Surname: Wade

Biography of Washington M. Wade

WASHINGTON M. WADE. Washington M. Wade, ex-clerk and recorder of Christian County, and a prominent banker of the county, was born in Carroll County, Arkansas, January 21, 1858, and was the youngest of ten children born to the union of Joseph and Nancy (Sivley) Wade. The father was born in Warren County, Kentucky, near Bowling Green, March 4, 1814, and the mother was born in Lawrence County, Ala., in 1816. The latter was the daughter of Mr. and Rachel Sivley, and was the only one of the family to come to Missouri. Our subject’s paternal grandparents were Joseph Wade and

Biography of Thomas C. Wade

THOMAS C. WADE. This wide-awake, energetic and capable county official is a native of Lawrence County, Missouri, where he was born September 26, 1853, his parents, Joseph and Nancy (Sivley) Wade, having been born in Kentucky March 4, 1814, and Lawrence County, Ala., April 11, 1816, respectively. The paternal grandfather, William Wade, was also a Kentuckian. He was a soldier of the Revolution, and was also with Gen. Jackson at New Orleans. He was an early emigrant to Texas, where he died soon after the close of the Civil War. The early days of Joseph Wade were spent in his

Biography of Isaac Newton Wade

Isaac Newton Wade. There are doubtless a number of men and women now in mature years who knew Isaac Newton Wade in Champaign County as a teacher. He was one of the early educators, and afterwards for a long period of years was a traveling salesman for a text book house. Mr. Wade is now living retired at Champaign, in which city he has had his home for the past forty-five years. He was born in Lockland, Ohio, May 13, 1846, a son of Moses and Rachel (Ferris) Wade. His mother was a native of Mount Arie, Ohio, and died

Biographical Sketch of Jeptha Homer Wade

Wade, Jeptha Homer; financier; born, Cleveland, Oct. 15, 1857; son of Randall P. and Anna R. McGaw Wade; educated, Cleveland private schools; A. M., Western Reserve University; married, Oct. 15, 1878, Miss Ellen Garrettson; issue, three children; Mr. Wade now makes his home in New York; chairman Board of Directors, Citizens Savings & Trust Co.; vice pres. The Cleveland Cliffs Iron Co.; interested in many banking, manufacturing and mining enterprises; a large holder of Cleveland real estate; a trustee of most of the leading educational and charitable institutions of the city, and a most generous supporter of these institutions.

Biographical Sketch of Benjamin Franklin Wade

Wade, Benjamin Franklin; treas. The Taylor & Boggis Foundry Co.; born, Cleveland, Nov. 26, 1857; son of James and Margaret Uhl Wade; father came to Cleveland in 1845, and practiced law until his death in 1907; graduated, Brooks Military Academy, 1877; S. S. B., University of Michigan, 1879; married, Cleveland, 1887, Mary Boggis; issue, one daughter, Helen Wade, born April 26, 1889, died, Feb. 26, 1890; asst. sec’y Woodland Ave. Railway Co., about four years from 1879; treas. Cleveland Window Glass Co., for four years; since that time with the Taylor & Boggis Foundry Co.; greater part of the time

Biography of J. R. Wade

J. R. Wade, a leading agriculturist of Osage county, exemplifies in his career the progressive spirit that has been the dominant factor in the up building of the west and is a typical frontiersman, having spent much of his life on the wide, open ranges and gained that breadth of vision and keen insight which come through close communion with nature. He was born in the southeastern part of Berry county, Missouri, September 3, 1883, and his parents were E. B. and E. J. (Bradley) Wade, the former a native of Virginia, while the latter way born in Missouri. The

Wade, Sylvia Mrs. – Obituary

Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon Mrs. Harry Wade Funeral Today Death came to Mrs. Sylvia Wade Sunday, February 10 at Wallowa Memorial Hospital, following a long illness. She had been a patient in the hospital for the past five months and previous to that had spent much time in hospitals in Portland. Funeral services will be held today (Thursday) from the Community Church in Enterprise with Rev. James Sinclair, pastor of the Wallowa Christian Church officiating. Soloist will be Rev. John Sinclair, who will sing “Beautiful Garden of Prayer” and “The Old Rugged Cross”. Mrs. John Sinclair will be at the

Wade, Mary C. – Obituary

Mary C. Wade, Pioneer Lady Died Yesterday The onward march of time has claimed another of the Grande Ronde pioneers. Mary C. Wade, one of the best known pioneer ladies of this valley died yesterday afternoon at her home on Fourth street. She was the wife of Phares E. Wade, and their marriage occurred on June 18th, 1865. Her husband died in 1894. The maiden name of the deceased was Mary Catherine Myers and she was born January 18, 1845, in Scotland county, Mo., at the town of Memphis. She crossed the plains in 1864 and settled in the Grande

Wade, Patrick – Obituary

F.L. Wade received a telegram from Portland, Wednesday announcing the death of his father, which occurred in the latter city on that date. Mr. Wade left on the evening train for Portland to attend the funeral. Patrick Wade was a resident of Elgin for a number of years, having come here from Iowa. He leaves two sons and one daughter in this county and a daughter in Iowa. He was 74 years old at the time of his death. Elgin Recorder Friday June 17, 1904

Genealogy of George Todd of Long Ridge CT

George Todd7, (Washington6, John5, John4, John3, John2, Christopher1) born in 1811, died in 1850, while in California. Married in 1837, Susan Reynolds, who was born in 1818, died in 1872. Resided at Long Ridge, Stamford, Connecticut. Children: 1145. Isadore Todd, b. 1837, d. 1838. 1146. Josephine Todd, b. 1839, d. 1839. 1147. George A. Todd, b. in 1840, married in 1860, Emily Jones. Child: I. George Amos Todd, b. 1863, m. Clara Washburn. 1148. Emeline Cooley Todd, b. Dec. 7, 1842, in Long Ridge, Stamford, Conn., married Sept. 10, 1861, in Cross River, N. Y., Edson Lawrence, who was born

Biography of William B. Wade

William B. Wade. When the pioneers of 1854, who were men of solid worth, as was William B. Wade, later a member of the First Territorial Legislature of Kansas, came to Shawnee County, it was for the peaceful conquest of the soil and for the establishing of permanent homes in which they could rear their families to succeed them with credit to state and parentage. These pioneers were home-seekers, not restless, irresponsible wanderers, and, while many brought a measure of capital, all came with sturdy, industrious habits insuring the earning of it. The historian of today looks back over the

Biographical Sketch of Thomas Wade

THOMAS WADE. – Mr. Wade was born in Virginia in 1837, and is the eldest of the three brothers, mention of whom is made herein. In 1853 he emigrated to Wayne county, Iowa, where he engaged in farming, and so continued until 1862, when he crossed the plains and located in the Grande Ronde valley on his present homestead. There he commenced with a capital stock of about two dollars and fifty cents to assist in developing that portion of our glorious Northwest, substituting on game and some flour from the Willamette valley. The next spring he paid fifteen cents

Biographical Sketch of Phares E. Wade

PHARES E. WADE. – A native of the Old dominion, born in 1840, the subject of this sketch, at the age of fourteen, removed with his parents to Iowa and engaged in farming, remaining at home until 1863. In that year he crossed the plains to the Grande Ronde valley, where he continued his agricultural business, raising grain and stock, and is at the present for nearly a quarter of a century. This is two and a half miles east of Summerville, Oregon, and consists of twelve hundred acres of remarkably rich, level and productive land. Upon this farm he

Biographical Sketch of Justus Wade

JUSTUS WADE. – This gentleman, the brother of Phares E. Wade, mentioned in these pages, was born in Virginia in 1843. He remained with his parents on the farm in Iowa, receiving a common-school education, and in 1864 crossed the plains to join his brothers in the Grande Ronde valley, arriving among them with but a five-dollar greenback, which was then worth but two dollars in these parts. He farmed three years with his brothers, and returned to Iowa with eighteen hundred dollars, thinking to remain there. But the beauties of the land of which we write could not be

Biography of Nelson Wade

NELSON WADE, a leading citizen and merchant of Fairview, was born in northeastern Todd County, Ky., March 23, 1825, and is the third of ten children-seven boys and three girls-nine living, born to Brunt and Easter (Carr) Wade, natives of Virginia and Todd County, Ky., respectively. The father was of Welsh-English and the mother of Irish descent. Subject’s grandfather Wade was a native of Virginia; his grandfather Carr, of Ireland. Subject’s father was born in 1793, and served one year in the war of 1812. When he became of age he emigrated ‘to Todd County, Ky., where he rented land

Biography of Luther C. Wade

Luther C. Wade. While the agricultural community of Champaign County is known as one of the most progressive and prosperous of the world, the same quality of enterprise distinguishes the commercial element. A business organization that has made a successful record due to the hard work and enterprise of its members is the hardware house of Chapman & Wade at Fisher. Both members are young merchants, know thoroughly the art of sticking close to their business, and at the same time can take a long look ahead when that is required. They have made their house one of the leading

Biography of Samuel Wade

Few men have achieved a better success in Wallowa County, than the industrious and enterprising agriculturist and stockman, whose name appears at the head of this article. Mr. Wade came to the territory now embraced in the county in an early day and with the energy, sagacity, and sound practical judgment of which he is possessed so abundantly, he assiduously set to work to develop the resources here found and to add wealth to the county’s assessment, while he prosecuted the industries above referred to. During these years that have since intervened he has steadily pursued his way and is