John Francis Hardie

5 November 1840–22 January 1907 (Age 66)
London, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John Francis

When John Francis Hardie was born on 5 November 1840, in London, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Hardie, was 36 and his mother, Janet Downie, was 30. He married Sarah Ann Woodmansee on 22 March 1870, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 22 January 1907, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Francis Hardie
Sarah Ann Woodmansee
Marriage: 22 March 1870
John Francis Hardie Jr
Janet Jessie HARDIE
Julian Carter Hardie
Francis Rupert Hardie

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 March 1870Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 6
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1852 · First Public Lavatory Erected 
    Age 12
    George Jenning was the person that invented and gave us the public lavatory. It cost people a penny to use. 
    1859 · Big Ben
    Age 19
    Big Ben is the name of the bell that is inside the clock tower. It is one of the most famous landmarks in London. The famous ringing from Big Ben is the result of it cracking four months after opening.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: variant of Hardy .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Grace Hardie & the Wolf

    In 1856 when Grace Hardie was 13 years old, she walked across the plains with her mother, Janet Downie Hardie, 4 siblings (Phillis, John F., James M., and Agnes) and Janet’s sister, Margaret Downie …

    Sources (19)

    • John Hardy in household of Janet Hardy, "United States Census, 1860"
    • John Hardy in entry for John Hardy, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • John F Hardie, "United States Census, 1880"

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