Western Women: Viola Slaughter

Cora Viola Howell and cattleman John Horton Slaughter met in 1879 on the Howell ranch in New Mexico Territory. This article details their marriage, their family, and their history in southern Arizona, including the information about their ranch, which "for almost 30 years, the Slaughter ranch was the most important property in Southeast Arizona."


"Spirited Viola Slaughter built ranch, foster family with cowboy husband." Arizona Daily Star. February 13, 2016. Page A2.
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