Prudence Emily Brooks

b. 20 October 1842, d. 10 October 1920
     Prudence Emily Brooks was born on October 20, 1842 in Pike County, Georgia.1 She was the daughter of Thomas Jefferson Brooks and Emily Prudence Story.
     Prudence married William Harrison Slade, son of Simon Slade and Matilda Rickerson, on November 29, 1860 in Zebulon, Pike County, Georgia.2 She died on October 10, 1920 in Griffin, Spalding County, Georgia, at age 77.1 She was buried in Midway UM Church Cemetery, Griffin, Spalding County, GeorgiaG.1

Children of Prudence Emily Brooks and William Harrison Slade


  1. [S62] Tombstone inscription, Prudence E. Brooks Slade, Midway Church Cemetery, Griffin, Georgia.
  2. [S132] County Clerk, Marriage records of Pike Co, GA , 1883-1890, p 133.
  3. [S557] 1850 US Census of Henry County, Georgia, 42nd District, lines 9-15, hh 492, fam 492.
  4. [S383] 1880 US Census of Spalding County, Georgia, ED 116, page 15, lines 35-42, hh 129, fam 137.
  5. [S447] 1900 US Census of Spalding County, Georgia, ED 92, sheet 10-B, lines 73-77, hh 183, fam 185.
  6. [S62] Tombstone inscription, Oak Hill Cemetery Griffin, Spalding Co, GA, picture 4-17-2003 by Barbara Slade Dayhuff.