Thomas Bog Slade

b. 19 July 1863, d. 8 June 1942
     Thomas Bog Slade was born on July 19, 1863 in Muscogee County, Georgia.1,2 He was the son of James Jeremiah Slade and Leila Birchett Bonner.1 A graduate of the United States Naval Academy and a civil engineer, he served his duty as an officer before returning to Columbus.

Thomas Bog Slade married first Thirza Alma Kirven, daughter of Richard Kirven, on October 14, 1903 in Rose Hill Baptist Church, Columbus, Muscogee County, Georgia.3 Their second son, Thomas Bog, Jr. was born 1906 in Mexico while his father was supervising road and bridge construction. They returned and lived for a time at St. Elmo before Thirsa died. The widower took his two boys to Jacksonville, Florida.4

Thomas Bog Slade married second Frances Vivian Cox in 1915.5 In 1941, Tom was a Civil Engineer with the Florida Highway Department.6 Thomas Bog Slade died on June 8, 1942 at age 784,2 and was buried in Oaklawn Cemetery, Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida.2

Census Records

CensusLocationHead of Household
1880Nances, Muscogee County, GeorgiaJames Jeremiah Slade7
1920Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida, living at 39 West 3rd StreetThomas Bog Slade8
1930Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida, living at 1834 Laura StreetThomas Bog Slade5
1940Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida, living at 2228 Herschel StreetThomas Bog Slade6

Children of Thomas Bog Slade and Thirza Alma Kirven

Child of Thomas Bog Slade and Frances Vivian Cox

  • Frances Vivian Slade 5

Citations

  1. [S53] 1870 US Census of Muscogee County, Georgia, page 9 [665], line 1, hh 66, fam 67, Ancestry.com image 9/238.
  2. [S295] Find a Grave website, Grave marker, Thomas Bog Slade, Oaklawn Cemetery, Jacksonville, Florida.
  3. [S870] Atlanta Constitution Newspaper, published Sunday, October 18, 1903, page 6, col 2, Society in Columbus.
  4. [S27] Thomas Bog Slade III, A Branch of Slades In America.
  5. [S275] 1930 US Census of Duval County, Florida, ED 16-18, sheet 8-B, line 93-96, hh 167, fam 184.
  6. [S915] 1940 US Census of Duval County, Florida, ED 68-107, sh 5-A, lines 18-22, fam 134.
  7. [S25] 1880 US Census of Muscogee County, Georgia, page 503C.
  8. [S52] 1920 US Census of Duval County, Florida.
  9. [S39] Tombstone inscription Linwood Cemetery, Columbus, Muscogee Co, Georgia, Thirza Alma Slade.