Jesse Hadley & Mary Ann Clark
1817 - 1897 & 1823 - ??

Jesse and Mary Ann Clark Hadley


Jesse Hadley was born 09 August 1817. He was the son of Eli Hadley (1790-1836), and Margaret Towell (1792-1855). On 11 January 1839, he married Deborah Gibson (1823-1840), who was the daughter of Mantillian and Sarah Gibson. Jesse and Deborah had one child, who apparently did not survive.

After Deborah's death, on 12 February 1845, Jesse married Mary Ann Clark. Mary Ann was born on 21 November 1823, and was the daughter of John and Mary Ann Price Clark.

Jesse and Mary Ann had nine children:
    1. John Clark Hadley (03 January 1845 - 1873)
    2. Gulielma Hadley (09 December 1847 - 13 November 1850)
    3. Lydia Jane Hadley (17 June 1850 - 17 August 1852)
    4. Tamar Hadley (13 September 1852 - 31 July 1928)
    5. Margaret Ann Hadley (23 March 1855 - 14 October 1861)
    6. Harlah H. Hadley (25 July 1857 - 07 October 1861)
    7. Charles Lynn Hadley (26 April 1860 - 1909)
    8. Smith Holloway Hadley (11 November 1863 - ??)
    9. William Hadley (16 November 1867 - ??)

Death notice published in "The American Friend" page 331 dated 1898:

"HADLEY.-Died, at the home of his son-in-law, Charles JAMES, in Muncie, Indiana, Twelfth month, 15th, 1897, Jessie HADLEY, in the 81st year of his age. He was one of the early residents near Mooresville, the son of Eli and Margaret HADLEY. He was a member with Friends, and greatly enjoyed meeting with his friends for public worship. He was a diligent Bible student, and a firm believer in the atoning blood of Christ, his Redeemer."

Photo courtesy of Jane Ramsey.
Original photo in possession of Connie Bortsfield LeBlanc.
"American Friend" citation and text provided to the Hadley Society on 06 March 2000, by Bill Rust.

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