Nannie Ola Wade

14 September 1906–13 January 1985 (Age 78)
Northampton, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Nannie Ola

When Nannie Ola Wade was born on 14 September 1906, in Northampton, North Carolina, United States, her father, Robert Joseph Wade, was 30 and her mother, Pattie Hasty, was 29. She married Nezzie Green Davis on 31 January 1925, in Northampton, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 13 January 1985, in Franklin, Virginia, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Wiccacanee Township, Northampton, North Carolina, United States.

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Nezzie Green Davis
Nannie Ola Wade
Marriage: 31 January 1925
Martha Marie Davis
Stanlie Green Davis
Charles Talmadge Davis

Spouse and Children

31 January 1925
Northampton, North Carolina, United States


    Martha Marie Davis



    Charles Talmadge Davis


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1917 · Camp Lee Training Facility

Age 11

Camp Lee was the sight of where Europeans first came face to face with the Powhatan Confederation. Than during the Civil War  the Union forces used it as a surprise attack and blocked Lee’s army from the supply base. When World War II started Fort Lee became Camp Lee and was used as a training facility.

Age 21

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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)

  • Nannie Davis in household of Green Davis, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Nannie Davis in household of N G Davis, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mamie Wade in household of Robert Wade, "United States Census, 1910"

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