Zachariah Hardy

20 February 1685–14 October 1763 (Age 78)
Bradford, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Zachariah

When Zachariah Hardy was born on 20 February 1685, in Bradford, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, his father, John Hardy, was 39 and his mother, Mary Jackman, was 41. He married Hepzibah Wallingford on 23 February 1715, in Bradford, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. He died on 14 October 1763, in Tewksbury, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, at the age of 78, and was buried in Tewksbury, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America.

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Family Time Line

Zachariah Hardy
1685–1763
Hepzibah Wallingford
1695–1749
Marriage: 23 February 1715
Zachariah Hardy
1715–1758
John Hardy
1716–1801
Abigail Hardy
1718–1808
Ruth Hardy
1720–1807
Major Jonas Hardy
1721–1757
Nehemiah Hardy
1722–1748
Elisabeth Hardy
1725–1763
Nathaniel Hardy
1726–1748
Mary Ann Benton Hardy
1729–1781
Mary Hardy
1729–1781
Sarah Hardy
1735–1806

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
23 February 1715
Bradford, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
children

(11)

    Zachariah Hardy

    Male1715–1758Male

    Male1716–1801Male

    Female1718–1808Female

    Female1720–1807Female

    Major Jonas Hardy

    Male1721–1757Male

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

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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Sources (3)

  • Zacheriah Hardy, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Zachariah Hardy, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Zachariah Hardy in death entry for Nehemiah Hardy, "Massachusetts Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910"

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