The progenitor of each of 6 large Slade branches was in the United States Colonies prior to 1770. Y-Chromosome DNA tests have proven each of these six branches. The map below shows the origin location for each of these branches.  Click these links for a tree of each of the branches:

Bristol, Massachusetts Branch        Connecticut Branch     Chelsea, Massachusetts Branch 

Coastal North Carolina Branch        Maryland Branch         Southampton, Virginia Branch

US Colonial States