James Vaughn Sledd

5 February 1796–
Amelia, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary 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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Family Time Line

James Vaughn Sledd
1796–
Ann Parrott Justis
1806–1852
Marriage: 2 December 1824
Martha Ann Frances Sledd
1823–1849
William James Sledd
1827–1862
John P Sledd
1830–
James P Sledd
1830–1837
Sarah L. Sledd
1831–1888
Robert Sledd
1834–
Elizabeth M Sledd
1837–1870
Pamela Frances Sledd
1840–
John Wesley Sledd
1844–1865
David Johnson Sledd Sr.
1847–1921
James A Sledd
1850–

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Children

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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

Slade

Sources (13)

  • James V Sledd, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Jas V Sledd, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Jas Sleed in entry for Wm I Sleed, "Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1771-1989"

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