Moses Wade

12 July 1792–30 November 1869 (Age 77)
Elizabeth, Union, New Jersey, United States

The Life Summary of Moses

When Moses Wade was born on 12 July 1792, in Elizabeth, Union, New Jersey, United States, his father, Jacob Wade, was 30 and his mother, Sarah Jones, was 27. He married Sally Maria Bundy on 2 February 1813, in Farmersville, Cattaraugus, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1839 and Fountain Green, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1839. He registered for military service in 1846. He died on 30 November 1869, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Moses Wade
Sally Maria Bundy
Marriage: 2 February 1813
Mary Elizabeth Wade
Edward Davis Wade
Sarah Maria Wade
Minerva Emma Wade

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 February 1813Farmersville, Cattaraugus, New York, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment
    Age 2
    The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
    1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York
    Age 5
    Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 27
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    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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    Moses Wade 1792-1869

    Moses Wade The first record of our Wade fathers is found in the state of New York, Cattaraugus County in the village of Farmersville. We have not been able to establish where they lived before they …

    Sources (76)

    • Moses N Wade, "United States Census, 1840"
    • Moses Wade, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Moses Wade, "United States Census, 1830"

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