William Slater

M, #2553, b. 5 May 1880, d. 29 July 1942
     William Slater was born on 5 May 1880 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1 He was the son of William Sclater and Margaret Ann Topp. His family was known by the tee-name of "Hasser".
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1881 census at 67 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: William Slater, head; Margaret A. Slater, wife; William Slater, son.2

He was listed as head of household's son in the 1891 census at 108 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Wm Slater, head; Maggie Ann Slater, wife; Wm Slater, son; Geo Slater, son; Frank Slater, son; Alexr. Slater, son; John Slater, son; James Slater, son.3
William Slater was a fisherman. He married Jessie Findlay at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 20 December 1907.1 William died on 29 July 1942 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 62.4,5,1 He was buried after 29 July 1942 at Hillhead Cemetery, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.4,5

Child of William Slater and Jessie Findlay

Citations

  1. [S1054] Dr Guy D Sutherland-Barnicoat, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Dr Guy Barnicoat of Commerce Township, Michigan, USA.
  2. [S6399] 1881, Scottish Census, "William Slater, son, male, age 11 months, born in Portknockie, Banff, resident at 67 Portknockie."
  3. [S3673] 1891, Scottish Census, "Wm Slater, son, male, age 12, born in Rathven, Banffshire, scholar, resident at 108 Portknockie."
  4. [S5019] William Slater and Jessie Slater née Findlay, Monumental inscription, "To the memory of WILLIAM SLATER who died 29th July 1942 aged 62, beloved husband of JESSIE FINDLAY. Also the above JESSIE FINDLAY who died 20th April 1963 aged 84. Until the day dawn."
  5. [S5017] William Slater, Gravestone inscription data, "NM175347, William Slater, c. 1880 to 29 JUL 1942. Date of Birth : c. 1880. Spouse's Name : Jessie Findlay. Headstone Ref : H180. Date of Death : 29 JUL 1942."