Alma DiVenuti1,2

b. 11 April 1932, d. 1 November 2018
     Alma DiVenuti was born on April 11, 1932 in Everett, Middlesex County, Massachusetts,2, the daughter of Biagio and Berenice Marks DiVenuti.2 Alma's father was an economist, with the rank of diplomat, and so, she lived abroad with her family in Rome, Paris, and Puerto Rico. Her family finally settled in Arlington, VA, where she attended Marymount College.2
     Alma married Joseph A. Slade II, son of Joseph Ernest Slade and Dorothy A. Weaver, in 1951.1,2 Alma DiVenuti died on November 1, 2018 at age 86.2

Children of Alma DiVenuti and Joseph A. Slade II


  1. [S8] Obituary, , Joseph A Slade, published in the Connecticut Post on Sept 13, 2015.
  2. [S8] Obituary, Alma DiVenuti Slade, published in Connecticut Post from Nov. 4 to Nov. 5, 2018.
  3. [S8] Obituary, Dr. Joseph F Slade, III MD, published in the New Haven Register (CT), May 22, 2011.

Dr. Joseph F. Slade III1

b. 4 January 1953, d. 21 May 2010
     Dr. Joseph F. Slade III was born on January 4, 1953 in Washington, District of Columbia.1 He was the son of Joseph A. Slade II and Alma DiVenuti.1 Joseph joined the Yale full-time faculty in July 1993 following his distinguished educational training at Columbia University, BA, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, MD, Duke University (Orthopedic Surgery Residency) and the University Miami / Jackson Memorial Medical Center (Residency and fellowship in Hand and Reconstructive Surgery).

Dr. Slade then served his country in US Air Force during Desert Storm.1 Dr. Joseph F. Slade III died on May 21, 2010 at age 57.1 At the time of his death, Dr. Slade was Professor of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation (with a joint appointment in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery) at Yale University School of Medicine and Director of the Hand and Upper Extremity Service.1

Children of Dr. Joseph F. Slade III

  • Joseph Slade IV 1
  • Andrew Slade 1


  1. [S8] Obituary, , Dr. Joseph F Slade, III MD, published in the New Haven Register (CT), May 22, 2011.

Lenora Burt Johnson1

b. 7 December 1913
     Lenora Burt Johnson was born on December 7, 1913 in Savoy, Illinois.1 She was the daughter of John Walker Johnson and Ada Fugate.1
     Lenora married Elmer Joseph Slade, son of Daniel Slade and Nellie J. Brown, on September 21, 1939 in Fountain County, Indiana.1

Census Records

CensusLocationHead of Household
1940Champaign, Champaign County, Illinois, at 1023 Clock StreetElmer Joseph Slade2

Children of Lenora Burt Johnson and Elmer Joseph Slade

  • Constance Slade 2
  • Catharine Slade 2


  1. [S6198] Indiana Marriages 1811-2007 at, Elmer Joseph Slade & Lenora Burt Johnson, mar Sep 21, 1939, Fountain, Indiana.
  2. [S6271] 1940 US Census of Champaign County, Illinois, ED 10-10, sh 63-B, lines 51-54, fam 373.

William Bohlen1

b. circa 1908
     William Bohlen was born circa 1908 in Illinois.1
     William married Pauline Slade, daughter of Daniel Slade and Nellie J. Brown, circa 1929.1

Census Records

CensusLocationHead of Household
1930Urbana, Champaign County, IllinoisWilliam Bohlen1


  1. [S6104] 1930 US Census of Champaign County, Illinois, ED 10-70, sh 8-B, lines 80-85, dwl 196, fam 210.

Verna Opal Vaughn1

b. 24 May 1915, d. 9 July 2001
     Verna Opal Vaughn was born on May 24, 1915 in Kentucky.1
     Verna married Caleb Dalton circa 1934.2
     Verna married second Elmer Joseph Slade, son of Daniel Slade and Nellie J. Brown.1 Verna Opal Vaughn died on July 9, 2001 at age 86.1 She was buried in Grandview Memorial Gardens, Champaign, Champaign County, Illinois.1

Children of Verna Opal Vaughn and Elmer Joseph Slade

  • Daniel Slade 2
  • James Slade 2


  1. [S8] Obituary, , Verna Opal Slade, published in The News-Gazette, (Champaign-Urbana, IL) - Wednesday, July 11, 2001.
  2. [S8] Obituary, Linda Dalton Goeggle, published in Naples Daily News on Dec. 16, 2015.

Evelyn Slade1

b. 15 August 1912, d. 12 May 2002
     Evelyn Slade was born on August 15, 1912 in Lamar County, Texas.1,2 She was the daughter of Garrett Davis Slade and Sarah Elizabeth Johnson.1 Evelyn Slade died on May 12, 2002 at age 892 and was buried in Tidwell Cemetery, Hunt County, Texas.2

Census Records

CensusLocationHead of Household
1920Manchester, Red River County, TexasGarrett Davis Slade1


  1. [S6116] 1920 US Census of Red River County, Texas, ED 155, sheet 4-B, lines 58-65, dwl 71, fam 71.
  2. [S22] Find a Grave website:,, Evelyn Slade Martin, tombstone, Tidwell Cemetery, Hunt Co, Texas.

Lettie C. Eastman1

b. circa 1849
     Lettie C. Eastman was born circa 1849 in Farmington, Michigan.1
     Lettie married Mahlon T. Slade, son of Benjamin Slade and Sarah [?], on November 30, 1876 in Decatur, Van Buren County, Michigan.1

Census Records

CensusLocationHead of Household
1900Lansing, Ingham County, MichiganMahlon T. Slade2


  1. [S6365] Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925, index & images,, pg 260, #2259, Mahlon T Slade & Lettie C Eastman,.
  2. [S6398] 1900 US Census of Ingham County, Michigan, ED 35, sh 5-B, lines 60-61, dwl 103, fam 107.