Silas was born in 1807, the son of unknown parents. The place is not known.
He has died but the date and place are unknown.
His wife was Martha Spencer. They were married, but the date and place have not been found. Their six known children were Elizabeth (1831-1913), Johannah (1833-?), Washington (1836-?), Rachel (1843-?), Spencer (1839-?) and Sally (1847-?).