Florence Hardesty

Female23 March 1871–22 March 1934

Brief Life History of Florence

When Florence Hardesty was born on 23 March 1871, in Hamilton, Illinois, United States, her father, John Hardestey, was 34 and her mother, Margaret Belvin, was 25. She married Emanuel Sigler on 3 November 1892. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in United States in 1930 and Mayberry Township, Hamilton, Illinois, United States in 1934. She died on 22 March 1934, in Hamilton, Hancock, Illinois, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Albion Cemetery, Dale, Hamilton, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Emanuel Sigler
Florence Hardesty
Marriage: 3 November 1892
Nellie Irene Sigler
Earl Earnest Sigler
Helen May Sigler
Sherman Leonard Sigler
child Sigler
Lena Rochelle Sigler
Raleigh Eugene Sigler

Sources (13)

  • Florence Sigler in household of Emanuel Sigler, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Florence Sigler, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"
  • Florence Sigler, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 November 1892
  • Children (8)

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    World Events (8)

    1872 · The First National Park

    Age 1

    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    1877 · The First Workers Strike

    Age 6

    The country was in great economic distress in mid-1877, which caused many workers of the Railroad to come together and began the first national strike in the United States. Crowds gathered in Chicago in extreme number to be a part of the strike which was later named the Great Railroad Strike. Shortly after the strike began, the battle was fought between the authorities and many of the strikers. The conflict escalated to violence and quickly each side turned bloody.

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 19

    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

    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.

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