McGee Family

McGee Wade Family

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John C Wade in 1895

John Charles Wade

John Charles Wade, son of John Butterfield Wade and Julia Ann Townsley, was born November12,1856 in Springfield, Clark County, Ohio and died April 3, 1922 in Danbury, Nebraska.  

He married Alice Nash Plumb on October 30, 1895 in Indianola, Nebraska.

Other events in the life of John Charles Wade

Burial : 1922 in Danbury-Marion Cemetary near Danbury, Nebraska

Arrival :  In 1880, he was living with his brother Howard and wife Mary in Warren County, Indiana.  He and his friend John Ambler came to Red Willow County as young men in the 1880's.  They met and married sisters, Alice and Mary Plumb.  (See photograph). They homesteaded adjacent properties south of Danbury, Nebraska commencing in 1891.   The Wade family lived in a three room sod house.  He moved to Danbury from the farm about 1912. 

Occupation : Farmer and house painter later in life.  (see homestead receipt).  The land was listed as being owned by the Alice Wade Estate in the 1921 Standard Atlas of Decatur County.

Other References: See Wade and Plumb History Remeberances and 1910 Census

Alice Nash Plumb in 1895


Alice Nash Plumb

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She was born March 11, 1868 in Portland, Wisconsin , daughter of Hiram C. Plumb and Ellen Mackey, and died November 21, 1917 in McCook, Nebraska

Other events in the life of Alice Nash Plumb (also see Wade and Plumb History Remeberances)

Burial : Marion-Danbury, Nebraska cemetary  

Arrival : She came to Red Willow County with parents arriving July 4, 1873.  She attended primative schools in Danbury and later taught in Missouri Ridge, White Hall, Flowler, Fairview and Shiloh districts.   She is listed as the school teacher in Fairview in 1893 and shown in a photograph with her Fairview (Stoughton) students dated 1889.

Occupation : Teacher, Housewife.

Children of John C. Wade and Alice N. Plumb

Perry Plumb ThumbnailPerry Plumb Wade was born July 11, 1896 and died on May 17, 1974.  His buried in Williamett National Cemetary, near Portland, Oregon. He was a World War I Navy veteran. (See photograph) 

Olive Wade ThumbnailOlive Fenton Wade was born September 14, 1897 Decatur County, KS and died May 30, 1987 in Oberlin, Decatur County, KS.  She married Walter Winfred McGee on May 1, 1921 in Oberlin, Decatur County, Kansas.

Robert Townsley Wade ThumbnailRobert (Bob) Townsley Wade was born December 15, 1898 in Danbury, Red Willow, Nebraska and died on September 5, 1963 in Boise, Ada, Idaho. (See photograph)

George Thomas Wade ThumbnailGeorge Thomas Wade was born December 15, 1898 and died on January 23, 1950. He served in the Army Corp of Engineers in WWII.  (See photograph)

Howard E Wade ThumbnailHoward Ezekiel Wade was born July 24, 1904 and died in August 1972. He married Velma M. Burrus on March 30, 1926 in Oberlin, Decatur County, KS.  (See photograph)

Charles Butterfield Wade ThumbnailCharles (Chig) Butterfield Wade was born May 24, 1906 and died in 1954 in Boise, Idaho.  His ashes were buried by his sister Olive, between his parent's graves, in Oberlin Cemetary, Kansas. (See photograph)

Mary Wade ThumbnailMary Katherine Wade was born July 6, 1910 in Decatur County, Kansas and died on October 18, 1990 in Medford, Oregon.  She married Harold Koehler on July 24, 1929.  (See photograph)

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