William Hadden

about 1830–1917 (Age 87)

The Life of William

William Hadden was born about 1830, in Ireland. He married Lois Harkness on 23 October 1856, in Kortright, Delaware, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Meredith, Delaware, New York, United States in 1905. He died in 1917, in Kortright, Delaware, New York, United States, at the age of 87.

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William Hadden
Lois Harkness
Marriage: 23 October 1856
Martha J Haddon
Ann E Hadden
Joseph B. Haddon
Susie J Haddon
Rose A Haddon
William Thomas Haddon
Elizabeth M Haddon

Spouse and Children

23 October 1856
Kortright, Delaware, New York, United States


    Martha J Haddon


    Ann E Hadden


    Joseph B. Haddon


    Susie J Haddon


    Rose A Haddon


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World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 0

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Age 9

The Night of the BIG WIND. In Killarney and its neighborhood there was a terrible hurricane. The town sustained much damage and many houses were shattered.

Age 33

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: variant of Howden 1.2 English: variant of Haddon .3 Irish (Ulster and County Louth): though mainly Scottish, this surname is sometimes used as an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hÉidín ‘descendant of Éidín’ ( see Hayden ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Haddon, "New York State Census, 1905"
  • William Hadden, "United States Census, 1860"
  • William Hadden, "United States Census, 1870"

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