Samuel Pierce Hadley

Brief Life History of Samuel Pierce

When Samuel Pierce Hadley was born on 21 December 1812, in Charlestown, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Aaron Hadley, was 26 and his mother, Charlotte Nurse, was 25. He married Ann Maria Munroe in November 1833, in Charlestown, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Malden, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States in 1860 and Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States in 1892. He died on 7 March 1892, in Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Phillips Street Burying Ground, Charlestown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.

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Samuel Pierce Hadley
Ann Maria Munroe
Marriage: November 1833
Ellen Marie Hadley
Charlotte A Hadley
Elbridge Jackson Hadley
Henry M. Hadley
Samuel P. Hadley

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  • Samuel P Hadley, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Samuel P. Hadley, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
  • Samuel P. Hadley, "Massachusetts Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910"

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

1820 · Making States Equal

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

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.

Name Meaning

English (mainly West Midlands): habitational name from either of three places called Hadley, in Worcestershire and Shropshire, or from either of two places called Hadleigh, in Essex and Suffolk, or Monken Hadley in Middlesex. The first is named from the Old English personal name Hadda + lēah ‘wood, (woodland) clearing’; the others are from Old English hǣth ‘heathland, heather’ + lēah.

In some cases also Native American (Navajo): variant of Hatathlie ‘singer (i.e. medicine man)’. Compare Singer 5.

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

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