Patrick Haney

3 January 1823–13 November 1896 (Age 73)
Bedford, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Patrick

When Patrick Haney was born on 3 January 1823, in Bedford, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Achor B Haney, was 35 and his mother, Margaret Boor, was 25. He married Rebecca J Brackney on 13 October 1844, in Clay City, Clay, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Perry Township, Clay, Indiana, United States in 1860 and Illinois, United States in 1870. He registered for military service in 1847. He died on 13 November 1896, in Putnamville, Putnam, Indiana, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, Riley, Vigo, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Patrick Haney
Rebecca J Brackney
Marriage: 13 October 1844
Aker Branson Haney
Barbara Elizabeth Haney
Joanah Julia Haney
Edward Haney
Solon Haney
Eveline Haney
Calvin Haney
Abbie L Haney
Ezra Oliver Haney
Viola Haney

Spouse and Children


    Rebecca J Brackney


13 October 1844
Clay City, Clay, Indiana, United States


    Aker Branson Haney


    Barbara Elizabeth Haney


    Joanah Julia Haney




+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings


    Margaret Boor




+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 2

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1832 · Black Hawk War

Age 9

"The Black Hawk War was a brief conflict between the United States and Native Americans led by Black Hawk, a Sauk leader. The war erupted soon after Black Hawk and a group of other tribes, known as the ""British Band"", crossed the Mississippi River, into Illinois, from Iowa Indian Territory in April 1832. Black Hawk's motives were ambiguous, but records show that he was hoping to avoid bloodshed while resettling on tribal land that had been given to the United States in the 1804 Treaty of St. Louis."

Age 23

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: probably a variant of Hanney .2 Scottish or Irish: reduced form of McHaney .3 Americanized spelling of Norwegian Hanøy, a habitational name from any of four farmsteads so named, from Old Norse haðna ‘young nanny-goat’ or hani ‘cock’ (probably indicating a crag or mountain resembling a cock's comb in shape) + øy ‘island’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Patrick Haney, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Patrick Haney, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Patrick Haney, "United States Census, 1860"

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