Ella Loretta Wade

Female9 March 1913–13 August 1999

Brief Life History of Ella Loretta

Ella Loretta Wade was born on 9 March 1913, in Seminary, Covington, Mississippi, United States. She married Carroll Richard McKenzie in Covington, Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Covington, Mississippi, United States in 1935 and Beat 1, Covington, Mississippi, United States in 1940. She died on 13 August 1999, in Pass Christian, Harrison, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in D'Iberville, Harrison, Mississippi, United States.

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Carroll Richard McKenzie
Ella Loretta Wade
Verlon Carroll McKenzie
Kenneth Ray McKenzie

Sources (7)

  • Ella Mckenzie in household of Carroll Mckenzie, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mrs Ella L Cruthirds, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, Births, and Marriages 1980-2014"
  • Ella Wade, "Mississippi, County Marriages, 1858-1979"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    Covington, Mississippi, United States
  • Children (2)

    World Events (8)

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

    Age 3

    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    1916 · Mississippi State Sanatorium for TB is Established

    Age 3

    The Mississippi State Sanatorium is a hospital used for tuberculosis patients. This lasted from 1918 to the 1950s. The Sanatorium has now been turned into a museum.

    1937 · The Neutrality Act

    Age 24

    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 Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.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

    English: from the Middle English personal name Wade (Old English Wada or, via Norman French, from ancient Germanic Wado, of unclear origin but possibly related to Old English wadan ‘to go’).

    English: topographic name from Middle English wade ‘ford’ (Old English (ge)wæd ‘ford, especially a tidal crossing’) for someone who lived by a ford, or a habitational name from a place so called, such as Wade Hall in North Cove (Suffolk).

    Irish: shortened and altered from Mac Uaid, see McQuaid .

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

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