Milo Thomas Hardy

Male9 October 1841–30 December 1919

Brief Life History of Milo Thomas

When Milo Thomas Hardy was born on 9 October 1841, in South Newbury, Newbury, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Truman Hardy, was 29 and his mother, Ellen Maria Beal, was 28. He married Melissa Harriet Ober on 27 February 1866, in Grand River, Lake, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. He lived in Manchester, Essex, Massachusetts, United States for about 5 years and Newbury Township, Geauga, Ohio, United States for about 10 years. He died on 30 December 1919, in Douglasville, Douglas, Georgia, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Newbury Center, Geauga, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Milo Thomas Hardy
Melissa Harriet Ober
Marriage: 27 February 1866
Etta Hardy
Clara Ellen Hardy
Eva Mary Hardy
LaVerne Melissa Hardy

Sources (24)

  • Milo S Hardy in household of Truman Hardy, "Massachusetts State Census, 1855"
  • Milo T. Hardy, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Milo T Hardy, "Georgia Deaths, 1914-1927"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 February 1866Grand River, Lake, Ohio, United States
  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)


    Age 5

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

    Age 19

    Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.


    Age 22

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English, French, and Walloon: nickname for a brave or foolhardy man, from Old French, Middle English hardi ‘bold, courageous’. The surname of Walloon origin is also found in the Flemish part of Belgium (mainly in Belgian Limburg). Compare Hard 2.

    Irish: in addition to being an importation of the English name, this is also found as an Anglicized form (by partial translation) of Gaelic Mac Giolla Deacair ‘son of the hard lad’.

    Americanized form of Swiss German Härdi: from a pet form of an ancient Germanic personal name composed with hard ‘brave, strong’.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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