When Jesse Wade was born on 23 March 1811, in Clark, Kentucky, United States, his father, John Wade Sr, was 22 and his mother, Polly King, was 22. He married Lucinda Wills on 10 June 1841, in Winchester, Clark, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 10 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 24 October 1860, in Nicholas, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 49, and was buried in Carlisle, Nicholas, Kentucky, 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 .