Henry H. Hardesty

Brief Life History of Henry H.

When Henry H. Hardesty was born on 22 November 1859, in Washington, Kentucky, United States, his father, William Thomas Hardesty, was 22 and his mother, Sally Ann Snider, was 22. He married Mary Alice Carney on 7 December 1882, in Washington, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 8 daughters. He lived in Raritan, Henderson, Illinois, United States for about 10 years and Blandinsville Township, McDonough, Illinois, United States in 1930. He died on 12 December 1939, in Blandinsville, McDonough, Illinois, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Blandinsville, McDonough, Illinois, United States.

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Henry H. Hardesty
Mary Alice Carney
Marriage: 7 December 1882
Olliford Hardisty
Coleman T Hardesty
Katheryn Hardisty
Lydia Hardesty
Emma Jane Hardisty
Mattie Frances Hardesty
Clora Myrtle Hardesty
Edna Pearl Hardesty
Irene M Hardesty

Sources (24)

  • Henry H Hardistry in household of Wm T Hardistry, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Henry H. Hardesty, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"
  • Henry H Hardesty, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): habitational name from Hardisty Hill in Fewston (Yorkshire), from the Old English personal name Heardwulf (composed of the elements heard ‘hardy, brave, strong’ + wulf ‘wolf’) + Old English stīg ‘path, narrow road’. Compare Hardester and Hardisty .

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

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