SLAUGHTER, JOHN SWAIN - Cochise County, Arizona | JOHN SWAIN SLAUGHTER - Arizona Gravestone Photos

John Swain SLAUGHTER

Boothill Cemetery
Cochise County,
Arizona

Jun. 18, 1845
Feb. 8, 1945
John was born a slave. His mother was hired as domestic help by John Horton Slaughter, the famous western lawman and rancher. He became an expert tracker and excellent shot. Later he worked the mines around Tombstone until the boom ended. He was employed as the janitor of the Cochise County until 1931. He died in the Tombstone Hospital just over four months shy of his 100th birthday.

Contributed on 2/27/09 by goldwing.traveler
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Record #: 65776

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Submitted: 2/27/09 • Approved: 2/27/09 • Last Updated: 10/20/12 • R65776-G0

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