When Sarah E Hardesty was born on 15 April 1831, in Monroe, Washington Township, Adams, Indiana, United States, her father, George Hardesty, was 42 and her mother, Martha Ann Blair, was 26. She married Addison C Smith in 1827. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 7 December 1920, in Bloomington Township, Monroe, Indiana, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Bloomington, Perry Township, Monroe, Indiana, United States.
English (Yorkshire): habitational name from Hardisty Hill in Fewston (Yorkshire), from the Old English personal name Heardwulf (composed of the elements heard ‘hardy, brave, strong’ + wulf ‘wolf’) + Old English stīg ‘path, narrow road’. Compare Hardester and Hardisty .