Marion Sydnor Wade

11 May 1894–29 May 1985 (Age 91)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Marion Sydnor

When Marion Sydnor Wade was born on 11 May 1894, in North Carolina, United States, her father, Benjamin Hampton Wade, was 31 and her mother, Mary Virginia Bass, was 23. She lived in Danville, Virginia, United States in 1920. She died on 29 May 1985, at the age of 91, and was buried in Danville, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Hampton Wade
1863–1941
Mary Virginia Bass
1870–1949
Marion Sydnor Wade
1894–1985
Roberta Louise Wade
1896–1980
Margaret Frances Wade
1899–1981

Parents and Siblings

    Benjamin Hampton Wade

    Male1863–1941Male

    Female1870–1949Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

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.
1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

Age 3

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 24

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

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 (2)

  • Marion S Wade in household of Benjamin H Wade, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Marion Sydnor Wade, "Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987"

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