James Louis Wade

18 October 1875–8 January 1961 (Age 85)
Nevada, United States

The Life of James Louis

When James Louis Wade was born on 18 October 1875, in Nevada, United States, his father, John James "Jack" Wade, was 29 and his mother, Julia Frances Rush, was 15. He married Ida Dalton on 1 March 1899, in Monticello, San Juan, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 8 January 1961, in Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Louis Wade
Ida Dalton
Marriage: 1 March 1899
Kipling Rudyward Wade
James Stanley Wade
Leda Ada Wade
Francis Martin Wade
Virginia R. Wade
John Henry Wade

Spouse and Children

1 March 1899
Monticello, San Juan, Utah, United States


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Parents and Siblings

    John James "Jack" Wade


    Julia Frances Rush




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World Events (8)


Age 14

Historical Boundaries - 1889: Montezuma, Colorado, United States
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 16

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 23

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

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)

  • James Louis Wade, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • James Louis Wade, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • James L Wade in household of John J Wade, "United States Census, 1880"

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