Sidney A. Harding

about 1817–
Colchester, New London, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Sidney A.

When Sidney A. Harding was born about 1817, in Colchester, New London, Connecticut, United States, his father, David Harding Jr., was 25 and his mother, Eunice Sumner, was 24.

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Family Time Line

David Harding Jr.
1792–1846
Eunice Sumner
1793–1860
Ramon M. Harding
1813–
Naomi Harding
1815–1842
Sidney A. Harding
1817–
Selwyn A. Harding
1819–1862
Ann Marie Harding
1821–
Orlin S. Harding
1819–1879
Eliza Ruth Harding
1824–1904

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World Events (3)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 2

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. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 3

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1829 · Farmington Canal Opened

Age 12

Farmington Canal spans 2,476 acres, starting from New Haven, Connecticut, and on to Northampton, Massachusetts. The groundbreaking for the canal was in 1825 and opened in 1829.

Name Meaning

1 English (mainly southern England and South Wales) and Irish: from the Old English personal name Hearding, originally a patronymic from Hard 1. The surname was first taken to Ireland in the 15th century, and more families of the name settled there 200 years later in Tipperary and surrounding counties.2 North German and Dutch: patronymic from a short form of any of the various Germanic compound personal names beginning with hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’.

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

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