Priscella Elma Slade1,2

b. 1 February 1862, d. 11 September 1914
     Priscella Elma Slade known as Elina. She was born on February 1, 1862 in Bartholomew County, Indiana.1,3 She was the daughter of David Slade and Treasey Draper.1
     Priscella married Dr. Theophilus VanFossen on August 27, 1891 in Wayne County, Illinois.4 She died on September 11, 1914 at age 524 and was buried in Cisne Cemetery, Cisne, Wayne County, IllinoisG.3

Census & City Directory Records

CensusLocationHead of Household
1865Harter Twp, Clay County, Illinois, David & family, next to his parents, Wm SladeDavid Slade5
1880Bedford, Wayne County, IllinoisDavid Slade6


  1. [S1089] 1880 US Census of Wayne County, Illinois.
  2. [S1086] Research by Thelma Corry,.
  3. [S769] Find A Grave website, Priscella Elma Slade, Cisne Cemetery, Wayne Co, Illinois.
  4. [S1086] Research by Thelma Corry, , notes to JLS 26 Jul 2006.
  5. [S1141] 1865 State Census of Illinois, Harter Twp, Clay County, pg 76.
  6. [S1089] 1880 US Census of Wayne County, Illinois, ED 141, page 29 [98], lines 8-14, dwl 264, fam 264.