Saturday, December 15, 2007

James Henry Slade (1865-1929) Obituary

The Bee (Danville, Virginia) 16 December 1929

James H Slade Is Laid to Rest In Caswell County

Funeral services were held yesterday from Purley, N. C. Methodist church for James H. Slade, well known farmer of Caswell county, who passed away at the age of 64 on Saturday evening following a short illness. The exercises were largely attended, interment taking place in the church graveyard. Mr. Slade, who was prominent in his community, is survived by his wife, Mrs. Lula Powell Slade, and two sons, Jack Slade and James Slade.

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James Henry Slade was the son of John Rufus Slade and Elizabeth McCain. On 5 December 1900, James Henry Slade and Lula Powell (1870-1940) were married. They had two sons: John Mastin (Jack) Slade (1901-1965); and James Nathaniel Slade (1902-1968). Mother and sons also are buried at the Purley United Methodist Church (Caswell County, North Carolina).

To see more on this family go to the Caswell County Family Tree.


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