Catherine Hardman

FemaleJune 1847–1913

Brief Life History of Catherine

When Catherine Hardman was born in June 1847, in Indiana, United States, her father, John Jonathan Hardman, was 31 and her mother, Catharine Hoover, was 27. She married Jefferson Heaston on 26 March 1866, in Decatur Township, Decatur, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She died in 1913, in Nebraska, United States, at the age of 66.

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Jefferson Heaston
Catherine Hardman
Marriage: 26 March 1866
Rosscene Earl C Heaston
Phylene Anna Heaston
Henry F. Heaston
Della Heaston
Lillie Heaston
Leroy Heaston

Sources (20)

  • Catharine Hearter in household of Alfred H Britz, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Catherine Heaston, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"
  • Katherine Landon in entry for Lee Roy Heaston, "Minnesota Deaths, 1887-2001"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 March 1866Decatur Township, Decatur, Iowa, United States
  • Children (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1851 · Constitution of 1851

    Age 4

    Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.


    Age 16

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.


    Age 18

    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    English: occupational name from Middle English herdeman, herdema+n, hurdeman (Old English hierdeman, heordman) ‘herdsman, one who tends livestock’. Compare Heard .

    English: occasionally from the Middle English personal name Hardman (Old English Heardmann, literally ‘hard man’).

    English and Irish: shortened form of Hardeman .

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

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