James Wade

about 1784–20 February 1845
Tetbury, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of James

James Wade was born about 1784, in Tetbury, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom as the son of Richard Wade and Elizabeth Braine (Bryant). He married Hannah Lewis on 17 June 1819, in Eastington, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. He was buried in Eastington, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

James Wade
1784–1845
Hannah Lewis
1795–1876
Marriage: 17 June 1819
George Wade
1819–1831
Keziah Wade
1822–1866
Hannah Wade
1824–1851
Oliver Wade
1828–
Rachel Wade
1837–1926
John Wade
1823–1888
Martha Wade
1831–1832
Mary Adelaide Wade
1833–1927
Frances Wade
1835–
Jemima Wade
1839–1921

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
17 June 1819
Eastington, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom
children

(10)

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Parents and Siblings

    Richard Wade

    Male1756–Male

    Elizabeth Braine (Bryant)

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(2)

    Male1784–1845Male

    Richard Wade

    Male1794–Male

World Events (6)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 17

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1815

Age 31

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Age 39

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Jas Wade, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • James Wade, "United Kingdom, Chelsea Pensioners' Service Records, 1760-1913"
  • James Wade in entry for John Wade, "England and Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8), 1588-1977"

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