In 1880, John was listed as a dry goods merchant. G. M. Evens, age 25, born in South Carolina lived with the family and was in the same line of business.
1880 Census. Precinct 6, Fannin Co TX, Sheet 413 C, Hh 28
HISTORY OF FANNIN COUNTY, TEXAS; History-Biographies-Business Cards. Reprinted from an 1885 Original Book by W. A. Carter & Judge J. P. Simpson; Newhouse Publications
There was a fire in Ladonia on 1 Oct 1896. It killed three people - Mrs. Jane Knapp and her niece and nephew, Carrie & Jimmie McFarland - and destroyed one side of the Ladonia square. The paper lists the losses and insurance coverage: J. C. Haden, groceries, loss $3000, insurance $1200; then later lists J. W. Haden, damage to building $1500, fully covered. Since the brother James C. Haden did not live in Fannin Co, the first listing was likely a typo - probably J. B. Haden [Joseph B.] was correct. I believe J. B. owned the lot; his brother ran the grocery.
1900 Census - John, "Capitalist", and Mary and Dewitt. Also a niece, Alice Jones is living with them. This would be the daughter of John's deceased sister Virginia.
1910 Census - John W. Hayden, living in the Alexander Hotel on the south side of the Public Square with wife Mary. They stated they had been married 25 years (it was actually 40) His place of birth, and his parents, given as Arkansas. I don't believe either of the Hadens gave the information to the Census taker.
Sent by Rosemary Marcum:
Listed in the 1920 Census as "J. W. Haydn" living in Bonham, Ward 5. Second wife Annie is with him. Occupation - Capitalist!
John William HADEN and Mary Ellen MOORE were married on 12 May 1870 in Fannin County, Texas.143,151,152 Mary Ellen MOORE147,153, daughter of Rufus Roddy MOORE and Jane Christine DILLINGHAM, was born on 12 November 1849 in Texas.68,146,147,149,154 She died on 18 October 1912 at the age of 62 in Bonham, Fannin County, Texas.149
1850 Census, Fannin Co, TX, Hh 179
Mary Ellen's birth given by the family as 12 Nov 1849. I have also found it as 2 Jan 1849 - the first one matches the 1850 census information.
In 1860, Fannin Co TX, Hh 705, there is the following family:
1870 Census. Fannin Co, TX, Hh 172 [on the same page with the Haden family]
1880 Census. Fannin Co TX, Hh 123
In 1880 Mary Ellen did not give the birthplace of her parents.
In 1900, Mary's place of birth is given as Arkansas, AR also the birthplace of both parents.
John William HADEN and Mary Ellen MOORE had the following children:
John William HADEN and Annie C. OLIPHANT were married on 15 September 1914 in Fannin County, Texas.68,143 Annie C. OLIPHANT114, daughter of Joseph B. OLIPHANT and Frances DOSS, was born on 3 May 1866 in Texas.145,155 She died on 7 May 1944 at the age of 78 in Bonham, Fannin County, Texas.
Annie appears to be living at home with her mother in the 1910 Census. Age is given as 34 which would be about 10 years too young. Saleslady in the Dry Goods - maybe at the Blakeney store?
1930 Census. Bonham, Fannin Co, Hh 138
Dallas Morning News
Death Certificate states Annie O. Haden, of 409 West 5th St, Bonham, TX died Allen Memorial Hospital in Bonham on 7 May 1944. She was born 3 May 1866, age 78 years, 4 days. She died of "heart block". She was widowed. Her father J. B. Oliphint and mother Frances Doss, listed as born in Texas. She was attended by J. M. Donaldson, M.D.
CEMETERY INSCRIPTIONS - FANNIN COUNTY TEXAS, Dean & Patrician Newhouse, Vol. 3, 1982. Annie O. Haden is buried Section F, Willow Wild Cemetery next to her parents and a brother.
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