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1044. John M. HADEN III was born in 1832 in Virginia.531 He died on 11 October 1864 at the age of 32.

From p.115 of John Haden of Virginia John M. Haden III, son of John M. & Mary Maupin Haden born ca 1833 [age 22 when married] married 10 Dec 1855 in Albemarle Co VA, Margaret Jones, born ca 1834 [age 21 when married] daughter of James T. & Sarah Jones. John M. Haden III was captured by the Yankess and died in prison. He had three daughters.

Possibly this John
1860 Census. Fluvanna Co VA, Palmyra P.O.
John N. Haden, age 26. Mary M. 24 [was her name Mary Margaret?]. Ida 3 and Minnie 1.
John Cousins 15, Apprentice Farmer

By 1860, John's father had died and his mother was living with his oldest brother Asa who was also found in Fluvanna Co. Older brother Beverly was also in Fluvanna Co, in the area of the Palmyra P.O.

Email list gave death date and unit served:
J. M. Haden Died 11 Oct 1864 Virginia 5th Cavalry, Company G
This is confirmed from records online at Ancestry. His illness/cause of death is too faded to read.

There are letters from John M. to wife Peggy in the Haden Papers file, Special Collections, U of VA, Charlottesville. Excerpts share with me:
14 Mar 1864 to dear beloved wife from outside of Richmond "I saw Gen. Sheridan when he was shot and I understand he is dead"
18 May 1864. From Haover Courthouse "I would like to know what has become of brother William
The last letter dated 8 Jun 1864 "I would be glad if could hear from me every night but it is only by chance that I can send a letter off, but I am in hopes this will not last much longer but you must write as often as you can It does me so much good to hear from you I will write as often as I can Tell the children to be good children. I want to see them so much I prey that I may see you soon. If I die meat [sic] me in heaven farewell My Dear one your husband Jno M H"

In 1870, Ida Haden, age 13, and Minnie B. Haden, age 11, as well as Annie Haden, age 7, were living with Paschon B. Dunn and family. Cunningham Township, Fluvanna Co. Apparently both their parents had died.

John M. HADEN III and Mary M. [Margaret?] JONES were married on 10 December 1855 in Albemarle County, Virginia. Mary M. [Margaret?] JONES was born in 1836 in Virginia.918

Although her name was listed as Mary M. in the census, the marriage record indicates she was Margaret Jones, daughter of James T. & Sarah Jones. Letters from John to his wife during the Civil War, referred to her as "Peggie" the nickname for Margaret.

John M. HADEN III and Mary M. [Margaret?] JONES had the following children:

1900

i.

Ida HADEN was born in 1857 in Fluvanna County, Virginia.918

1901

ii.

Minnie HADEN was born in 1859 in Fluvanna County, Virginia.918

1902

iii.

Annie HADEN was born in 1863 in Fluvanna County, Virginia.