John Oscar Hadley

19 September 1849–6 April 1913 (Age 63)
Summit, Ohio, United States

The Life of John Oscar

When John Oscar Hadley was born on 19 September 1849, in Summit, Ohio, United States, his father, Thomas Jefferson Hadley, was 40 and his mother, Margaret Ann "Annie" Cope, was 36. He married Florence Barnes on 8 January 1889, in Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States. He lived in Richfield, Summit, Ohio, United States in 1850 and Noble Township, Branch, Michigan, United States in 1860. He died on 6 April 1913, in Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States.

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John Oscar Hadley
Florence Barnes
Marriage: 8 January 1889

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8 January 1889
Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States

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World Events (8)

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 11

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Age 14

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 17

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

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)

  • Charles M Hadley in household of Thomas Hadley, "United States Census, 1850"
  • John O Hodley in household of Thomas J Hodley, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Oscar Hadley, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"

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