Mabel Cora Hardy

February 1879–9 February 1963 (Age 84)
Wayne Township, Starke, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of Mabel Cora

When Mabel Cora Hardy was born in February 1879, in Wayne Township, Starke, Indiana, United States, her father, John Hardy, was 43 and her mother, Mary Ann Elizabeth J Heath, was 38. She married John Mason Tumey on 12 October 1902, in Putnam, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Bainbridge, Monroe Township, Putnam, Indiana, United States in 1930 and Monroe Township, Putnam, Indiana, United States in 1940. She died on 9 February 1963, in Evansville, Knight Township, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Bainbridge Cemetery, Bainbridge, Monroe Township, Putnam, Indiana, United States.

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John Mason Tumey
Mabel Cora Hardy
Marriage: 12 October 1902
Cleo Frank Tumey

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
Age 2
Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1885 · The First Skyscraper
Age 6
The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley
Age 22
President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

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 (9)

  • Mable C Hardy in household of John Hardy, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mabel Tumey in household of John Tumey, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mabel T Tumey in household of John Tumey, "United States Census, 1930"

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