Oscar Elmer Slade

b. 20 May 1892, d. April 1971
     Oscar Elmer Slade was born on May 20, 1892 in Poplarville, Pearl River County, Mississippi.1 He was the son of Rodolphus Slade and Minnie Melissa Bounds. Oscar Elmer Slade was registered in the draft for World War I on June 5, 1917 in Epley, Lamar County, Mississippi, medium heighth and build, dark brown eyes and black hair. He worked for a saw mill company in Epley, Mississippi.2
     Oscar married Eunice Starr, daughter of Henry Starr and Jane [?], circa 1924. Oscar Elmer Slade died in April, 1971 in Meridian, Lauderdale County, Mississippi, at age 78.3

Census Records

CensusLocationHead of Household
1910Pearl River County, MississippiRodolphus Slade4
1920Beat 5, Lamar County, MississippiOscar Elmer Slade5
1930Columbia, Richland County, South Carolina, 2425 Cypress StreetHenry Starr6
1935Columbia, Richland County, South CarolinaOscar Elmer Slade7
1940Meridian, Lauderdale County, Mississippi, at 2022 Eighteenth StreetOscar Elmer Slade7

Children of Oscar Elmer Slade and Eunice Starr


  1. [S2] WW1 Civilian Draft Registration Cards Ancestry.com, Oscar Elmer Slade.
  2. [S2] WW1 Civilian Draft Registration Cards Ancestry.com.
  3. [S40] Social Security Death Index.
  4. [S339] 1910 US Census of Pearl River County, Mississippi, Beat #3, ED 109, page 10-B, lines 58-69, hh 185, fam 185.
  5. [S334] 1920 US Census of Lamar County, Mississippi, ED 103, sh 13-A, lines 1-12, dwl 223, fam 225.
  6. [S320] 1930 US Census of Richland County, South Carolina, 2425 Cypress Street, ED 40-19, sheet 14-B, lines 68-73, hh 328, fam 333.
  7. [S1541] 1940 US Census of Lauderdale County, Mississippi, ED 38-11A, sh 14-A, lines 10-14, fam 292.