Katherine Maplesden / Sloman

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Katherine Maplesden / Sloman (Epes)

Also Known As: "eppes"
Birthplace: Ashford, Kent, England
Death: circa 1678 (82-98)
Charles City, Charles, Virginia
Immediate Family:

Daughter of John Eppes The Elder, Gentleman, of New Inn and Thomazine Eppes
Wife of Peter Maplesden and John Sloman, II
Mother of Mary Wynne
Sister of Joanna Eppes; Katherine Epes; Thomas Epes; Daniel Epes; Thamazin Epes and 10 others
Half sister of John Deol Ives

Managed by: Elizabeth Ellen Prince
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About Katherine Maplesden / Sloman

Katherine Epes, born ca. 1588, was the second daughter and fourth child of John Epes the Elder and wife Thomazine Fisher. She married (1) her cousin Peter Maplesden, on November 18, 1606 at Rotherhithe, Surrey, England. She married (2) (license dated May 24, 1615) John Sloman.at Ashford, Kent, England.

John Sloman and wife Katherine followed Katherine's brothers William and Peter to the New World. It is believed that they had at least two children in Virginia. Names are still being researched, but the most commonly accepted children are Joshua Sloman and Mary Sloman, who later married Francis Poythress, and after his death, married Capt. Robert Wynne.

A FindaGrave memorial exists for Katherine [see sources below] It should be viewed with caution as a source for Katherine. The name of the cemetery is not included and no known headstone exists. The memorial uses a birth date of 1579 and a death date of 1660. These dates conflict with dates generally accepted by researchers of the Society of the Descendants of Francis Epes [Francis was Katherine's brother].

Maria Edmonds-Zediker, Volunteer Curator, April 17, 2018


Children of John Sloman and wife Katherine Epes

  • Joshua Sloman
  • May Sloman, married (1) Francis Poythress, (2) Capt. Robert Wynne


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Katherine Maplesden / Sloman's Timeline

Ashford, Kent, England
June 16, 1624
Age 36
London, Middlesex, England
Age 90
Charles City, Charles, Virginia