Looking for parents of Dan Hadly of Boston Thomas ga born 1848-1850

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Dan Hadly was married in 1874 in Thomas county Georgia, to Jane Simmons
in Genealogy Help by Randy Scott G2G Crew (650 points)

4 Answers

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The marriage record is no help, there are both extracted records and an image on Family Search. Have you found a death record yet? That could name parents. Did he have an obituary? There are a couple newspaper databases that may have a newspaper for the area where he died. At least one of the can be used for free at a Family History Center. Is there a county history for where he lived? If so, there might be a biographical entry for him.

Look for an obituary for his wife.

Look at the Hadly wills in Boston, if you think the father remained there. You might find one with a mention of Dan in Georgia.

He is of an age where his birth record may be in the online Massachusetts birth records (Family Search, American Ancestors, Ancestry, and possibly other sources). This could identify candidates for your Dan Hadley. Check the censuses as well, in both Massachusetts and Georgia.

Good luck!
by George Fulton G2G6 Pilot (666k points)
Thanks George. I do have Jane Hadley death cert shows born April 15,1848. Shows parents A.J Joyce. But that's where I get stuck at. Need more direction
I would try A. Joyce SIMMONS.
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This HADLEY's descendants were in Thomas County, Gerogia.
One of his sons had the middle name of Daniel.
Perhaps one of his grandsons was named Daniel ?
by N Gauthier G2G6 Pilot (302k points)
edited by N Gauthier
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You really helped me out greatly. I do have Jane Hadley death certificate. It shows me that she was born in April 15, 1848, but I cannot locate any data on her parents, which she stated her father as A.J Joyce and mother Rose Ann. I need more direction
by Randy Scott G2G Crew (650 points)
Have you created a profile for him yet ?
I could upload photo of his marriage record.
It looks like DAN is his middle name.
First name starts with "J" but not sure what it is.

Because of your Dan's census records, I think that his
father is the Simon Daniel Hadley (Jr.) I mentioned before.
He had 28 children by 2 women.
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I have no idea if this might be related, but maybe you will recognize some of the siblings names, and see a link to your ancestor?   If Ahaur is her husband?, aged 29 - then the older children are likely from a previous father. Or maybe he is the oldest child, head of household.

United States Census, 1870 Florida Jefferson Township 04
Source: "United States Census, 1870," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MNZ6-YLW : 12 April 2016), Rosana Joyce in household of Ahaur Joyce, Florida, United States; citing p. 4, family 44, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 545,630.
Ahaur Joyce         M     29     South Carolina
Rosana Joyce     F     44     Georgia
Burwell Joyce     M     20     Georgia
Jane Joyce         F     18     Georgia
Jasper Joyce         M     16     Georgia
Sarah Joyce         F     14     Georgia
Andrew Joyce     M     12     Georgia
Alice Joyce         F     9     Georgia
Lucinda Joyce     F     6     Georgia
Lydia Joyce         F     4     Georgia
Millie Joyce         M     2     Georgia
by Chris Hoyt G2G6 Pilot (890k points)
edited by Chris Hoyt
Well inregards to Ahaur Joyce, that's been my best investigation on Jane Simmons-Hadley, birth,age,census etc. The only fact I have is the tax digest of Thomas county of both Dan,/Jane listed and recorded. Thanks

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