Behethland Dade

Female23 December 1745–before 1801

Brief Life History of Behethland

When Behethland Dade was born on 23 December 1745, in Saint Pauls Parish, King George, Virginia, British Colonial America, her father, Baldwin Dade, was 29 and her mother, Verlinda Jones, was 30. She married Justinian Burch on 30 June 1777, in Saint Pauls Parish, King George, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. She died before 1801, in Charles, Maryland, United States.

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Justinian Burch
Behethland Dade
Marriage: 30 June 1777
Jane Burch
Theophilus Young Burch
Henry Burch
Ramajus Burch
Augustine Oliver Burch
Anne Burch
Harrison Burch
Verlinda Burch
Sarah D. Burch
Joseph A. Burch

Sources (3)

  • Behethland Dade in entry for Justinian Birch, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"
  • Genealogies of Virginia Families From Tyler's Quarterly Historical and Genealogical Magazine, Vol. 1
  • Descendent of Original Settler of Jamestown

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 June 1777Saint Pauls Parish, King George, Virginia, United States
  • Children (11)

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    Siblings (11)

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    Name Meaning

    Irish: shortened form of McDade , ‘son of David’.

    English: from Middle English dade, ded(e), dide ‘deed, exploit’, probably applied as a nickname commemorating some exploit perpetrated by the bearer or for someone noted for his derring-do. Compare Deeds .

    North German: from the personal name Dode, based on the element dod, which was formed by reduplication (it may be derived from baby talk) and does not have a particular meaning.

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

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