Amelia Hardesty

24 July 1824–18 January 1877 (Age 52)
Holbeck, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Amelia

When Amelia Hardesty was born on 24 July 1824, in Holbeck, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Charles Hardisty, was 28 and her mother, Ann Lloyd, was 30. She married James Clarke in 1850, in Leeds, Yorkshire, England. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 18 January 1877, in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in American Fork Cemetery, American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Clarke
1824–1873
Amelia Hardesty
1824–1877
Marriage: 1850
John Hardesty Clarke
1847–1860
Sarah Clarke
1851–1853
James W Clark
1854–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1850Leeds, Yorkshire, England
  • Children

    (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 1
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
    Age 9
    The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
    1843
    Age 19
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    Name Meaning

    English (Yorkshire): habitational name from Hardisty Hill in Fewston (Yorkshire), from the Old English personal name Heardwulf (composed of the elements heard ‘hardy, brave, strong’ + wulf ‘wolf’) + Old English stīg ‘path, narrow road’. Compare Hardester and Hardisty .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Hardisty
    Hardester

    Story Highlight

    American Fork Ward Relief Society Welcomes in 1875

    On January 14, 1875, the American Fork Ward Relief Society welcomed in the new year by meeting together at Sister Jackson's house to speak concerning the welfare of their souls. Mary Hindley, the soc …

    Sources (28)

    • Amelia in entry for James H Jr Clark, "Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915"
    • Amelia Clark in household of James Clark, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Amelia in entry for James W. Clark and Emma F. Hames, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"

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