Tombstone at Friends Cemetery in Richland, Keokuk Co, Iowa, says "Joseph Hadley died 11th MS 26th DY 1859 Aged 72 YS 5 MS 13 DS"
Noted events in his life were:
1. Residence, Cir 1846, Iowa, United States. 2551 Will of son-in-law Peter Allen says Joseph Hadley is "of Iowa Territory".
2. Census, 1850, Keokuk County, Iowa, United States. Joseph Hadley is 63, farmer, b NC, with Mary (63, b NC). Also in household are Westley Allen (10, b NC) and Puby? Allen (9, b NC) [they are grandchildren of Joseph]. (Keokuk Co, IA, family 147)
Joseph married Mary HINSHAW on 17 Mar 1808 in Cane Creek Mtg, Orange County, North Carolina, United States 961.,2090 (Mary HINSHAW was born on 20 Feb 1789 in North Carolina, United States, died on 30 Apr 1860 in Richland, Keokuk County, Iowa, United States 2553 and was buried in Friends Cemetery, Richland, Keokuk County, Iowa.)
Noted events in their marriage were:
1. Marriage, 17 Mar 1808, Cane Creek Mtg, Orange County, North Carolina, United States. 961,2090 Mary Hinshaw, Randolph Co, daughter of William and Mary, married Joseph Hadley, Chatham Co., son of Joshua and Ruth.