Jacob Hadley, from Hancock, N. H., came to Hyde Park in 1796, and located on road 57, upon the farm now owned by Nathan McFarland.. He remained on this place a few years, then removed to Eden, whence he subsequently returned to this town, and died here in 1842. Joseph, his son, came here with his father, when eight years of age, married Miss A. Weld, and settled on the farm now owned by his son, Orson, on road 34. He subsequently resided several years in Morristown, but died here, April 2, 1878. Orson was born in Morristown in 1822, married Jane Morrell, and has had a family of eight children, five of whom are now living.