John Cullen Wade

11 May 1880–10 October 1953 (Age 73)
Indiana, United States

The Life of John Cullen

John Cullen Wade was born on 11 May 1880, in Indiana, United States as the son of Andrew Wade and Vina Mc Curdy. He married Dorine " Dora" Maddox on 27 June 1901, in Lawrence, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He lived in Bedford, Lawrence, Indiana, United States in 1930 and Shawswick Township, Lawrence, Indiana, United States in 1940. He died on 10 October 1953, in Indiana, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Green Hill Cemetery, Bedford, Lawrence, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Cullen Wade
Dorine " Dora" Maddox
Marriage: 27 June 1901
Verna Elizabeth Wade
Thelma J Wade
Mary Helen Wade

Spouse and Children


    Dorine " Dora" Maddox


27 June 1901
Lawrence, Indiana, United States


    Verna Elizabeth Wade


    Thelma J Wade


    Mary Helen Wade


Parents and Siblings

    Andrew Wade


    Vina Mc Curdy




World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 2

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 20

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

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)

  • John C Wade, "United States Census, 1940"
  • John C Wade, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John C Wade, "United States Census, 1910"

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