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2272. William Franklin HADEN218,1174 was born on 7 June 1883 in Ladonia, Fannin County, Texas.654 He died on 24 April 1953 at the age of 69 in Dallas, Dallas County, Texas.

1910 Census: Still living at home at age 26; Salesman in a Dry Good Store.

12 Sep 1918. World War I Draft Registration
William Franklin Haden was of Ladonia, 35 years old, born 7 Jun 1883. He was a merchant, self-employed. Florein Haden was his nearest relative. Tall & slender; gray eyes, light hair.

1920 Census William F., Florine, and Will Jr. owned their home on Mill Street. He was a Merchant in Dry Goods.

1930 Census. Living on Mill Street. William F. Haden, age 46, married at 31. Merchant, drygoods store. Florine, wife age 37. William F. age 14 and Rosemary age 4.

1940 Census. Justice Prec 4, Ladonia, Fannin, TX, ED 74-21, Sheet 1A, Hh 12
Will F. Haden, age 55, b. TX, was in the same house in 1935 on East Main St. [They owned this home valued at $3000 - it's the home that I remember visiting in the 1960's.] Director of a Bank.
Florein D. wife, age 47, gave the information to the enumerator.
Rosemary, listed as "son" but a female [which she was - she's still living in April of 2012], age 15

27 Apr 1942. World War II Draft Registration (the "old man's draft")
William Franklin Haden of Ladonia was now age 58, born 7 Jun 1883 in Texas. He lived on East Main St and was self-employed. Mrs. Flo Haden would always know his address.
5'10", 150 lbs, brown hair and eyes. (I know this was wrong - all the Hadens had light eyes - blue or pale gray and most were balding - see the description in 1918.)

Dallas Morning News, 26 Apr 1953
Ladonia Banker, Will F. Haden, Dies in Dallas
Ladonia, Texas, April 15. Will F. Haden, 69, president of the Farmers and Merchants State Bank of Ladonia, died early Saturday morning in a Dallas hospital. He had been ill for some time.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Florence Jones Haden, Ladonia; a son, Will F. Haden, Jr., Dallas; a daughter, Mrs. R. B. Marcom, Okmulgee, Okla.; three brothers, R. C. Haden, J. B. Haden and Maurice Haden, all of Ladonia.
Funeral services have been set for 3 p.m. Sunday at the family residence with the Rev. John Rasberry, Baptist pastor, officiating.

Texas Death Certificate #18338
William Franklin Haden died at Baylor Hospital in Dallas, although his residence was in Ladonia, Fannin Co, TX. He was born in Ladonia, 7 Jun 1883 and died age 69 years, 9 months, 17days, on 24 Apr 1953. He was a Banker. He was married. His father was Joseph B. Haden; his mother, Elizabeth Holderness. Their places of birth marked as unknown. William F. Haden was the informant [presumably his son]. He died of cancer of the bladder and a pulmonary embolism. He was buried Ladonia Cemetery.

William Franklin HADEN and Florein JONES were married on 7 June 1914. Florein JONES1061, daughter of George Hardy "Bose" JONES and Mildred "Minnie" MORING, was born on 9 October 1891 in Texas.855,1174 She died on 16 September 1972 at the age of 80 in Ladonia, Fannin County, Texas.855

Flo Jones graduated from Ladonia High School in the Class of 1910, as per the Ladonia News of May 30, 1947.

Ladonia News, Friday, 2 Dec 1966. Mr. & Mrs. R. B. Marcum & family of Bartlesville, OK, were here during the holidays with Mrs. W. F. Haden. Mrs. Haden has returned home from a Paris hospital and is reported to be resting nicely.

Greenville Herald Banner, Greenville, TX
Monday, 18 Sep 1972
Commerce - Mrs. Florein Haden, 79, of Ladonia, died Saturday night in Bartlesville, Okla.
Funeral services are 2 p.m. Tuesday in the First Baptist Church of Ladonia with the Rev. M. M. Vandergriff and the Rev. Bob Posey, officiating. Burial will be in Ladonia cemetery.
Born October 9, 1892, she was the daughter fo G. H. Jones and Minnie Moring. She married Will F. Haden 1914 in Ladonia. He preceded her in death April 23, 1953.
She was a member of the First Baptist Church.
Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. R. B. Markham of Bartlesville, Okla; two sisters, Mrs. J. F. Keeling of Tulsa, Okla. and Mrs. W. J. Sharp of Irving, Tex.; three grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Dick Scarborough, Irving Arnold, Vernon Hill, M. W. George, Roy Sheffield, and J. H. Witcher.
Honorary pallbearers will be Deacons of the First Baptist Church. They are Buddie Eastman, Ben Ed Fry, Buster Cold, and J. L. Kelly.

William Franklin HADEN and Florein JONES had the following children:



William Franklin HADEN Jr..



Rosemary HADEN.