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707. Joseph Thomas HADEN408,409,768,769 was born on 5 September 1818 in Chatham County, Tennessee.137 He served in the military in 1862 at Home guard, S. B. Cloud's Macon Co. Reserves in Civil War. He died on 24 April 1877 at the age of 58 in La Place, Macon County, Alabama.408,770

Spouse: Elizabeth Oldfield
Marriage Date: Jan 29, 1845
County: Macon


1850, Montgomery Co AL Census with Elizabeth and dau Susan. He was age 31, born in Tennessee, Elizabeth age 20, b. NC; Susan 6 months old.

1860, Macon Co AL Census, Thomas Haden, age 41, born Tennessee. Farmer. Value of real estate $11,000, Personal property $35,000. Also living with the family was Miss Mary S. Dick, age 14, born in AL.
[Also in the 1860 Macon Co Census is the Tuskegee Female College; Mary Haden, age 19, b. LA is in attendance. I wonder who she is?]

Alabama Civil War Service Database online at the Alabama Archives shows William A. Haden and J. T. Haden both served in the Home Guard, Macon County Reserves, S. B. Cloud's unit.

7 May 2003
Joseph Thomas Haden & wife are buried in the cemetery on Highway 80 in LaPlace. The stone, an obelisk, is broken with the spire on the ground. It is engraved on three sides. One side has large letters "HADEN" and a Bible verse, unreadable. The reference might be John 13:3 - it's very hard to tell. Joseph Thomas, Son of Joseph and Rebecca Haden, Born September 5, 1818, Died April 24, 1877. Elizabeth, Daughter of Geo. B. & Susan Fos?? Oldfield, Wife of Joseph T. Haden, Born September 23, 1829, Died January 29, 1908. Daughter Susan and her husband Jesse Thompson are buried nearby as was son William T. Haden, and daughter Capitola. In another cemetery, behind the Presbyterian Church, which seemed to be the "Boyd" Cemetery based on the number of Boyd graves, I found Robert Abercrombie Haden, born April 9, 1869 and died February 19, 1928, with his wife Lillian Boyd Haden, born August 5, 1872, died March 5, 1960. Robert, son of Joseph T. & Elizabeth was in the 1880 census as an eleven year old, this would seem to be that Robert.

History of Alabama and Dictionary of Alabama Biography; 4 Volumes, by Owen, Originally published 1921, reprinted 1978
Vol. 3, p.718
HADEN, JOSEPH THOMAS, planter and pioneer of Macon County, was born September 5, 1818, Chatham County, Tenn. and died April 24, 1877 at LaPlace, Macon County; son of Joseph II and Rebecca (Durham) Haden of North Carolina, who removed to Tennessee and in 1836, to Alabama, settling near old Decatur, in the Creek Indian country. Grandson of Joseph I, and Jane (Haden) Haden, and of Rev. Thomas and Rebecca (Allen) Durham all of North Carolina. He was educated in log school-houses of Tennessee; engaged in pioneer farming; was one of the pioneer settlers of LaPlace, Macon County, where he resided until his death. He was a member of the home guards, during the War of Secession, and equipped two young men with horses, etc. for services, in place of his sons who were children. He was a Democrat; a Mason; a Baptist. Married: January 29, 1846 at LaPlace, to Elizabeth, daughter of George and Susan (Foscue) Oldfield, of Newbern, N.C. Children: 1. Susan Helen, first wife of Jesse Thompson. 2. Joseph G.; 3. Sarah Helen, second wife of Jesse Thompson; 4. Mary A.E. m. John T. DeBardelaben; 5. William Thomas; 6. Charles Wiley m. Woodie Gibson; 7. Capitola F. m. (1) William F. Pinkston, (2) Robert G. Williams; 8. Lena Caroline, m. Richard Barry; 9. Jennie F.; 10. Robert A. m. Lilian Boyd. Last residence: LaPlace.

Joseph Thomas HADEN and Elizabeth OLDFIELD were married on 29 January 1845 in Macon County, Alabama.409,430 Elizabeth OLDFIELD770, daughter of George B. OLDFIELD and Susan FOSCUE, was born on 23 September 1829 in North Carolina.408,768,769 She died on 29 January 1908 at the age of 78.

The 1880 census shows Elizabeth as head of household; Joseph T. likely deceased. Again she gives her place of birth as NC, also both her parents born there. The children all state their father was born in Tennessee. The children still at home were Molley age 25, William 23, Charles 20, Captola 18, Lena 16, and Robert age 11. Alexander Amos, age 21, worked on the farm.

Joseph Thomas HADEN and Elizabeth OLDFIELD had the following children:

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i.

Susan Helen HADEN771 was born on 20 November 1849 in Montgomery County, Alabama.768,769 She died on 19 November 1868 at the age of 18 in La Place, Macon County, Alabama.408

Age 6/12 in 1850 Census.

Susan H. Haden married Jesse Thompson Jr. on 30 Apr 1868, Macon Co AL.

Susan and her husband Jesse Thompson are buried near her parents and grandparents. Her stone says: To the memory of Susan H. wife of Jesse Thompson Jr. and daughter of J. T. & Elizabeth Haden. Born November 20, 1849. Died November 19, 1868.
"Farewell darling soon we'll meet thee
Where no cloud of sorrow rolls
For glad tidings float how sweetly
From the glorious land of soul.

Jesse's stone has fallen on the ground and is cracked all the way across.
"He who endureth the cross shall wear the crown:
Jesse, son of ___ Thompson. Born July 11, 1846. Died 21 Jun 1873.

Jesse was 4 years old in the 1850 Census. I found him in Macon Co, with father Jesse age 41, mother Mahala age 31, both b. in Georgia. The children Frances [female] age 11, Wessly age 8, and Jesse age 4, all born in Alabama.

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ii.

Joseph G. HADEN was born (date unknown).

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iii.

Sallie R. HADEN was born in 1853 in Macon County, Alabama.768

Sarah was the second wife of Jesse Thompson, after her sister Susan died.

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iv.

Mary A. E. "Mollie" HADEN was born in 1855 in Macon County, Alabama.768

Mary A. E. married John T. DeBardelaben.
J. F. DeBardeleben, married M. E. Haden, 29 Jan 1883, Macon Co AL

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v.

William Thomas HADEN408 was born on 13 April 1857 in Macon County, Alabama.408,768 He died on 15 September 1919 at the age of 62.

William T. Haden is buried next to his parents in the Cemetery on Highway 80, LaPlace, Macon Co, AL.

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vi.

Charles Wiley HADEN was born in 1859 in Macon County, Alabama.768

Charles married Woodie Gibson.
C. W. Haden married A. G. Gibson, 4 Oct 1882, Macon Co AL

Montgomery, AL Directories.
1891
Charles W. Haden, clerk at the U. S. Marshal's office, 411 N Decatur Street
1895
C. W. Haden; J. C. Greenwood, Haden & Greenwood, planing mill, Bell, corner of Hanrick.
Chas. W. Haden; Haden & Greenwood, Clerk, U.S. deputy marshal, 409 Columbus.

AL Death Index: Katie Haden, daughter of C. W. Haden and Angela Gibson, died in Montgomery AL, buried 13 Nov 1970, age 78.
also
Florie Haden, died 8 Mar 1931 in Montgomery, AL at age 47 [born 1884]. Daughter of C. W. Haden and Waddie Gibson.

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Capitola F. HADEN408 was born in 1862 in Alabama.770 She died in 1931 at the age of 69.408

Capitola Haden Pinkston-Williams, 1862-1931 is the inscription on her grave marker in LaPlace, Macon Co AL. There are numerous Williams graves but she is in a section with the Hadens, no one immediately beside her - she is on a row with her sister Susan and Susan's husband Jesse Thompson.

She married (1) William F. Pinkston and (2) Robert G. Williams.

W. F. Pinkston married C. F. Haden, 12 Jun 1883, Macon Co AL

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viii.

Lena Caroline HADEN was born in 1864 in Alabama.770

Lena married Richard Barry.

Frank Bascom married Lena Haden, 29 Dec 1898, Macon Co AL

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ix.

Jennie F. HADEN was born (date unknown).

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x.

Robert Abercrombie HADEN408 was born on 9 April 1869 in Alabama.408,770 He died on 19 February 1928 at the age of 58.408

Robert and his wife are buried on the South side of Highway 80 in LaPlace, behind the Presbyterian church. There are numerous Boyd graves. Robert Abercrombie Haden. April 9, 1869. February 19, 1928. Lillian Boyd Haden. August 5, 1872. March 5, 1960.