Martha A. Hardy

Brief Life History of Martha A.

Martha A. Hardy was born in 1818, in Edgefield, South Carolina, United States as the daughter of Richard Hardy and Elizabeth. She married Jacob Lucius in April 1834, in Edgefield, South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Yazoo City, Yazoo, Mississippi, United States in 1850 and Yalobusha, Mississippi, United States in 1850. She died on 20 February 1850, in Sharkey, Tallahatchie, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 32.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Lucius
1811–1864
Martha A. Hardy
1818–1850
Marriage: April 1834
Lucius
1830–1835
John B Lucius
1835–1870
Barbara Ann Eliza Lucius
1837–1908
Elizabeth Sarah Lucius
1840–1921
Lucinda C Lucius
1843–
Catharine Lucius
1845–1938
Thomas J. Lucius
1848–
Sarah Evandor Lucius
1851–1910

Sources (6)

  • Martha Lucius in household of Jacob Lucius, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Boyce, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
  • Equity court records, abt. 1800-1870

World Events (7)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

1822 · Slave Rebellion

"On June 16, 1822, Denmark Vesey a free and self-educated African American leads a slave rebellion called ""the rising."" The interesting thing about this rebellion is that it does not really happen. The only thing the judges have to go on is the testimony of people that witness it."

1829 · Fort Sumter Constructed

In 1829 Fort Sumter is constructed in the Charleston Harbor, South Carolina. Fort Sumter is most known for being the site of the first shots of the Civil War. It is barely ready when the American Civil War starts.

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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