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Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Wade Genealogy that will form part of your family tree. Although records vary from country to country, they are normally the most formal record of a person's relations. From the sources listed below it will be possible to locate a birth record and, from that record, a birth certificate may be obtainable which is likely to list the names of the parents, therefore taking you back another generation. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enabling you to fill out more detail in the Wade family tree.

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Some Famous People with the surname of Wade

George WadeWiki Field Marshal George Wade (1673?March 14, 1748) served as a British military commander and Commander-in-Chief of the Forces.
Virginia WadeWiki Sarah Virginia Wade, OBE (born 10 July 1945) is an English former tennis player.
Thomas WadeWiki Thomas Wade (1805 ? 19 September 1875) was an English poet and dramatist.
John Donald WadeWiki John Donald Wade (September 28, 1892 - October 9, 1963) was an American biographer, author, essayist, and teacher.
Benjamin WadeWiki Benjamin Franklin "Bluff" Wade (October 27, 1800 ? March 2, 1878) was a U.
Dwyane WadeWiki Dwyane Tyrone Wade, Jr.
Jeptha WadeWiki Jeptha Homer Wade (August 11, 1811 ? August 9, 1890) was an American industrialist, philanthropist, and founder of Western Union Telegraph.
Bob WadeWiki Robert Pernell Wade (born December 9, 1944 in Baltimore, Maryland) is a former men's college basketball head coach for the University of Maryland (1986-1989), as well as an American football defensive back for the National Football League.
Jason WadeWiki Jason Michael Wade (born July 5 1980) is the lead vocalist, songwriter and guitarist with the band Lifehouse.
Bobby WadeWiki Robert Louis Wade, Jr.
Lance C. WadeWiki Wing Commander Lance Cleo "Wildcat" Wade DSO, DFC and two Bars (1915 -12 January 1944), was an American pilot who joined the British Royal Air Force during the Second World War and became a flying ace.
Ryan WadeWiki Ryan Wade (born May 11, 1978) is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey player.
Wallace WadeWiki William Wallace Wade (June 15, 1892?October 7, 1986) was an American collegiate athletics coach, primarily football in addition to baseball and basketball.
John WadeWiki Robert John Wade (born January 25, 1975) is an American football center for the Oakland Raiders of the National Football League.
Robert WadeWiki Robert Graham Wade OBE (born April 10, 1921 Dunedin, New Zealand, died on November 29, 2008, London), was a British chess player, writer, arbiter, coach, and promoter.
Morgan WadeWiki Morgan Wade (born 13 July, 1983) is a professional BMX rider from Tyler, Texas.
Jake WadeWiki Jacob Fields (Jake) Wade (April 1, 1912 - February 1, 2006) was a pitcher in Major League Baseball who played for the Detroit Tigers (1936-1938), Boston Red Sox (1939["start"]), St.
Bill WadeWiki William James Wade (born October 4, 1930 in Nashville, Tennessee) is a longtime Nashville celebrity and civic leader.
Paul WadeWiki Paul Wade (born 20 March 1962 in Cheshire, England) is a retired Australian football (soccer) player, who is most famous for his long-term role as captain of the Socceroos, Australia's national football team.
Mark Alan WadeWiki Mark Alan Wade is a hammered dulcimer player from Ohio, United States.
James WadeWiki James Wade (born 6 April 1983 in Aldershot, Hampshire) is an English professional darts player, currently playing in the Professional Darts Corporation (PDC).
Ginnie WadeWiki Mary Virginia "Ginnie" (or "Jennie") Wade (May 21, 1843 ? July 3, 1863), a seamstress, was the only Gettysburg civilian killed directly during the Battle of Gettysburg.
Decius WadeWiki Decius Spear Wade (January 23, 1835 ? August 3, 1905) was an American attorney, judge, writer, and politician who has been called the "Father of Montana Jurisprudence" for his role in establishing the common law and statutory law of the U.
Stuart WadeWiki Stuart Wade (born 1 August 1971 in Halifax, West Yorkshire) is an English actor known for playing the role of Biff Fowler on ITV's "Emmerdale from 1994 to 1999".
Nicholas WadeWiki Nicholas Wade is a British-born scientific reporter, editor and author who currently writes for the Science Times section of "The New York Times".
Larry WadeWiki Larry Wade (born 22 November 1974 in Giddings, Texas) is an American track and field athlete who specializes in the 110 metres hurdles.
Donald Wade, Baron WadeWiki Donald William Wade, Baron Wade, DL (16 June, 1904 ? 6 November, 1988) was a British solicitor who became a Liberal Party Member of Parliament.
Viviane WadeWiki Viviane Wade is the current First Lady of Senegal (born September 13, 1932 Besan?on, France).
Saul WadeWiki Saul Wade was a first class cricketer who played 66 matches for Yorkshire County Cricket Club from 1886 to 1890.
Sean WadeWiki Sean Patrick Wade (born February 2, 1966 in Wellington) is a long-distance runner from New Zealand, who represented his native country in the men's marathon at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia).
Dewey WadeWiki Dewey Wade was a NCAA football player and coach, and a player for the National Football League's San Francisco 49ers born in Omaha, Nebraska.
Edward WadeWiki Edward Wade (November 22, 1802 - August 13, 1866) was a U.
Mark WadeWiki Mark Anthony Wade (born October 15 1965, in Torrance, California) is a retired American professional basketball player.
John WadeWiki John J.
Claude Martin WadeWiki Colonel Sir Claude Martin(e) Wade C.
Laura WadeWiki Laura Wade (born 16 October 1977 in Bedford, England) is a British playwright.
Cory WadeWiki Corey Nathaniel Wade (born May 28, 1983, in Indianapolis, Indiana) is a right-handed Major League Baseball relief pitcher for the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Kirsty WadeWiki Kirsty Wade (born 6 August 1962 in Girvan, Scotland) is a former middle distance runner, who was born as Kirsty McDermott.
Jenny WadeWiki Jennifer "Jenny" Wade (born October 6, 1980) is an American actress is best known for playing "Nina" in TV series Reaper and "Honey Pie", recurring character from Feast trilogy.
Tom WadeWiki Thomas "Tom" Wade (born in 1909 in Leeds) was a former professional footballer who played as a defender for Huddersfield Town & Darlington.
Richard Clement WadeWiki Richard Clement Wade (1921? - July 18, 2008) was an urban studies professor who advised many Democratic politicians and candidates, including Adlai Stevenson, Robert F.
Mansour Sora WadeWiki Mansour Sora Wade (born in Dakar, 1952) is a Senegalese film director who studied at Paris 8 University.
Melancthon S. WadeWiki Melancthon Smith Wade (December 2, 1801 ? August 11, 1868) was a businessman, horticulturist, and soldier from the state of Ohio who served as a general in the Union Army during the early part of the American Civil War.
Lorrenzo WadeWiki Lorrenzo Wade (born November 23, 1985 in Las Vegas, Nevada), is an American former collegiate basketball player for the San Diego State Aztecs basketball team.
Mark Sweeten WadeWiki Mark Sweeten Wade (1858-1929) was a medical doctor and noted historian of early British Columbia history.
James F. WadeWiki James Franklin Wade (April 14, 1843 ? August 23, 1921) served as a Major General of Volunteers in the United States Army during the Spanish-American War.
Jeremy WadeWiki Jeremy Wade is a British biologist, television host, extreme angler, and writer specializing in travel and natural history.
Cynthia WadeWiki Cynthia Wade is an American television and film director, producer and cinematographer based in New York City.
Thomas WadeWiki Thomas Wade (Methodist), fl.