In 1900, Albert lived near his parents in Durant Town, Choctaw Nation, I.T. He was a dry goods merchant as was his father and brother. No doubt all in business together.
1910, Durant City, Bryan Co OK. Albert C. Haden, age 34, married 12 years. b. TX as were both parents [wrong]; Merchant, dry goods. Mary C., wife, age 34, 3 children, 3 living. b. TX as were her parents. Gladys, age 11, Mary J. age 9, Elizabeth G., age 2 months. Gladys born in TX; Mary & Elizabeth born in OK. It would appear they had just arrived in Durant in 1900. Also living with the family are two boarders. Horace James, age 22, b. TX, a salesman in the dry goods store. Thurman A. Blakeney [Albert's 1st cousin from Bonham, TX] age 21, b. TX, a bookkeeper at a bank.
1920 Census. Pittsburg Co OK, on the Penitentiary Farm. ED 207, p.16. Dwelling 8. Albert C. Haden age 44, born TX; his parents both born in MO. He was the StoreKeeper at the Penitentiary. Wife Mary C., age 44, born TX as were both her parents. Gladys, daughter age 20, born TX. Mary, daughter age 18, was born in Oklahoma. Both were teachers in the Public School. Daughter Elizabeth age 9, born in OK.
Letter from J. B. Haden to his brother Jimmie, dated 31 Aug 1931, relates that Albert's folk, Mollie, Mary and Elizabeth had spent the night the previous Saturday.
1940 Census. Durant, Ward 3, Bryan Co, OK, Sheet 14B
Albert Claudius HADEN and Mary Catherine "Mollie" HOLT were married on 11 November 1897 in Ladonia, Fannin County, Texas.143,202 Mary Catherine "Mollie" HOLT156 was born in September 1875 in Texas.156
In 1900, Mollie's sister Sallie Holt was living with the family. Sallie born Jun 1880 in Texas.
Albert Claudius HADEN and Mary Catherine "Mollie" HOLT had the following children: