David Ward Paden

7 August 1875–26 February 1953 (Age 77)
Mississippi, United States

The Life of David Ward

When David Ward Paden was born on 7 August 1875, in Mississippi, United States, his father, Thomas Grimski Paden, was 30 and his mother, Eusebia Thompson, was 27. He had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Mary Nash Davenport. He lived in Beat 4, Tishomingo, Mississippi, United States in 1920 and Beat 1, Alcorn, Mississippi, United States in 1930. He died on 26 February 1953, in Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 77.

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David Ward Paden
Mary Nash Davenport
William N Paden
Maxine Paden

Spouse and Children



    William N Paden


    Maxine Paden


Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Grimski Paden


    Eusebia Thompson




World Events (8)

1877 · Mississippi State Board of Health is Created

Age 2

In 1877, the Mississippi State Board of Health was established to protect and advance health throughout the state. There are several different categories that fall under their watch such as disease, environment, injury, standard care, shots, keep records, and more.
1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

Age 3

When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 21

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Páidín ‘son of Páidín’, a pet form of the personal name Pádraig ( see Patrick ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • D Was S Paden, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ward D Paden, "United States Census, 1930"
  • David W Paden, "United States Census, 1920"

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