Mattie L Ashcraft

1878–1961 (Age 83)
Bell, Texas, United States

The Life of Mattie L

When Mattie L Ashcraft was born on 8 April 1878, in Bell, Texas, United States, her father, Samuel A Ashcraft, was 30 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Fletcher, was 26. She married James Dixon Wade on 27 August 1893, in McLennan, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Justice Precinct 5, Denton, Texas, United States for about 10 years and Justice Precinct 3, Ochiltree, Texas, United States in 1920. She died on 30 December 1961, in Amarillo, Potter, Texas, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Ochiltree Cemetery, Perryton, Ochiltree, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Mattie L Ashcraft
James Dixon Wade
Marriage: 27 August 1893
Bessie Bell Wade
Luther Martin Wade
James Everett Wade
Elbert R Wade
Claude Carrel Wade

Spouse & Children

  • Female1878–1961Female

  • James Dixon Wade


27 August 1893
McLennan, Texas, United States


  • Female1894–1974Female

  • Male1897–1950Male

  • James Everett Wade


  • Elbert R Wade


  • Claude Carrel Wade


Parents & Siblings

  • Male1847–1923Male

  • Mary Elizabeth Fletcher




World Events (8)

1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway

Age 3

Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 22

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

Altered form of English Ashcroft .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Mattie Wade in household of James D Wade, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mattie Wade in household of James D Wade, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mattie Wade in household of James L Wade, "United States Census, 1900"

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