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W W Wade


Posted By: County Coordinator (email)
Date: 11/12/2006 at 13:23:23

W W Wade, farmer, Sec 12, P O Prairie Hill, is a native of Wayne county, Ohio, and was born April 17, 1818, in 1830 he with is parents removed to Medina county, where he was raised, educated in the common schools, supplemented by a two year’s coarse in Wadsworth Academy, in 1843 he removed to Indiana, where he engaged in teaching and improving a small farm, in 1853 he removed to Will county, Illinois, where he remained one year and then came to this state, locating where he now lives, he owns 223 acres of land, with fine buildings, etc, he is the oldest settler now living in the township, and has resided on the same farm during his entire residence here, was the first justice of the peace in the township, and has held the office of town trustee, May 25, 1846, he was married to Miss Lucy G Bass, a native of Wayne county, {Pennsylvania, they have a family of nine children living: Jason B, Alice J (wife of Henry Calonkey of this township), Virginia J (wife of F M Bettys of Boone), Alfred B, Luella M, Hattie F, William M, Minnie E and Albertice H, two are deceased, Mr Wade put out the first orchard in the township, and had the first bearing trees, his son, Alfred B Wade, was born January 12, 1857, in this county and was the fist child born in this township, he owns 160 acres of land, resides with his father and is unmarried

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