Posted By:Kathy L. Rhodes
Subject:Descendants of Willis Slaten of Portales
Post Date:August 31, 2000 at 11:53:59
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Forum:Roosevelt County, NM Genealogy Forum
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Looking for the family of Willis Slaten born 07 Feb 1877 in TN(?)and died in Portales, Roosevelt County, NM in April of 1969.

Father: William G. "Bill" Slaton/Slaten (b. 04 Apr 1848 d. 02 Jun 1892 Morgan Co, AL)
Mother: Elizabeth J. Evans (Dau of Lorenzo D. Evans)

Siblings: (not proven)
J. J. Slaton (female) m. Morris
Mary Ann Slaton
Florence Slaton m. Scoggins
Susey F. Slaton m. Belew
Phoebe J. Slaton m. Andrews
John T. Slaton m. Gibbs

Grandfather: John Taylor Slaton
Grandmother: Mary L. McCarley

Willis Slaten is believed to have owned the
Slaten Coal and Seed Company
105 East Commercial Street
Portales, NM

He had 1 son known to be living in Denver Colorado and Casper Wyoming.

Two sons living in Portales, NM (they owned
A Goodyear store and a Conoco Station)

One Daughter from Portales, NM and

One Daughter who moved to Kansas City, Kansas.

If any of this sounds familiar please email me at: