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1758. Hopkins Henry HADEN854 was born on 12 February 1878 in Chambers County, Texas.22,859 He died on 16 September 1954 at the age of 76 in Galveston, Galveston County, Texas.

1910 Census. Galveston, Galveston, TX. U.S. Dredge Boat
H. Hoskins Haden, age 32, married for 2 years, b. TX, parents b. MS, Captain, U. S. Dredge. 27 crew members were listed.

I suspect I found a record in the U.S. Register of Civil, Military & Naval Service, 1915 employees of the federal government. War Department, Office of the Chief of Engineers, Galveston, Texas. H. H. Aden was listed as "Master" with a salary of $2100.00

World War I Draft Registration dated 12 Sep 1918. Henry apparently decided to reverse his names - he is listed as Hopkins Henry Haden. His address was Box 311, Freeport, Brazoria Co, Texas. He was age 40, born 12 Feb 1878. He was a State Branch Pilot for Freeport Sulphur Transportation Co., whose home office was 61 Broadway, NY. His wife was Mrs. Annie Laurie Haden. He was described as short, medium built, blue eyes, dark hair.

1920 Census. Freeport, Brazoria Co, TX, Hh 76
Hopkins Haden, age 39, b. TX, Pilot, River
Annie, wife, 34
Lola, dau, 10
Ruby F., dau, 7
H H. Jr., son, 3 years, 11 months

Some of the information on Henry's family provided by a great, granddaughter.

1930 Census. Galveston City, GalvestonCo, TX, Hh 355
Hopkins Haden, age 52, married at 29, b. TX, father b. MS, mother b. AL, steamship pilot
Annie L., wife, age 45, married at 22
Lola, dau, 19. Ruby F., dau, 17. Hopkins Jr., son, 14. Richard, son, age 8.

Henry and Annie Laurie are buried LaMarque, Texas.

Texas Death Certificate 49434
Hopkins Henry Haden of 5029 Woodrow, Galveston, died 16 Sep 1954. He was married. Born 12 Feb 1878, Cedar Bayou, TX. Occupation: Pilot, Texas City [boat pilot]. Father was R. D. Haden, b. TN [not], and his mother Elizabeth Woodall, b. Huntsville, TX [wrong, too]
The informant was Mrs. H. H. Haden. Henry died of metastatic melanoma. Buried Galveston Memorial Park.

Hopkins Henry HADEN and Annie Laurie MATTHEWS were married on 1 May 1907 in Galveston, Galveston County, Texas. Annie Laurie MATTHEWS was born on 13 January 1885 in Cedar Bayou, Harris County, Texas. She died on 28 November 1962 at the age of 77 in Galveston, Galveston County, Texas.

In 1910, Annie was living with her mother, perhaps to have help with the baby: Houston Ward 2., Hh 257
Mrs. A. Matthews, age 60, widowed, 4 children, b. PA, father b. England, mother b. MA
Annie Laurie Haden, dau, age 25, married 3 years, 1 child
Lola Annie, granddaughter, age 2 months
Mansel Mathews, son, age 29, Engineer, Transportation Co.

Annie Laurie's parents were
Mansel Walter Matthews, born 8 Feb 1849, Glenville, Hopkins Co, TX, died 7 Dec 1887, Harrisburg. He is buried Cedar Bayou.
Sarah Annie Fayle, bonr 8 Dec 1847 in Philadelphia, PA, died 2 Jun 1937, League City, TX. She is buried at LaMarque, TX.
They married 13 Jan 1879, Cedar Bayou, Harris Co, TX

Texas Death Certificate 74909
Died St. Mary's Infirmary, Galveston; residence was 5029 Woodrow, Galveston
Died 28 Nov 1962. Born 13 Jan 1885, 77 years, 10 months 15 days, at date of death.
She was born Cedar Bayou, TX.
Father was Mansel Matthews. Mother was Annie Fayle
Informant was her daughter, Mrs. M. K. McDaniel
Died of cerebral vascular accident [stroke]. Buried Galveston Memorial Park.

Hopkins Henry HADEN and Annie Laurie MATTHEWS had the following children:



Lola Annie HADEN was born on 28 December 1909 in Cedar Bayou, Harris County, Texas. She died on 27 August 2010 at the age of 100 in LaMarque, Galveston County, Texas.

Lola married Moran Kuykendall McDaniel [1911-1997] on 9 Jul 1936, Galveston. She was just four months short of her 100th birthday when she died.



Ruby Faye HADEN was born on 10 July 1912 in Houston, Harris County, Texas. She died on 12 August 1992 at the age of 80 in Arvada, Jefferson County, Colorado.

Ruby's birth certificate was amended - her surname had been spelled Hayden, her father listed simply as "Capt Hayden" and was said to be Capt of a boat. The affadavit of Mildred E. Mathews in 1966, Aunt, of Houston, stated she was Ruby Fay Haden; her father was Hopkins Henry Haden; and her mother was Annie Laurie Matthews. Ruby was born in Houston.

Married June Howell Thomas Jr. (b. 1911 in Haywood Co TN - d. 1981 in Galveston) on 8 Nov 1938, Galveston. They lived their entire lives in Texas City, Galveston Co, TX.
Ruby and June are buried Galveston Memorial Park.



Hopkins Henry HADEN Jr. was born on 21 January 1916 in Houston, Harris County, Texas. He died on 18 March 1985 at the age of 69 in Texas City, Galveston County, Texas.

Henry's aunt, Mrs. Mildred Mathews made affadavit in 1965 to correct his birth certificate and add his given names - she listed both Henry and his father as Hopkins Henry Haden. Mother was Annie Lauie Matthews. The original certificate listed their address as 109 York and said that the father, H. H. Haden was capt of a Drudge.

Henry married Lois Margaret Noble (1922-1980).



Mansel Richard HADEN was born on 25 May 1921 in Houston, Harris County, Texas. He died on 14 September 1944 at the age of 23.

His birth certificate looks more like Mancel Richard Haden. He was born in Houston; the family lived at 109 York St. His father, Hopkins Henry Haden, was 43, b. Cedar Bayou, TX, a pilot (boat) and his mother was Annie Lauie Matthews, age 36, b. Cedar Bayou, TX. He was the 4th child.

Mansel was lost at sea during World War II; he was on a coast guard vessel that sank. He is buried in the family plot at LaMarque, TX [note: probably a memorial - I'm not sure the bodied was ever recovered]

An database for Veterans state that he is listed on a monument in Battery Park, New York City.
Mansel R. Haden, Seaman 1st Class, U.S. Coast Guard
Died 14 Sep 1944
Last known status: Missing
Another record lists his father as Mr. Hopkins Henry Haden, 2814 Broadway, Galveston.
Still another database says "Tablets of the Missing" at East Coast Memorial. Missing in Action or buried at Sea. new York City. World War II, Mansel R. Haden, Seaman, First Class, U.S.Coast Guard, Service ID: 558413