John Charles Slowey – Wisconsin to South Dakota – Part 10

Today was a long day.  We were preparing for a trial tomorrow morning and ended up working until about 7 this evening.  Very long day.  Around 5:00 this afternoon, the bottom fell out of the sky and we have had varying stages of torrential downpour for the past 5-1/2 hours.  I am so ready for … Continue reading “John Charles Slowey – Wisconsin to South Dakota – Part 10”

Sunday’s Obituary – John Charles Slowey

April 27, 1928 – Yankton Press & Dakotanp. 7, Col. 4John SloweyThe death of John Slowey, pioneer farmer of Mayfield township, was announced yesterday. John Slowey was born in Wisconsin, February 26, 1861 and was aged 67 years and two months, the day of his death.  He had lived in Yankton county for 56 of … Continue reading “Sunday’s Obituary – John Charles Slowey”

John Charles Slowey – Wisconsin to South Dakota – Part 9

Do You Ever Feel Like Your Ancestors Are Hiding On Purpose?  Seriously. When I last posted here about my 2nd great grandfather, John Charles Slowey, I had requested various bios and obits, as well as birth, death, and marriage records from South Dakota.  For the past month, I have been hovering over my mailbox waiting for these things … Continue reading “John Charles Slowey – Wisconsin to South Dakota – Part 9”

John Charles Slowey – Wisconsin to South Dakota – Part 8

Gosh.  It’s been a while since I spent any time with my great great grandfather.  Fortunately, because of the weather, I’ve been forced to stay indoors and get some of the organizational portions of my New Years’ Genealogy Goals done.  I have gone over all the information I have on JCS and made sure everything … Continue reading “John Charles Slowey – Wisconsin to South Dakota – Part 8”

John Charles Slowey – Wisconsin to South Dakota – Part 7

I think we left off with a letter going to the Register’s office for John Charles’ birth certificate, and having discovered a completely different birth date – roughly a year prior to what was contained on all his other records.  While waiting for the Register’s office to respond, and since it’s Halloween, I thought I’d try to find out where … Continue reading “John Charles Slowey – Wisconsin to South Dakota – Part 7”