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216. Alexander HADEN1,225,413,414 was born on 24 July 1806 in Rowan County, North Carolina.1,414 He died on 27 February 1853 at the age of 46 in Louisiana.1

In his father's will, Alexander was to receive the home plantation of 190 acres after his mother died. Dated 15 Feb 1821.

Bond for marriage: Alexander Haden & Henry Ellis Witness: M. A. Giles


1840 Macon Co Census on the same page with his brother Joseph & uncle Robert G. and assorted cousins:
Alx Haden. 2m -5 [Granville & Franklin]; 1m 5-10 [Henderson], 2m 10-15 [Joseph & John], 1m 30-40 [Alexander age 34] 2f under 5 [Rebecca & Martha], 1f 20-30 [prob Rebecca Frost though she was slightly older] 10 slaves.

Found in Joseph Haden's estate file. Alexander's mother also now dead. One wonders how this transaction took place from North Carolina to Alabama
Inventory of the Sale of Joseph Haden dec'd. Negroes being advertised according to Law to be sold on the 21st October 1844. His Executors being dead & Mgr. George Smith leving [sic -leaving]. His Executor proceed to sell the following negroes the above day. Alexander Haden became the highest bidder for Mary at Two hundred & fifty dollars and Robert at Two hundred & seventy dollars & Joseph Haden became the Highest bidder for Nathan at $200. the hole Sum is Seven Hundred & Twenty dollars for whose Sums they gave their bonds with aprooved security. Jno. M. Smith, Exr.


1 Jun 1845. Land Patent from the Cahaba land office in Alabama for 159.48 acres to Alexander Haden, S25, T15N, R21E The land in Bullock Co.

The 1850 census in DeSoto Parish, LA, lists the children through Granville as born in North Carolina; Rebecca, Martha & Will born in Alabama, Sarah & Thos W. born in Louisiana. It would appear they moved to Alabama about 1837 and then came to Louisiana in the late 1840's.
Land Patent in Bullock Co AL dated 1 Jun 1845. Land patent in DeSoto Parish LA 1 Sep 1849.

Alexander HADEN and Rebecca Ann FROST were married on 23 January 1826 in Rowan County, North Carolina.1,391,415 Rebecca Ann FROST416,417,418 was born in 1808 in North Carolina.414,419

Abstracts of Deed Books 25-29 Rowan Co NC 1818-1828
Salisbury NC 2002
James W. Klutz
#2859 DB 29, p.401
22 Nov 1826 Bill of Sale. Francis Neely made gifts to the following children of John Frost: Rebeccah Haden formerly of Rowan; Joyann and Hannah Frost; Enock and John Frost, Benjamin and Chaffin Frost. Neely bought the property on 27 Sep 1825 at the premises then occupied by John Frost.


Rebecca F. Haden was listed in the DeSoto Parish LA 1860 Slave Schedule. She owned 20 slaves.
She is on p.897 of the 1860 Census for DeSoto Parish. R. F. Haden, age 50, b. NC. She was a Farmer with real estate valued at $13,000 and Personal property $18,000. William A. was 19, F. G. a male age 16. Both young men born in AL. Lizzie was 11, Alice 9, and Dona 8, all the girls born in LA.

U.S. IRS Tax Assessment Lists, 1862-1918; Ancestry.com; from NARA microfilm.
Division 12 of Collection District 8 of Lousiana for the Year 1886.
Mrs. R. F. Haden, living 3m. S.W. of Keachi P.O., taxed on Income of $295 at the rate of 5% for a total of $14.75.
W. A. Haden, of Mansfield, Retail Dealer of some sort - word illegible, taxed $25.

1870 Census. DeSoto Parish LA, 1st Ward, Hh 274
R. F. Haden, female, age 56, b. NC
Rebecca was listed first on the page, when I backed up to the previous page, she was living in the household of her youngest daughter.
J. T. Scott, male, age 24, b. Mississippi, and D. A., female, age 19, b. Louisiana

Rebecca was still living in 1880. She was still in DeSoto Parish LA in the 1st Ward, living with her youngest daughter Dona "Doney" and her husband Thomas Scott and family, Hh 274. She was listed as age 56, b. NC.

Alexander HADEN and Rebecca Ann FROST had the following children:

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i.

John F. HADEN.

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ii.

Joseph Burgess HADEN.

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iii.

Henderson Wilson HADEN.

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iv.

Franklin F. HADEN was born about 1835.1,419

Probably died young. Not on Census in 1850 in DeSoto Parish, LA

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v.

Granville HADEN was born in 1837 in North Carolina.1,414,419

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vi.

Rebecca Jane HADEN.

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Martha A. HADEN.

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William A. HADEN was born in 1841 in Macon County, Alabama.1,414,417,419

U.S. IRS Tax Assessment Lists, 1862-1918; Ancestry.com; from NARA microfilm.
Division 12 of Collection District 8 of Lousiana for the Year 1886.
Mrs. R. F. Haden, living 3m. S.W. of Keachi P.O., taxed on Income of $295 at the rate of 5% for a total of $14.75.
W. A. Haden, of Mansfield, Retail Dealer of some sort - word illegible, taxed $25.

Findagrave.com
William A. Haden, b. 15 May 1841, d. 2 Apr 1900
C.S.A.
buried Pioneers Rest Cemetery, Fort Worth, Tarrant Co, TX
also in the same cemetery
Susan C. Haden, second wife of W. A. Haden
b. 4 Nov 1846; d. 4 Jan 1930

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ix.

F. G. HADEN was born in 1844 in Alabama.417

This son is listed in the 1860 census; he seems to have been omitted in 1850.

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Sarah Elizabeth "Lizzie" HADEN was born in 1848 in Desoto Parish, Louisiana.1,414,417,419

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xi.

Thomas W. HADEN was born in 1850 in Desoto Parish, Louisiana.1,414,417,419

Thomas was 6/12 in the 1850 Census, so may have been in born in December of 1849. He may not have survived as he is not in the 1860 census.

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xii.

Alice Drucilla HADEN.

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xiii.

Dona A. HADEN.