Joah Harding

25 May 1819–
Wellfleet, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Joah

When Joah Harding was born on 25 May 1819, in Wellfleet, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Corneleus Harding, was 25 and his mother, Temperance Higgins, was 22.

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Family Time Line

Corneleus Harding
1794–1828
Temperance Higgins
1796–1856
Noah Harding
1819–1888
Joah Harding
1819–
Eliza S. Harding
1822–1861
Henry Snow Harding
1825–1873

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(4)

    Noah Harding

    Male1819–1888Male

    Male1819–Male

    Eliza S. Harding

    Female1822–1861Female

    Henry Snow Harding

    Male1825–1873Male

World Events (3)

1820 · Making States Equal

Age 1

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1820 · Making Land more affordable

Age 1

"The United States law requiring full payment at the time of purchase and registration of any land. to help encourage sales and make land more affordable, Congress reduced the minimum price of dollar per acre and the minimum size that could be purchased. Most of this land for sale was located on the frontier which was then ""The West"". This Act was good for many Americans, but it was also over used by wealthy investors."
1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land

Age 2

A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.

Name Meaning

1 English (mainly southern England and South Wales) and Irish: from the Old English personal name Hearding, originally a patronymic from Hard 1. The surname was first taken to Ireland in the 15th century, and more families of the name settled there 200 years later in Tipperary and surrounding counties.2 North German and Dutch: patronymic from a short form of any of the various Germanic compound personal names beginning with hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’.

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

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