The 2001 book "Gunsmiths of Bedford, Fulton, Huntington, & Somerset Counties" by Whisker and Yantz identifies Frederick Slegle as a gunsmith based on the 1850 census of Jenner Township, Somerset County, Pennsylvania.
Fred Slagle was identified as a class 14 retailer in the following item from the April 16, 1884 issue of the "Somerset Herald" newspaper.
Fred Slagle was identified as a class 13 retailer in the following item from the March 31, 1886 issue of the "Somerset Herald" newspaper.
A Frederick K. Slagle is buried with his wife Mary at the Grandview Cemetery (40.3116989, -78.9257965), Southmont, Cambria County, Pennsylvania. His side of the shared tombstone indicates he was born in 1834 and died in 1920. Her side of the tombstone indicates she was born in 1839 and died in 1924. The tombstone also indicates that he served as a Private in Company B of the 148th Regiment of Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry.
The 1935 Veteran's grave registration of Frederick Slagle indicates that he also served in Company I of the 53rd Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry.
The death certificate of Frederick K. Slagle follows.
The death certificate of Mary (Rose) Slagle follows.
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