Y. SLOAN was born in New Jersey in May of 1855. He was the son
of Solomon and Camilla Sloan. Solomon Sloan brought his family to New Jersey from
Pennsylvania in the early 1850s.
the census was taken in 1880 Nesbert Sloan was living at 807
Broadway and working as a painter. Also at home were older
brothers William Y. and Charley F. Sloan, and younger sister
Mary Sloan. Nesbit Y. SLoan was then working as a painter.
Y. Sloan was appointed to the Camden Fire Department in on March
27, 1882 as a driver. He served for two years, but was not
reappointed in 1884.
Y. Sloan continued working as a house painter. He married in the
1890s, and his wife Mary bore him a daughter, Mary J. Sloan, in
February of 1898. When the Census was taken in June of 1900 the
Sloans were living at 1678 Broadway. They appear to have moved
to Ocean View in Sussex County, Delaware by 1909, and were still
there when the Census was taken in 1910. He does not appear in
the 1920 Census.