Elizabeth Wade

1803–
Greene, Georgia, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Wade was born in 1803, in Greene, Georgia, United States, her father, Peyton Wade Sr., was 48 and her mother, Martha Patsy Perkins, was 44. She married Elijah Lloyd about 1820.

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Family Time Line

Elijah Lloyd
1798–
Elizabeth Wade
1803–
Marriage: about 1820

Spouse and Children

    Elijah Lloyd

    Male1798–Male

    Female1803–Female

MARRIAGE
about 1820

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1803

Age 0

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1803 · Gerogia's First Land Lottery

Age 0

Georgia’s first land lottery act was signed by Governor John Milledge. The first drawings for the land lottery were held two years later in 1805.
1835 · Treaty of New Echota

Age 32

A minority group of Cherokees including John Ridge, Major Ridge, Elias Boudinot, and Stand Waite, signed the Treaty of New Echota which ceded all Cherokee territory east of the Mississippi in exchange for five million dollars. The majority of Cherokees did not agree and 16,000 Cherokee signatures were gathered to protest the treaty. Boudinot and both Ridges were killed several years later by angry Cherokees for signing the treaty.

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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