Sylvester Newman Hardee

1 March 1853–18 August 1938 (Age 85)
Buchanan Township, Page, Iowa, United States

The Life of Sylvester Newman

When Sylvester Newman Hardee was born on 1 March 1853, in Buchanan Township, Page, Iowa, United States, his father, William Michael Hardee, was 37 and his mother, Elizabeth Ann Farley, was 37. He married Harriet Vesta Whittington on 4 October 1874, in Page, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Election District 7, Sheridan, Wyoming, United States in 1920 and Beckton, Sheridan, Wyoming, United States in 1930. He died on 18 August 1938, in Sheridan, Sheridan, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Sheridan, Sheridan, Wyoming, United States.

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Family Time Line

Sylvester Newman Hardee
Harriet Vesta Whittington
Marriage: 4 October 1874
Leona Lucy Hardee
Wrightie William Hardee
Vernie Enid Hardee
Maude Jane Hardee
Homer Sylvester Hardee
Miles Ezra Hardee
Goldie Georgia Hardee

Spouse and Children

4 October 1874
Page, Iowa, United States


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    William Michael Hardee


    Elizabeth Ann Farley




    Joseph Butler Hardee


    John H. Hardee


    Greenberry Franklin Hardee




+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines

Age 4

The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.

Age 10

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 23

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

Name Meaning

Variant spelling of English Hardy .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Sylvester Hardy in household of Wm Hardy, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Sylvester N Hardie, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Sylvester N Hardee, "United States Census, 1920"

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