James Bennett Slade II

b. 29 June 1869, d. 12 October 1958
     James Bennett Slade II was known as Tony. He was born on June 29, 1869 in Washington County, Alabama.1 He was the son of James Bennett Slade and Amanda Urania Sanderson.1
     James married Louise Pet Harrell, daughter of Henry Slade Harrell and Mary Ann Jones, on October 21, 1896.1

     James B. Slade lived all his life at the Ravenwood Plantation home which he built in approximately 1899 after the original Plantation home burned in 1898. He was well known throughout Washington County as 'Tony' Slade. He was active in wildlife conservation and helped prevent the extermination of the deer and turkeys during the early 1900's before there were ample game laws to protect them. To his family he is known as 'Papa' Slade.1

     James married second Theresa Llabona Roberts on September 16, 1930.1 James Bennett Slade II died on October 12, 1958 at age 89.1,2 He was buried in Hooks Cemetery, Washington County, Alabama.1

Census Records

CensusLocationHead of Household
1870Washington County, Alabama, His Post Office address was State Line, MississippiJames Bennett Slade3
1880Washington County, AlabamaJames Bennett Slade II1
1910Washington County, AlabamaJames Bennett Slade II4
1930Washington County, Alabama, living next door was his son James B Slade III & familyJames Bennett Slade II5

Children of James Bennett Slade II and Louise Pet Harrell

Child of James Bennett Slade II and Theresa Llabona Roberts


  1. [S13] Research by Thomas Methvin.
  2. [S405] Alabama Death Records 1908-1974 www.FamilySearch.com, James Bennett Slade d Oct 12, 1958.
  3. [S303] 1870 US Census of Washington County, Alabama, PO State Line, MS, page 9, lines 8-13, hh 65, fam 65.
  4. [S1572] 1910 US Census of Washington County, Alabama, ED 144, sh 9-B, lines 57-63, dwl 169, fam 170.
  5. [S305] 1930 US Census of Washington County, Alabama, ED 65-14, sheet 12-B, lines 57-61, hh 256, fam 236.