Alma Hardy

30 October 1852–24 February 1940 (Age 87)
Leicester, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Alma

When Alma Hardy was born on 30 October 1852, in Leicester, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Hardy, was 24 and his mother, Sarah Ann Preston, was 21. He married Kate Ann Collins on 5 September 1878, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 24 February 1940, in Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Bountiful Memorial Park, Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Alma Hardy
Kate Ann Collins
Marriage: 5 September 1878
William Collins Hardy
Sarah Carrie Hardy
Alma Harold Hardy
Florence Mary Hardy
Kate Ann Hardy
Thomas Henry Hardy
Frank Watts Hardy
George Hardy
Ivy Rose Hardy
Wilford Woodruff Hardy
Clarence Joseph Hardy

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 September 1878Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 2
    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.
    1857 · Bountiful Tabernacle Groundbreaking
    Age 5
    The groundbreaking of the Bountiful Tabernacle began with the dedicatory prayer given by Lorenzo Snow on a cold February morning in 1857. The building was designed by Augustus Farnham.
    Age 32
    Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

    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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    History of Alma Hardy

    HISTORY OF ALMA HARDY I was born October 30, 1852, in Leicester, England, a son of Thomas and Sarah Preston Buswell Hardy. My father was converted to Mormonism when he was about twenty years o …

    Sources (37)

    • Alma Hardy in entry for Hardy, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
    • Alma Hardy, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Alton Hardy in entry for Wilford Woodruff Hardy and Rosezella Dalton, "Utah, Weber County Marriages, 1887-1941"

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