David Monroe Wade

29 November 1885–22 November 1963 (Age 77)
Georgia, United States

The Life Summary of David Monroe

When David Monroe Wade was born on 29 November 1885, in Georgia, United States, his father, James Allison Wade, was 31 and his mother, Lydia Ann Cornelia Sheffield, was 19. He married Zuma Elmira Stephens on 7 May 1917, in Crisp, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Doles, Worth, Georgia, United States in 1920 and District 945, Crisp, Georgia, United States in 1940. He died on 22 November 1963, in Crisp, Georgia, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Arabi, Crisp, Georgia, United States.

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David Monroe Wade
Zuma Elmira Stephens
Marriage: 7 May 1917
Grace Wade
Myzelle Wade

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World Events (8)

Age 1
Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
Age 1
Historical Boundaries: 1886: Worth, Georgia, United States
1906 · Saving Food Labels
Age 21
The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

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 (11)

  • David M Wade in household of William H Wade, "United States Census, 1910"
  • David M Wade, "United States Census, 1920"
  • D M Wade, "United States Census, 1940"

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