Samuel Slade

b. circa 1770
     Samuel Slade was born circa 1770 in North Carolina.1 He was the son of John Slade Jr.
     Samuel married Elizabeth Matilda Irby in Barnwell District, South Carolina.1 In the 1790 census he is listed in the Cheraw District, South Carolina. On February 8, 1791, Samuel and Elizabeth Slade bought 100 acres of land on Muddy Creek and Big Pee Dee River from David Lee for the sum of ten pounds sterling money. In about 1804 Samuel moved to Barnwell District, South Carolina. In November, 1808, Samuel applied for passport through the Creek Nations to the territory of Mississippi. He settled in Washington County in the territory of Mississippi. He later moved to Hancock County. Mississippi became a state in 1817. Samuel was appointed the first Justice of the Peace in Hancock County in 1818. Elizabeth died about 1818. After 1820, Samuel moved to Marion County. By 1830 he is married again and in Perry County. It is believed that his second wife was named Sarah and they had a son named Samuel. Samuel died about 1845 in Perry Co. MS.2 Samuel Slade died in Perry County, Mississippi.2

Children of Samuel Slade and Elizabeth Matilda Irby


  1. [S319] Leonard L. Slade Sr, Samuel Slade of Cheraw District, South Carolina and His Descendants Baltimore: Gateway Press, Inc., 1975), page 5.
  2. [S314] Kenneth L Slade research and/or personal knowledge.