William Alfred Slade

30 April 1861–1 November 1914 (Age 53)
Upper Darby Township, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of William Alfred

When William Alfred Slade was born on 30 April 1861, in Upper Darby Township, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, William Slade, was 35 and his mother, Amelia Lacey, was 33. He married Annie Swan on 21 April 1891, in Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Morgan, Morgan, Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 1 November 1914, in Taylorsville, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 53, and was buried in Riverton, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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William Alfred Slade
Annie Swan
Marriage: 21 April 1891
Grace Slade
Amy Amelia Slade
William Elbert Slade
Samuel Ernest Slade

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 April 1891Cache, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · Battle of Gettysburg
    Age 2
    The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
    1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.
    Age 15
    The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

    Name Meaning

    English (Somerset): from Middle English slade ‘valley, low-lying marshy ground’ (Old English slæd). The surname may be topographic, for someone who lived in or by a valley or marsh, or habitational, for someone from any of several minor places so named: the placename Slade is especially common in Devon, where eighteen examples are known.

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

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    History of My Father William Alfred Slade

    HISTORY OF MY FATHER WILLIAM ALFRED SLADE BY [Amy] AMELIA SLADE CHRISTENSEN My grandfather, William [William Edward Slade, born 9 May 1825], and my grandmother Amelia Lacey Slade [born 5 Oct 1827] li …

    Sources (26)

    • William Deane in household of Amelia Deane, "United States Census, 1870"
    • William Alfred Slade, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • William A Slade in entry for Amelia Christensen, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"

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