and Mary Slavens, who lived in Woodson County, Kansas, for many years. His father Tony was reading a story about an auction of Beatles memorabilia at Sotheby's when he was surprised to see his name-- another Tony Slavin owned the Liverpool barbershop that figures prominently in the lyrics of "Penny Lane"! "Jeff" Slavens of Audrain County, Missouri, was a son of William Fletcher Slavens, grandson of Thomas M.
Only Henry, near the center in the front row, was identified-- can you identify any of the others? Donna Conner shares the wedding photo of her great-grandparents, Reuben Oliver and Alber Lina (Nelson) Slavens, who were married September 6, 1897, in Coffey, Kansas. and Lucinda (Vermillion) Slavens, born in Putnam County, Indiana in 1866. Oliver and Alber lived in the Centropolis, Kansas area for many years; this photo was probably taken in the 1930's. Steward (also spelled Stuard) Riley Slaven, son of Absalom and Betty (Woods) Slaven, with their children taken around the turn of the century in Iowa. Marie Slaven, daughter of Steward Slaven, with Louis Frederick Matthes. Thanks to Danielle Rocha and David Britton for sharing the photo. "Moccasin" John and Elizabeth Slaven."Moccasin" John and Elizabeth (Smith) Slaven of Scott County, Tennessee, in a photo taken around 1860. Seven sons of Harvey and Sarah (Pennington) Slaven of Scott County, Tennessee pose for a photo taken in the 1940's. Sue Thomas has contributed a couple photos of Garnet Cosby Slaven of Oak Hill, West Virginia. Carol Slavens and husband Bill visited an old Slavens homestead recently, that of Reuben Slavens in rural Pike County, Ohio. Jim Slavin has shared some photos from his family line. Thanks to Luke Slavens for sharing the photo, the only one I've seen of William and Adeline, my great-grandparents! Luke Slavens also shared other photos from his branch of the family. There was only a 2 1/2 year age difference between Tide and Marie Slavens's oldest children, so this may be their two younger children, Roy and Donald, who were born in 19 respectively. Many thanks to Lawrence's granddaughter Catherince Payne for sharing the information and photo! Jim Guthrie shares a scan of a childhood portrait of Queen, a daughter of William H. The link to a later photo of Queen and her sister Jessie can be found elsewhere on this page. William was another son of Martha (Slaven) Cochran, who is pictured in a couple photos below. Dawn Kerwin shared another photo of William and Temperance Cochran, this one taken around 1940 at their home near Shepherd, Michigan. James and Rachael, as well as their children, were born in Scotland and came to America in the late 1880s. I picked up this photo on Ebay of a couple who married in Iowa in 1905 and moved to California. This photo shows her grandmother, Martha (Slaven) Cochran, and father Fred Cochran in the World War I time period at their home in St. Martha a daughter of William and Nancy (Cline) Slaven, was born in Jackson County, (West) Virginia in July 1855, and married Winfield Scott Cochran in Ravenswood, West Virginia. Pictured are siblings Quincy, Mitchell, Luther, Ora, Letha, Charles William, and Florence Slaven, and their father John Alvin Slaven. He was also the father of Andrews Raider Samuel Slavens. Elizabeth was a daughter of Charles and Margaret (Mc Clure) Slavens, and a sister of Andrews Raider Samuel Slavens. She is pictured with her daughter Fanny Noel Arnold at her home in the wilds of Washington County, Missouri, near Richwoods. Roy and Mabel Slaven property, near Monterey, Virginia. The link at the start of this item shows Garnet with the first basketball team from Oak Hill, West Virginia, and here he is pictured at age 20 in his World War I uniform. Sue also shared a photo of Garnet's son, Patrick Slaven. Jean Bell shares this photo of John Oscar Slaven in his gun shop in Hutchinson, Kansas, in the early 1930's. By chance, Carol happened to meet the current owner of the property, who invited her to visit. Carol took a picture of this 1965 photograph of the original home, which has been torn down. John Slavin, born in 1839 in Cumberland, England, posed for this portrait around the turn of the century in Pennsylvania. While the photo wasn't labeled, it's believed that pictured are Tide and Ella Mae "Marie" (Pearson) Slavens and their two oldest children, Guy and Ila, circa 1917. If anyone can confirm or refute the identification of these two photos, please email me! He and wife Temperance pose with their two oldest sons, Earl Francis (Frank) and Clarence. The family lived in and around Staten Island, New York. Fred, their youngest child, was born in Michigan in 1894. Martha Cochran with another of her sons, Claude, at home in St. Elizabeth, center, wears a broach with a photo of her late husband Clinton Peters, who was killed at Resaca, Georgia, during the Civil War. Six sons of Jed Owen Slavens gather for a photo in the 1950's. The family of Thomas Jefferson and Livvia (Elsberry) Slavens, probably taken in the mid 1930's in Audrain County, Missouri. Sons of Thomas Jefferson Slavens and other family members building a pond in Audrain County, Missouri during the Depression. Kathy Steffey shares this photo of the property formerly owned by her grandparents, Roy and Mabel (Wimer) Slaven, in Highland County, Virginia. Pioneer Missouri minister and physician James Hervey Slavens was a son of William Stuart Slavens.