William Samuel McSwain

(13 August 1901 - 20 December 1973)
     William Samuel McSwain was born on August 13, 1901 in Augusta, Perry County, Mississippi.1 He was the son of Robert B. McSwain and Elizabeth S. Slade.
     William married Verdia Lou Askew on September 14, 1924.1 William died on December 20, 1973 in Largo, Pinellas County, Florida, at age 72.1

Child of William Samuel McSwain and Verdia Lou Askew

  • Ruth Elizabeth McSwain


  1. [S5601] Kenneth L Slade research, analysis & personal knowledge.

Marguerite McVay

(22 June 1927 - 4 January 2018)
     Marguerite McVay was born on June 22, 1927 in Carnes, Forrest County, Mississippi.1
     Marguerite married Charles L. Slade, son of Dedo Slade and Laura Lee Elliott, in Brooklyn, Forrest County, Mississippi.1 [WF] was widowed when her husband, Charles, died on November 20, 2009 at age 88.2 Marguerite died on January 4, 2018 at age 90.3 She was buried in Circle S Cemetery, Forrest County, Mississippi.3 Her obituary read as follows:

      Mrs. Marguerite Slade, 90, of Maxie, died January 4, 2018 in Hattiesburg. She was a lifelong member of Sand Hill Baptist Church and was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her husband, C.L. Slade; her parents, Charlie and Eva McVay, brother, Kenny McVay and sister, Helen Griffin.

She is survived by her children, Charlotte Bond of Maxie, Danny Slade (Tracy) of Maxie, David Slade (Barbara) of Maxie, Sandy Slade (Lisa) of Maxie and Pam Waddle of Maxie; eleven grandchildren and seventeen great grandchildren and one brother, Charles McVay of Carnes.

Services will be 11:00 a.m., Monday, January 8, 2018 at Moore Funeral Service in Wiggins with burial to follow in Circle S Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6-9 p.m., Sunday, January 7, 2018 at Moore Funeral Service in Wiggins.
Published in the Hattiesburg American on Jan. 7, 2018.3

Census, Tax, Voter Records, & City Directories

YearLocationHead of Household
1950Starksville, Oktibbeha, MississippiCharles L. Slade4

Children of Marguerite McVay and Charles L. Slade

  • Julia Charlotte Slade 1
  • Daniel Flemon Slade 1
  • David William Slade 1
  • Charles Lewis Slade 1
  • Pamela Rae Slade 5


  1. [S3] Leonard L. Slade Sr, Samuel Slade of Cheraw District, South Carolina and His Descendants Baltimore: Gateway Press, Inc., 1975), page 38.
  2. [S17] Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014, Ancestry.com.
  3. [S8] Obituary, , Marguerite Slade, Published in the Hattiesburg American on Jan. 7, 2018.
  4. [S1950] 1950 US Census, l62308::46929649 United States of America, Bureau of the Census; Washington, D.C.; Seventeenth Census of the United States, 1950; Record Group: Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790-2007; Record Group Number: 29; Residence Date: 1950; Home in 1950: Starkville, Oktibbeha, Mississippi; Roll: 266; Sheet Number: 8; Enumeration District: 53-3 Family of C.L.Slade, Marguerite M Slade, Julia S Slade.
  5. [S3] Leonard L. Slade Sr, Samuel Slade of Cheraw District, South Carolina and His Descendants, page 39.

John Jehu Mixon1

(1792 - 3 October 1855)
     John Jehu Mixon was born in 1792 in Effingham County, Georgia.1 He was the son of Jesse Mixon.2
     John married Rebecca Slade, daughter of Samuel Slade Jr. and Matilda Irby, on August 1, 1822 in Marion County, Mississippi.3 John died on October 3, 1855 from an accident that happened at his mill.1

Children of John Jehu Mixon and Rebecca Slade

  • John Christopher Mixon b. 1827
  • Jesse Mixon b. 1829
  • Mary Mixon b. 1831
  • Benjamin Franklin Mixon b. 1833
  • Henry Mixon b. 1834
  • Sarah Mixon b. circa 1838
  • Harrison Mixon b. 1843, d. circa 1863
  • George Washington Mixon b. 1845
  • Cornelius L. Mixon b. 1847
  • Rachel Mixon b. 1852


  1. [S5900] John Leslie Mixson, The Mixon-Mixson Family Fort Worth, Texas: American Reference Publishers, 1969), Vol 1, Part IV, pg 177, John Fehu Mixon & Rebecca Slade Family.
  2. [S5900] John Leslie Mixson, The Mixon-Mixson Family, Vol 1, Part IV, Ch Viii, pg 175, #702 Jesse Mixon.
  3. [S5601] Kenneth L Slade research, analysis & personal knowledge.

Arretta Davis

(8 August 1841 - 27 July 1897)
     Arretta Davis was born on August 8, 1841 in Mississippi.1 She was the daughter of Christopher Davis and Virginia Stewart.1
     Arretta married George W. Moody.2
     Arretta married Samuel S. Slade, son of Hezekiah Slade and Helena Victoria Taylor, on December 12, 1864.1 Arretta died on July 27, 1897 at age 55.3 She was buried in Brown Cemetery, Forrest County, Mississippi.3

Census, Tax, Voter Records, & City Directories

YearLocationHead of Household
1880Beat 5, Black Creek Twp, Perry County, Mississippi, in the household of Wm R. Davis, 27Samuel S. Slade4

Children of Arretta Davis and Samuel S. Slade


  1. [S5601] Kenneth L Slade research, analysis & personal knowledge.
  2. [S9] https://www.findagrave.com/,, George W Moody, tombstone, Stewart Cemetery, Pearl River Co, Mississippi.
  3. [S9] https://www.findagrave.com/, Arretta Davis Slade, Brown Cemetery, Forrest Co, Mississippi.
  4. [S5634] 1880 US Census of Perry County, Mississippi, ED 134, pg 40-D, lines 24-36, dwl 294, fam 294.

Alyse M. Moore1

(27 December 1913 - 7 May 1999)
     Alyse M. Moore was born on December 27, 1913 in Louisiana.2,1
     Alyse married Lucius S. Slade, son of Adolphus D. Slade and Elizabeth Wells, in April, 1930.3 Alyse and Lucius divorced. Alyse died on May 7, 1999 at age 85.1 She was buried in Ponemah Cemetery, Bogalusa, Washington Parish, Louisiana.1

Census, Tax, Voter Records, & City Directories

YearLocationHead of Household
1940Bogalusa, Washington Parish, Louisiana, living at 1026 Front StreetLucius S. Slade2

Children of Alyse M. Moore and Lucius S. Slade


  1. [S9] https://www.findagrave.com/,, Alyse M Moore Slade, tombstone, Ponemah Cemetery, Bogalusa, Louisiana.
  2. [S5764] 1940 US Census of Washington Parish, Louisiana, ED 59-12, sh 4-A, lines 28-31, fam 62.
  3. [S5615] Gwen Goff Hobbs, Washington Parish Magee Family Washington Parish Library, 825 Free Street, Franklinton, LA,.

Elizabeth M. Morgan

(9 July 1882 - 4 November 1970)
     Elizabeth M. Morgan was born on July 9, 1882 in Mississippi.1
     Elizabeth married Ceamon Calvin Slade, son of Calvin Griffin Slade and Harriet Matilda Fillingame. Elizabeth died on November 4, 1970 in Hattiesburg, Forrest County, Mississippi, at age 88.1 She was buried in Providence Baptist Cemetery, Forrest County, Mississippi.1

Child of Elizabeth M. Morgan and Ceamon Calvin Slade


  1. [S5601] Kenneth L Slade research, analysis & personal knowledge.

Mathilda Agatha Namie

(1899 - May 1930)
     Mathilda Agatha Namie went by Tillie.1 She was born in 1899 in Louisiana.2 Daughter of Matilda and Joseph Namie. Joseph was born in Turkey.3
     Mathilda married Julius Orvall Slade, son of Samuel E. Slade and Martha Elizabeth [?], on February 11, 1918 in Lamar County, Mississippi.4 Mathilda died in May, 1930 in childbirth when her seventh child was born.1 She was buried in Old Samuel E Slade Cemetery, near Lumberton, Lamar County, Mississippi.5

Census, Tax, Voter Records, & City Directories

YearLocationHead of Household
1930Lumberton, Lamar County, MississippiJulius Orvall Slade6

Children of Mathilda Agatha Namie and Julius Orvall Slade


  1. [S5601] Kenneth L Slade research, analysis & personal knowledge.
  2. [S5625] 1910 US Census of Pearl River County, Mississippi, ED 107, sheet 9-A, line 11, hh 76, fam 78.
  3. [S5623] 1900 US Census of Pearl River County, Mississippi.
  4. [S9] https://www.findagrave.com/,, Julius Orvall Slade, Lumberton City Cemetery, Lamar County, MS.
  5. [S9] https://www.findagrave.com/, Mathilda Agatha Namie Slade, Samuel Slade Cemetery, Lamar County, MS.
  6. [S5633] 1930 US Census of Lamar County, Mississippi, ED 37-2, sheet 23-A, lines 17-24, hh 521, fam 542.

Daniel Joseph O'Brien1

(22 September 1882 - 10 February 1948)
     Daniel Joseph O'Brien was born on September 22, 1882 in Chattaw, Pike County, Mississippi.2
     Daniel married Melissa Slade, daughter of Jesse Byron Slade and Mary Ellen Duncan, in 1902 in Magnolia, Pike County, Mississippi.2 Daniel died on February 10, 1948 at age 65.2


  1. [S5806] Louisiana Deaths Index, 1850-1875, 1894-1956, FamilySearch, Melissa Ann O'Brien, d/o Jesse Slade & Louisa Miller, s/o Daniel J O'Brien.
  2. [S5616] Washington Parish Magee Family, William Magee descendants 1770-1993, Washington Parish Library, Franklin, Louisiana.