Rebecca Abigal Sexson

Brief Life History of Rebecca Abigal

When Rebecca Abigal Sexson was born in July 1866, in Indiana, United States, her father, Joel Banton Sexson Jr., was 27 and her mother, Mary Ann Lamb, was 27. She married Joseph Elkanah Hardin on 15 January 1885, in Greene, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Center Township, Rush, Indiana, United States in 1910 and Posey Township, Rush, Indiana, United States in 1920. She died in 1946, in Indiana, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in New Palestine Cemetery, Sugar Creek Township, Hancock, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Elkanah Hardin
1860–1951
Rebecca Abigal Sexson
1866–1946
Marriage: 15 January 1885
Carl Victor Hardin
1886–1964
Joseph Banton Hardin
1887–1951
Mary Lena Hardin
1889–1909
Robert Basil Hardin
1892–1973
Verna Edith Hardin
1894–1967
Jennie Edna Hardin
1897–1977
Irene Blanche Hardin
1900–1979
Mae Lavaughn Hardin
1906–1983
William Maurice Harden
1909–1909

Sources (20)

  • Abbie R Hardin in household of Joseph E Hardin, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Abbie Sexson, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019"
  • Sexson in entry for Rue Ewing, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019"

World Events (8)

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

1868 · Impeach the President!

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

Probably a variant of Sexton .

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

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