Squire William Hardy

Male28 January 1853–October 1854

Brief Life History of Squire William

When Squire William Hardy was born on 28 January 1853, in Newton, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, George Hardy Sr, was 54 and his mother, Merab Beard, was 36. He died in October 1854, in Newton, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 1.

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George Hardy Sr
Merab Beard
Sarah Ann Hardy
Aaron Hardy
Merab Hardy
George Hardy Jr.
Mary Ann Hardy
Squire William Hardy

Sources (3)

  • Squire William Hardy, "England, Cheshire Bishop's Transcripts, 1598-1900"
  • Squire William Hardy, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Squire William Hardy, "England, Cheshire Parish Registers, 1538-2000"

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Siblings (6)

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World Events (1)

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 1

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

Name Meaning

English, French, and Walloon: nickname for a brave or foolhardy man, from Old French, Middle English hardi ‘bold, courageous’. The surname of Walloon origin is also found in the Flemish part of Belgium (mainly in Belgian Limburg). Compare Hard 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’.

Americanized form of Swiss German Härdi: from a pet form of an ancient Germanic personal name composed with hard ‘brave, strong’.

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

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