Haden Wells Church Sr

Brief Life History of Haden Wells

When Haden Wells Church Sr was born on 29 August 1817, in Franklin, Williamson, Tennessee, United States, his father, Abraham Church, was 26 and his mother, Mary Jones Emmons, was 20. He married Sarah Ann Arterbury on 17 December 1844, in Perry, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He registered for military service in 1846. He died on 27 September 1875, in Shady Grove, Hickman, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Church Cemetery, Shady Grove, Hickman, Tennessee, United States.

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Haden Wells Church Sr
Sarah Ann Arterbury
Marriage: 17 December 1844
Hyrum Smith Church
Haden Wells Church Jr.
Abraham Arterbury Church
Paralee Amanda Church
Robert Robbins Church Sr.

Sources (78)

  • William Church, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Haden Wells Church - birth: 29 August 1817; Franklin, Williamson, Tennessee, United States
  • Hadden Wells Church, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"

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Name Meaning

English: topographic name mostly found in southern and midland England, for someone who lived near a church, or possibly an occupational name for someone who worked at a church, such as a verger or sexton, from Middle English chirche ‘church’. The word comes from Old English cyrice, ultimately from medieval Greek kyrikon, for earlier kyriakōn (dōma) ‘(house) of the Lord’, from kyrios ‘lord’. Compare Kirk .

Americanized form (translation into English) of German Kirch .

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

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Haden Wells Church by Hyrum B Ipson 1991

HADEN WELLS CHURCH Compiled by Hyrum B. Ipson in 1991 *Copied here by permission of Hyrum B. Ipson, given to Chloeen Callister Bybee on December 12, 1999 HADEN WELLS CHURCH Compile …

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