Albert Heath Hardy

21 September 1885–3 August 1972 (Age 86)
Hay Creek, Goodhue, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Albert Heath

When Albert Heath Hardy was born on 21 September 1885, in Hay Creek, Goodhue, Minnesota, United States, his father, Albert Heath Hardy Sr, was 40 and his mother, Melissa Ann Benham, was 28. He married Edna Bell Robey on 12 November 1907, in Red Wing, Goodhue, Minnesota, United States. He lived in Diamond Bluff, Pierce, Wisconsin, United States in 1920 and Hager City, Pierce, Wisconsin, United States in 1940. He died on 3 August 1972, in Red Wing, Goodhue, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Bay City Cemetery, Bay City, Pierce, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

Albert Heath Hardy
Mamie Irene Spriggle
Marriage: 27 May 1918
William Heath Hardy
Lois Irene Hardy
Delores Harriet Hardy
Ilene Mable Hardy
Alberta Belle Hardy
Merlin Edward Hardy
Elvira Elizabeth Hardy

Spouse and Children

27 May 1918
Red Wing, Goodhue, Minnesota, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1893 · The Minnesota State Flag

Age 8

The Flag of Minnesota was adopted on August 2 and consists of scenes from the seal of Minnesota. The flag has been modified over the years to be easier to manufacture.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 23

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, and French: nickname for a brave or foolhardy man, from Old French, Middle English hardi ‘bold’, ‘courageous’ (of Germanic origin; compare Hard 1).2 Irish: in addition to being an importation of the English name, this is also found as an Anglicized form (by partial translation) of Gaelic Mac Giolla Deacair ‘son of the hard lad’.3 Scottish: variant spelling of Hardie 2.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Albert H Hardy, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Albert Hardy Junior in household of Albert H Hardy Senior, "Minnesota State Census, 1895"
  • Alfred H Hardy, "United States Census, 1920"

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