General Jeremiah Slade

b. 1775, d. 1824
     General Jeremiah Slade was born in 1775 in Martin County, North Carolina.1 He was the son of William Slade and Nancy Gainer. Jeremish Slade served in the North Carolina House of Commons from 1797 until 1800 and as a State Senator from 1809 until 1815.
     Jeremiah married Janet Bog, daughter of Thomas Bog and Hannah Blount, on June 10, 1798.

     The NC Archives has a map of the land allotted to the Tuscarora Nation of Indians in NC. This Act was of the NC General Assembly of 1748. Surveyed in 1803 by W.H. Boyce. The law allowed the Tuscaroras to lease their undemised land and to extend old leases. They were expire in 1916. The land was then to revert to the state. The North Carolina law "provided" a Commission of 3 to represent the best interests of the state. Jermiah Slade, William Hawkins and Colonel John Binford were members of the commission. In 1805, Jeremiah Slade of Martin County, NC was given power of attorney and left to collect the rents.

     He served as a Brigader General during the War of 1812, commanding the Fifth Brigade of the Seventh North Carolina Division of Militia, comprising forces of Martin, Edgecombe, Halifax and Northampton counties. General Jeremiah Slade died in 1824 in North Carolina.

Children of General Jeremiah Slade and Janet Bog


  1. [S1] Mary Katherine Slade, The Slades of Martin County [NC] 1742-1990 Privately published,.