Hadley Davis

about 1839–

The Life of Hadley

When Hadley Davis was born about 1839, his father, Charles Davis, was 44 and his mother, Bridget Hadley, was 40. He married Martha Ann Davis in 1859. He lived in Washington Township, Hamilton, Indiana, United States in 1850 and Indiana, United States in 1870.

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Hadley Davis
Martha Ann Davis
Marriage: 1859

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1841 · Indiana Nears Bankruptcy

Age 2

The State of Indiana was near bankruptcy in 1841 due to the inability to repay interest incurred for the Massive Internal Improvement Act. The state liquidated much of its public works. Many of the projects were handed over to the state’s creditors as a way to reduce debt. Only two of the eight proposed infrastructure projects were completed by the creditors.

Age 7

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 31

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

Southern English: patronymic from David .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Hadley Davis in household of Charles Davis, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Hadley Davis in household of William S Pearce, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Hadley Davis, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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