Anna Susan Hardin

Female25 August 1891–28 December 1945

Brief Life History of Anna Susan

When Anna Susan Hardin was born on 25 August 1891, in Ridgway, Gallatin, Illinois, United States, her father, Edmond T. Hardin, was 59 and her mother, Martha Jane Matthews, was 47. She married Robert Lee Shear in December 1908. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She lived in Tularosa, Otero, New Mexico, United States in 1930 and King City Judicial Township, Monterey, California, United States in 1940. She died on 28 December 1945, in Butte, California, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in King City Cemetery, King City, Monterey, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Lee Shear
Anna Susan Hardin
Marriage: December 1908
Lois Shear
Luther Elmer Shear
Nola Bell Shear
Orba Genice Shear
Lucy Shear

Sources (21)

  • Annie Shears, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Annie Neal in household of John R Neal, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Shear in entry for Nola B Guetling, "California Death Index, 1940-1997"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    December 1908
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (13)

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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 5

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    1904 · William H. Fuller Grows 70 Acres of Rice

    Age 13

    Rice is one Arkansas leading crops, in 1904 William H. Fuller planted 70 acres of rice, this act is what started the making rice the leading crop in Arkansas.

    1906 · Saving Food Labels

    Age 15

    The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Harding .

    Altered form of French Hardouin .

    French: from a pet form of any of several ancient Germanic personal names composed of the element hard ‘hard, strong’. This surname is rare in France.

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

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