Jesse Samuel Harding

16 July 1850–12 October 1929 (Age 79)
Trowbridge, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Jesse Samuel

When Jesse Samuel Harding was born on 16 July 1850, in Trowbridge, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Samuel Edward Harding, was 21 and his mother, Mary Jeanette Stowe, was 23. He married Mary Emma Scott on 24 November 1874, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 9 daughters. He immigrated to Utah, United States in 1852 and lived in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States in 1860 and Utah, Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 12 October 1929, in Vineyard, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Provo City Cemetery, Provo, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jesse Samuel Harding
Mary Emma Scott
Marriage: 24 November 1874
Jesse A. Harding
Mary Emma Harding
Bertha Harding
Jennie Harding
Sarah Ann Harding
Phoebe Harding
Grace Elva Harding
Raymond Harding
Daisy Harding
Violet Harding
Roland Jesse Harding
Rhoda Olive Harding
Wesley Roe Harding
Owen Scott Harding

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 November 1874Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1854 · St. George's Hall
    Age 4
    In 1854, St. George's Hall was completed. The site that it sits on is were the Liverpool Infirmary was previously located. The hall was built for entertainment.
    Age 13
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1872 · The First National Park
    Age 22
    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.

    Name Meaning

    English: from the Middle English personal name Harding (Old English Hearding, literally ‘the hard one’ a derivative of Old English heard ‘hard, harsh, strong, firm, brave’). The surname was first taken to Ireland in the 15th century, and more families of the name settled there 200 years later in Tipperary and surrounding counties.North German and Dutch: patronymic from a short form of any of various ancient Germanic compound personal names beginning with hard ‘hardy, brave, strong’, or a habitational name from a farm named Harding, of the same etymology.History: Warren Gamaliel Harding (1865–1923), the 29th president of the US, was born on a farm in OH, of English and Scottish stock on his father's side. Early American bearers of this very common name include Joseph Harding who died at Plymouth in 1633. His great-great grandson Seth was a naval officer during the American Revolution.

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

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    A sketch of the life of my Grandparents by Mrs. Phebe Harding Jensen Grandfather Samuel E. Harding was born in Trowbridge, Wiltshire, England on 29 July 1828 and was married to Mary Janette Stowe on …

    Sources (37)

    • Jesse Harding in entry for Harding, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
    • Jesse Harding in household of Saml Harding, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Jesse S Harding in entry for Owen Scott Harding and Leora Zelda Holdaway, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

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