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2258. Albert Claudius HADEN218,1037,1055,1170 was born on 24 July 1875 in Ladonia, Fannin County, Texas.1035,1038 He died on 10 January 1953 at the age of 77 in Atlanta, Cass County, Texas.500

In 1900, Albert lived near his parents in Durant Town, Choctaw Nation, I.T. He was a dry goods merchant as was his father and brother. No doubt all in business together.
Albert C. Haden, b. Jul 1875 was 24, married 3 years
Mary C., wife, b. Sep 1875, 24, has had 1 child
Mary G., dau, b. Oct 1898, age 1
Sallie Holt, sister-in-law, b. Jun 1880, age 19

1910, Durant City, Bryan Co OK. Albert C. Haden, age 34, married 12 years. b. TX as were both parents [wrong]; Merchant, dry goods. Mary C., wife, age 34, 3 children, 3 living. b. TX as were her parents. Gladys, age 11, Mary J. age 9, Elizabeth G., age 2 months. Gladys born in TX; Mary & Elizabeth born in OK. It would appear they had just arrived in Durant in 1900. Also living with the family are two boarders. Horace Jones, age 22, b. TX, [Albert's 1st cousin, son of his deceased sister Virginia] a salesman in the dry goods store. Thurman A. Blakeney [Albert's 1st cousin from Bonham, TX] age 21, b. TX, a bookkeeper at a bank.

13 Sep 1918 World War I Draft Registration
Albert Claudius Haden was living in McAlester, Pittsburg, OK, born 24 Jul 1875. He was the Storekeeper at the Oklahoma State Prison. Nearest relative was Mrs. Mary C. Haden of McAlester. He was tall, slender, with blue eyes and light hair.

1920 Census. Pittsburg Co OK, on the Penitentiary Farm. ED 207, p.16. Dwelling 8. Albert C. Haden age 44, born TX; his parents both born in MO. He was the StoreKeeper at the Penitentiary. Wife Mary C., age 44, born TX as were both her parents. Gladys, daughter age 20, born TX. Mary, daughter age 18, was born in Oklahoma. Both were teachers in the Public School. Daughter Elizabeth age 9, born in OK.

Letter from J. B. Haden to his brother Jimmie, dated 31 Aug 1931, relates that Albert's folk, Mollie, Mary and Elizabeth had spent the night the previous Saturday.

1940 Census. Durant, Ward 3, Bryan Co, OK, Sheet 14B
521 No 4th Avenue.
Mary J. Haden, Head of household, 39, 5 years of College, b. OK, 5 years ago they all lived in McAlester, Pittsburg Co OK, Art Teacher, State School
Albert C., father (gave info), age 64, b. TX, Bookkeeper, State Penitentiary
Molly C., Mother, age 64, b. TX

Death Certificate
#2113747
Certificate #1035
Place of Death: Cass, Atlanta [town] Ellington Memorial Hosp
Usual Residence: Cass Co TX, Linden
Albert C. Haden Died Jan 10, 1953
Male, White, Married b. Jul 24, 1875 Texas 77y 55m 16d
Merchant, Mercantile
Father: J. C. Haden, b. MO
Mother: Permelia Moore, b. TX
Informant: Mrs. Albert C. Haden
Cause of death: Coronary occlusion, 5 days
Dr attended from 1/5/1953 to 1/10/1953 Died at 8:00 PM
Signed: T.K. Nichols MD, Atlanta, TX 1/13/53
Burial Jan 12, 1952. Durant Cemetery, Durant, OK
Hanner Funeral Home

Albert Claudius HADEN and Mary Catherine "Mollie" HOLT were married on 11 November 1897 in Ladonia, Fannin County, Texas.770,916 Mary Catherine "Mollie" HOLT1037 was born on 16 September 1875 in Texas.1037 She died on 12 April 1966 at the age of 90 in Orange County, California.

In 1900, Mollie's sister Sallie Holt was living with the family. Sallie born Jun 1880 in Texas.

1880 Census. Fannin, TX
Wm. J. Holt, 31, Farmer, suffers from consumption, b. TX
Mary E., 27, wife, b. TX as were the children
Mary C., 4, dau
Sarah E., 3, dau
Stephen J. Bigbee, 8, stepson


Mary C. Haden died in Orange Co, CA, 12 Apr 1966. She was born in Texas, 16 Sep 1875. Mother's maiden name was Black.

Albert Claudius HADEN and Mary Catherine "Mollie" HOLT had the following children:

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Mary Gladys HADEN1040 was born on 8 October 1898 in Texas.1037 She died on 20 October 1993 at the age of 95 in Orange County, California.

If Gladys was truly born in Texas in 1898, then the family had recently moved to Indian Territory.

Here is Tom Finlay's World War I Draft Registration
5 Jun 1917
Thomas Edgar Finley, age 28 lived at Rt. 1, Texarkana, AR. He was born 10 Oct 1889 in Miller County, AR. He was farming for himself and his mother in Miller Co. He was single and his mother depended on his support. Medium height, slender build, brown eyes & hair.

1930 Census. Garland, Miller Co, Arkansas, Hh 101
Thomas E. Finley, age 40, married at 23, b. AR, farmer
Gladys M., wife, 28, married at 22, b. TX
Harold L., son, 3, b. Louisiana
Laura J., dau, age 1 month, b. AR

There was apparently another daughter - found in the Texas Births, Robby Finley, female, born 24 Oct 1934, to Gladys & Tom Finley.

31 Aug 1931. Letter from J.B. Haden to his brother Jimmie, said that Albert's folk, Mollie, Mary & Elizabeth had been to visit. In another place he mentioned two granddaughters of his brother.


In the California Death Index:
Gladys Finley, born 8 Oct 1898, died on 20 Oct 1993 in Orange County. Her mother's maiden name was Holt, her father's surname, Haden.

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Mary Jane HADEN was born on 1 December 1901 in Oklahoma.218 She died on 1 November 1996 at the age of 94 in Orange County, California.

1940 Census. Durant, Ward 3, Bryan Co, OK, Sheet 14B
521 No 4th Avenue.
Mary J. Haden, Head of household, 39, 5 years of College, b. OK, 5 years ago they all lived in McAlester, Pittsburg Co OK, Art Teacher, State School
Albert C., father (gave info), age 64, b. TX, Bookkeeper, State Penitentiary
Molly C., Mother, age 64, b. TX

California Death Index:
Mary Jane Haden, born 1 Dec 1901, OK, died in Orange Co CA on 1 Nov 1996. Her mother's maiden name listed as Holt. (Orange Co is also where her sister, Gladys, died)

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Elizabeth Gertrude HADEN1040 was born in 1910 in Oklahoma.218,1055

Elizabeth was two months old in the 1910 Census.

This might be Elizabeth in 1940. Seminole, Seminole Co, OK, 185.
Living at 501 N. 1st St
Lizabeth Haden, head, age 30, Single, b. OK, lived same place in 1935, School Teacher in the public schools
Dorothy Boatright, partner, age 30, Single, b. OK, lived in rural Wagoner Co, OK in 1935, also a teacher in the public schools

California Marriage License:
Elizabeth Gertrude Haden of 11613 B, Long Beach Blvd, Lynwood, (Los Angeles Co) CA, was age 31, born in Durant Oklahoma. She was a teacher. Her father was Albert Claudius Haden, born in Ladonia, TX and her mother was Mary Catherine Holt, born Honey Grove, TX.
The groom was Robert Earl Parish of Delavan, Minnesota, age 28, born Rapid City, South Dakota and unemployed. His father was Robert Earl Parish, born in Iowa; his mother Florence Harriet Coursen, born Hastings, Nebraska.
License was issued 28 Jan 1946 and they were married on the 1st of February, 1946, in Lynwood by Carl J. Allen, Minister.