Nancy Elizabeth Wade

1852–1877 (Age 25)
Trigg, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Nancy Elizabeth

When Nancy Elizabeth Wade was born in 1852, in Trigg, Kentucky, United States, her father, Edward J. Wade, was 31 and her mother, Sarah Ann Wade, was 30. She married William J Brandon in 1876, in Trigg, Kentucky, United States. She lived in District 13, Grainger, Tennessee, United States in 1880. She died on 20 January 1877, in Trigg, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 25.

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William J Brandon
Nancy Elizabeth Wade
Marriage: 1876

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World Events (6)

Age 9
Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.
1862 · Battle of Shiloh
Age 10
The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
Age 15
This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

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 (5)

  • Elizabeth Wade in household of Elizabeth Wade, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Elizabeth Rowlett in household of James Rowlett, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Elizabeth Wade, "Tennessee State Marriage Index, 1780-2002"

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