- Born May 24, 1842 in Burrillville, Rhode Island.
- Parents were LAWTON WADE and ALEPH ABBY HANBEL.
- Married MARTHA STARKWEATHER on September 20, 1877 in Waterville, Lucas County, Ohio.
- MARY ELIZABETH WADE, born July 10, 1878 in Waterbury, Fairfield County, Connecticut.
- LUCY STARKWEATHER WADE, born July 9, 1886 in Waterbury, Fairfield County, Connecticut.
- Carlton Lee Starkweather, A Brief Genealogical history of Robert Starkweather of Roxbury and Ipswich, Massachusetts : who was the original American ancestor of all those bearing the name of Starkweather, and of his sons John Starkweather of Ipswich, Mass., and Preston, Conn., and (unknown: unknown, 1904), Page 317