Levisa Carriger Hardin

Brief Life History of Levisa Carriger

When Levisa Carriger Hardin was born on 24 December 1829, in Carter, Tennessee, United States, her father, Elijah D Hardin Sr., was 28 and her mother, Levisa W Stover, was 29. She married Finley E Van Huss on 15 March 1851, in Carter, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Carter, Carter, Tennessee, United States in 1850. She died on 3 November 1867, in Greenville, Hunt, Texas, United States, at the age of 37, and was buried in Van Winkle Cemetery, Princeton, Collin, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Finley E Van Huss
1830–1865
Levisa Carriger Hardin
1829–1867
Marriage: 15 March 1851
William Hardin VanHuss
1852–1942
Nancy Abigail Van Huss
1853–1937
James Shepard Van Huss
1855–1922
Sarah Minerva VanHuss
1857–1939
Rosabelle Virginia Van Huss
1861–1938

Sources (16)

  • Levice Harden in household of Elijah D Harden, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Levisa Carriger Hardin - Published information: birth-name: Levisa Carriger Hardin
  • Lavicey Harden, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"

World Events (7)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

1835 · The Hermitage is Built

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.

1844 · German Immigration to Texas

Over 7,000 German immigrants arrived in Texas. Some of these new arrivals died in epidemics; those that survived ended up living in cities such as San Antonio, Galveston, and Houston. Other German settlers went to the Texas Hill Country and formed the western portion of the German Belt, where new towns were founded: New Braunfels and Fredericksburg.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Harding .

Altered form of French Hardouin .

French: from a pet form of any of several ancient Germanic personal names composed of the element hard ‘hard, strong’. This surname is rare in France.

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

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