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779. Henry Horace HADEN was born on 27 November 1859 in Desoto Parish, Louisiana. He died on 21 December 1939 at the age of 80 in Cherokee County, Texas.

By the age of 15, Henry was orphaned. He may have followed some of his Shelley uncles to Texas.

His Texas Death Certificate 57519.
Henry H. Haden of Mt. Selman, Cherokee Co, TX died 21 Dec 1939. He was married. Birth given as Nov 27th, without the year; he was 70 at his death. He was born in Lousiana. He died of chronic Brights disease and heart disease. Father was Geo. G. Haden, mother was Mary C. Shelley, both said born in Alabama. W. F. Haden was the informant. He was buried at Tyler, TX, cemetery not named; Geo. Williamson of Jacksonville, TX was undertaker.

Horace and Ellen and two of their children are buried Oakwood Cemetery, Smith Co, TX.

He has been elusive in the censuses. I suspect there were other children. I believe he remarried after the death of Ellen in 1894. In 1920, he was living with son George, as "father" and the "mother" listed is Emma M. Haden, age 45, born in Michigan.

Henry Horace HADEN and Ellen DOUGLAS were married on 18 January 1881 in Cherokee County, Texas. Ellen DOUGLAS was born on 13 August 1863. She died on 19 February 1894 at the age of 30 in Smith County, Texas.

Henry Horace HADEN and Ellen DOUGLAS had the following children:



Mary Anne HADEN was born on 14 November 1881. She died on 28 May 1911 at the age of 29.



George Douglas HADEN was born on 10 August 1886 in Texas. He died on 15 July 1974 at the age of 87 in Galveston, Galveston County, Texas.

1910 Census. Galveston, TX
Wilhelmina Bautsch, age 66, widow, had 7 children, only 1 living, born Germany
Douglas Haden, gson, age 24, married 2 years, b. TX, parents b. TX, bookkeeper - dry goods store
Edna, gdau, age 24, b. TX, father b. Germany, mother b. TX
[George's wife would appear to be Edna, who he married about 1908 - Edna's death certificate gives her father as Frank Offer, her mother as Mary Bautach]

1920 Census. Galveston, TX
Geo. D. Haden, age 33, b. TX, father b. LA, mother b. TX, Bookkeeper, bank
Edna, wife, 33, b. TX, father b. Ger., mother b. TX
Mary E., dau, age 8, b. TX
Henry H., father, age 60, b. LA, parents b. AL. unemployed bookkeeper
Emma M., mother, age 45, b. Michigan, father born Maine, mother b. MI
Wilhelmina Bautsch, gmother, age 75, b. Germany

1930 Census. Galveston, TX
Geo. D., age 43, married at age 21, b. TX, father b. AL, mother b. TX, asst. cashier - bank
Edna, 43, wife, b. TX, father b. Ger, mother b. TX
Mary E., daughter, age 18
Wilhelmina Bautsch, gr-mother, age 85, widow, born Germany

Texas Death Certificate #49802
George Douglas Haden, died at St. Mary's Hospital in Galveston. His residence was 1724 Avenue K. He was widowed. Father listed as Henry Horace Hade, mother as Ellen Douglas. He died of carcinoma of the bladder; had been ill for 11 months. His daughter Mary Edna Haden was the informant. buried Galveston Memorial Park, Hitchcock, Galveston Co, TX.

If George is buried Galveston Memorial Park, his grave may have been unmarked - he can't be found at Old City Cemetery seems to be part of the same cemetery and there are some graves for Bautsch, but the one for a Bertha Wilhelmina Bautsch is not the grandmother of Edna Offer Haden.

Texas Death Certificate #55994
Edna O. Haden (Mrs. G. D. Haden) died 9 Oct 1958. Her residence was 2011 Avenue K; she had lived in Galveston all her life. She was married and the informant was Mr. G. D. Haden, husband. Edna was born 10 Aug 1885 and died 9 Oct 1958 at age 73. She died of heart disease. Father was Frank Offer; mother was Mary Bautsch. She was buried Galveston Memorial Park.

Texas Death Certificate #12562
Mrs. Wilhelmine Bautsch of Galveston, 2011 Street K. Says she had lived in the city for 77 years. Born 9 Jan 1844, she was 90 when she died 3 Mar 1934. She was widowed but had been the wife of Henry Bautsch. She was born in Germany, the daughter of Henry and Mary VordenBaumen. The informant was G. D. Haden of 211 Avenue K. She died of chronic heart problems. No cemetery information given.



Henry Horace HADEN was born on 12 November 1891. He died on 4 November 1892 at the age of 0.