Martha Levenia Wade

27 July 1884–2 January 1976 (Age 91)
Decatur, Wise, Texas, United States

The Life of Martha Levenia

When Martha Levenia Wade was born on 27 July 1884, in Decatur, Wise, Texas, United States, her father, Peyton Lisby Wade, was 31 and her mother, Mary Jessie Wilton, was 22. She married George Lee Boyd on 16 June 1901, in Honey Grove, Fannin, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Lubbock, Texas, United States in 1935 and Justice Precinct 1, Lubbock, Lubbock, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 2 January 1976, in Oceanside, San Diego, California, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Green Hills Memorial Park, Rancho Palos Verdes, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Lee Boyd
1879–1953
Martha Levenia Wade
1884–1976
Marriage: 16 June 1901
Waldo Wade Boyd
1903–1973
Lela Mae Boyd
1904–1990
Paul Sullivan Boyd
1907–1962
John Henry Boyd
1909–1973
Jesse Wilton Boyd
1911–1911
Luvenia Boyd
1913–1966
Georgia B Boyd
1923–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
16 June 1901
Honey Grove, Fannin, Texas, United States
children

(7)

    Waldo Wade Boyd

    Male1903–1973Male

    Lela Mae Boyd

    Female1904–1990Female

    Male1907–1962Male

    Male1909–1973Male

    Jesse Wilton Boyd

    Male1911–1911Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Peyton Lisby Wade

    Male1852–1932Male

    Female1862–1955Female

siblings

(4)

World Events (8)

1886

Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 10

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 24

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

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)

  • Martha Boyd in household of George L Boyd, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mattie Boyd in household of George T Boyd, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mattie L Boyd in household of George G Boyd, "United States Census, 1930"

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