Mrs. Jeff Slavens died at her home on Cuivre last Friday night of pneumonia. She leaves seven children, the youngest of whom is a mere child.

Laddonia (Missouri) Herald, February 21, 1901.

Mrs. Jeff. Slavens died the 15th inst. She was a kind neighbor, a loving wife and mother. Her grief stricken husband and seven children, the youngest only eighteen months old, have the heartfelt sympathy of the community. She bore the cross, now she will wear a crown.

Mexico (Missouri) Message, February 28, 1901.