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366. Charles Anthony Preston HADEN225,229,504,505 was born on 9 May 1813 in Leesburg, Bourbon County, Kentucky.1,506 In May 1845 he was a Bank Clerk in Springfield, Greene County, Missouri.504 He died on 11 March 1905 at the age of 91.507

Came to Springfield along with his father circa 1835; he also worked in the Land Office until 1841. He was the second clerk of the Land Office - his father was the first. Bought a farm near what is now Galloway where he had 1000 acres at one time.
"Past and Present of Greene Co MO" p.219: First bank was the Springfield branch of State Bank of MO opened in Springfield, May 1845...C. A. Haden as clerk...

"first bank was the Springfield branch of State Bank of Missouri, opened in Springfield, May 1845.....C. A. Haden as clerk."
Before I found this note, I had wondered if he was an attorney because he was named as security in so many court records.

Land Patents in Greene county beginning 10 Apr 1843 and continuing to 1 Sep 1858.

1850 Census, Greene County MO farmer in Campbell Twp.
Charles A. Haden, age 38. Louisa A., age 28.
Martha H. age 8. Judith M. age 6. Gabrella S. age 4. Joel H. age 2
John S. Cooper, age 10 [nephew]
Note: Certainly Charles's sister who married a Cooper left three orphans - Martha, Joel, & James - who are listed both with Charles' brother and his father in this census. By 1868, a division of property of Charles' father only names the same three Coopers. However, Joel H. Haden's will dated November of 1860 names Martha who had married a Pollard, Joel H., John S., and James H. Why John lived separately from his siblings is unknown.

Charles said to the the 6th wealthiest man in Greene County by 1856 with most of his investment in land and slaves. He owned three town lots in Springfield.
Opening the Ozarks: 1835-1839, p. 880

1860 Census - still listed in Greene Co. MO
C. A. Haden, age 47 [wife had died]
Judie 16, Gabe 14, Joell 12, John 8, Molly 4.
Charles was not shown with any slaves in 1850, but he owned 8 in 1860.

I had at first assumed he was deceased when a guardian was named for the minor heirs of Louisiana Weaver Haden, but I think that was to get their inheritance from her father. Charles was in the 1860 Census after Louisiana died.

Tax Assessor's List 1856 - Greene Co MO
Hayden, C. A. 8 slaves, 8 horses, 24 cattle, 7 mules, 2 timepieces, a pleasure carriage, $1715 money on notes, 3 town lots in Springfield, the following acreage all in Twonship 18, Range 21, all for a Total Amount of $20,351:
S16, 320 acres
S16, 200 acres
S17, 280 acres
S9, 80 acres
S8, 100 acres
S21, 160 acres
S15, 330 acres

1870 Census. Clay Twp, Greene Co, MO, Hh 10
Charles Hayden, 57, Farmer, b. KY
John, 18
Mary, 14
Joel, 21, farmhand

In 1880, Charles was living with daughter Judith and her husband Levi Hubbell.

Google Books:
Personal Reminiscences and Fragments of the Early History of Springfield and Greene County, Missouri Related by Pioneers and Their Descendants at Old Settlers' Dinners Given at the Home of Capt. Martin J. Hubble, March 31, 1907, 1908, 1909, 1910, 1911.
Inland Printing Co, Springfield, MO, 1914.
Told at the Dinner of 1908, p.53
One of the most active and useful men who lived in the county was Charles Anthony Haden, son of Joel Haden, about whom we talked at our last dinner. He was born in Kentucky in 1812 and died in 1905. He came to Springfield in 1836, when the land office was opened and was the first clerk. He married a daughter of Maj. Joseph Weaver, who bore him eight children. She died in 1859 and although Mr. Haden liver forty-six years [more] he never thought of marrying again. He was a strong, vigorous man up to within three years of his death, riding horseback from the farm he settled on when he first married, six miles south of town. he was one of the firm of Haden, Hancock & Co. and Haden, Jones & Co., large stock dealers, also was one of the largest stockholders and organizers of the large tobacco factory operated here prior to 1860 under the name of Caynor, Henslee & Co. His oldest daughter married Judge John Yount Fulbright and they are today the oldest living couple who were born and married in Greene county and now living here.

"History of Greene County, Missouri," St. Louis: Western Historical Company, 1883.
Col. Charles A. Haden. This gentleman is the son of Joel H. and Martha (Smith) Haden, and was born in Bourbon County, Kentucky, May 9, 1813. His mother was a native of that State and his father of Virginia. His grandfather was a captain in the Revolutionary War. His father, the Rev. Joel Haden, was a Christian minister and organized nearly all the older churches of that denomination in Southwest Missouri. In 1824 he moved to Howard County, Missouri and in 1835 he and his son Charles came to Springfield, where he was appointed register of the land office which position he held several years, and also carried on the work of organization of Christian churches. He returned to Howard County, where he died in 1862. Charles worked here in his father's office until 1841, when he removed to the farm upon which he now resides, where he has been farming and dealing extensively in stock. He now owns a fine farm of five hundred acres, besides giving to his children some three hundred. Mr. Haden is one of the pioneers of Greene County, and was a colonel of militia in the early days of the county. He has been a member of the Christian church since a young man, and a Mason since 1842. He was married May 6, 1841, to Miss Louisiana, daughter of Major Joseph and Judith Weaver. Their union was blest with eight children, six living: Martha H., Judith M., Gabrella S., Joel H., John S. and Mollie E. Mrs. Haden died August 18, 1859. Her parents were among the earliest settlers in Greene County, and her father was a soldier in the War of 1812.

1900 Census. Clay Twp, Greene Co MO, Hh 254
Charles Haden, b. May 1812, age 88, b. TN, father b. NC, mother b. TN
Next door to grandson Charles Haden.

Buried Hazelwood Cemetery, Springfield- there are in fact about 19 Haden graves listed in this cemetery at
Four of the children were said to be alive in 1898 - apparently from his obituary. Known to be alive were Martha, Judith, Gabriella, and Joel.

Charles Anthony Preston HADEN and Louisiana A. WEAVER were married on 6 May 1841 in Springfield, Greene County, Missouri.508 Louisiana A. WEAVER, daughter of Joseph WEAVER and M. E. [WEAVER], was born on 25 January 1823.230 She died on 18 August 1859 at the age of 36 in Greene County, Missouri.232

Greene Co MO Circuit Court
Book D JR
p 90.
Louisiana Haden et al. EXPARTEE. Petition for Partition
Now at this day comes Junius T. Campbell who is known to the Court as former Sheriff of Greene County and the identical person whose name is subscribed to the foregoing deed purporting to be a Sheriff's Deed to Allen Mitchell for the following described land, viz SE 1/4 of 1/4 of SW 1/4 SE 1/4 Sec 11 TWP 29 Range 22 sold by order of the Greene Circuit Court on petition of Louisiana Haden et al as real estate of Joseph Weaver, deceased, for the purpose of partition. And the said J.T. Campbell acknowledged that he executed and delivered the same as his voluntary act and deed for the uses and purposes therein contained.
Louisiana Haden et al. Petition for Partition.
Now at this day comes Junius T. Campbell who is known to the Court as the former Sheriff of Greene County and the identical person whose name appears to an instrument of writing purporting to be a Sheriff's Deed to R.B. Coleman for the following described parcel of land, viz SW 3/4 NW 3/4 of SE 1/4 Section 11 Township 29 Range 22 which said land was sold by order of the Greene Circuit Court for the purpose of partition and distribution among the heirs of Joseph Weaver, deceased, and the said Junius T. Campbell acknowledged that he executed and delivered the same as his voluntary act and deed for the uses and purposes therein contained.

Saturday 9 Feb 1861. P. S. Wilks appointed guardian for Martha, Judith, Gabrilla, Joel, John (Jack), and Mary Haden minor heirs of Louisiana Haden decd. From "Abstracts of Circuit Court Record Books" in the Greene County Archives Bulletin. Louisiana's father had died (Abstract Circuit Court Record shows the death as before Jan 1854) and left an as yet unsettled inheritance.
Youngest child was not mentioned in guardianship - perhaps he also died as an infant as did Noveline.

Her death is in the 1860 Mortality Schedule as Mrs. P. A. Haden. No cause given.

Buried Hazelwood Cemetery, Springfield - there is a joint marker with her husband.

Charles Anthony Preston HADEN and Louisiana A. WEAVER had the following children:



Martha Hambleton HADEN.



Judith May HADEN.



Gabrella Shackelford HADEN.



Joel Henry HADEN.



Noveline Smith HADEN was born on 10 January 1851.230 She died on 28 July 1851 at the age of 0.230

The baby is apparently not buried Hazelwood Cemetery where her parents are, unless her grave was never marked.



John Smith "Jack" HADEN.



Mary Eliza HADEN was born on 8 August 1855.230



Joseph Ripley HADEN was born on 19 July 1859.230 He died before 1860 at the age of 1.

Probably died at birth or as small infant. Not listed with siblings when guardian named in 1861. His mother died a month after he was born. He isn't in the 1860 census.