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Edward Wade
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Birth: Oct. 7, 1791
Halifax County
Virginia, USA
Death: Apr. 9, 1884
Hancock County
Illinois, USA

EDWARD WADE, 1791 - 1884

Edward Wade, son of Hampton Sr. and Elizabeth Torian Wade was born on October 7, 1791 in Halifax County, Virginia and died on April 9, 1884 in Plymouth, St. Mary's Township, Hancock County, Illinois. He was married to Mary Haggard, daughter of Samuel and Elizabeth H. Peterson Haggard, on June 2, 1823 in Clarksville, Montgomery County, Tennessee.

Obituary of Edward Wade: [This document was pasted in the family Bible of Martha Ellen Wade Howell, Edward's daughter, and a sister to Amanda Margaret Wade Mayfield, there is no date or newspaper name].

**Note: Edward Wade died on Tuesday, April 8, 1884 in Plymouth, St. Mary's Township, Hancock County, Illinois, he was 93 years, 6 months and 1 day old.

DIED-Edward Wade:
Edward Wade was born on a Friday, October 7, 1791, in Halifax County, Virginia, where he lived till he was 19 years of age. Then he in company of two brothers, one younger (Hampton?) and one older (Peter?) than himself started for Kentucky on April 2, 1810 and eventually they arrived in Christian County, Tennessee. They lived alternately at this place and in Montgomery County, Tennessee until the year 1813. He and his brother Hampton enlisted in the regular army for five years. They enlisted at Clarksville, Tennessee on 28 October 1813. His brother died January 21, 1814 at Fort Hampton near New Orleans, Louisiana. Edward served with General Jackson during the war of 1812-15, being engaged in the campaign about New Orleans. After the battle of New Orleans, he served in the regular army until his term expired, then he returned to his former home in Kentucky and Tennessee, there he married Mary Haggard on Tuesday, the 2nd day of June 1823.
In the spring of 1830, he, along with members of his family came to Illinois, stopping in Morgan County till the fall of 1831. He then moved to Hancock, County, and stopped on the Augusta Prairie one year, then moved onto his claim near Birmingham in Schuyler County where he farmed till the summer of 1856, when he sold his farm to Col. King and bought the residence in Plymouth where he resided until his death April 8, 1884, his wife died in May of 1882. He and his wife, being founders, were members in good standing of the Methodist Episcopal Church in this place, he having been a member over sixty-two years.
Family links: 
  Mary "Polly" Haggard Wade (1808 - 1882)*
  Charlotte Wade Ralston (1836 - 1924)*
  Virginia Wade Agard (1845 - 1909)*
  Andrew J.. Wade (1847 - 1923)*
  Amanda Margaret Wade Mayfield (1849 - 1941)*
*Calculated relationship
Rosemont Cemetery
Hancock County
Illinois, USA
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Record added: Apr 24, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 19083276
Edward Wade
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Edward Wade
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Edward Wade
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