William Morris Hardin

August 1827–9 April 1905 (Age 77)
Knox, Tennessee, United States

The Life of William Morris

When William Morris Hardin was born in August 1827, in Knox, Tennessee, United States, his father, George Gallagher Hardin, was 25 and his mother, Cynthia Callaway, was 25. He married Mary Ellen Lowe on 13 December 1851, in Knox, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Justice Precinct 2, Blanco, Texas, United States in 1880. He died on 9 April 1905, in Blanco, Texas, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Comanche Cemetery, Blanco, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Morris Hardin
1827–1905
Mary Ellen Lowe
1835–1928
Marriage: 13 December 1851
James Calloway Hardin
1851–1938
Cynthia Hardin
1867–1946
George Gallagher Hardin
1855–1926
Amos C. Hardin
1857–1875
Cornelia Hardin
1859–1943
Anna Hardin
1861–1870
Bell Zory Hardin
1864–1870
John Hardin
1869–1869
Mary E Hardin
1872–1901
William M Hardin
1872–1903
Elitha Hardin
1874–1960
Lon R Hardin
1878–1958

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
13 December 1851
Knox, Tennessee, United States
children

(12)

    James Calloway Hardin

    Male1851–1938Male

    George Gallagher Hardin

    Male1855–1926Male

    Amos C. Hardin

    Male1857–1875Male

    Female1859–1943Female

    Anna Hardin

    Female1861–1870Female

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    George Gallagher Hardin

    Male1801–1887Male

    Female1802–1873Female

siblings

(9)

    Male1827–1905Male

    Amos Calloway Hardin

    Male1829–1892Male

    James Calloway Hardin

    Male1831–1849Male

    Jacob Butler Hardin

    Male1834–1930Male

    Joseph R Hardin

    Male1835–1918Male

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 3

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

Age 8

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.
1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 35

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Harding .2 French: from a pet form of any of several Germanic compound personal names beginning with hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • W M Hardin, "United States Census, 1880"
  • William M Hardin, "United States Census, 1900"
  • William M Hardin, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"

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