Slyfield, Frederick Albert (1853-1914)

Family

Frederick was born in late 1853 at Binfield, Berkshire, to parents John Slyfield, a farmer of 33 acres emptying 3 men & a bear retailer (1861), and Sarah Emma Griffiths.

The 1871 census return records Frederick as a grocer’s assistant.

The family emigrated to USA in 1892 where Frederick continued as a Congregational clergyman.

He married Julia Chapman Jory (1856-1888) in the summer of 1883 in the West Ashford Registration District, Kent. Census returns identify two children.

  • John Samuel (1884-1955)  – a travelling salesman (1920)  
  • Frederick Albert (1885-1962) – a physician (1920)       

He married Elise E Beucler (1862-1961) in 1898. Census returns identify three children.

  • Margaret C (1899-1964)
  • George Beucler (1900-1994) – a farm labourer (1918)
  • Aline C (1906-2004) – married Loris Brinkman in 1938

Frederick died in 1914 at Cornelia, Grant County, Wisconsin, USA

Circuits

  • 1876 Buckingham
  • 1877 Liskeard
  • 1878 Pembroke Dock
  • 1880 Gloucester
  • 1881 Brighton
  • 1883 Colnbrook
  • 1885 Southwark
  • 1887 Dartmouth
  • 1890 Halstead
  • 1892 disappears

References

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

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

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