Samuel Slade Jr.

b. circa 1753, d. 1814
     Samuel Slade Jr. was born circa 1753; based upon estimated marriage date of his parents and his being at least 21 to be listed on 1782 tax roll. This is somewhat confirmed as he was listed as male older than 45 on the 1810 Southampton census. Samuel was named as Executor of his father's will.1,2 He was the son of Samuel Slade and Mary [?]. Samuel, Jr. bought 175 acres from John Haisty for 50 pounds. Deed witnessed by Lawrence Joyner, Benjamin Spivey, & Thomas Love.3 He appeared on the tax roll in Southampton County, Virginia, from 1782 until 1801.4 On May 12, 1785, Samuel, Jr, bought 100 acres in Southampton County from Samuel Sandeford for 25 pounds.5 On July 14, 1785, Samuel Slade Jr. sold 175 acres of land in Southampton County to Hardy Doyell. Witnessed by Edward Fisher, Arthur Bowing, Wm Williams & Carr Doyell.6 On February 15, 1801 Joshua Slade bought 105 acres in Southampton County from his brother Samuel, Jr. The deed indicates that Samuel Jr., lived in Nansemond County, Virginia, Upper Parish, at that time and his wife was listed as Littise. Joshua's wife was listed as Sarah.7 On February 15, 1802 Samuel Slade, Jr. & wife Lettise sold 105 acres in Southampton County to Joshua Slade for $150. Land bordered John Crichlow, Elias Hale, Henry Love, and Joshua's existing property. Witnesses: Nicholas Brister, James Gardner, Lemmy Council. The deed indicates that Samuel, Jr. lived in Nasemond County, Virginia, Upper Parish, at that time.8,9
     Samuel married [?] Gay, daughter of William Gay, on February 4, 1805 in Virginia Security & witness: Thomas Chappell & Bolton Pierce.10 1810 census he had 1 f >45 Southampton Co, VA. Samuel was not listed on the tax roll after 1814.8 He apparently died in 1814 in Virginia as an inventory and appraisement of the Estate of Samuel Slade, deceased, was taken January 17, 1815 by William Davis, John Blythe, Jr, Jesse Vick and John Blythe.11

Census & City Directory Records

CensusLocationHead of Household
1810Southampton County, VirginiaSamuel Slade Jr.12

Child of Samuel Slade Jr. and [?] Gay

Citations

  1. [S208] Southampton County, Virginia Land Tax Book 1782-1784, 1792, 1794-1809,, for year 1782.
  2. [S718] Will of Samuel Slade dated November 24, 1789 recorded at the courthouse Southampton County, Virginia, Will Book # 4, Pages 389-390,.
  3. [S221] Deed Record Books at Southampton County Courthouse, VA,, Deed Book 6, pgs 105-106.
  4. [S208] Southampton County, Virginia Land Tax Book 1782-1784, 1792, 1794-1809,, reel 307-8-9.
  5. [S221] Deed Record Books at Southampton County Courthouse, VA,, Deed Book 6, pgs 389-391.
  6. [S221] Deed Record Books at Southampton County Courthouse, VA,, Book 6, page 435.
  7. [S221] Deed Record Books at Southampton County Courthouse, VA,, Book 9, page 577-9.
  8. [S208] Southampton County, Virginia Land Tax Book 1782-1784, 1792, 1794-1809,.
  9. [S221] Deed Record Books at Southampton County Courthouse, VA,.
  10. [S1020] Virginia, Compiled Marriages, 1740-1850, Ancestry.com, , Samuel Slade & ? Gay, Feb 4, 1805, Southampton Co.
  11. [S209] Wills and Administrations of Southampton County, VA 1749-1800, abstracted by Blanche Adams Chapman 1947, 1947, Will Book 8, page 170-171, showing inventory of Samuel Slade, Jr's estate.
  12. [S658] 1810 US Census of Southampton County, Virginia.