Abraham Wade

1738–1802 (Age 64)
Carteret, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Abraham

When Abraham Wade was born from January 1738 to December 1738, in Carteret, North Carolina, United States, his father, Robert Wade, was 42 and his mother, Mary Shackelford, was 46. He married Elizabeth Anne Jarman from January 1758 to December 1758, in North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He registered for military service in 1780. He died in 1802, in his hometown, at the age of 64.

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Family Time Line

Abraham Wade
1738–1802
Elizabeth Anne Jarman
1740–1815
Marriage: from January 1758 to December 1758
David Wade
1759–1813
Isaac Wade
1760–
Rhoda Wade
1761–
Asa Wade
1771–1793
Amos Joseph Wade
1769–1803
Dempsey Wade
1777–1835
Polly Wade
1788–

Spouse and Children

    Male1738–1802Male

    Elizabeth Anne Jarman

    Female1740–1815Female

MARRIAGE
from January 1758 to December 1758
North Carolina, United States
children

(7)

    Male1759–1813Male

    Male1760–Male

    Rhoda Wade

    Female1761–Female

    Male1769–1803Male

    Asa Wade

    Male1771–1793Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1696–1745Male

    Mary Shackelford

    Female1692–1786Female

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (4)

1776

Age 38

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

Age 38

North Carolina is the 12th state.
1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

Age 49

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.

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 (3)

  • Abraham Wade, "United States Rosters of Revolutionary War Soldiers and Sailors, 1775-1783"
  • Abraham Wade, "North Carolina Estate Files, 1663-1979"
  • North Carolina Estate Files, 1663-1979; https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33S7-9RN1-9Q7Z?cc=1911121&wc=Q6WT-B7R%3A183205001%2C183410401%2C192053301

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