Mary W. Wade

about 1849–25 May 1920 (Age 71)
Illinois, United States

The Life of Mary W.

When Mary W. Wade was born about 1849, in Illinois, United States, her father, William Wade, was 33 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Hipes, was 30. She died on 25 May 1920, in Greenup, Cumberland, Illinois, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Greenup, Cumberland, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Wade
1816–1860
Mary Elizabeth Hipes
1819–1909
Martha Jane Wade
1840–1919
Joseph A. Wade
1845–
Sarah A. Wade
1846–
Mary W. Wade
1849–1920
Henrietta Catherine Wade
1842–1902
Samuel Harrison Wade
1848–1917
William Allen Wade
1853–1920
Pleasant Wade
1854–1921

Parents and Siblings

    Male1816–1860Male

    Mary Elizabeth Hipes

    Female1819–1909Female

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World Events (8)

1856 · The Largest Map Company in the World

Age 7

William Rand opened a small printing shop in Chicago. Doing most of the work himself for the first two years he decided to hire some help. Rand Hired Andrew McNally, an Irish Immigrant, to work in his shop. After doing business with the Chicago Tribune, Rand and McNally were hired to run the Tribune's entire printing operation. Years later, Rand and McNally established Rand McNally & Co after purchasing the Tribune's printing business. They focused mainly on printing tickets, complete railroad guides and timetables for the booming railroad industry around the city. What made the company successful was the detailed maps of roadways, along with directions to certain places. Rand McNally was the first major map publisher to embrace a system of numbered highways and erected many of the roadside highway signs that have been adopted by state and federal highway authorities. The company is still making and updating the world maps that are looked at every day.
1863

Age 14

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 19

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

Name Meaning

1 English: from the Middle English personal name Wade, Old English Wada, from wadan ‘to go’. (Wada was the name of a legendary sea-giant.)2 English: topographic name for someone who lived near a ford, Old English (ge)wæd (of cognate origin to 1), or a habitational name from a place named with this word, as for example Wade in Suffolk.3 Dutch and North German: occupational name or nickname from Middle Dutch, Middle Low German wade ‘garment’, ‘large net’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary N Wade in household of Elizabeth Wade, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary V Wade in household of Wm Wade, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mary Vesta Havens, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"

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