Zephaniah Wade

1767–1 January 1838 (Age 71)
Port Tobacco, Charles, Maryland, United States

The Life of Zephaniah

When Zephaniah Wade was born in 1767, in Port Tobacco, Charles, Maryland, United States, his father, John Courts Wade, was 34 and his mother, Charity Henley, was 31. He died on 1 January 1838, in Adams, Ohio, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Manchester, Adams, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Courts Wade
1733–1773
Charity Henley
1736–1773
Elizabeth Wade
1761–
Ann Wade
1763–
Zephaniah Wade
1767–1838
Zachariah Wade
1768–
Robert Henley Courts Wade
1770–1830

Parents and Siblings

    John Courts Wade

    Male1733–1773Male

    Charity Henley

    Female1736–1773Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1776

Age 9

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 9

Maryland is the 7th state.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 19

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

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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  • Zephaniah Wade, "Find A Grave Index"

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