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Pvt Isaac Ferris Wade
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Birth: Jan. 9, 1811
Middletown
Butler County
Ohio, USA
Death: Mar. 31, 1898
Crawfordsville
Montgomery County
Indiana, USA

Civil War veteran
I 77th Ind. Regt.
Enlisted: 1862-08-11; Discharged: 1862-11-05

Father:
Thomas Case Wade (d. 1826)

Wives:
Alethia (married 8/9/1832, Butler Co., OH)
Margaret Maxwell (married in 1855; she died 3 mo. later)

Children:
1) William Pratt (mem. #14580210)
2) Jane "Jennie" Brookfield "Wade" Sparks (2/6/1845-2/13/1879, Shelbyville, IN; m. Henry, d. 9/11/1910)

Worked as a printer on the Star newspaper at Lebanon, and from there he went to Hamilton, where he conducted the Telegraph, a Jackson paper. Moved to Crawfordsville in 1831. There he started a newspaper (along with with Charles S. Bryant) & on October 18, 1831 the first issue of the Crawfordsville Record was printed. After one year, Isaac became editor & issued the paper for 4 years. Left the paper business & became a farmer for several years. In 1848 he began the making of tombstones, the first man in the county to open such a business.

Death of I.F. Wade
I. F. Wade died on Thursday morning at his home on South Washington street after a quick decline. It was thought at one time that he might be able to rally. He was born in Middletown, Ohio in 1811. He came to this city when it was only a government land office. His wife died fifty years ago and he never remarried. His living children are Mrs. E.W. Smock, of Denver, Colorado; Mrs. Stover, of this city, and Tip Wade, of Lafayette.
(Crawfordsville Sunday Star, April 3, 1898)

occupation: stone cutter/marble dealer

(source: Heaton and Wade Family Papers, S1807, 1808-1884, Indiana State Library)
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Sarah Ferris Wade (1773 - 1849)
 
 Spouses:
  Alethia Clark Heaton Wade (1815 - 1847)
  Margaret Maxwell Wade
 
 Children:
  Mary Ann Wade Stover (1833 - 1907)*
  Sarah Wade Luse (1835 - 1884)*
  Harrison Heaton Wade (1837 - 1918)*
  William Pratt Wade (1839 - 1893)*
  Julia Peck Wade Hartman (1841 - 1871)*
  Eliza Wade Smock (1843 - 1930)*
  Thomas Case Wade (1847 - 1847)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oak Hill Grant Avenue Cemetery
Crawfordsville
Montgomery County
Indiana, USA
Plot: SE Grand Division, Lot 251, Section 4, Space 2
 
Created by: Allison Ferris Pierce
Record added: Aug 07, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 94950157
Pvt Isaac Ferris Wade
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Pvt Isaac Ferris Wade
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- Allison Ferris Pierce
 Added: Aug. 7, 2012
 
 
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