Samuel Slater, Sr.

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Samuel Slater, Sr.

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Belper, Derbyshire, England
Death: April 21, 1835 (66)
Webster, Worcester, MA
Place of Burial: Webster, MA, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of William Slater and Elizabeth Slater
Husband of Esther Slater and Hannah Wilkinson
Father of William Slater; Elizabeth Slater; Mary Slater; Samuel Slater, Jr.; George Bassett Slater and 5 others
Brother of John Slater and William Slater

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About Samuel Slater, Sr.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Samuel_Slater

Samuel Slater (June 9, 1768 – April 21, 1835) was an early English-American industrialist known as the "Father of the American Industrial Revolution", (a phrase coined by Andrew Jackson) or the "Father of the American Factory System" because he brought British textile technology to America. He learned textile machinery as an apprentice to a pioneer in the British industry. He brought the knowledge to America where he designed the first textile mills, went into business for himself and grew wealthy. By the end of Slater's life he owned thirteen spinning mills and had established tenant farms and towns around his textile mills such as Slatersville, Rhode Island.

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Samuel Slater, Sr.'s Timeline

1768
June 9, 1768
Belper, Derbyshire, England
1796
August 31, 1796
Age 28
North Providence, Providence, RI, United States

Additional Sources: Records of births, marriages and deaths of North Providence and Pawtucket [Rhode Island], 1748-1885; indexes to births, marriages and deaths, 1728-1914: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L98W-1T79?i=51&amp....

1798
November 15, 1798
Age 30

Additional Sources: Records of births, marriages and deaths of North Providence and Pawtucket [Rhode Island], 1748-1885; indexes to births, marriages and deaths, 1728-1914: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L98W-1T79?i=51&amp....

1801
January 3, 1801
Age 32
January 1801
Age 32
Pawtucket, Providence, RI, United States
March 24, 1801
Age 32

Additional Sources: Records of births, marriages and deaths of North Providence and Pawtucket [Rhode Island], 1748-1885; indexes to births, marriages and deaths, 1728-1914: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L98W-1T79?i=51&amp....

November 4, 1801
Age 33
November 1801
Age 33
Pawtucket, Providence, RI, United States
1802
September 28, 1802
Age 34

Additional Sources: Records of births, marriages and deaths of North Providence and Pawtucket [Rhode Island], 1748-1885; indexes to births, marriages and deaths, 1728-1914: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L98W-1T79?i=51&amp....