Elmer Lewis Slay

Male 1878 - 1952  (74 years)


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  • Name Elmer Lewis Slay 
    Born 8 Apr 1878  Warner Landing, Vernon County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 11 Apr 1952  Oskaloosa, Mahaska County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I15665  Slay Family
    Last Modified 5 Aug 2017 

    Father Washington Monroe Slay,   b. 13 Jul 1859, Jay County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1943, Longmont, Boulder County, Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Caroline Josephine Brundage,   b. 26 Jul 1861, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 May 1880, Mahaska County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 18 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Bef 1878 
    Family ID F6983  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Elizabeth Amsberry,   b. 19 Mar 1880, Durham, Marion County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Aug 1952, Oskaloosa, Mahaska County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 29 Nov 1899  Knoxville, Marion County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Caroline Isabul Slay,   b. 22 Mar 1900, Marion, Linn County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Dec 1985, Oskaloosa, Mahaska County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)  [natural]
     2. Paul Murton Slay,   b. 19 Mar 1903, Marion, Linn County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Feb 1983, Oskaloosa, Mahaska County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)  [natural]
     3. Thelma Evelyn Slay,   b. 7 Jan 1905, Lakonta, Mahaska County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Dec 1999, Spencer, Clay County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)  [natural]
     4. Harold Alanson Slay,   b. 11 May 1908, Lakonta, Mahaska County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 May 1997, Centerville, Appanoose County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)  [natural]
     5. Charles Allen Slay,   b. 16 Feb 1911, Lakonta, Mahaska County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Mar 1987, Lovilia, Monroe County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)  [natural]
     6. Elmer Leroy Slay,   b. 6 Jul 1913, Mahaska County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 2000, Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)  [natural]
     7. Mary Jane Slay,   b. 7 Sep 1914, Monroe County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 2011, Albia, Monroe County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years)  [natural]
     8. Joseph Shannon Slay,   b. 1 Jan 1916, Mahaska County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jun 1997, Fair Grove, Greene County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)  [natural]
     9. Kenneth Pershing Slay,   b. 23 Jul 1918, Mahaska County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1990, Los Angeles County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 5 Aug 2017 
    Family ID F7001  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 

    • "Elmer Slay, 74, for many years a resident of the Lovilia community, died Friday at his home in Oskaloosa.
      Funeral services were conducted by the Rev. W.M. Schuermann of the Oskaloosa Methodist Church, were Sunday afternoon at the Methodist church here. Burial was in Lovilia Cemetery.
      Mr. Slay was born in Wisconsin April 8, 1878. While living in Lovilia, he worked as a coal miner, carpenter and painter. He served on the town council and was band leader.
      Survivors are his wife; six sons; Harold of Lovilia, Charles of Hamilton, Kenneth of Long Beach, California and LeRoy, Paul and Joe, all of Oskaloosa; and three daughters; Mrs. Carolyn Hoyt of Oskaloosa, Mrs. Mary Wells of Lovilia and Mrs. Thelma Krile of Spencer."