Gabriel Slaughter

Gabriel Slaughter (1767 - 1830)

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Gabriel Slaughter
Born in Culpeper County, Virginiamap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in Caroline Co., Virginia, USAmap
Died in Mercer County, Kentucky, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 19 Dec 2014
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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 served in the Fifteenth Regiment, Kentucky Militia (Slaughter's) in the War of 1812
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Preceded by
6th Governor
George Madison
Gabriel Slaughter
7th Governor
of Kentucky
Seal of the State of Kentucky
Succeeded by
8th Governor
John Adair


Gabriel Slaughter is Notable.

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. [1]

Gabriel's Children, though by which wife is not clear:

a. Mary Buckner married Jeremiah Fisher.[1]
b. Susan Harrison married James Caldwell.[1]
c. John Hord married Mary Belle Weissiger.[1]
d. Fanny Hord married Rev. John Torrey Worthington.[1]
e. Felix Grundy-d. s. p.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Slaughter Family (Continued), Author(s): John S. Carpenter, Source: The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, Vol. 21, No. 4 (Oct., 1913), pp. 427-430 Published by: Virginia Historical Society

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