William Bradford Haney

Brief Life History of William Bradford

When William Bradford Haney was born on 1 April 1832, in Tennessee, United States, his father, Robert T Haney Jr, was 39 and his mother, Nancy Ann Webb, was 42. He married Martha Jane Simpson on 13 December 1896, in Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 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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William Bradford Haney
Martha Jane Simpson
Marriage: 13 December 1896
Newton Bolivar Haney MD
Montgrilia Lodusca Haney
John Jones Haney
James R. Haney
William Simpson Haney
Mary E. "Minnie" Haney
Robert Lee Haney
Armstad Grace Haney
John Wesley Haney
Bedford Forest Haney

Sources (17)

  • William Haney, "United States Census, 1900"
  • William Haney, "Alabama Marriages, 1816-1957"
  • William Bradford Haney, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1835 · The Hermitage is Built

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.

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

1862 · Battle of Shiloh

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

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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