When Pleasant Wade was born in August 1854, in United States, his father, William Wade, was 38 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Hipes, was 34. He married Charlotte C. Brashears on 23 February 1876, in Greenup, Cumberland, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Illinois, United States in 1870 and Greenup, Cumberland, Illinois, United States in 1880. He died on 20 February 1921, in Olney, Richland, Illinois, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Illinois, United States.
English: from the Middle English personal name Wade (Old English Wada or, via Norman French, from ancient Germanic Wado, of unclear origin but possibly related to Old English wadan ‘to go’).
English: topographic name from Middle English wade ‘ford’ (Old English (ge)wæd ‘ford, especially a tidal crossing’) for someone who lived by a ford, or a habitational name from a place so called, such as Wade Hall in North Cove (Suffolk).
Irish: shortened and altered from Mac Uaid, see McQuaid .