Una Magdalena "Cotton" Haley

17 December 1916–6 January 2009 (Age 92)
Pecan Gap, Delta, Texas, United States

The Life of Una Magdalena "Cotton"

When Una Magdalena "Cotton" Haley was born on 17 December 1916, in Pecan Gap, Delta, Texas, United States, her father, James Medlock Haley, was 29 and her mother, Rose Ella Shew, was 19. She lived in Justice Precinct 2, Lamar, Texas, United States in 1930. She died on 6 January 2009, in Kaufman, Kaufman, Texas, United States, at the age of 92.

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World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 13

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.

Age 25

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English (chiefly West Yorkshire): habitational name from any of several places named with Old English hēg ‘hay’ + lēah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Una Haley in household of J M Haley, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Una Haley - Government record: birth: about 1917; Texas, United States

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