Chauncy Hardin

15 January 1815–5 January 1892 (Age 76)
Richfield, Otsego, New York, United States

The Life of Chauncy

When Chauncy Hardin was born on 15 January 1815, in Richfield, Otsego, New York, United States, his father, Chauncey Harding, was 30 and his mother, Anne Gates, was 28. He married Harriette A Gordon on 27 August 1840, in Richfield, Otsego, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Warren, Illinois, United States in 1850 and Illinois, United States in 1870. He died on 5 January 1892, in Monmouth, Warren, Illinois, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Monmouth City Cemetery, Monmouth Township, Warren, Illinois, United States.

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Chauncy Hardin
Harriette A Gordon
Marriage: 27 August 1840
Dewane C Hardin
Angeline H Jamison
Maria Hardin
Delevan Samuel Hardin
Maria or Nina Hardin
Chancy DeWitt Hardin
Jennie May Hardin

Spouse and Children


    Harriette A Gordon


27 August 1840
Richfield, Otsego, New York, United States



    Angeline H Jamison


    Maria Hardin


    Delevan Samuel Hardin


    Maria or Nina Hardin


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World Events (8)


Age 3

Illinois is the 21st state.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 4

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 21

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

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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Hardin: Biographical Sketch for Chancy Hardin

As posted on Find A Grave we read "exerpts from Warren County History: Came to Warren County 1840; owns 4,000 acres of land in Warren County; 2,100 acres in Mason County; 10,500 acres in Iowa, and 2,4 …

Sources (3)

  • Chancy Hardin, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Chauncey Hardin, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Chauncy Hardin in household of H D Harding, "United States Census, 1880"

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