Gladys Estelle Slade

b. 17 December 1890, d. 23 May 1978
     Gladys Estelle Slade was born on December 17, 1890 in Pike County, Georgia.1 She was the daughter of Thomas Jefferson Slade and Nancy J Storey.
     Gladys married Albert Ezra Whittle, son of Thomas E Whittle and Callie [?], on November 1, 1908 in Zebulon, Pike County, Georgia.2 The marriage was announced in The Pike County Journal. Zebulon, Pike County, Georgia, November 6, 1908:
     Miss Estelle Slade and Mr. Albert Whittle were married by Rev. L. Hooten at his residence in Zebulon Sunday afternoon. Mrs. Whittle is a daughter of Mrs. Tom Slade, of Lifsey, and Mr. Whittle is a son of Mr. Tom Whittle, formerly of Meansville but now of Thomaston. The bride is a beautiful young lady and was much admired for her sweet traits. Mr. Whittle is a prominent young business man of Culloden where they will make their home. They carry with them the best wishes of all who know them for a happy and successful life.2 She died on May 23, 1978 in Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, at age 87.3 She was buried in Bonaventure Cemetery, Savannah, Chatham County, GeorgiaG.3

Children of Gladys Estelle Slade and Albert Ezra Whittle

  • Marvin Whittle 5 b. 1909
  • Thomas Slade Whittle 5 b. November 28, 1910, d. October 24, 1990
  • Albert E. Whittle Jr. 5 b. 1914, d. circa 1938
  • George Patterson Whittle b. July 1, 1925, d. February 5, 1998


  1. [S76] Family Group Sheets, letters and personal knowledge from Edward Andrew Slade, Eufaula, Alabama.,.
  2. [S368] The Pike County Journal Newspaper, issue of 6 Nov 1908.
  3. [S584] Margaret Whittle personal knowledge and research e-mail address, , email 29 Nov 2005.
  4. [S191] 1900 US Census of Pike County, Georgia, Eplinger District, ED 86, sheet 6-B, line 56-62, hh 107, fam 108.
  5. [S585] 1920 US Census of Crawford County, Georgia, ED 79, sheet 2-A, lines 6-12, hh 25, fam 25.
  6. [S485] 1930 US Census of Barbour County, Alabama, ED 3-6, sheet 7-A&B, line 49-51, hh 161, fam 177, also see sheet 9-B, lines 77-85 for absent members.