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Col Joshua Hadley
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Birth: 1786
Cumberland County
North Carolina, USA
Death: 1845
Texas, USA

Buried on a hill, site of Joshua Hadley's fort very close to the Ratliff Cemetery. First Wife: Obedience Grantham Hadley is also buried there.

He is the son of Benjamin Hadley and his 1st wife Elizabeth King. Benjamin Hadley (b 1760 Cross Creek -- now Fayetteville -- Cumberland Co. NC, d 17 Feb 1830 Baldwin Co. AL, leaving his deathbed will of that date; he's buried in the Seven Miles Springs Cem. in Baldwin Co. AL. Benjamin's father was Capt. Thomas Hadley, b ca 1728 New Castle Co. Delaware, d 1 Sep 1781 Cumberland Co. NC; his mother was Mary Thompson, b 1730 Chester Co. PA, d 1795 Cumberland Co. NC. (info provided by Gloria Reck)

Member of the Convention of 1832, the Consultation of 1835, Alcalde of Washington Municipality 1835, Soldier in the Army of Texas 1836.

Second wife: Joyce Vickers Floyd Hadley later married Hugh McGuffin. At his death he left 3 children, Joshua, William and Anthony D. Two stepsons, David B. Floyd and James Vickers Floyd.

Accident -- We learn from the Montgomery Patriot, that Col. Joshua HADLEY, for many years a citizen of that county, recently met his death by a fall from his horse.--Col. H. was much esteemed, and his sudden death is sincerely lamented by his fellow-citizens. 7/2/1845 
Family links: 
  Obedience Grantham Hadley (1800 - 1839)*
  Joyce Voilet Bostick McGuffin (1805 - 1855)*
  Dennis Porterfield Hadley (1824 - 1901)*
  Joshua H Hadley (1841 - 1924)*
  William Hadley (1843 - ____)*
  Anthony D. Hadley (1845 - 1935)*
*Calculated relationship
Ratliff Family Cemetery
Roans Prairie
Grimes County
Texas, USA
Created by: Sandi Costa
Record added: Jun 06, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14524481

This image placed on this site indicates this individual is documented with either the Sons or Daughters of the Republic of Texas as having lived in Texas in the years (1836-1846) of the Republic.
- Mervin D. Peters
 Added: Feb. 6, 2012

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