Wertie Eugenia Collier

31 May 1889–20 January 1942 (Age 52)
Lee, Virginia, United States

The Life of Wertie Eugenia

When Wertie Eugenia Collier was born on 31 May 1889, in Lee, Virginia, United States, her father, James Henderson Collier, was 32 and her mother, Fredonia Watson Cousins, was 24. She married Charles Evan Wade on 17 June 1908, in Lee, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She lived in Richmond Magisterial District, Wise, Virginia, United States for about 30 years. She died on 20 January 1942, in Big Stone Gap, Wise, Virginia, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in Resthaven Cemetery, Loyall, Harlan, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Evan Wade
Wertie Eugenia Collier
Marriage: 17 June 1908
Margaret V Wade
Helen Wade
Eugenia Charlotte Wade

Spouse and Children

17 June 1908
Lee, Virginia, United States


    Margaret V Wade


    Helen Wade


    Eugenia Charlotte Wade


Parents and Siblings




    Rebecca Lugilia Collier





    Leonidas Cousins Collier


+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1892 · The Radio is invented

Age 3

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892
1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 5

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.
1904 · The Black Patch War

Age 15

From 1904-1909, the Black Patch War took place. This was a war between about 30 counties in southwestern Kentucky and northwestern Tennessee. The war was mostly over the Dark Fired Tobacco that was produced in the area during this time.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a burner of charcoal or a gatherer or seller of coal, from Middle English cole ‘(char)coal’ + the agent suffix -(i)er.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Wertie Wade in household of C E Wade, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Wertie E Wade in household of Charles E Wade, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Wertie Wade in household of Charlie E Wade, "United States Census, 1930"

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