Abraham Hardman

16 December 1836–1 April 1898 (Age 61)
Pilkington, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Abraham

When Abraham Hardman was born on 16 December 1836, in Pilkington, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, George Hardman, was 38 and his mother, Alice Hilton, was 37. He married Martha May Walters on 9 September 1860, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 1 April 1898, in Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Abraham Hardman
1836–1898
Martha May Walters
1845–1908
Marriage: 9 September 1860
Mary Louisa Hardman
1861–1938
Harriet Alinda Hardman
1877–
Abraham Adsen Hardman
1879–
Elizabeth A. Hardman
1862–1862
Harriet Alendy Hardman
1862–1863
John Thomas Hardman
1863–1915
Lydia Ann Hardman
1866–1942
Abraham Addison Hardman
1868–1869
Joseph Henry Hardman
1870–1938
Frank Hardman
1872–1906
Richard Walters Hardman
1873–1898
Sarah Matilda Hardman
1876–1954
Clara Minnie Hardman
1878–1955
Charles William Hardman
1879–1945
Martha May Hardman
1881–1947
James Edward Hardman
1883–1953
David George Hardman
1885–1949

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
9 September 1860
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States
children

(17)

+12 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1842 · Mines and Collieries Act of 1842

Age 6

The Parliment of the United Kingdom passed the Mines and Collieries Act of 1842, mostly commonly known as the Mines Act of 1842. This act made it so that nobody under the age of ten could work in the mines and also females in general could not be employed.
1843

Age 7

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1859 · Lancashire Rifle Volunteers

Age 23

The Lancashire Rifle Volunteers started in the eighteenth century. Those that fought in the militia were selected by ballot. They were formed because of threat due to the Revolutionary War and the Napoleonic War.

Name Meaning

1 English (chiefly Lancashire): occupational name for a herdsman, a variant of Herdman ( see Heard ). (The change of -er- to -ar- was a regular phonetic pattern in Old French and Middle English.)2 English: from an unattested Old English personal name Heardmann, composed of the elements heard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’ + mann ‘man’. According to Reaney and Wilson, compound names with this second element became common in late Old English in eastern England.3 Irish: of English origin (see above), but sometimes confused with Harman .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Abram Hardman, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Abraham Hardman, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Abraham Hardman, "United States Census, 1880"

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