Dade family genealogy
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Dade family genealogy

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Conway, Mary Jackson Dade, 1789-1865.
Title: Dade family genealogy
Dates: 1849
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0195

Biographical/Historical Note

Mary Jackson Dade Conway (1789-1865) Married Edwin Conway in 1806. The Dade family history in Virginia begins with the four sons of John Dade and Frances Townshend: Robert, Francis, Townshend and Cadawalder. Francis died in 1662 at sea. Townshend Dade married Elizabeth Dade, his cousin, and had a son, Cadawalder. Cadawalder's son, Townshend Dade, married and had a son, Francis Langhorne Dade, born 1791. Francis L. Dade served as a lieutenant in the War of 1812. He and Mary Jackson Dade Conway grew up together. Francis L. Dade died in 1835 while fighting in the Second Seminole War (also known as one of the Florida Wars) in Florida.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of an original signed copy of the genealogy of the Dade family in Virginia, dated 1849 by Mary J. (Dade) Conway. It traces the Dade family from Virginia back to England, and ends with an anecdote about Francis L. Dade.

Index Terms

Conway, Mary Jackson Dade, 1789-1865.
Dade family.
Dade, Francis Langhorne, 1793?-1835.
Genealogies (histories)
Seminole War, 2nd, 1835-1842.

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[item identification], Dade Family genealogy, MS 195, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information



Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the Georgia Historical Society. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Division of Library and Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Georgia Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.


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