James Vaughn Sledd

5 February 1796–
Amelia, Virginia, United States

The Life of James Vaughn

When James Vaughn Sledd was born on 5 February 1796, in Amelia, Virginia, United States, his father, John Sledd II, was 36 and his mother, Sarah Vaughan, was 32. He married Ann Parrott Justis on 2 December 1824, in Richmond, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Richmond, Virginia, United States for about 10 years.

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James Vaughn Sledd
Ann Parrott Justis
Marriage: 2 December 1824
Martha Ann Frances Sledd
William James Sledd
John P Sledd
James P Sledd
Sarah L. Sledd
Robert Sledd
Elizabeth M Sledd
Pamela Frances Sledd
John Wesley Sledd
David Johnson Sledd
James A Sledd

Spouse and Children

2 December 1824
Richmond, Virginia, United States


    Martha Ann Frances Sledd


    William James Sledd


    John P Sledd


    James P Sledd


    Sarah L. Sledd


+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John Sledd II





+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 4

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1812 · Monumental Church Built

Age 16

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 34

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Slade .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • James V Sledd, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Jas V Sledd, "United States Census, 1860"
  • James Sledd in entry for David J Sledd, "Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987"

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