Jonas Wade papers, 1792-1821.


Wade, Jonas. Jonas Wade papers, 1792-1821.

Jonas Wade papers, 1792-1821.

This collection contains the papers of Jonas Wade, covering the years 1792 to 1821. The papers include land deeds of property purchased by Wade in areas mostly confined to Essex and Union Counties in New Jersey, along with some land parcels located in Morris County. The real estate that Wade obtained possession of was from William Halsted, Halsted Coe, William Denman, David Ball, Joseph Bonner, Thomas Smith, Abraham Hutchings, Moses Smith, Mary Clark, Caleb Winans, and Daniel Runyon, and others. Also included in the papers are land deeds of other parties, such as Thomas Smith and Moses Wade, and span the years 1796 to 1807. Additionally, the papers contain land survey maps of real estate that Wade obtained throughout his life, dating from 1798 to 1821. These maps include properties in Elizabeth, Springfield, Union, and Chatham. The papers contain, too, a copy of the Last Will and Testament of Jonas Wade, dated July 15, 1816. This was the will that was executed upon Wade's death in 1819. His estate was divided amongst his son, Oliver, and his daughters Phebe Worts, Harriet Wade, Hannah Townley, Eliza Wade and Jane Wade, with Oliver acting as executor of the will.

0.11 linear feet (24 items)

Related Entities

There are 23 Entities related to this resource.

Hutchings, Abraham. (person)

Wade, Harriet, 1790-1864. (person)

Wade, Jonas (person)

Jonas Wade was born on September 4, 1757, to James Wade (1730-1774) and Hannah Hinman Wade (1731-1792). A supporter of the patriotic cause during the American Revolution, he served as a private in the Essex County Militia. It was at that time that British troops had destroyed much of his property in Connecticut Farms (now Union, New Jersey), which included 30 bushels of wheat, many articles of clothing, leather, as well as three buildings. The total extent of the damage was appraised at the valu...

Wade, Oliver, 1784-1822. (person)

Wade, Noah, 1787-1821. (person)

Denman, William, 1872-1959 (person)

After his resignation from the Shipping Board, Denman returned to his law practice in San Francisco. He was later appointed to the U.S. Court of Appeals and was named Chief Judge in 1948. From the description of William Denman miscellany, 1917-1959. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 48781370 Biography William Denman was born in San Francisco on November 7, 1872, the son of James and Helen Virginia ...

New Jersey. Militia. Essex Brigade (corporateBody)

Smith, Thomas Mather, 1796-1864 (person)

Wade, Rhoda, 1756-1837. (person)

Townley, Hannah. (person)

Runyon, Daniel V. (person)

Coe, Halsted. (person)

Wade, Jane, 1797-1874. (person)

Ball, David, 1937 August 17- (person)

Halsted, William, 1852-1922 (person)

Wade, Eliza, 1794-1872. (person)

Clark, Mary E. (person)

Winans, Caleb. (person)

Smith, Moses, 1901-1964 (person)

Moses Smith was the brother of Joseph Smith (1805-1844), founder of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints. From the description of Moses Smith deposition, 1843 (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 401789411 For information on Arthur, see an encyclopedia. No information is available on the other men. From the description of Land patent, 1885. (Clarke Historical Library). WorldCat record id: 44138209 ...

Wade, Moses. (person)


Worts, Phebe. (person)

Wade, James, 1778-1819. (person)