Descendants of William Hayden
Compiled and Submitted by: Mike Freed

Generation No. 1

WILLIAM1 HAYDEN was born February 06, 1795 in Massachusetts, and died November 01, 1871 in Tippecanoe Co., Indiana. He married ELIZA ANN ? Unknown in Unknown.


William Hayden and wife Eliza Ann are buried in McDole Cemetery in Sheffield Township, Tippecanoe County, IN. They apparently died the same day, the stones list Massachusetts as the place of their birth.

The 1870 Tippecanoe County, IN census lists the younger William Hayden as age 20, born in Kentucky.

Children of WILLIAM HAYDEN and ELIZA ? are:

i. ADALIZA AUGUST2 HAYDEN, b. January 17, 1830, Lowell, MA; d. March 31, 1911, Tippecanoe Co., Indiana; m. BENJAMIN WHITEBERRY, Unknown, Unknown.

ii. MARY FRANCIA HAYDEN, b. 1832, Massachusetts; d. Unknown, Unknown; m. SAMUEL CANBE, December 02, 1856, Tippecanoe co., IN.

iii. JAMES B. HAYDEN, b. Abt. 1836.

2. iv. WILLIAM HAYDEN, b. September 20, 1839, Kentucky; d. July 22, 1904, Tippecanoe Co., Indiana.

v. EDWARD E. HAYDEN, b. August 18, 1844, Kentucky; d. January 07, 1897, Tippecanoe Co., Indiana.

vi. JANE W. HAYDEN, b. Abt. 1847.

Generation No. 2

WILLIAM2 HAYDEN (WILLIAM1) was born September 20, 1839 in Kentucky, and died July 22, 1904 in Tippecanoe Co., Indiana. He married ELVIRA HART September 30, 1872 in Clinton Co., Indiana, daughter of BENJAMIN HART and MARY BRAFFORD.

Notes for ELVIRA HART:

The obituary of Ada Hayden's mother shows that her name was Elvira Hart, daughter of Benjamin and Mary Hart ; the census of 1870 for Clinton County, IN shows her first name as Elvira. There is a marriage record in Clinton County records for Benjamin Hart and Mary Brafford.


i. ADA FAY3 HAYDEN, b. April 1868, Tippecanoe or Clinton County, Indiana; d. April 07, 1934, Onarga, Illinois (Iroquois County); m. (1) FRANK P. BRICKLER, June 29, 1886, Tippecanoe co., IN; b. April 1863, Dearborn, Indiana; d. October 31, 1916, Tippecanoe County , IN (Sheffield Township); m. (2) LINN, Unknown, Unknown.


In her mother Elvira Hayden's obituary, Ada is listed as a surviving daughter and it gives her names as Mrs. Ada Linn of Onaraga, Illinois. The Illinois Death Index, 1916-1938 gives Ada Linn's death date as April 7, 1934!

  The surname Linn came from Elvira Hayden's obituary, it list as Ada Linn so must have re-married after Frank Brickler died in 1916. Ada's death per Illinois Death Index 1916-1938.


Marriage Record, Tippecanoe County, IN, Book C-18, page 156. Marriage application shows parents shows parents of Ada Hayden as William Hayden and Ellen Hart, Book S-17, page 125. Marriage application shows parents of Frank Brickler as Frank Brickler and Phillipina Miller, Book S-17, page 123.


Frank Brickler's death record from Tippecanoe County, IN records, 515 L. He died in 1916 in Sheffield Township, is buried at Dayton Cemetery,

1. Marriage transcript, Tippecanoe County, IN (Book S17, page 125)

2. Tippecanoe County, IN marriage transcripts, Book S17, page 123; marriage records, Book C18, page 156; death records 515L, page 88.

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