Pansy Maude Hardy

4 June 1902–9 May 2002 (Age 99)
Cheboygan, Cheboygan, Michigan, United States

The Life of Pansy Maude

When Pansy Maude Hardy was born on 4 June 1902, in Cheboygan, Cheboygan, Michigan, United States, her father, John Arthello Hardy, was 20 and her mother, Carrie Leona Little, was 20. She married Erwin Watts on 14 February 1920, in Everett, Snohomish, Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Skykomish, King, Washington, United States in 1935 and Martin Creek Election Precinct, King, Washington, United States in 1940. In 1931, at the age of 29, her occupation is listed as waitress in Skykomish, King, Washington, United States. She died on 9 May 2002, at the age of 99.

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Erwin Watts
Pansy Maude Hardy
Marriage: 14 February 1920
Laura Leona Watts

Spouse and Children

14 February 1920
Everett, Snohomish, Washington, United States


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World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 1

"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."

Age 27

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

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)

  • Pansy M Hardin in household of Charles Hardin, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Pansy Hardy in household of John A Hardy, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Pansy M Donoho in household of Willard A Donoho, "United States Census, 1940"

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