John Hadley Sr.

8 May 1782–1862 (Age 79)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of John

When John Hadley Sr. was born on 8 May 1782, in North Carolina, United States, his father, Capt. Joseph Hadley Sr, was 36 and his mother, Mary Cashet, was 43. He married Jones about 1807, in Orange, North Carolina, United States. He lived in Chatham, North Carolina, United States in 1850. He died in 1862, in North Carolina, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Albright Township, Chatham, North Carolina, United States.

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John Hadley Sr.
Marriage: about 1807

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about 1807
Orange, North Carolina, United States

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World Events (8)

1783 · A Free America

Age 1

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
1789 · Becomes 12th State

Age 7

On November 21, 1789, North Carolina became the 12th state in the Union.

Age 21

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

Name Meaning

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

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

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Sources (3)

  • John, Sr Hadley, "United States Census, 1850"
  • John Hadley, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Hadley Genealogy, A, 3 Vols

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