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Christopher Slinker

Male 1728 - Bef 1795  (< 67 years)


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  • Name Christopher Slinker 
    Born 1728  Hamburg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Military DAR Membership - Furnished Supplies  [1
    Immigration 1753  Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Property 28 Nov 1769  Bedford (Independent City), Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Military 1780  Bedford (Independent City), Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died Bef 26 Jan 1795  Bedford County, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Will 26 Jan 1795  Bedford (Independent City), Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Will 
    FamilySearch ID LZDR-56H 
    _UID ECA44C2EEC4D487C9FA906F626DE9A2C1580 
    Person ID I7997  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2017 

    Family Katherine Corley,   b. 1734, Bedford (Independent City), Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1792, Bedford (Independent City), Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Children 
     1. Martha Slinker,   b. 1755, Christianburg, Montgomery, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1797, Indian Valley, Grayson County, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years)
     2. Christina Slinkard,   b. 1755, Bedford County, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jun 1830, Lincoln County, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     3. Catherine Slinker,   b. Abt 1758, Bedford County, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1814, Monroe County, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 56 years)
     4. Frederick Slinker,   b. Abt 1761, Bedford (Independent City), Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1840, Green, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 79 years)
     5. John Charles Slinker,   b. 1763, Bedford (Independent City), Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1823, Green County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     6. Elizabeth Slinker,   b. Abt 1763, Bedford County, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1835, Sullivan County, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 72 years)
     7. Rozanna Slinker,   b. 1766, Bedford County, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 1854, Green, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     8. Mary Slinker,   b. 1768, Bedford County, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1814  (Age 46 years)
     9. Mildred Ann Slinker,   b. Abt 1773, Bedford County, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 1854, Green County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 81 years)
     10. Amelia Slinker,   b. 1773, Bedford County, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1830, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
    Last Modified 3 Dec 2018 
    Family ID F2826  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S490] AA: Note, (Date posted to database 4 Aug 2017).
      SLINKER, CHRISTOPHER Ancestor #: A105256 Service:  VIRGINIA    Rank(s): PATRIOTIC SERVICE Birth:  CIRCA 1733    Death:  ANTE 1-26-1795     BEDFORD CO VIRGINIA Service Description:  1) FURNISHED SUPPLIES

      DAR Patriot - provisioned Continental soldiers. earlier "Schlenker" . From Black Forest, Germ. Rode a beautiful white horse. Had blue"sleepy" eyes.

      Christopher SLINKER (1) was born in 1733. abt 1733 He served in the military in 1782 in Bedford Co., VA. Christopher Slinker was a patriot during the American Revolutionary War. He is listed in Court Order Book #7, Bedford County, VA, page 17, December 1782, as furnishing troops with forage for which he is allowed 8 pence 9 shillings. Christopher Slinker furnished for the use of Continental soldiers on their march to rendezous, three bushels of meal and twelve bundles of fodder.

    2. [S490] AA: Note, (Date posted to database 4 Aug 2017).
      Christopher Slinker Indenture to John Mencum, Nov 28, 1769.   This INDENTURE made this twenty eight day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and sixty nine (Nov. 28, 1769) between CHRISTOPHER SLINKER of the county of Bedford of the one part and JOHN MENCUM of the said coe other part.  Witness that that said CHRISTOPHER SLINKER for and in consideration of the gifts and full sum of thirty one pounds current money of Virginia to him in hand paid by the said JOHN MENCUM the receipt where of the doth hereby bearing date the tenth day of September one thousand seven hundred and sixty seven (Sept 1767).  Reference there unto being said will at large appear together with the revision and assertions remain (??) profits a (???) and all other appurtenances whatsoever to the same belonging or in any wise apportioning or to have and to hold the afore mentioned tract or parcel of land and premises and every past and future thereof with their and every of these appurtenances with the said JOHN MENCHUM and his heirs and assigns forever and the said CHRISTOPHER SLINKER for himself and his heirs doth (??) with the said JOHN MEACHUM his heirs assigns (??) the above said land and (??) with their said assigns forever against all person or persons whatsoever and against the claim or (??) of the said CHRISTOPHER SLINKER or any person claiming by form or said or him or those or any of them servants in witness whereof the said CHRISTOPHER SLINKER hath hereunto  set his hand and affixed his seal the day of the year first written above.     CHRISTOPHER (X) SLINKER

    3. [S490] AA: Note, (Date posted to database 4 Aug 2017).
      Tory Conspiracy of 1780, by June B. Goode. 'With the help of Bedford Militia, 75 Tory offenders (including Christopher Slinker) were imprisoned at New London and tried between June and september 1780. Simultaneously 2300 acres of loyalist property was confiscated and auctioned off. Minor offenders were given the choice of volunteering to fight the British in the Continental Army or a local trial. Many who chose to serve six month enlistment were troublesome - refusing to fight and generally being unmanageable or deserting altogether.' Tory Prisoner List: Tuesday - Dec 5, 1780 being the names of 75 prisoners comitted to the care of the keeper of the Bedford County jaul during sumer of 1780 - suspicion of treasonable practice against the sate - kept for 18 deys: (The list of 75 names includes Christopher Slinker). http://www.ultranet.com/~deeds/Bedford.txt, 110 CP# VPB37p210 10 September 1767 Christopher Slinker 200a Bedford Co. on both sides of D~.... http://freepages.misc.rootsweb.com/~vataxlists/Bedford/1789PersonalA/IndexPers1789VaBedfordA.txt, Virginia - Bedford County -- 1789 Personal Property Tax List A: Slinker, Christopher pg. 10 More About Christopher (Schlenker) Slinker: Political Affiliation: Tory. Resided: 1789, Bedford Co., VA (per Tax Rolls). Will Probated: 1795, Circuit Court of Bedford Co., VA. Will Written/leg.: Oct 07, 1793, Bedford Co., VA. More About Christopher (Schlenker) Slinker and Katherine Corley: Marriage: Bet. 1752 - 1753, Bedford Co., VA.

    4. [S490] AA: Note, (Date posted to database 3 Aug 2017); (Digital Image: Slinker, Christopher Will.pdf).



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