Note: [ralphroberts.ged] [roberts.GED] [6958.ged] Robert Slaughter was bornin Culpeper in 1752. He removed to Bardstown, Kentucky in 1787. Was a large land owner. Member of the Kentucky House of Representatives in 1798. He died in February, 1803. from a kick from his horse. His will dated February 22, 1903, was hastily written for him on his death bed. He bequeathed his property in equal shares to his wife and children, and directed that his plantation should be retained for the support of his children, until they came of age or married, when each should have his or her share. Brothers James and Thomas Smith Slaughter, executors. Robert Slaughter married in 1783, Margaret Pendleton, daughter of Col. James Pendleton and his wife Margaret Catherine Bowie Pendlton, the latter a daughter of John Bowie of "The Hill" and Judith Catlett, his wife. Margaret Pendleton Slaughter married secondly on Aug. 31, 1809 John Lightfoot, whose first wife was Tabitha, daughter of Col. Robert Slaughter of Culpeper and sister of Governor Gabriel Slaughter of Kentucky. By this marriage she had one son, Pendleton Lightfoot, who married Caroline Crow, daughter of Judge Warner Crow of Daviess County, KY. The twice widowed Margaret Pendleton married third the Rcv. Joshua Morris, formerly of Richmond, VA.
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