1895. Lucy Ann "Susie" HADEN was born on 11 December 1840.247 She died on 28 February 1885 at the age of 44 in Fluvanna County, Virginia.247
Lucy Ann "Susie" HADEN and Benjamin James "Jerry" HADEN were married on 1 March 1864.247 Benjamin James "Jerry" HADEN247, son of Benjamin James HADEN and Louisa Ann MASSIE, was born on 10 September 1839 in Fluvanna County, Virginia.247,535 He served in the military in 1861 at Company E, 1st VA Cavalry in Civil War. He died on 6 October 1922 at the age of 83 in Fluvanna County, Virginia.247
Benjamin and Susie were 1st cousins once removed.
Joined a volunteer regiment of Virginia cavalry in Augusta County, first commanded by Col (later General) J. E. B. Stuart. Served continuously with the 1st Virginia Cavalry until Appomattox in April 1865. I have a copy of "Reminiscences of J. E. B. Stuart's Cavalry" by Sgt B. J. Haden, edited by Timoth A. Parish and published in The Bulletin of the Fluvanna County Historical Society, No. 55, Spring 1993.
Found on FindAGrave.comCompany E, 1st VA Cavalry
"We followed, almost at the top of our speed, thinking that at every fork of the road we would turn to the right and come out in front of the enemy; but to our surprise, at every fork, Stuart's indomitable feather was wont to bear to the left taking us directly behind the emeny's lines." - Sgt. B.J. Haden
Benjamin had nine children by his first wife, four more daughters by his second wife. He began receiving his veteran's pension in 1907.
1870 Census. Cunningham Twp, Fluvanna Co VA, Hh 357
Benjamin J. Haden, age 30. Lucy A. age 29.
Althea S. 4. Alvin W. 2, and Jay F. age 7 months.
1880 Census. Cunningham Twp, Fluvanna.
Benjamin J. Haden, age 40, Lucy A. 39.
Althea S., 14. Alvin W. 12. Jas. P. 10. Victor B. 8. Edna L. age 7. Ilda M. age 5. Benjamin C. 2. John H., born in February, age 4 months.
ProQuest Historical Newspapers - Obituaries
The Washington Post, 12 Oct 1922
Charlottesville, Oct. 11.
News has been received here of the death at his home at Union Mills, Fluvanna County, of B. J. Haden, a Confederate veteran, at the age of 83. He is survived by his wife and eight children.
Buried in the cemetery of Cunningham United Methodist Church.
Lucy Ann "Susie" HADEN and Benjamin James "Jerry" HADEN had the following children:
|Althea S. HADEN.|
|Alvin W. HADEN.|
|Jas. P. HADEN.|
|Victor B. HADEN.|
|Edna L. HADEN.|
|Ilda M. HADEN.|
|Benjamin C. HADEN.|
|John H. HADEN.|