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1754. William Douglas HADEN was born on 31 August 1866 in Cedar Bayou, Harris County, Texas.22,674 He died on 31 December 1944 at the age of 78 in Galveston, Galveston County, Texas.674

Found picture of grave marker on FindAGrave. Buried Galveston Memorial Park, Hitchcock, Galveston Co.
Inscription: "To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die"

I believe this to be his wife as the stones are matching:
Lucy Lawrence Haden.
Born 29 Nov 1871; Died 10 Jul 1956
"What we keep in memory is ours unchanged forever"

Also buried, Galveston Memorial - I believe these to be children of William & Lucy:
Lila Alice, b. 31 Jan 1904, d. 30 May 1980 "Asleep in Jesus"
Joey Haden, b. 19 Aug 1911, died 30 Jul 1937 "Safe in the arms of Jesus"

1910 Census. Galveston Ward 7, TX, Hh 156
William D. Haden, 42, married once for 16 years, b. TX, father b. MS, mother b. AL, contractor
Lucy, wife, age 33, six children, b. TX, parents b. TX
Edna, dau, 14
Lila, dau, 6
Violet, dau, 2
Lucy, dau, 7 months
Edgar, son, 14
Cecil, son, age 10

1920 Census. Galveston Ward 7, TX, Hh 467
William Haden, age 50, b. TX, Contractor for Shell
Lucy, wife, age 39
Cesil, son, 20
Lila, dau 16.
Violet, dau, 12
Lucy, dau, 10
Joseph, son, age 8
Samuel Redon, servant, Black, age 42, b. LA, yard man
Edgar Haden, son, age 22, manager, shell ???
listed before the Hadens but with the same residence number
Agnes Reedon, servant, Black, 45, b. LA, cook

1930 Census. Galveston City, Galveston, TX, Hh 362
William. D. Haden, age 60, married at 27, contractor
Lucy L, wife, age 40, married at 17
Lila, dau, age 24
Joey, son, age 18

Texas Death Certificate #56405
William Douglas Haden, 3028 Avenue O, Galveston - had lived there 37 years
Born 31 Aug 1866; died 31 Dec 1944.
Died of cerebral thrombosis [stroke]
Owner of building material & towing business, Cedar Bayou.
Father R. C. Haden, born Columbus, MS; Mother: Ann Eliza Woodall, born AL
Cecil R. Haden, 3223 Reba, Houston, was the informant
Buried Galveston Memorial Park, near Hitchcock.

William Douglas HADEN and Lucy LAWRENCE were married on 3 January 1894 in Galveston, Galveston County, Texas. Lucy LAWRENCE was born on 29 November 1871 in Texas. She died on 10 July 1956 at the age of 84.

Texas Death Certificate #36759
Lucy Lawrence Haden of 2105 Chilton Rd, Houston, died 10 Jul 1956. She had lived at that address for 11 years. Lucy was born 29 Nov 1871, Cedar Bayou. She was widowed.
Her father was C. F. Lawrence, born Cedar Bayou; her mother Julia Rhea. Mr. Ed Haden of 36 Pine Hill Lane, Houston, was informant. She died of coronary occlusion and had senile dementia. Buried Galveston Memorial Park Cemetery.

William Douglas HADEN and Lucy LAWRENCE had the following children:



Edgar Douglas HADEN was born on 28 April 1896 in Cedar Bayou, Harris County, Texas.

World War I draft card: Edgar Douglas Haden, age 21, Residence: 3815 Ave P, Galveston.
Born Cedar Bayou, Tex. Apr. 28, 1896. Supt. employed by W. D. Haden of Galveston. No dependants. Signed: Edgar Douglas Haden, 15 Jun 1917
Medium height, medium build, blue eyes, light hair.

Edgar married Myrtle Elizabeth Shanahan as they had a son born 18 Jan 1922 in Galveston. Edgar was then age25 and Myrtle was 19. This was their first child. He was listed as "Baby Haden"



Edna HADEN was born in 1896.

I don't know if Edna and Edgar were twins - the 1910 census gave both their ages as 14.



Cecil Rhae HADEN was born on 13 December 1899 in Texas.

World War I draft: Cecil Rhae Haden, Residence: 3815 Ave P, Galveston, age 18, b. 13 Dec 1899. Student at Texas Military College, Terrell, Kauffman, TX
Nearest relative: W. D. Haden, 3815 Ave P, Galveston
Signed: Cecil Rhae Haden 12 Sep 1918
Tall, slender, brown eyes, dark hair; physically sound.



Lila Alice HADEN was born on 31 January 1904 in Texas. She died on 30 May 1980 at the age of 76.



Violet HADEN (private).



Lucy HADEN (private).



Joseph William "Joey" HADEN was born on 19 August 1911. He died on 30 July 1937 at the age of 25.

Birth Certificate did not give his name only that he was a male child, legitimate, born alive. Father was Wm. D. Haden; mother Lucy Lawrence. The father was a contractor.

Texas Death Certificate: #36094
Joseph William Haden died at Offats Bayou, Galveston Co, TX; his residence was 3028 Avenue O. He had lived there all his life and was still single. Joseph died 30 Jul 1937 in an accidental airplane crash. There was an inquest. Joseph was born 19 Aug 1912 and worked as a Chief Accountant for W. D. Haden Co. in Galveston. Father was William Douglas Haden, born Cedar Bayou; his mother Lucy Lawrence, b. Cedar Bayou. Cecil R. Haden of 1903 Dunstan Road, Houston, was informant [his brother]. Buried Galveston Memorial Park.