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1054. Socrates "Soc" HADEN247 was born on 1 October 1835.10,248 He served in the military in 1861 at Company E, 1st Virginia Cavalry in Civil War. He died on 3 April 1919 at the age of 83 in Concord, , Virginia.

Socrates and his wife were second cousins once removed. Their common ancestors were John & Jean [Moseley] Haden.

Served in the 1st Virginia Cavalry, first commanded by Col. (later Gen.) J. E. B. Stuart along with his cousin Benjamin James Haden during the Civil War.
Service Record on Footnote.com reveals the following. He enlisted 1 Oct 1861 at Camp Longstreet under command of William Patrick for 1 year. Company E, 1st Regt, VA Cavalry.
On 1 Dec 1861 he was discharged on Surgeon's certificate of disability. The Certificate is included and states that Socrates Haden was born in Fluvanna Co VA, was age 26, 5 feet 10 inches tall, dark complexion, dark eyes, dark hair. By occupation, a farmer. He is entitled to discharge by reason of disability but doesn't explain further. Had received no pay since his enlistment; rate was $24 per month for self and horse. Receipt for $73 in full signed by Socrates Haden.
20 Aug 1863, he again enlisted in the same Company E at Fredricksburg, under command of Capt. McClung, for the duration of the war. He had no horse in service at that time. He was present in Sep & Oct, Nov & Dec, Jan & Feb of 1864, Mar & Apr. On the card for May & June, it is noted that on 9 May 1864, he was wounded at Spotsylvania Court House; horse in service for 39 days.

There is a card that says S. Haden, Pvt, Co. E, 1 VA Ca is on a roll of prisoners belonging to the Provisional Army of the Confederate States of America, paroled at Columbia, VA, by Maj. Henry Terwilliger, 1st Regt NY Mounted Rifles, Provost Marshal. There is no date, but a note at the bottom of the card states that Terwilliger was detailed as Provost Marshal and Paroling Officer on 1 May 1865, returning to his command on 1 Jun 1854.

Name: Socrates Haden
Enlistment Date: 1 Oct 1861
Enlistment Place: Camp Longstreet, Virginia
Side Served: Confederacy
State Served: Virginia
Birth Date: 1 Oct 1835
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 1 October 1861 at the age of 26.
Enlisted in Company E, 1st Cavalry Regiment Virginia on 1 Oct 1861.
Received a disability discharge from Company E, 1st Cavalry Regiment Virginia on 1 Dec 1861.
Enlisted in Company E, 1st Cavalry Regiment Virginia on 20 Aug 1863.
Height: 5'6 "
Eye Color: dark
Hair Color: dark
Complexion: dark

In 1860, Socrates was age 24, still in his father's household, Fluvanna Co.


1870 Census. Cunningham Twp, Fluvanna Co VA, Hh 510
Socrates enumerated following his father. He was age 34. In his household was Albert L. Pace [white] and Jacob C. Pace [mulatto], both age 12 and listed as "works on farm". Mildred Payne, age 10, [mulatto], domestic servant.

1880 Census. Cunningham, Fluvanna Co VA, Hh 403
Socrates Haden, age 45, Farmer
Ugenie, wife, age 34
Lula D, age 9, daughter
Maddison D,, age 5, son
Mary E., age 3, daughter
Augusta E., age 8 months, born Sept., marked as "son" but the baby was a girl
Susan Smith, Black, servant, age 25
Virginia, Mulatto, age 9

ProQuest Historical Newspapers - Obituaries
The Washington Post, 4 Apr 1919
Virginia Obituary
Charlottesville, April 3. Socrates Haden, aged 84, Confederate veteran and brother of mayor E. G. Haden, of this city, died today at Concord. A wound received 56 years ago was the immediate cause of the demise of the veteran, blood poisoning having set in a few weeks ago which resulted in a partial amputation of the limb. His wife and four children survive.


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Pvt. Socrates Haden
Birth: Oct. 1, 1835
Fluvanna County
Virginia, USA
Death: 1919
Co.E,1st Va.Cav.Regt.
Burial: Scottsville Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Albemarle County, Virginia,

http://www.gravegarden.org/diuguid/
Funeral record. M. E. Haden, Scottsville, VA, Apr 3, 1919
Casket for Socrates Haden, Cash 90.00, Dis 10.00 $100.00
Late Residence: Home & ???
Physician N. H. Evans
Can't read casue of death
Age: 83 yrs Oct 1, 1835
Funeral at concord Depot
8:30 AM
Cemetery: Family

Socrates "Soc" HADEN and Martha Leonora Eugenia Lyttleton HADEN were married on 21 December 1870 in Campbell County, Virginia.10 Martha Leonora Eugenia Lyttleton HADEN, daughter of Madison HADEN and Maria Louisa WATKINS, was born on 3 November 1844.10,342 She died on 3 March 1922 at the age of 77.

Socrates "Soc" HADEN and Martha Leonora Eugenia Lyttleton HADEN had the following children:

1373

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Louise Davis "Lulu" HADEN.

1374

ii.

Madison D. HADEN.

1375

iii.

Mary Eloise HADEN.

1376

iv.

Augusta Leonora HADEN.