Prudence Hardy

18 October 1777–12 December 1841 (Age 64)
Westborough, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Prudence

When Prudence Hardy was born on 18 October 1777, in Westborough, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Constantine Hardy, was 41 and her mother, Jemima Brigham, was 41. She died on 12 December 1841, in her hometown, at the age of 64, and was buried in Midland Cemetery, Westborough, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Constantine Hardy
1736–1777
Jemima Brigham
1736–1825
Mindwell C Hardy
1763–1853
Constantine Hardy
1767–1842
Rachel Hardy
1769–1844
Silas Hardy
1771–1819
Mary Hardy
1773–1853
Tabitha Hardy
1775–1841
Prudence Hardy
1777–1841

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World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 4

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1783 · A Free America

Age 6

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 17

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, and French: nickname for a brave or foolhardy man, from Old French, Middle English hardi ‘bold’, ‘courageous’ (of Germanic origin; compare Hard 1).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’.3 Scottish: variant spelling of Hardie 2.

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

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  • Prudence Hardy, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Prudence Hardy, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Prudence Hardy, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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