125. Achilles M. HADEN was born between 1790 and 1800 in Evington, Campbell County, Virginia.3
Some of the older Haden information has this man as "Achillles Banks Haden". Sometimes seen as "Willis", possibly a nickname, or a misreading of his name. The following legal case lists him as "Achilles M. Haden" as does the 1830 census.
1830 Census. Campbell Co VA
Achilles M. Haden. 1m age 30-40.
Petition in Chancery, Lynchburg District, filed 20 Apr 1829. Ended Jun 1848 - partially granted.
28 Feb 1828, John D. Urquhart mortgaged a slave named George to Achilles M. Haden to secure a debt of $279. When Urquhart failed to pay, Haden's brother and agent seized the slave [his brother was Richard G. Haden, involved in several petitions in this time period as a "slave trader"]. Urquhart had also mortgaged the slave and his law library to James Bullock to secure a debt. Haden asks for a decree for the sale of George to pay the debt.
[petition online at the NC library, "Digital Library on American Slavery"]
Achilles M. HADEN and Hattie PERKINS were married.1 Hattie PERKINS was born (date unknown).