Hampton Boone Wade

Male20 May 1850–3 June 1929

Brief Life History of Hampton Boone

When Hampton Boone Wade was born on 20 May 1850, in Cass, Missouri, United States, his father, Squire Hamilton Wade, was 42 and his mother, Elizabeth Murray, was 35. He married Mary Elizabeth Reed on 26 October 1871, in Denver, Arapahoe, Colorado, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Colorado Springs, El Paso, Colorado, United States in 1910 and Antonito, Conejos, Colorado, United States in 1920. He died on 3 June 1929, in Peyton, El Paso, Colorado, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Peyton, El Paso, Colorado, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hampton Boone Wade
Mary Elizabeth Reed
Marriage: 26 October 1871
Harry Franklin Wade
Charles Elbert Wade
Walter Benton Wade
Ila Grace Wade

Sources (9)

  • Hton B Wode, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Hampton Boone Wade, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Boone Wade in entry for Harry F Wade, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 October 1871Denver, Arapahoe, Colorado, United States
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)


    Age 4

    Bleeding Kansas was a time period between the years 1854 and 1861 with a series of violent confrontations over whether slavery would be legal in Kansas Territory.


    Age 9

    Historical Boundaries: 1859: Arapahoe, Kansas Territory, United States 1859: El Paso, Kansas Territory, United States 1861: Colorado Territory, United States 1861: El Paso, Colorado Territory, United States 1876: El Paso, Colorado, United States


    Age 21

    Historical Boundaries: 1871: El Paso, Colorado Territory, United States 1876: El Paso, Colorado, United States

    Name Meaning

    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 .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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