Slade Family Deeds,
Patents & Will Abstracts
__emarle. SS: Willm. Earle of Craven Palatine and the rest of the true and absolute Lds. Proprietos. of all Carolina to all to whom these presents. shall come Greeting in our Lord God everlasting Know ye. that we the sd. Lds. and absolute Proprietors according to our great deed of Grant bearing date ye. first day of May Ano. Dm. 1668 Given to our County of Albemarle under our hands and great Seal of our said County Doe hereby Give and grant unto Mr. John West of our sd. County a tract of land containing Six hundred acres lying in Pasquot. Prect. Begining at a Locus Standing on the banks of ye. Sound thenc North Seventeen degrs. East three hundred and Ninety? pole to a Gum then West thirteen degrs. North two hundred and fifty pole to an Hickory then South Seventeen degrs. west three hundred and Ninty pole to a Pine on the bank of Little River then down the River and the Sound by various courses to ye. first station the said land being due to ye. said Jno. West for ye. transportacon of one Pson. for every fifty acres heryby granted as appeares upon Record under this Patent To have and to hold ye. said land wth. all rights and priviliges of hunting hawkingfishing fowling wth. all Woods Waters and rivers wth. all profitts comoditys and heriditamts. to ye. same belonging or apptaining except on halfe of all Gold and Silver Mines unto him ye. said Jno. West his heirs and assignes for ever in as alarge and ample maner to all Intents and purposes as by ye. said Deed is granted of Intended yeilding and paying unto us our heires and successors yearly every twenty Ninth day of September ye. fee rent of one Shilling for every fifty acres hereby granted to be holden of us our heires and successors in free and comon Soccage Provided yt. if ye. said Jno. West his heires or assignes doe not seat or plant cause to be seated or planted theron Within three yeares after the date herof then this Patent be void otherwise to stand and be of full force. Given under ye. seal of our sd. County of Albemarle ye. first day of January Ano. Dm. 1694. Witnes our trusty and well beloved Philip Ludwell Esqr. Governor and Capt. Genril. of our said province and our trusty and welbeloved Councellors who have here_ sett their hands. Philip Ludwell, Thomas Harvey, Danl. Akehurst, Ffrancis Tomes. Thomas Pollock.
1 May 1668 Source: Old Albemarle Co. NC Book of Land Warrants and Surveys 1681-1706
7 Sep 1669 Source: Old Albemarle Co. NC Book of Land
Warrants and Surveys 1681-1706
Albemarl. These are in ye. Names of ye. honrble ye. Lords proprietos. to will and require you to Survey & lay out for Henry Slade Sixty acres of Land which is due to him for ye. transportacon of one pson whose name is herunder and make returne of this Warrt. wth. ye. Survey to ye. Secret. office fail not as you will answer ye. Contrary given under our hand & ye. Seal of ye. Collony ye. 7th. day of Septembr. 1669. Saml. Stephens, James Blount, Jno. Jenkins, Rich FFoster, Jno. Harvey, Henry Slade. To ye. Surveyr. Genrll. or his deputy
I, Henry Slade doe assigne all my right & title of these rights within specifyed unto George Harris as witnes my hand this 16th. of March 1693/94 Henry Slade.
These may certify all whom it may concern that Henry Slade proved five rights whose names are upon Record & are under written Wm. Loverige Sen., Temporance his Wife, Wm. Loverige, Jur., Hanah Loverige, Jacob Carver. Certifyed ye. 17th. day of March 1693. Assigned over to George Harris by Henry Slade. P: Edw. Mayo Clrk.
3 Oct 1671 Source: Virginia Land Patents of the
Countys of Norfolk, etc.
William Hancock 700 acres on Lynnhaven Parrish in Lower Norfolk County on the Northerne Side of the Easterne Branch of Elizabeth River and bounded on the southerne parts therewith and on the south Easterne side of a Creeke called Hoskins Cr. pting this land from the land of Mr. Wm. Moseley beginning at a mkd cedar standing by the side of the said Easterne Branch and from thence running by a line drawne NNE 202 po & then WNW 400 po & then SSW 80 po & then ESE 104 po & then SSW 142 po and then WNW 160 po unto the Creeke called Hoskins Creeke and then downe the South Easterne side of sd Creeke unto its mouth at the Easterne Branch and then South Eastwood runing up the sd Esterne branch unto the Cedar where it began and 100 acres pt hereof was formerly granted to Geo. ffowler by pattent dated 6 Nov 1663 and by sd. fflowler sold and assigned to the sd WM. Hancock and the other 600 acres is due for trans of 12 persons: Mary & Henry Slade, Charles Baker, Eliz. Vouse, Jno. Ree, Jno. Quelcy, Jayne Joflin (or Joslin), Charles Regarall, Wm. Richardson, Jno. Cooke, Barth. Shoae, Teage at (or et) Dovell. (Nugent 539 Nov 1663)
15 Mar 1693 Source: Old Albemarle Co. NC Book of
Land Warrants and Surveys 1681-1706
These may certify all whom it may condern yt. Henry Slade has proved Twelve Rights whose names are upon Record and are hereunder written Namely Jno. Daws, An Indian named Nak? one named Sue, Tony a Negroe, Sarah, Mol, Jack & Sarah, Jno. Slade, Joseph Slade, Benj. Slade, Saml. Slade, Hannah Slade, Wm. Slade. Certifyed ye. 15th. of March 1693. P: Edw. Mayo C_. Regstd. & Wart. given ye. 16th. of March 1693. Wm. Glovr.
29 Apr. 1693 Source: Cavaliers and Pioneers, Vol.
2, Part 2, Patent Book 8, page 385
Henry Slade, Senr., 1078 acrs., being his seated plantation; Norf. Co., in Currotucke Precincts; upon the lower Indian Cr. of the Northwest River, 29 Apr. 1693, p. 311. Beg. neare Black Water roade; along SE side of sd. Creek to the mouth; to Mossy point; by path to Hector’s Damms; to mouth of Cyprus Br; &c. Imp. of 22 pers: Henry Avery, Will. Burett, Wm. Rundell, Evan Rundell, Wm. Price, Mary Wheeler, Robert Paine, Thomas Hubert, Susana White, Mary James, Lewis Servant, Hester Hardiman, Isaac Showard, William Mosse, Peter Proby, 4 times; Hanah, Mariah, Peter, Indians; Francis, a Negro.
29 Apr. 1693
Henry Slade, 330 acrs., Pr. Anne Co; on NE side of the Northwest River; 29 apr. 1693, p. 306. Imp. of 7 pers: Lemuel Mason, Mary Davies, Thomas Moore, Joseph Blunt, Francis Loyd, Frances Evans, Mary Ross.
George Slade Chowan Co. SS 875/32
Slade, George. Jan. 23, 1710. Wife Mary, my boy James Packet; witnesses Daniel
Leigh, Richard Lawrence, Will Newland. (Early NC Will Abstracts) Chowan Pct.
March 4, 1713/14
Henry Slade, 353 acres on E. side of Matchepungo River, joining N. side of Slade’s Creek, his former land, a small Creek, Mouth, and Branch. Witnesses: Thos. Pollock, Thos. Boyd, N. Chevin, Wm. Reed, T. Knight (Patent Book 2)
1717 Joseph Slade
Dead without a will. Edward Francis in right of his wife Susannah, widow of deceased, Administrator. Jan. 3, 1717.
1718 Henry Slade Jr. Hyde
To: Oldest son - William - plantation in Virginia on the head of lower Indian Creek joining land of James Warden, Co. of Norfolk; also 383 acres adjoining the Manor plantation "whereon I now live" when of age
Dau. - Dorcas - 1 feather bed and furniture to be delivered to her on the day of her marriage.
Wife - Abigail - one-half manor plantation with house for her natural life
Son - John - other half of manor plantation when of age, and at death of wife, other half. Until comes of age, whole plantation in hands of his mother.
Remainder of estate to be divided between wife and children as they come of age. If wife should remarry, estate to be divided, one-half to wife and one-half to children.
Executor - Wife - Abigail
Wit: Gi. Halliday, Will. Wynn, Richd. Wm. Silvester
1721 Henry Slade Hyde
Co. 009 DB-1/299
Henry Slade Bath County Parish and Precinct of Hide County
page 95  original date; 3-15-1721 according to account used in England. No probate.
Two Sons: John Slade and Benjamin Slade, cattle, negro.
Son: Samll. Slade, tarr owing to me by James Bright and others.
Son-in-law: Benjamin Sandorson, cows.
Grandchildren: William, John, Samuell, Ebeaner[?] and Henry Slade, children of my son Henry Slade decd., their mother’s plantation.
Executor: Son Samuel Slade.
No signature. No witnesses. Remarks: No mention of recording
1729 Richard Silvester Hyde
Will written 30? Jan 1728; probate at court held in Bath Town, 10 June 1729.
In his will a wife is mentioned but he does not name her. It mentions a son Richard William Silvester and grandchildren Ebenezer and Henry Slade (minors). He leaves land to son at the Bridge town in Norfolk County, VA and land "in Machapungo River. To William Wormintun he leaves 2 bits of "ground in Virgia" at Bridge town.
1. Richard William (Richard II)
2. daughter __________ Slade ( minor children: Ebenezer & Henry)
1739 William Downing Beaufort
Son: William Downing
Brothers in law: Henry Slade and Ebenezer Slade
Son in law : Thomas Lee
1740 John Avery Hyde
Agnes Slade, the wife of an Ebenezer Slade, receives property from John Avery, Gentleman, in a will written 27 Oct 1740.
1743 John Slade Hyde Co. SS 878/55 SS/AR
1746 Samuel Slade
SS 878/45 SS/AR
December Court, 1746
Daughters: Elizabeth (wife of William Dunbarr), Hannah (wife of William Fosque), Jane (wife of James Blount), Susannah (“my manner plantation”). Grandchildren: Samuel Blount, Mary Blount (1 slave to each), Mary Dunbarr (1 negro), Samuel Dunbarr (plantation on south side of Pamtico River “att the head of Blount’s Creek and on a branch known by the name of good neighborhood branch”)
Executors: Benjamin Rigney and Jacob Nevell
Witnesses: Thomas James, Philip Shute, Mary Dunbar. Clerk of the Court: John Forbes.
1750 John Leath, Sr. Hyde
Sons: Charles, Peter, Thomas, Samuel
Daughters: Sary Leath, Francis Leath, Dorcus Leath, Casia Leath, Catherine, Hanna Hodges Slade
1752 Hezekiah Slade
Hyde Co. 028
DB-5/241 SS AR
January 10, 1752. March Court, 1752.
Daughters: Dianah and Rebecca.
Wife and Executrix: Sarah.
1752 Harmond Hill
Son-in-law was Joseph Slade married to his daughter Ann. Ann was willed land grant of 350As which was willed to her son, when Ann Slade married Richard Grist II he purchased the property.
1759 William Fortescue Hyde
Sons: John, Samuel, William
Daughters: Lurana Jasper, Rachael Fortescue, Jane, Philanda, Casandra, Winifred
Wife: Hannah Fortescue (I believe she was a Slade)
c1760 John Slade
Beaufort Co. Source: Old Will Book, pp. 72, 73
page 93 original date 1-21-1760. No probate.
Son: Major [minor], negro, 300A with Grist Mill
Daughter: Sarah [minor] negro
Daughter: Kathrine [minor], negro [later Cathrine]
Brother: Joseph Slade, plantation whereon I now live two years after my decease
Executors: Wife; unnamed, Henry Locksey?
Signed: Jno. Slade
Witnesses: Wm. Dunbarr, Thomas Jones, [another name too light to read]
court 1760 Rebeckah Slade and Henry Lockey were executors to
Jon Slade will
Ward: Catherine Slade guardian Lazarus Pearce 3-14 176? Beaufort County
Ward: Sarah Slade guardian Rebecca Slade 12-1761. 3- 14 1764 Lazarus Pearce Beaufort Cty
Ward: Major Slade-guard Henry Lockey 3-1-1762
Ward: Major Slade guardian Lazarus Pearce 6-14-1763 Beaufort County
1763 John Slade
Hyde Co. Source: Orphans Book A; pg. 58
"of Hyde County" 12 October 1758 - Probate: March Court 1763
Wife: Elizabeth Slade
Dau: Jemima (not yet of age)
Dau: Dorcas Slade (not yet of age)
Executors: son Jeremiah and wife Elizabeth
Wit: Tho. Smith, Daniel Wells, Timothy Green
SOURCE: "In the Name of God, Amen" by Ellen A. Williams
1764 Joseph Slade Beaufort Co. Source: Old Will Book; pp. 95-96
1766 Henry Slade Tyrrell
Source: Will Book 1; pg. 38
Wife: Ann Slade (her 1st husband was Lovick Worly)
Daughter: Millia Slade (Amelia?)
Daughter: Barbary Slade (Barbara?)
Son: Joshua Slade
Son: John Gray Slade [Bertie Co. will Feb. 1797] (wife Sarah Slade)
Brothers: Ebenezer Slade, William ?
1766 Lydia Slade Hyde Co. Original Only at Archives
c1781 Henry Slade
Martin Co. WB-1/87
Sisters - Fanny Slade; Elizabeth Smithwick
Brothers - William Slade; Ebenezer Slade
Father - Ebenezer Slade
22 Jul 1782
1782 Hannah Slade Hyde Co. Record of Wills 1,2,3; pg. 100 Microfilm roll C.053.80001
1790 Reuben Slade
Record of Wills 1,2,3; pg. 197
Wife: Ann I give & bequeath my land & plantation and at her death I give it to my cousin, Reuben Slade. Ann is also to have Negro man Sam and Negro boy Cain and at her death to my cousin, Reuben Slade.
Exec: Benjamin Russell
Wit: John Fortescue, Ebenezer Slade
1791 William Slade Martin
Co. Will Book 1; pg. 172
Wife: Ann Slade
Sons: Ebenezer Slade and his wife Liddie Slade, William Slade and his wife Lyddia, Henry Slade, Jeremiah Slade
c1799 Henry Slade, Snr. Beaufort
Co. Old Will Book; pg. 363
Wife: Mary Slade
Son: Henry Slade
Son: John Slade
Son: William Slade
Son: Samuel Slade (had a son named Jeremiah)
Son: Reuben Slade
Dau: Cady Slade (married Allbard?)
Dau: Mincy Pate
Dau: Lidair? Slade
Dau: Artiamiss Slade
Grandson: Adim Slade
1800 Lazarus Pearce, Sr.
Old Will Book; pg. 366 Date: Jan. 31, 1800
Major Slade’s children; Uriah, Mary, William, John, and Benajah, negro in lieu of a negro I bought at Slades vendue and gave to my daughter Mary, the mother of said children of Slades.
Children: George Hill, Mary Lee, Lydia (dec), Lizzey, Rachel Bedscot, Sarah, Betsey, Abner, Edney and Lazarus , Mary Slade m. to Major SLADE
Orphan: Ann Salter, dau. of Edward Salter
Executors: George Hill Pearce & Frederick Grist
Witnesses: Wm. Conway, Reading Grist, John Grist
1800 Agnes Slade
of Wills 1,2,3; pg. 318
Microfilm roll C.053.80001
Agness Slade---25 Jan 1800 - Probate: Feb. Term 1800
Bro: John Slade
Bro: James Meekins
Sis: Susannah Slade
Executor: "worthy friend" John Gaylord
Wit: John Gaylord; Francis K. Moore
c1801 Ebenezer Slade
Will Book B; pg. 124
Sons: Philip, Ebenezer, William
Daughters: Nancy Slade, Cady Messick, Betsy Ann Slade
mentions: Jerimiah Slade who gets 1/5 (relationship not stated)
1813 Furnifold Slade Hyde Co. Record of Wills 1,2, 2; pg. 479
1815 Jeremiah Slade Beaufort Co. Orphan Book A; pg. 242
1822 Henry Slade Beaufort Co. Orphan Book A; pg. 321
1830 David Lot Slade Hyde
Only at Archives
Sons: John, Reubin, Laben, Daniel, Edmond
Daughters: Lydia, Emelia, Celina
c1832 John G. Slade Hyde
Will Book 5; pg. 449
Brother: Daniel S. Slade to have the land I bought of Noah Bell
Brother: Edmond Slade to have the land and plantation whereon I now live provided he never sells it. If he doesn't accept these conditions then to go to my Sister, Selina Slade.
Sister: Selina Slade to have one riding horse, also my right & title in the Negroes that I inherited from the estate of my brother, Laben B. Slade. If Salina dies without lawful heir of her body then to go to my niece, Martha Ann McWilliams.
To: Morgan Syl McWilliams all my right in 100 acs which was set off to Winafred Bell, widow of Noah Bell, for her dower. Abraham McWilliams and his wife Milly are to be permitted to live on said land until Morgan S. McWilliams comes to the age of 21.
To: Martha Ann McWilliams my right & title to 91? acres on Bell Island on Rose Bay, it being the land that was bought by my father, David L. Slade, from Wm. Bell
Exec: brother Daniel S. Slade
Wit: Nancy T. Moore, R.M.G. Moore
Note: In the 1835 will of Ormond Tooly, he gives 8 slaves to Polly Slade, wife of John G. Slade.
1835 Henry Slade Martin
Co. Will Book 2; pg. 210
Wife: Nancy Slade
Daughters: Hellen B. Slade, Cloe Ann Hinton
Son-in-law: Noah Hinton
Grandson: Henry Slade Lloyd
Note: may have had son named William who died 25 Oct 1852
1835 Samuel Slade Hertford
Wife: Polly Slade
Will objected to by wit. Silas Parker and Thomas Slade
1847 Rachael Walls Beaufort Co.
1854 Catherine Slade
Will Book D; pg. 222
Sister?: Margaret Bogg in Dooley Co. GA. (wife of M. E. Bogg)
Note: very difficult to read
1854 Edmond Slade
Will Book 8; pg. 66
Microfilm roll C.053.80004
18 Nov. 1854 - Probate: Nov. Term 1854
Wife: not named
Son: Daniel E.S. Slade (will states age 2)
Guardian to son Daniel until age 21: "friend" Jones Spencer
Executors: Z.A.G. Bell & Jones Spencer
Wit: William J. Smith, J.R. Selby, W.H. Fortescue
1860 Sarah Slade Beaufort
Co. Orphan Book L; pg. 145-147
Original date June 21, 1851 Probate Mar term 1860 by oaths of Israel Harding, Frederick Harding
Daughter; Rachel [Rachael] M. Godley then to her children [unnamed]
Executor; Friend Nathaniel Harding
Witnesses; Israel Harding, Frederick Harding
Remarks: probate; Nathaniel Harding refuses executor. Benjamin F. Harding appointed Administrator
Note: Sarah Slade -widow- 1860 mortality for Washington township Sarah Slade died age 80 in Feb. cause pneumonia she was ill 30 days
(Thanks to Ken Slade of Grapevine, Texas who kindly submitted these abstracts.)
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