723. Joseph Burgess HADEN781 was born on 22 October 1832.1,414 He died on 22 October 1873 at the age of 41 in Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana.1
Irene Cook gives place of birth as NC in one place, Macon Co AL in another. He was born in North Carolina.
1850 Census gives his name as Burgess B. and lists his occupation as Teacher. Living in DeSoto Parish, LA. p.187, Hh 378 - with his parents.
I have seen sons of Alexander listed as Joseph B. and as Burgess, both born before 1832 when a Burgess and John are named in the will of George Haden (brother to Alexander). I believe Joseph B. and Burgess to be the same.
Case before the Supreme Court of Alabama, June Term 1862
Haden and Wife v. Tucker. Appeal from Circuit Court of Marengo Co.
Action was brought by Joseph B. Haden and Emma D. his wife, against James W. Tucker to recover damages for the conversion of a slave named Ellen.
The slave was purchased by Mrs. Perkins, mother of Mrs. Haden, in 1839, for her daughter who was then an infant. The purchase money was furnish by Solomon Perkins, paternal grandfather of the child. The vendor's agent made out the bill of sale conveying title to Mrs. Perkins, not the daughter. She accepted it and paid him, and he promised that he would execute another bill of sale. The slave remained in the possession of Mrs. Perkins. In 1840, she married one Woolworth and the slave was seized under execution against Woolworth. Mrs. Woolworth interposed a claim for her daughter. Mrs. Woolworth and her husband soon afterwards moved to Texas, and the slave went into the possession of Solomon Perkins who declared his intention to hold the slave for his granddaughter. Solomon Perkins died in 1845 and in the division of his property in April 1846, the slave was allotted to James W. Tucker, who had married one of his daughters, as a part of his wife's share. The circuit court decided that the Hadens could not recover on these facts and they appealed.
The Supreme Court declared that there was nothing in the record to show the completion of the sale of the slave Ellen to Mrs. Haden. The title was vested in Mrs. Woolworth, then Mrs. Perkins. She accepted title even if she intended a different contract. Only she, or someone claiming in her right, could maintain a suit for breach of that contract. The judgement of the circuit court was affirmed.
Postmasters & Post Offices of Panola Co, TX 1846-1930
Bethany: Jos. B. Haden, 23 May 1854
1860 Census. Panola Co TX. Hh 134
Jos. B. Haden, age 30, Merchant, b. MS [actually marked as "do" for the previous family]
Emma, age 23. Martha, age 2, b. Texas.
They were living in the household of Jas. C. Woolworth, age 58, Carriage maker, b. in NY. His wife was Winnefred, age 46, b. MS. Datus E., age 18. Justus, age 16. Joseph's brother Henderson married Mary Elizabeth Woolworth, said to be a daughter of James Creyton Woolworth & Mary Henderson. Joseph's wife Emily Perkins was said to be the daughter of a Winnefred, surname unknown. Perhaps Winnefred married Woolworth after the death of her Perkins husband.
Texas Confederate Pension records reveal an application from Emma F. Haden, widow of Joe B. Haden who served in the Dixie Rebels 27th LA Regiment, Company G, for one year. Application dated 14 Nov 1899. Approved 10 Feb 1900
Said to be buried at the Old Haden Plantation Cemetery, 7 mi south of Shreveport. However FindAGrave.com has a picture of a marker for both Joseph and wife Emma, as below:
Joseph B. Haden
Death: Oct., 1874
Co G 27th LA Inf C.S.A.
Proud Confederate Soldier
Odd Fellows Cemetery
Emma F. Haden
Birth: Jul. 17, 1836
Death: May 2, 1912
wife of Joseph B. Haden
Odd Fellows Cemetery
Joseph Burgess HADEN and Emily Frances Delila PERKINS were married on 3 October 1853 in Carthage, Panola County, Texas.1 Emily Frances Delila PERKINS, daughter of Joseph F. PERKINS and Winnefred [PERKINS], was born on 17 July 1836.781 She died on 2 May 1912 at the age of 75 in Carthage, Panola County, Texas.1
The Bible record states "Emaly Francis Delila Perkins, daughter of J. F. Perkins and Winey (Winerford) his wife borne 17 July 1836.
1880. Panola Co TX. Hh 219
B. M. Haden, age 21, b. LA, parents b. AL
Emma, age 42, mother, b. AL as were her parents.
J. B. Haden, brother, age 13. Sallie, sister, age 10. Victoria, sister, age 8 - all born in Alabama.
Emily is buried Odd Fellows Cemetery, Carthage, Panola Co TX.
Joseph Burgess HADEN and Emily Frances Delila PERKINS had the following children: