Biography of B. C. Slocum
Castle Rock, Dakota County, MN Biographies

B. C. Slocum, a native of New York, was born in Erie county, August 29th, 1832. Was reared as a tiller of the soil and acquired a practical education. In 1866 he came to Fayette county. Iowa, and engaged in the quiet pursuit of farming. Coming to Sciota, Dakota county, he rented land until 1880, then invested ia his present farm in Castle Bock township. He and Miss Mary Hawkins were united in marriage in 1856. Their children are Julius M. and Edwin B. Ida and William. Eddie and Jessie were claimed by the dread disease, diphtheria, and died within twenty four days of each other in 1880.


From:
The History of Dakota County and the City of Hastings.
By J. Fletcher Williams.
North Star Publishing Company.
Minneapolis. 1881.


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