|Slocum Family Monument, Prospect Hill Cemetery - Northville, NY|
December 25, 1738- John Slocum, a merchant in Dartmouth, and Deborah Almy are married in Dartmouth Township, Bristol County, Massachusetts.
Inscription on the Slocum Family Monument:
JOHN 5 SLOCUM, SON OF ELEAZER, BORN 4 AUGUST, 1717; MARRIED DEBORAH ALMY, THEY WERE MEMBERS OF THE SOCIETY OF FRIENDS. RESIDED IN DARTMOUTH, MASSACHUSETTS. A YEOMAN AND MERCHANT, THEY HAD 12 CHILDREN: 1.JOB. 2.ELIZABETH. 3.ELEAZER. 4.JOHN. 5.FITZGERALD. 6.PARDON. 7.ELSIE 8.EBENEZER. 9.ELEPHEL. 10.JONAH. 11.DEBORAH 12.RESTCOME.
The Slocum Family Monument has the family history dating back to the 1600's. This monument is located in Prospect Hill Cemetery in Northville, N.Y.
(John Slocum is my third cousin 8 times removed. Our common ancestors are Richard Sisson & Mary Atkinson.)