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 Area Addie <I>Knight</I> Wade

Area Addie Knight Wade

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Death 24 Jul 1929 (aged 65)
Burial Grice, Upshur County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 26975304 · View Source
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Area Addie E. Knight was born to Thomas Jefferson Knight (1827-1892) and Martha Ann Sanders (1832-1880) and married first Lenard G. Gear 29 Jun 1881 in Upshur Co., Tx. and had 2 children, Arie P. Gear (1882 – 1917) and Jeff L. Gear (1884 – 1885). After Mr. Gear's death in 1883 she married the widower of her sister, Mirah, Whitfield A. Wade (1847-1928) also in Upshur Co., and they had an additional 7 children. She was a beloved mother and grandmother and a hearty woman. Once on her Rosewood home she heard a ruckus outside and found a huge snake had entered into her chicken house and part of the snake was hanging out a hole in the house and she dragged it out through the hole and disposed of it with an ax. Her father named her at birth for an old Indian lady who saved his life when he was near death on his way home at the end of the Civil War. Her full name was Eary Airy Area Edro Entrest Ann Gear Knight Wade but she was known simply as "Aunt Addie."


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  • Created by: Ron Wade
  • Added: 21 May 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 26975304
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Area Addie Knight Wade (13 Oct 1863–24 Jul 1929), Find A Grave Memorial no. 26975304, citing Grice Cemetery, Grice, Upshur County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Ron Wade (contributor 47008743) .