certificate states that he was born in
> > Illinois,
> > and
> > >> that his father was born in Illinois. Certificate also states
> > that his
> > >> parents were unknown. Information on death certificate was given
> > by my
> > >> grandmother, Sarah. I have a copy of his marriage certificate,
> > >> I have him in 1910,1920,1930 living in Arizona.
> > >>
> > >> He married Sarah Ophelia Carter December 23, 1894 in Hill
> > County, Texas,
> > >> daughter of Silas Carter and Manecia Ivy. She was born July 13,
> > 1866 in
> > >> Warren Co., Mississippi, and died February 17, 1948 in
> > Sacramento
> > County,
> > >> California.
> > >>
> > >> Their Children born in Texas:
> > >> Rufus Burl, Minnie Alice, Myrtle Bell,Pearl Ophelia, My dad:
> > William
> > Henry
> > >> Slaughter. My birth certificate states dad was born in Thurber
> > Texas,
> > >1902.
> > >>
> > >> Anyone with information regards this family, please e-mail. I
> > have much
> > >> more information to share regards my family.
> > >>
> > >> Sincerely, Rachel Wolff
> > >>
> > >>
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