Today's featured relative in my database is my maternal 8th-great grandfather, Joshua Hadley.
Joshua was born March 6, 1702/03 in Kings Co., Ireland, the son of Simon and Ruth (_______) Hadley. Joshua married in 1735 to Patience Brown, daughter of Jeremiah and Mary (Royales) Brown. Patience was born 1712-5mo-25d and died 1783-5mo-23d in Chatham Co., NC. Joshua died circa 1760 in Chatham Co., NC.
They were members of the Society of Friends (Quaker) church, and some of my dates may not reflect accurately the Quaker dating system.
Known children of Joshua and Patience (Brown) Hadley are as follows :
i. Simon Hadley b. March 5, 1736/37
ii. Mary Hadley b. 1739-1mo-30d Newcastle, PA., d. 1810-10mo-31d, Orange Co., NC., m. Benjamin Piggott.
iii. Jeremiah Hadley b. 1741-1mo-7d, m. Mary ________
iv. Joshua Hadley b. 1743-5mo-23d Newcastle, PA., m. Ruth Lindley
v. Deborah Hadley b. December 29, 1747, m. ________ Little
vi. Hannah Hadley b. 1749-2mo-26d Augusta Co., VA., m. Jesse Johnson
vii. Catherine Hadley b. September 24, 1752
viii. Lydia Hadley b. 1756-11mo-24d Orange Co., NC., m. Samuel Holladay
I descend from Joshua and Patience (Brown) Hadley through their daughter, Mary, as follows:
Joshua Hadley and Patience Brown
Mary Hadley and Benjamin Piggott
Hannah Piggott and Charles Davis
John W. Davis and Mary Barker
Mary Davis and John T. Beals
Nathan Thomas Beals and Elizabeth Caroline Poe
Pearl May Beals and Charles Wilson Lambertson
Clemon Beals Lambertson and June Kirk Davis (my great-grandparents)