Patrick Haney

Brief Life History 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, Harrison Township, 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, Warren Township, Putnam, Indiana, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, Riley, Riley Township, 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 U. Haney

Sources (12)

  • Patrick Haney, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Patrick Haney, "United States Registers of Enlistments in the U.S. Army, 1798-1914"
  • Patrick Haney, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

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.


Historical Boundaries: 1825: Clay, Indiana, United States


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

Name Meaning

Scottish or Irish: perhaps a variant of Irish Heaney .

Americanized form of Norwegian Hanøy, a habitational name from any of the four farmsteads so named, from Old Norse hathna ‘young nanny-goat’ or hani ‘cock’ (probably indicating a crag or mountain resembling a cock's comb in shape) + øy ‘island’.

Americanized form of any of several like-sounding Jewish surnames.

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

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