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Edward M. Slocum (1871–1949)

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Headley and Reed, photographer (New Bedford, Massachusetts), Ed M. Slocum, ca. 1890; privately held by the Faulkner–Hull Collection, Massachusetts.
Headley and Reed, photographer (New Bedford, Massachusetts), Ed M. Slocum, ca. 1890; privately held by the Faulkner–Hull Collection, Massachusetts.

Edward Manchester Slocum was born on 27 February 1871 in Fairhaven, Bristol County, Massachusetts to Captain Frederick Slocum, a master mariner, and Lydia Ann Jones, the second wife of Frederick Slocum.1

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Edward’s father first married Sarah A. Smith in 1844 in Providence County, Rhode Island.2 Two children were born to Frederick Slocum and Sarah A. Smith: Frederick E. Slocum, who died in 1852 at the age of five, and Henry S. Slocum, who died at the age of 17 in 1863.3 Both are buried in Riverside Cemetery on Fairhaven, Bristol County, Massachusetts.4

Sarah A. Smith Slocum died on 28 June 1859 at the age of 41 in Honolulu in what were then called the Sandwich Islands, now called Hawaii.5 A monument, most likely a cenotaph, exists for Sarah in Riverside Cemetery on Fairhaven, Bristol County, Massachusetts.6

“Died, Sarah Slocum,” obituary, The Friend (Honolulu, Sandwich Islands [Hawaii]), 15 July 1859, p. 56, col. 3.
“Died, Sarah Slocum,” obituary, The Friend (Honolulu, Sandwich Islands [Hawaii]), 15 July 1859, p. 56, col. 3.

Edward’s father, Frederick, married second to Lydia Ann Jones in Claremont, Sullivan County, State of New Hampshire on 29 October 1860.7 The couple had four known children, Abram, Almira “Myra,” Edward, and Frederick.8

Capt. Frederick Slocum died at the age of 63 on 29 Jan 1885 in New Bedford.9 He is buried in Riverside Cemetery on Fairhaven, Bristol County, Massachusetts.10

“Died, Capt. Frederick Slocum, 63,” death notice, Fall River Daily Evening News (Fall River, Massachusetts), 30 Jan 1985, p. 3, col. 4.
“Died, Capt. Frederick Slocum, 63,” death notice, Fall River Daily Evening News (Fall River, Massachusetts), 30 Jan 1985, p. 3, col. 4.

At the time of Capt. Slocum’s death, the family was living at 247 Fourth Street in New Bedford, where Edward’s brother, Abram, mother, Lydia, and sister, Myra, resided until about 1904, when Lydia and Myra moved to New Hampshire.11 Edward attended Fifth Street Grammar School, then New Bedford High School, and was a member of the High School Cadets.12

"Edward M. Slocum Wins Silver Medal and Red Ribbon, New Bedford" newspaper article, Fall River Daily Evening News (Fall River, Massachusetts), 26 May 1887, p. 2, col. 4.
“Edward M. Slocum Wins Silver Medal and Red Ribbon, New Bedford” newspaper article, Fall River Daily Evening News (Fall River, Massachusetts), 26 May 1887, p. 2, col. 4.

Following high school, Edward served as a corporal in the City Guards, E. Company, leaving the service in 1894.13

"Corporal Edward M. Slocum Leaves Service," newspaper article, Fall River Daily Evening News (Fall River, Massachusetts), 26 Jun 1894, p. 4, col. 4.
“Corporal Edward M. Slocum Leaves Service,” newspaper article, Fall River Daily Evening News (Fall River, Massachusetts), 26 Jun 1894, p. 4, col. 4.

On 14 September 1897, Edward married Eleanor V. Tripp in New Bedford and the couple’s first child, Lois, was born in 1899 in New Bedford.14 A second child, Frances, joined the family in 1903.15

By 1903, Edward, Eleanor, and their children were living at 18 Sherman Street in New Bedford and Edward was working as a draftsman for the city engineer’s office.16 The family enjoyed visits to Eleanor’s parents and Edward served on the regatta committee at the New Bedford Yacht Club.17

"Edward Slocum Family Visit Mr. and Mrs. Tripp, Westport Point," newspaper article, The Evening Herald (Fall River, Massachusetts), 16 July 1912, p. 7, col. 3.
“Edward Slocum Family Visit Mr. and Mrs. Tripp, Westport Point,” newspaper article, The Evening Herald (Fall River, Massachusetts), 16 July 1912, p. 7, col. 3.
"New Bedford Skippers," newspaper article, Boston Globe (Boston, Massachusetts), 8 Apr 1911, p. 6, col. 7.
“New Bedford Skippers,” newspaper article, Boston Globe (Boston, Massachusetts), 8 Apr 1911, p. 6, col. 7.

Sadly, in 1913, Edward and Eleanor’s daughter, Frances, died at the age of 10 in 1913.18 Frances is buried in Rural Cemetery in New Bedford.19

Edward’s brother, Abram, a master mariner, was lost at sea in March of the following year.20 A cenotaph for Abram is in Riverside Cemetery in Fairhaven.21 Edward’s mother, Lydia Ann Jones Slocum, died on 23 March 1920 in the town of her birth, Claremont, Sullivan County, State of New Hampshire.22 Lydia is buried in Riverside Cemetery in Fairhaven.23 Edward’s sister, Almira L. “Myra” Slocum, died in 1933 in New Bedford and also is buried in Riverside Cemetery in Fairhaven.24

Edward and Eleanor remained in New Bedford for the remainder of their lives.25 Their daughter, Lois, like her Uncle Frederick, earned a Ph.D. in astronomy and had a distinguished career teaching and serving as chairman of the department of astronomy at Wilson College. Lois died in 1951.26

Smith College Class Book 1921 (Northampton, Massachusetts, 1921), p. 82, Lois Tripp Slocum.
Smith College Class Book 1921 (Northampton, Massachusetts, 1921), p. 82, Lois Tripp Slocum.
"New Bedford Woman Gets Lick Fellowship," Lois T. Slocum newspaper article, Boston Globe (Boston, Massachusetts), 12 May 1927, p. 13, col. 2.
“New Bedford Woman Gets Lick Fellowship,” Lois T. Slocum newspaper article, Boston Globe (Boston, Massachusetts), 12 May 1927, p. 13, col. 2.
"Dr. Lois Tripp Slocum," obituary, Public Opinion (Chambersburg, Pennsylvania), 26 May 1951, p. 2, col. 2.
“Dr. Lois Tripp Slocum,” obituary, Public Opinion (Chambersburg, Pennsylvania), 26 May 1951, p. 2, col. 2.

Edward and Eleanor attended the 45th New Bedford High school reunion of the class of 1890 in 1935; Eleanor is fifth from the left in the second row and Edward on the very right in the back row.27

“New Bedford High School Class of 1890 at their 45th Reunion, New Bedford, MA,” 14 July 1935; photograph held by the New Bedford Free Public Library photograph collection, New Bedford, Massachusetts; published at Digital Commonwealth Massachusetts Collection Online.
“New Bedford High School Class of 1890 at their 45th Reunion, New Bedford, MA,” 14 July 1935; photograph held by the New Bedford Free Public Library photograph collection, New Bedford, Massachusetts; published at Digital Commonwealth Massachusetts Collection Online.
New Bedford High School Class of 1890 Reunion, New Bedford, MA, 14 July 1935, Mrs. Edward M. Slocum, back row, 5th from the left.
New Bedford High School Class of 1890 Reunion, New Bedford, MA, 14 July 1935, Mrs. Edward M. Slocum, back row, 5th from the left.
New Bedford High School Class of 1890 Reunion, New Bedford, MA, 14 July 1935, Edward M. Slocum, back row, on the right.
New Bedford High School Class of 1890 Reunion, New Bedford, MA, 14 July 1935, Edward M. Slocum, back row, on the right.

Edward’s last suriving sibling, Dr. Frederick Slocum, died in 1944 and is buried in Indian Hill Cemetery in Middletown, Middlesex County, Connecticut.28

Edward Manchester Slocum died at the age of 78 in 1949 in New Bedford.29 Eleanor Victoria Tripp Slocum died on 15 August 1966, also in New Bedford.30 Edward and Eleanor are buried with her parents, her brother and his wife, and their daughters in Rural Cemetery in New Bedford, Bristol County, Massachusetts.31

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1. Fairhaven, Bristol County, Massachusetts, Births Register 1871, p. 100, no. 39, Edward M. Slocum, 27 Feb 1871. Parents: Frederick Slocum, born in Dartmouth, and Lydia Jones, born in Claremont, New Hampshire. Father’s occupation: Mariner.

For full name: Massachusetts Grand Lodge of Masons Membership Cards 1733–1990, Atlantic 31 Lodge, Block Island, Rhode Island, Edward Manchester Slocum. Birth: 24 Feb 1871, Fairhaven, Massachusetts. Occupation: Civil Engineer. Residence: New Bedford.

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2. Edward’s father’s first marriage to Sarah A. Smith:
James N. Arnold, Vital Record of Rhode Island 1636-1850, First Series. Births, Marriages, and Deaths, A Family Register for the People, vol. 2, Providence County, Marriages, p. 73, no. 4-119, Sarah A., and Frederick Slocumb, 27 Aug 1844.

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3. Edward’s half-siblings: Frederick and Henry:
Fairhaven, Bristol County, Massachusetts, Deaths Register 1852, p. 64, no. 48, Frederic E. Slocum, 25 Aug 1852. Single. Age: 5 years, 7 months, 12 days. Place of death: Fairhaven. Cause of death: Scarlet fever. Birthplace: Dartmouth. Parents: Frederic and Sarah Slocum.
Note: Large portion of age days column had 12 was carried with ” Birth without days calculates to Jan 1847.

Also, Fairhaven, Bristol County, Massachusetts, Deaths Register 1863, p. 78, Henry S. Slocum, 9 Jan 1863. Single. Age: 17 years, 8 months, 4 days. Cause of death: Diphtheria Croup. Residence: Fairhaven. Birthplace: Providence, Rhode Island. Parents: Frederick and Sarah A. (m.n.) Smith.
Note: Age calculates to birth date of 5 May 1845.

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4. Find A Grave, memorial 156675205, Frederick E. Slocum (1847-1852), Riverside Cemetery, Fairhaven, Bristol County, Massachusetts with headstone photo.

Also, Find A Grave, memorial 156619857, Henry S. Slocum (-1863), Riverside Cemetery, Fairhaven, Bristol County, Massachusetts with headstone photo.

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5. “Died, Sarah Slocum,” obituary, The Friend (Honolulu, Sandwich Islands [Hawaii]), 15 July 1859, p. 56, col. 3.

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6. Most likely a cenotaph. Headstone reads: Sarah A. / wife of / Frederick Slocum / died at / Honolulu S.I. / June 28, 1859 / Aged 41 yrs.
Find A Grave, memorial 152325028, Sarah Ann Smith Slocum (-1859), Riverside Cemetery, Fairhaven, Bristol County, Massachusetts with headstone photo.

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7. Edward’s parent’s marriage:
Claremont, Sullivan County, State of New Hampshire, Office of Registrar of Vital Records, Marriage, Frederick Slocum– Lydia Ann Jones, 29 Oct 1860.
Groom: Frederick Slocum, age 39, 1st marriage. Residence: Fairhaven, Massachusetts. Occupation: Mariner. Birthplace: Dartmouth, Massachusetts. Father: Charles Slocum.
Bride: Lydia Ann Jones, age 27, 1st marriage. Residence and birthplace: Claremont, New Hampshire. Father: Aram Jones.

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8. Edward’s siblings: Abram, Almira “Myra,” and Frederick:
1870 U.S. census, Gosnold, Dukes County, Massachusetts, population schedule, page 1, dwelling 5, family 5, Fred Slocum household.
– Fred Slocum, age 47, mariner
– Lydia A., age 36, born in New Hampshire
– Abraham F., age 8, born in Western Islands
– Almira L., age 8, born in Western Islands

Also, Fairhaven, Bristol County, Massachusetts, Births Register 1873, p. 95, no. 10, Frederick Slocum Jr., 6 Feb 1873. Place of birth: Fairhaven. Parents: Fred Slocum, born in S. Dartmouth, and Lydia A. Jones, born in Claremont, New Hampshire. Father’s occupation: Mariner.

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9. Edward’s father’s death:
“Died, Capt. Frederick Slocum, 63,” death notice, Fall River Daily Evening News (Fall River, Massachusetts), 30 Jan 1885, p. 3, col. 4.

Also, New Bedford, Bristol County, Massachusetts, Deaths Register 1885, p. 130, no. 59, Frederick Slocum, 29 Jan 1885. Age: 63 years, 4 months. Residence: 247 Fourth. Occupation: Master Mariner. Birthplace: Dartmouth. Parents: Charles and Jane.

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10. Headstone reads: Frederick Slocum / 1821-1885.
Find A Grave, memorial 152325039, Frederick Slocum (1821–1885), Riverside Cemetery, Fairhaven, Bristol County, Massachusetts with headstone photo.

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11. New Bedford, Bristol County, Massachusetts, Deaths Register 1885, p. 130, no. 59, Frederick Slocum, 29 Jan 1885. Residence: 247 Fourth.

Also, W. A Greenough, complier, 1887 The New Bedford City Directory, (Boston, Massachusetts : W. A Greenough, 1887), p. 326, Slocum family listings.
– Slocum, Abram J., mariner, b. 247 Fourth
– Slocum, Lydia A., widow of Frederick, house 247 Fourth
– Slocum, Myra L., Miss, dressmaker, b. 247 Fourth

Also, back of photo of Edward, ca. 1890, reads 247 Fourth St.
Headley and Reed, photographer (New Bedford, Massachusetts), Ed M. Slocum, ca. 1890; privately held by the Faulkner–Hull Collection, Massachusetts.

Also, W. A Greenough, complier, 1903 The New Bedford and Fairhaven Directory, (Boston, Massachusetts : W. A Greenough, 1903), p. 468, Slocum family listings.
– Slocum, Abram J., master mariner, b. 247 Fourth
– Slocum, Edward M., draughtsman, 41 William, h. 18 Sherman
– Slocum, Lydia A., wid. Frederick, h. 247 Fourth
– Slocum, Myra L., manicure and chiropodist, 247 Fourth, b. do.

Also, W. A Greenough, complier, Claremont Directory 1905-6, (Methuen, Massachusetts : Union Publishing Company), p. 80, Slocum family listings.
– Slocum, Lydia A., wid. Frederick, h. 188 Broad
– Slocum, Myra L., manicure and chiropodist, 188 Broad, bds do

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12. “Edward M. Slocum Wins Silver Medal and Red Ribbon, New Bedford” newspaper article, Fall River Daily Evening News (Fall River, Massachusetts), 26 May 1887, p. 2, col. 4.

Also, “Admission to the High School,” newspaper articleThe Evening Standard (New Bedford, Massachusetts), 10 July 1886, p. 5, col. 3.

Notes: Per the 1890 Annual Report of the School Committee, Edward’s brother, Frederick graduated in 1890. However, Edward attended the 1935 45th class reunion of the class of 1890; Edward and his wife, Eleanor Victoria Tripp Slocum, were both included in the photo. Eleanor graduated in 1889.
Annual Report of the School Committee of the City of New Bedford, with the Superintendent’s Annual Report, for the Year 1890, (New Bedford : Mercury Publishing Company, 1891, p. 23, New Bedford High School Graduating Class of 1890.

Also, Annual Report of the School Committee of the City of New Bedford, with the Superintendent’s Annual Report, for the Year 1889, (New Bedford : E. Anthony and Sons, 1890), p. 44-46, New Bedford High School Graduation Exercises, 27 June 1889, Eleanor Victoria Tripp.

Also, “New Bedford High School Class of 1890 at their 45th Reunion, New Bedford, MA,” 14 July 1935; photograph held by the New Bedford Free Public Library photograph collection, New Bedford, Massachusetts; published at Digital Commonwealth Massachusetts Collection Online.

Also, W. A Greenough, complier, The New Bedford City Directory, (New Bedford, Massachusetts : W. A Greenough, 1890), p. 403, Edward M. Slocum.
– Slocum, Edward M., boards 247 Fourth

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13. “Corporal Edward M. Slocum Leaves Service,” newspaper article, Fall River Daily Evening News (Fall River, Massachusetts), 26 Jun 1894, p. 4, col. 4.

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14. New Bedford, Bristol County, Massachusetts, Marriage Register 1897, vol. 9, p. 57, no. 473, Edward M. Slocum–Eleanor V. Tripp, 14 Sept 1897.
Groom: Edward M. Slocum, age 26, first marriage, civil engineer. Parents: Frederick [Slocum] and Lydia A. Jones.
Bride: Eleanor V. Tripp, age 26, first marriage. Born in New Bedford. Parents: Christopher B. [Tripp] and Julia M. Sowle.

Also, New Bedford, Bristol County, Massachusetts, Births Register 1899, p. 277, no. 728, Lois Tripp Slocum, 9 May 1899. Parents: Edward M. [Slocum], born in Fairhaven, and Eleanor V. Tripp, born in New Bedford. Father’s occupation: Civil engineer.

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15. New Bedford, Bristol County, Massachusetts, Births Register 1903, vol. 11, p. 27, no. 1213, Frances E. Slocum, 21 June 1903. Parents: Edward M. [Slocum], born in Fairhaven, and Eleanor V. Tripp, born in New Bedford. Father’s occupation: Clerk.

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16. W. A Greenough, complier, 1903 The New Bedford and Fairhaven Directory, (Boston, Massachusetts : W. A Greenough, 1903), p. 468, Slocum family listings.
– Slocum, Edward M., draughtsman, 41 William, h. 18 Sherman

Also, 1910 U.S. census, New Bedford, Bristol County, Massachusetts, population schedule, enumeration district (ED) 206, ward 5, page 11A, dwelling 166, family 238, Edward M. Slocum household.
Address: 18 Sherman Street
– Edward M. Slocum, age 39, married 12 years, born in Massachusetts, draftsman, city engineer
– Eleanor T., wife, age 38, married 12 years, born in Massachusetts, 2 children born, 2 living
– Lois T., daughter, age 10, born in Massachusetts
– Frances E., daughter, age 6, born in Massachusetts

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17. “Edward Slocum Family Visit Mr. and Mrs. Tripp, Westport Point,” newspaper article, The Evening Herald (Fall River, Massachusetts), 16 July 1912, p. 7, col. 3.

Also, “New Bedford Skippers,” newspaper article, Boston Globe (Boston, Massachusetts), 8 Apr 1911, p. 6, col. 7.

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18. Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Westport, Bristol County, Massachusetts, Frances E. Slocum, 27 June 1913. Age: 10 years, 6 days. Cause of death: Diphtheria. Parents: Edward M. Slocum, born in Fairhaven, and Eleanor V. Tripp, born in New Bedford. Burial: Rural Cemetery, 28 June 1913.

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19. Headstone reads: 1839 Christopher B. Tripp 1922 / 1846 Julia M. His Wife 1933 / 1877 Edward G. Tripp 1959 / 1870 Maud M. His Wife 1938 / 1871 Edward M. Slocum 1949 / 1871 Eleanor V. His Wife 1966 / 1903 Frances E. Slocum 1913 / 1899 Lois T. Slocum 1951.
Find A Grave, memorial 194356846, Frances E. Slocum (1903–1913), Rural Cemetery, New Bedford, Bristol County, Massachusetts with headstone photo.

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20. Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, probate records, Wills no 470-497, 1915, Abram J. Slocum, deceased, deposition of Lillie A. Slocum, 27 Feb 1915.
– Abram J. Slocum, lost at sea on or about 2 Mar 1914.
– Lillie A. Slocum, widow of Abram J. Slocum
– Last will and testament, 11 Jan 1906, New Bedford
– Witnesses: Pardon G. Thomson, Therese W. Thomson, and Annie L. Peckham, all of New Bedford.

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21. Cenotaph reads: In Memory of / Abram J. Slocum / 1861 – 1914.
Find A Grave, memorial 152325438, Abram J. Slocum (1861–1914), Riverside Cemetery, Fairhaven, Bristol County, Massachusetts with headstone photo.

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22. Claremont, Sullivan County, State of New Hampshire, Lydie Ann Slocum, 23 Mar 1920. Birth: 10 July 1833, Claremont, New Hampshire. Resident: 16 years. Widow of Frederick Slocum. Parents: Abram Jones, born in Claremont, New Hampshire, and Susan Long born in Nantucket, Massachusetts. Father’s occupation: Carpenter. Burial: 27 Mar 1920, Riverside Cemetery, Fairhaven, Massachusetts.

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23. Headstone reads: Lydia A. / Wife of / Fred K Slocum / 1833-1920.
Find A Grave, memorial 152325051, Lydia Ann Jones Slocum (1833–1920), Riverside Cemetery, Fairhaven, Bristol County, Massachusetts with headstone photo.

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24. Boston, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Death Index, 1931-1935, New Bedford, Bristol County, Myra L. Slocum, 1933, vol. 63, p. 125.

Also, headstone reads: Myra L. Slocum / 1861 – 1933.
Find A Grave, memorial 152325459, Myra L. Slocum (1861–1933), Riverside Cemetery, Fairhaven, Bristol County, Massachusetts with headstone photo. 

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25. 1920 U.S. census, New Bedford, Bristol County, Massachusetts, population schedule, enumeration district (ED) 149, ward 5, page 5B, dwelling 98, family 124, Edward M. Slocum household.
Address: 18 Sherman Street
– Edward M. Slocum, age 48, born in Massachusetts, civil engineer for city
– Eleanor T., wife, age 48, born in Massachusetts
– Lois T., daughter, age 20, single, born in Massachusetts

Also, 1930 U.S. census, New Bedford, Bristol County, Massachusetts, population schedule, enumeration district (ED) 132, ward 5, page 8A, dwelling 145, family 164, Edward M. Slocum household.
Address: 70 Cottage Street
– Edward M. Slocum, age 59, born in Massachusetts, draftsman, city engineer’s office
– Eleanor T., wife, age 58, born in Massachusetts
– Lois T., daughter, age 30, single, born in Massachusetts, college teacher

Also, 1940 U.S. census, New Bedford, Bristol County, Massachusetts, population schedule, enumeration district (ED) 20-87, ward 5, page 8B, family 181, Edward M. Slocum household.
Address: 70 Cottage Street
– Edward M. Slocum, age 69, born in Massachusetts, draftsman, city engineer’s office
– Eleanor T., wife, age 68, born in Massachusetts

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26. Smith College Class Book 1921 (Northampton, Massachusetts, 1921), p. 82, Lois Tripp Slocum, photo.

Also, New Bedford Woman Gets Lick Fellowship,” Lois T. Slocum newspaper article, Boston Globe (Boston, Massachusetts), 12 May 1927, p. 13, col. 2.

Also, “Dr. Lois Tripp Slocum,” obituary, Public Opinion (Chambersburg, Pennsylvania), 26 May 1951, p. 2, col. 2.

Also, headstone reads: 1839 Christopher B. Tripp 1922 / 1846 Julia M. His Wife 1933 / 1877 Edward G. Tripp 1959 / 1870 Maud M. His Wife 1938 / 1871 Edward M. Slocum 1949 / 1871 Eleanor V. His Wife 1966 / 1903 Frances E. Slocum 1913 / 1899 Lois T. Slocum 1951.
Find A Grave, memorial 194356584, Dr. Lois Tripp Slocum (1899–1952), Rural Cemetery, New Bedford, Bristol County, Massachusetts with headstone photo.

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27. “New Bedford High School Class of 1890 at their 45th Reunion, New Bedford, MA,” 14 July 1935; photograph held by the New Bedford Free Public Library photograph collection, New Bedford, Massachusetts; published at Digital Commonwealth Massachusetts Collection Online.

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28. “Dr. Slocum Dies, Noted Astronomer,” obituaryHartford Courant (Hartford, Connecticut), 5 Dec 1944, p. 6, col. 1.

Also, State of Connecticut, Connecticut Vital Records — Index of Deaths, 1897-2001, Middletown, Frederick Slocum, 4 Dec 1944.

Also, headstone reads: Slocum / Frederick Slocum / 1873 – 1944 / His Wife / Carrie Tripp / 1870 – 1942. Find A Grave, memorial 230220174, Frederick Slocum (1873–1944), Indian Hill Cemetery, Middletown, Middlesex County, Connecticut with headstone photo.

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29. Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Boston, Massachusetts, Death Index, 1946-1950, New Bedford, Bristol County, Edward M. Slocum, 1949, vo. 70, p. 101.

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30. Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014, Eleanor F. Slocum. Birth: 19 Apr 1871. Death: 15 Aug 1966. Last residence: New Bedford, Bristol, Massachusetts.

Also, Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007, Eleanor F Slocum. Birth: 19 Apr 1871. Death: 15 Aug 1966. Claim date: 17 May 1966.

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31. Headstone reads: 1839 Christopher B. Tripp 1922 / 1846 Julia M. His Wife 1933 / 1877 Edward G. Tripp 1959 / 1870 Maud M. His Wife 1938 / 1871 Edward M. Slocum 1949 / 1871 Eleanor V. His Wife 1966 / 1903 Frances E. Slocum 1913 / 1899 Lois T. Slocum 1951.
Find A Grave, memorial 194324944 , Edward Manchester Slocum (1871–1949), Rural Cemetery, New Bedford, Bristol County, Massachusetts with headstone photo.
Find A Grave, memorial 194323610, Eleanor V. Tripp Slocum (1871–1966), Rural Cemetery, New Bedford, Bristol County, Massachusetts with headstone photo.

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Citing this page: Kimberli Faulkner Hull, author, “Edward M. Slocum (1871–1949),” Cool Adventures (https://cooladventures.com/collection/edward-m-slocum-1871-1949/ : posted 2021).


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