William Bradford Haney

1 April 1832–4 April 1903 (Age 71)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of William Bradford

When William Bradford Haney was born on 1 April 1832, in Tennessee, United States, his father, Robert T Haney, was 39 and his mother, Nancy Ann Webb, was 42. He married Martha Jane Simpson on 10 October 1853, in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Alabama, United States in 1870 and Walker, Alabama, United States in 1880. He died on 4 April 1903, in Millsap, Parker, Texas, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Fairview Cemetery, Millsap, Parker, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Bradford Haney
1832–1903
Martha Jane Simpson
1833–1889
Marriage: 10 October 1853
Newton Bolivar Haney MD
1854–1930
Montgrilia Lodusca Haney
1856–1939
John Jones Haney
1858–1916
James R. Haney
1860–1929
William Simpson Haney
1862–1951
Mary E. Haney
1866–1952
Robert Lee Haney
1869–1934
Armstad Grace Haney
1870–1952
Bedford Forest Haney
1873–1948

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
10 October 1853
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States
children

(9)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

    Ransom L Haney

    Male1819–1865Male

    Benjamin Davis Haney Sr

    Male1821–1912Male

    Female1822–1910Female

    Sarah Ann Haney

    Female1825–1892Female

    James T. Haney

    Male1827–Male

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 3

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.
1844 · German Immigration to Texas

Age 12

Over 7,000 German immigrants arrived in Texas. Some of these new arrivals died in epidemics; those that survived ended up living in cities such as San Antonio, Galveston, and Houston. Other German settlers went to the Texas Hill Country and formed the western portion of the German Belt, where new towns were founded: New Braunfels and Fredericksburg.
1861 · Texas Secedes from the United States

Age 29

On February 1, 1861, Texas seceded from the United States. On March 2, 1861, they had joined with the Confederate States of America.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • William B Haney, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Wm Haney, "United States Census, 1870"
  • William B Haney, "United States Census, 1880"

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