Sarah Drewry

b. circa 1765, d. before 1822
     Sarah Drewry was born circa 1765 based upon 1810 census.1
     Sarah married Joshua Slade, son of Samuel Slade and Mary [?]. Sarah was listed as Joshua's wife in an 1801 deed from Samuel Slade, Jr.2 Elizabeth Drewry's will dated Oct 18, 1802 leaves her 8 daughters, including Sarah Slade [wife of Joshua], each 1/8th of the remainder of her estate. The will is witnessed by Jethro Slade, Elijah Hasty and Jacob Bradshaw.3 She is presumed to have died before 1822 as she was not mentioned in Joshua's will.

Children of Sarah Drewry and Joshua Slade


  1. [S658] 1810 US Census of Southampton County, Virginia.
  2. [S221] Deed Record Books at Southampton County Courthouse, VA,, Book 9, page 577.
  3. [S209] Wills and Administrations of Southampton County, VA 1749-1800, abstracted by Blanche Adams Chapman 1947, 1947, Will Bk 5,1797-1804, pg 358, Elizabeth Drewry's will.