George Humphrey Wade

19 January 1883–1 October 1964 (Age 81)
Lauderdale, Alabama, United States

The Life of George Humphrey

When George Humphrey Wade was born on 19 January 1883, in Lauderdale, Alabama, United States, his father, Samuel Adkinson Wade, was 40 and his mother, Nancy J Wallace, was 37. He married Jennie Lee Anna Freeze on 23 December 1905, in Gibson, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Civil District 6, Claiborne, Tennessee, United States in 1930 and Civil District 6, Gibson, Tennessee, United States in 1940. He died on 1 October 1964, in Gibson, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Trenton, Gibson, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Humphrey Wade
1883–1964
Jennie Lee Anna Freeze
1884–1964
Marriage: 23 December 1905
Floyd Wade
1907–
Nannie Bell Wade
1908–2001
Samuel Amos Wade
1910–1992
Mamie A. Wade
1913–1966
Elsie Eunice Wade
1915–2004
Edith M Wade
1918–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
23 December 1905
Gibson, Tennessee, United States
children

(6)

    Floyd Wade

    Male1907–Male

    Nannie Bell Wade

    Female1908–2001Female

    Male1910–1992Male

    Mamie A. Wade

    Female1913–1966Female

    Female1915–2004Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Samuel Adkinson Wade

    Male1842–1912Male

    Nancy J Wallace

    Female1845–1900Female

siblings

(8)

    William Burrows Wade

    Male1874–1954Male

    Male1876–1966Male

    Male1878–1962Male

    Thomas Hurshel Wade

    Male1880–1961Male

    Thomas Herschel Wade

    Male1880–Male

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1886

Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1895 · Alabama State Flag is Adopted

Age 12

Alabama adopted its state flag on February 16, 1895. Act 383 of the Alabama state legislature states, “The flag of the State of Alabama shall be a crimson cross of St. Andrew on a field of white.”
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 23

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 (3)

  • George Wade, "United States Census, 1920"
  • George H Wade, "United States Census, 1940"
  • George H Wade, "United States Census, 1910"

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