Lewis Ogier Hardy

17 October 1803–27 March 1895 (Age 91)
Camden, Knox, Maine, United States

The Life Summary of Lewis Ogier

When Lewis Ogier Hardy was born on 17 October 1803, in Camden, Knox, Maine, United States, his father, Joseph Hardy II, was 29 and his mother, Elizabeth Thorndike, was 32. He married D Phoebe French on 25 July 1831, in Belfast, Waldo, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Weber, Utah, United States in 1860 and Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 27 March 1895, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Taylorsville, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Lewis Ogier Hardy
Clarinda Jane Doffelmeyer
Marriage: 3 April 1855
William Lewis Hardy
Louisa Elizabeth Hardy
Nathan L Hardy
Lucetta Eliza Hardy
Patience Maria Hardy
Adaline Clarinda Hardy
Antoinette May Hardy
George Henry Hardy
Esther Jane Hardy
Albert John Hardy
Ida E Hardy

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    3 April 1855Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.
    1804 · The Twelfth Amendment
    Age 1
    With not having a very clear statement in the Constitution about Presidents and Vice Presidents, the Twelfth Amendment was Born. Before the Electoral College could cast two votes for those that they saw fit for President. This was changed to just one electoral vote for President and one electoral vote for Vice President. With the amount of people even allowed to vote, there was no way for there to be a tie during the elections.
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 27
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    Name Meaning

    English, French, and Walloon: nickname for a brave or foolhardy man, from Old French, Middle English hardi ‘bold, courageous’. The surname of Walloon origin is also found in the Flemish part of Belgium (mainly in Belgian Limburg). Compare Hard 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’.Americanized form of Swiss German Härdi: from a pet form of an ancient Germanic personal name composed with hard ‘brave, strong’.

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

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    Sources (34)

    • Lewis Hardy in entry for William Hardy, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Louis W Hardy, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Lews Ogear Harda in entry for Mary Eliza Harda Campbell, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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