Categories: Culpeper County, Virginia | Mercer County, Kentucky | Slaughter Family Burial Grounds, Harrodsburg, Kentucky | Kentucky Governors | Fifteenth Regiment, Kentucky Militia (Slaughter's), War of 1812 | Battle of New Orleans | Kentucky Notables.
Gabriel Slaughter was born in Culpeper, Va., 1767 and died in Mercer County, Ky., in 1830. He married 1st. Sarah Slaughter, daughter of Thomas Slaughter of Caroline County, Va. and 2nd. Sarah Hord of Caroline County, they were married 9 March 1797 in Caroline County, Virginia. Col. Gabriel Slaughter commanded a regiment of Kentucky riflemen at the Battle of New Orleans and was highly commended in the official despatches of Andrew Jackson. He received the thanks of the Kentucky Legislature for conspicuous gallantry on that occasion. He was a member of the Kentucky State Senate. He was also Lieutenant Governor and Governor of the State. 
Gabriel's Children, though by which wife is not clear:
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