Iola May Hardinger

5 April 1868–24 July 1938 (Age 70)
Lincoln, Logan, Illinois, United States

The Life of Iola May

When Iola May Hardinger was born on 5 April 1868, in Lincoln, Logan, Illinois, United States, her father, Daniel Hardinger, was 29 and her mother, Gracy England, was 23. She married William McHenry Swickard on 6 March 1888, in Clark, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Newman Township, Douglas, Illinois, United States in 1900 and Newman, Douglas, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. She died on 24 July 1938, at the age of 70, and was buried in Newman Cemetery, Newman, Douglas, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

William McHenry Swickard
Iola May Hardinger
Marriage: 6 March 1888
Niza Ethel Swickard
Dr. Clinton Daniel Swickard
Earl Oscar Swickard
Elsie Mae Swickard
William McHenry Swickard
Ray W Swickard
John W Swickard
George Swickard
Paul Swickard

Spouse and Children

6 March 1888
Clark, Illinois, United States


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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Age 3

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 22

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

Americanized variant of German Hartinger .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Iola Harduger in household of Daniel Harduger, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Iola Swickad in household of William Swickad, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Iola Swickard in household of William Swickard, "United States Census, 1930"

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