George Washington WADE, Junior

George Washington WADE, Junior

Male 1889 - 1969  (79 years)

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  • Name George Washington WADE, Junior 
    Suffix Junior 
    Born 2 Dec 1889 
    Gender Male 
    Died 3 Jan 1969 
    Buried Spring Hill Cemetery, Shoals, Martin County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Military Service:
      His Honorable Discharge from the Army lists his birth place as Orange County, Indiana. (see documents) Indiana Private Btry T - 26 Fld. Arty WWI

      George Wade was County Commissioner of Martin County, Indiana in 1952 for Center and Mitcheltree Townships. He was commissioner in 1944-45, 45-47, 50-51, and 51-52.

      He had melanoma in a mole on his face, and the cancer spread to his lungs. He could not breathe on Sunday so did not attend church. He died upon arriving to the hospital while still in the elevator.

      OBITUARY:
      George W. Wade Funeral Held Last Sunday

      Funeral services for George Washington Wade, age 79 years, were held at 3 p.m. Sunday, at the Shoals Church of Christ, with Brother Arvil Weilbaker conducting the rites.

      Music was provided by Mrs. Charles Boonshot, Mrs. Audrene Crim, Sr., Mr. and Mrs. Russell Edwards and John Alexander.

      Pallbearers were Carl Parish, Charles Parish, Gordon Wade, Thomas George, William Strange, and William Wade. Brial was made in Spring Hill Cemetery, with the Queen Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

      Mr. Wade died at 12:10 a.m.Friday, January 3, at the Daviess County Hospital. He was born in Orange County on December 2, 1889, the son of George Washington Wade and Celia R. (Smith) Wade. On April 25, 1921, he married Margaret Freeman, who survives.

      Mr. Wade was serving his third term as a member of the Martin County Council. He had served as County Commissioner of Martin County from 1944 to 1946 and from 1949 to 1951. He was an ardent Democrat, a veteran of World War I and a member of the Shoals Church of Christ.

      In addition to his wife, he is survived by five sons and three daughters. They are Francis M. and Virgil L. Wade, both of Loogootee; Wayne F. Wade, Mrs. Delorma Atkison, Mrs. Mary Mae Sherfick, George A. Wade, and John W. Wade, all of Shoals, and Mrs. Joan Hyslop, of Terre Haute. He also leaves a brother, Ben Wade, of Burns City, and twenty-four grandchildren.

      GEORGE W. WADE, 79, DIES JANUARY 3

      George Washington Wade, 79, of Shoals, a third term member of the Martin County Council died Firday, January 3, 15 12:10 o'clock at the Daviess County Hospital.

      Mr. Wade had also served as a Commissioner of Martin County from 1945 until 1951. He was a member of the Church of Christ in Shoals and was a veteran of World War I.

      Funeral services for Mr. Wade were held at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, January 5, at the Shoals Church of Christ with Brother Arvil Weilbaker officiating burial in the Spring Hill Cemetery.

      Mr. Wade was born December 2, 1889, in Orange County, the son of George Washington and Celia Wade. He was married to Margaret Freeman on April 25, 1921, and she survives.

      Also surviving are five sons, Francis and Virgil, both of Loogootee; Wayne, George, and John, all of Shoals; three daughters, Mrs. Delorma Atkinson and Mrs. Mary Mae Sherfick, both of Shoals, and Mrs. Joan Hyslop, of Terre Haute, Indiana, and a brother, Ben Wade, of Burns City, and 24 grandchildren.
    Person ID I12  My Family Tree | Wade Side
    Last Modified 24 May 2010 

    Father George Washington WADE, Senior,   b. 17 Feb 1844, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1909, Martin County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Mother Celia Rosalet SMITH,   b. 20 Dec 1850,   d. 24 Feb 1920, Martin County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 4 Mar 1869  Washington County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F49  Group Sheet

    Family Cynthia Margaret "Maggie" FREEMAN,   b. 13 Nov 1896,   d. 19 Apr 1978, Shoals, Martin County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 25 Apr 1921  Shoals, Martin County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Francis Marion WADE,   b. 31 Dec 1921, Martin County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Aug 1970, Daviess County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)
    +2. Virgil Leonard WADE,   b. 28 Jan 1924, Martin County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Dec 2003, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    +3. Wayne Freeman WADE,   b. 15 Sep 1926, Martin County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Feb 1999, Shoals, Martin County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    +4. D.R. WADE
    +5. J.M. WADE
    +6. M.M. WADE
    +7. George Allen WADE,   b. 20 Mar 1937, Martin County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Nov 2005, Bloomington, Monroe County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
    +8. J.W. WADE
    Albums
    George and Maggie Wade
    George and Maggie Wade (21)
    Photos of George Wade and Maggie Freeman Wade, their children, and children's spouses.
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2008 
    Family ID F4  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Apr 1921 - Shoals, Martin County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Spring Hill Cemetery, Shoals, Martin County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    George Wade
    George Wade
    Son of George W. and Celia Wade, born 1889 in Orange County, Indiana.
    George Wade
    George Wade
    Wades and Freemans
    Wades and Freemans
    From Left to Right: Ben Wade, Francis Marion Freeman, George Wade, Cynthia Margaret Freeman, Celia Smith Wade, Tabitha Barr Freeman, Oma Wade Strange, Bill Strange, and little Thomas George

    Documents
    George W. Wade Honorable Discharge From the US Army, WWI
    George W. Wade Honorable Discharge From the US Army, WWI
    Page one features birth place and date as well as physical description
    George W. Wade Honorable Discharge
    George W. Wade Honorable Discharge
    Page 2 Comments say: Service Honest and Faithful, No AWOL; No absence under 90WD45 and 31

    Received no wounds or battle action, fair horsemanship, physical condition good at discharge

    Also includes his signature
    George Wade Military Registration
    George Wade Military Registration
    World War I, 1917

    Headstones
    George and Maggie Wade
    George and Maggie Wade
    Maggie and George Wade
    Maggie and George Wade
    Front side of headstone
    George W. Wade Military
    George W. Wade Military

    Scrapbook Pages
    George Wade and Maggie Freeman
    George Wade and Maggie Freeman
    During WWI
    Deep Cut Road and Family
    Deep Cut Road and Family
    Maggie Freeman, George Wade, Henry Wade, Oma Wade George, Jeff Strange, Ben, and little Thomas George in front. Page says about 1914, but I got thinking later that it had to be around 1917 as little Tommy George looks around 3 or 4 years old, and he was born in 1913.
    George Wade and His Brother-In-Law, William Freeman
    George Wade and His Brother-In-Law, William Freeman
    George and Maggie Wade and Sons
    George and Maggie Wade and Sons
    George and Maggie and First Four
    George and Maggie and First Four
    Wades in the Great Depression
    Wades in the Great Depression
    Wade Farming
    Wade Farming
    Willie Freeman and George Wade in buggy, George and son John in fields
    George Wade's Favorite Song
    George Wade's Favorite Song
    George and Maggie Wade with Grandson Greg Atkison
    George and Maggie Wade with Grandson Greg Atkison
    Fun in 1957 at the Wade's in Shoals, Indiana
    Fun in 1957 at the Wade's in Shoals, Indiana
    George Wade, Greg Atkison, baby Cynthia Sherfick, Roger Atkison, Tangy Kelly and Stacy Wade, and Maggie Wade and Warren Atkison in back
    Five Grandparents
    Five Grandparents

    Military Heroes
    George Washington Wade, Sr.
    George Washington Wade, Sr.
    World War I, Army