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Other Surnames on this page: Marshall
Footnotes: This Wade Family Bible was graciously submitted by Ron Wade of Longview, Texas. See the Wade Family Bible Images. Joseph Berry Wade is the Great-Great Grandfather of Ron Wade. Click here to visit Ron's web site. Ron Wade shared some of the genealogy of this family as listed below along with some census records found for this family:
Genealogy Notes on the Joseph Berry WADE family
He was the son of Telitha Wade (1790-1845) who moved from SC to Auraria, Lumpkin Co., Ga. about 1834 when they show up in the state census.
They soon took part in the first gold rush in the nation as gold was discovered in Lumpkin County and Joseph was a gold miner until the Civil War. A 31 Mar 1846 deed mentions Joseph Berry Wade and brothers John L. M. Wade, David A. Wade and mother Telitha Wade in Lumpkin County.
Also in 1846 he is shown in a deed as a trustee for the Auraria Episcopal Methodist Church.
During the Civil War Joseph served in the 1st Georgia Volunteer Infantry (Ramsey) 821 Georgia Militia & Confederate Army "Home Guard" for Lumpkin Co., Ga. along with his 15-year old son, Whitfield Anthony Wade. His son William Asbery Wade died in Atlanta, Georgia in it's defense during Sherman's March.
In 1869 he moved his family
by ox-drawn wagon train from Auraria to
The family lived a short time in Kaufman County,
Teas and most moved back to Upshur County.
Joseph died in the home of
his son, Whitfield Wade in Rosewood, Upshur County while his wife Sarah
moved in with daughter Ann Wade Gray until Sarah's death 18 MAY 1908 in
Edgewood, Van Zandt Co., Tx.. She is buried at Oak Hill Cemetery in
The following census records for this family were easy to locate quickly using the Census Records at Ancestry.com ,
1880 United States Federal Census Records show:
Precinct 1, Kaufman County, Texas, Page 57C
Sarah M. WADE, age 55, born SC, keeps house, parents born SC.
Lawrence WADE, son, age 25, born GA, works on farm, parents born SC.
Susan WADE, dau, age 23, born GA, at home, parents born SC.
Adelia WADE, dau, age 22, born GA, at home, parents born SC.
Whitfield WADE, age 30, born GA, works on farm, parents born SC.
Elizabeth WADE, wife, age 24, born TX, parents birth is blank.
Agnice WADE, dau, age 2, born TX, father born GA, mother born TX.
Joseph WADE, son, age 9 m, born TX, father born GA, mother born TX.
Robert MARSHALL, other, black, age 14, born Tx, domestic servant, parent birth is blank.
NOTE: Also listed on this census page is the William C. GRAY family which I am guessing might be related to the Robert GRAY who married Susan WADE in Dec 1880.
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