Slack, Charles

Research notes

This was probably Charles Slack, born on 28 April 1847 at Bawtry, Yorkshire, to parents John Slack, a shoemaker, and Elizabeth Lindley.

The 1871 census return records Charles as an insurance agent

The family emigrated to the USA in 1875 where he was a Presbyterian minister (1900).

He married Mary (1842-1923) in 1870 in Ireland. Census returns identify three children.

  • John Charles (1874-1930) – a hospital superintendent (1920)        
  • Annie E (b1875)   
  • Ida Mae (b18820 – a clerk in a dry goods store (1910)    

Charles died on 28 May 1916 at Chicago, Illinois, USA

Circuits

  • 1868 Belfast
  • 1869 Portadown
  • 1870 disappears

References

W Leary, Directory of Primitive Methodist Ministers and their Circuits, 1990

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

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