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2257. DeWitt Talmadge HADEN657 was born on 20 June 1883 in Ladonia, Fannin County, Texas.916,1028 He died on 27 March 1951 at the age of 67 in McAllen, Hidalgo County, Texas.500

In 1900, DeWitt was counted at home with his parents, Fannin Co, and also in Grayson Co, Sherman City, TX, Hh 279
William J. Able and wife Mary A. with five children, ages six and under. Boarders were David H. Allen, b. Aug 1882, age 17 and DeWitt T. Haden, b. Jun 1883, 16. Both listed as "At School".

In the 1910 Census, DeWitt and Glossie and baby Mary A. are living in the Alexander Hotel along with his parents.

World War I Draft registration, dated 17 Sep 1918. DeWitt Talmage Haden of Quanah, Hardeman Co, TX was age 35, born 20 Jun 1883. He was a Ranchman, self-employed, at Spur Dickens, TX. His wife was Glossie Dyer Haden. DeWitt was described as medium height, slender build, blue eyes and light hair.

1920 Census. Quanah, Hardeman Co, TX, Hh 50
DeWitt T. Haden, age 36, cattleman, b. TX, father b. MO, mother b. AR
Glossie, wife, age 33
Mary A. dau,10.
John D., son 8.
DeWitt T. Jr., son, 5.
Jean, dau, age 3 years, 3 months.

1930 Census. McAllen, Hidalgo Co, TX, Hh 196
Dewitt T. Haden, age 45, owns canning factory, married at age 24
Glossie D., 43, married at 22, b. TX
Dewitt T. age 16, son.
Jean, age 13, dau

1940 Census. McAllen, Hidalgo Co, TX, Hh 95
Dewitt T. Haden, age 57, b. TX, lived in same house in 1935, grocer, citrus fruit
Glossie D., wife, 54, b. TX
Tom Mills, servant, Neg. age 57, b. TX; five years ago lived in DeWitt Co, TX, yardman
Elizabeth Mills, servant, Neg. age 49, b. TX, five years ago lived in Freestone Co, TX, cook
Note: They had the Mills' occupations reversed but I doubt very much she was the yardman and he was the cook!


1951, McAllen, Texas
"Grove Owner Will be Buried Today"
Funeral rites were scheduled for 3 p.m. today at the Kreidler-Pride Funeral Home for DeWitt T. Haden, 67, widely-known grove owner.
Burial will be in the Rose Lawn Cemetery. Mr. Haden died at his home in McAllen Tuesday. He had lived here since 1928, was a former Rotary Club member, and active in the Chamber of Commerce.
Survivors include his wife; two sons, DeWitt Haden Jr., and John Haden, both of McAllen; two daughters, Mrs. J. Edward Womack and Mrs. Robert Younger of Corpus Christi; 10 grandchildren; four great-granchildren, and one sister, Mrs. Myrtle Morfa of Three Rivers, Mich.

Death Certificate
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Certificate #13848
Hidalgo Co TX, Rural Prec #3
Home: 3 ½ mile N 10th ¼ mi W
Dewitt Talmadge Haden Died: Mar 27, 1951
Male, White, Married Birth: Jun 20, 1883 64y 9m 7d
Grove Owner b. LaDonia Tex.
Father: John William Haden, b. Springfield, MO
Mother: Mary Ellen Moroe, b. Cane Hill, AR
Never in Armed Forces, No Social Security Number.
Informant: John D. Haden [his son]
Disease leading to death: Coronary Occlusion; Myocarditis
Other: Choleytitis, Cholelittiosis
No Autopsy No Injury
Attended on 27 Mar 1951.
Dr's name unreadable McAllen, TX Signed: 3/28/1851
Burial 3//29/1951 Roselawn Cemetery, McAllen, TX
Kreidler-Pride Funeral Home Signed: J. K. Pride

DeWitt Talmadge HADEN and Glossie DYER were married on 22 October 1907 in Bonham, Fannin County, Texas.770,916 Glossie DYER, daughter of Benjamin Franklin DYER and Alice Virginia ANTHONY, was born on 8 February 1886 in Bonham, Fannin County, Texas.656 She died on 21 July 1966 at the age of 80 in McAllen, Hidalgo County, Texas.

1900 Census. Justice Prec 1, Fannin, TX
Benj. Dyer, b. Mar 1850 50, married 19 years, b. KY, father b. VA, mother b. KY, life ins. agent
Alice, wife, b. Aug 1857, age 42, 5 children - all living, b. IL, father b. NC, mother b. KY
Grace, stepdau - b. Dec 1875, age 24, b. TX
Goldie, dau, b. Aug 1881, age 18, b. TX
Gould, son, b. Dec 1883, age 16, b. TX
Glossie, dau, b. Feb 1886, age 14, b. TX
Nellie, dau, b. Dec 1897, age 2, b. TX
Sarah G. Anthony, monther-in-law, b. Sept 1833, age 66, widow, 4 children - 3 living, b. KY as were her parents

The Daily Favorite, Bonham, TX. 23 Oct 1907.
Miss Glossie Dyer and Mr. DeWitt Haden Married.
Left on 9 O'clock Trains for Dallas
Will Go from There to Ranch Near Childress, TX
One of the prettiest weddings that has ever taken place in Bonham was that of Mr. DeWitt Haden and Miss Glossie Dyer at the Episcopal church last night at 7:0 o'clock.
...wedding march skillfully played by Miss Pauline Foster ...Rev. Richard Morgan, rector of the church. Mr. Ber Spivy was best man and Miss Maude Bramlette, maid of honor. Messrs. Gould Dyer and Dan Anthony were the ushers. Mrs. M. V. Gray sang "Thou Art Mine All"
The happy couple left on the 9 o'clock Texas & Pacific train for Dallas and from there they will go to Childress where they will reside on a ranch, owned by the groom.
Mr. Haden was born and reared in Bonham and is a member of one of its most prominent families. ...past two years he has resided on his ranch near Childress.
The bride, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. B. F. Dyer, was reared here and no young lady in the city, has more true friends or more richly deserves them.
... out of town relatives and friends were in attendance:
Mrs. A. R. Anthony and daughter Eda Cox of Texarkana; Clyde B. Anthony, Hot Springs, Ark.; Dan Anthony, F. Worth; Hon. Sam Nethery, Sherman; Miss Neil Miller, Dallas; Gould Dyer of Sherman.

Texas Death Certificate #46378
Glossie Dyer Haden died at the McAllen Municipal Hospital, McAllen, Hidalgo Co, TX on 21 Jul 1966, age 80. She died of heart disease. Her residence was McAllen, 911 N. 9th Street. She had lived in McAllen for 38 years. Glossie was born 8 Feb 1886 in Bonham, TX - her father was Ben Dyer, her mother Alice Anthony. The informant was John D. Haden, Sr., her son.
Buried Roselawn Cemetery, McAllen.

DeWitt Talmadge HADEN and Glossie DYER had the following children:

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i.

Mary Alice HADEN.

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ii.

John Dyer HADEN.

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iii.

DeWitt Talmadge HADEN II.

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iv.

Jean HADEN.