Allen Dewey Wade

5 September 1921–2 January 1980 (Age 58)
Richmond, Virginia, United States

The Life of Allen Dewey

When Allen Dewey Wade was born on 5 September 1921, in Shockoe Bottom, Richmond, Virginia, United States, his father, William Jefferson Wade, was 28 and his mother, Evie Catherine Sharp, was 26. He had at least 2 sons with Dorothy Miller Turner. He died on 2 January 1980, in Richmond, Virginia, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Richmond, Virginia, United States.

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Allen Dewey Wade
Dorothy Miller Turner
Allen D Wade
Robert Or Bobby Wade

Spouse and Children



    Allen D Wade


    Robert Or Bobby Wade


Parents and Siblings



    William Jefferson Wade Jr.


    Carlyle L Wade


    Courtney Percy Wade



    Stewart Earl Wade


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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 2

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

Age 2

Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 16

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

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)

  • Allen D Wade in household of Willie J Wade, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Allen D Wade in entry for Allen D Wade and Evelyn J Watkins, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"
  • Allen D Wade, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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