Nancy Elizabeth Wade

Female1852–20 January 1877

Brief Life History 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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James Madison Rowlett
Nancy Elizabeth Wade
Minney E Rowlett
Rosa B. Rowlett

Sources (5)

  • Elizabeth Wade in household of Elizabeth Wade, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Elizabeth Wade, "Tennessee State Marriage Index, 1780-2002"
  • Betty Rowlett in entry for Rosa B. Rowlett, "Virginia, Births and Christenings, 1853-1917"

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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 The Amendment was later repealed.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

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 .

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

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