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Wade, William D.

Posted by ceddleman 
Wade, William D.
February 24, 2007 09:41PM
Kentucky: A History of the State, Battle, Perrin, & Kniffin, 3rd ed.,
1886. Barren County.

WILLIAM D. WADE, son of David S. and Eliza Jane (Miller) Wade, was born
January 6, 1845, three miles east of Glasgow. David S. Wade was born
and reared in Kentucky, and during life followed farming, milling, hotel
and mercantile business. He died in October, 1874, aged sixty-three
years. His father, Pierch (sic - Pierce) Wade, was a farmer, blacksmith
and merchant. Mrs. Eliza Jane Wade was a daughter of George and Permelia
(Wade) Miller. William D. Wade was reared on a farm until seven years
of age; his parents then moved to Glasgow, where he was educated. At
twenty-two he conducted for one year the De Pauw Hotel, then engaged in
a short time in the lumber and planing-mill business, and later turned
his attention to farming and merchandising. In 1875 he located in the
north part of Barren County on a large farm, and has since given his
attention to agricultural pursuits. February 2, 1869, he married Mary
T., daughter of Samuel H. and Mary R. (Parham) Boles. Six children
bless their union: Mary Lena, Charles B., Anna L., Samuel H., Jennie M.
and William D. Mr. Wade and wife are members of the Christian Church.
Politically he is a Democrat; cast his first presidential vote for
Seymour, and has served as deputy sheriff since 1882.
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