Thomas Bog Slade

b. 26 June 1800, d. 5 May 1882
     Thomas Bog Slade was born on June 26, 1800 in Martin County, North Carolina.1,2 He was the son of General Jeremiah Slade and Janet Bog. He graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in the class of 1920 with a Bachelor of Arts degree. He earned a Master of Arts degree in 1823.3,4 Moved to Georgia in 1924, where he practiced law and founded the Clinton Female Academy in Clinton.
     Thomas married Anne Jaqueline Blount, daughter of James Blount and Elizabeth Roulhac, on April 1, 1824.5 A good overview of Weslyan College can be found at this University of Georgia website: http://www.georgiaencyclopedia.org/nge/Article.jsp?id=h-1461. He is listed as a teacher, value of his estate is $5,000.6 He is listed as a school master, value of his real estate is $1,500, and value of personal property $3,250. He was president of the Columbuis Female Institute from 1842 to 1863.7 Thomas Bog Slade died on May 5, 1882 in Columbus, Muscogee County, Georgia, at age 81.8 He was buried in Linwood Historic Cemetery, Columbus, Muscogee County, Georgia.8

Census Records

CensusLocationHead of Household
1850Columbus, Muscogee County, GeorgiaThomas Bog Slade6
1860Columbus, Muscogee County, GeorgiaThomas Bog Slade7

Children of Thomas Bog Slade and Anne Jaqueline Blount

Citations

  1. [S26] 1860 US Census of Muscogee County, Georgia, page 156.
  2. [S39] Tombstone inscription Linwood Cemetery, Columbus, Muscogee Co, Georgia, Rev Thomas Bog Slade b 26 Jun 1800 Martin Co, NC.
  3. [S57] John H. Wheeler, Historical Sketches of North Carolina from 1584 to 1851 Philadelphia: Lippincott, Grambo & Company, 1851), Vol. II, page 121.
  4. [S58] The Columbus Ledger, (Columbus, Georgia:, Monday, January 6, 1964, p 13).
  5. [S868] Raleigh Register and North-Carolina State Gazette, (Raleigh, NC), Tuesday, May 18, 1824; Issue 53; col E.
  6. [S46] 1850 US Census of Muscogee County, Georgia, page 337 [673], line 7, fam 753.
  7. [S26] 1860 US Census of Muscogee County, Georgia, page 4 [156], line 14, hh 64, fam 64.
  8. [S39] Tombstone in Linwood Cemetery, Columbus, Muscogee Co, Georgia, Rev Thomas Bog Slade d 5 May 1882 Columbus, GA.
  9. [S27] Thomas Bog Slade III, A Branch of Slades In America.