Avery Hadley

24 November 1904–7 March 1969 (Age 64)
Adair, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Avery

When Avery Hadley was born on 24 November 1904, in Adair, Kentucky, United States, his father, James William Hadley, was 19 and his mother, Lora Jane Burton, was 14. He married Emma Lou Burton on 14 December 1926, in Adair, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 7 March 1969, in Jessamine, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Rest Haven Cemetery, Edinburgh, Johnson, Indiana, United States.

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Avery Hadley
Emma Lou Burton
Marriage: 14 December 1926
Deborah Helen Louise Hadley

Spouse and Children

14 December 1926
Adair, Kentucky, United States


    Deborah Helen Louise Hadley




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World Events (8)

1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 2

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1912 · McCreary County Created

Age 8

Named after James B. McCreary a Confederate war hero and two time Governor of Kentucky McCreary County was created in 1912.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 19

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

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)

  • Avra Hadley, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Aura Hadley, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Avery Hadley in entry for Kermit Rufus Emerson and Helen Louise Hadley, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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