History of Sloan and Related Families Gifted to Libraries in Springfield, Missouri

The Rev. E.T. Sloan
My wife Eryleene has given a book of her family history to two libraries in Springfield, Missouri. The book traces her family to County Cork, Ireland more than 260 years ago. 

The book begins with George Thomas Sloan, her great-great-grandfather, telling of his service in the American Navy during the American Revolutionary War. Sloan and Related Families, Descendants of George Thomas Sloan (1756-1836) of County Cork, Ireland, and Spartanburg and Laurens
Counties, South Carolina was written by husband and wife Phillip Barron Jones and Eva McCranie Jones. Phillip is a distant cousin of my wife.

Libraries that received the book are Ozarks Genealogical Society Library and The Library Center of Springfield-Greene County Libraries. They placed the following bookplate:

"Gift of Martha Eryleene Madden Groner, Battlefield, Missouri, in memory of her mother, Edna Alice Sloan Madden. Edna’s father was the Rev. E.T. Sloan, longtime pastor and founder of Baptist churches in Greene County, Missouri. The history of the Sloan family in Greene County is on pages 291 to 312."

The Rev. Sloan's grandfather was George Thomas Sloan, the Irish immigrant for whom the book was named.


Photo: Original paper print was in the possession of the Rev. Sloan's grandson, James Lee Sloan.





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