William R. Hardin

1826–Male
Kentucky, United States

The Life of William R.

When William R. Hardin was born in 1826, in Kentucky, United States, his father, George William Hardin, was 40 and his mother, Margaret Peggy Keeling, was 38.

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George William Hardin
1786–1849
Margaret Peggy Keeling
1788–1850
William H. Hardin
1807–1850
Felix G. Hardin
1814–1896
Hardin
1817–
Moses Hardin
1824–
Marion Walter Hardin
1826–1849
Julia A. Hardin
1830–
Elizabeth Hardin
1832–1902
Peyton M. Hardin
1816–1883
John Jackson Hardin
1817–1853
Elias D Hardin
1820–1910
Robertson Hardin
1822–1893
William R. Hardin
1826–
Barnabas Harden
1828–
John Vardamon Hardin
1835–1909

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World Events (3)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 4

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · The Oregon Trail

Age 4

Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.
1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens

Age 4

The Louisville and Portland canal opened in 1830. It was a 2 mile canal. It helped with the barrier caused by the Falls of the Ohio River at Louisville by making a route around them.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Harding .2 French: from a pet form of any of several Germanic compound personal names beginning with hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’.

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

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