Grace Hardie

14 December 1842–14 March 1908 (Age 65)
Leith, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Grace

When Grace Hardie was born on 14 December 1842, in Leith, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, John Hardie, was 38 and her mother, Janet Downie, was 32. She married Marcus Le Grand Young on 18 April 1863, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Salt Lake City Ward 1, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 14 March 1908, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Marcus Le Grand Young
Grace Hardie
Marriage: 18 April 1863
Joseph Hardie Young
Grace Young
Lucile Young
Afton Young
Marcus Le Grand Young Jr
Jasmine Young

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 April 1863Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    Age 6
    Find A Grave website photo indicates establishment of the cemetery in 1848. Located at the NE corner of 4th Avenue and N Street. Salt Lake City Cemetery is in The Avenues neighborhood of Salt Lake City, Utah. Approximately 120,000 persons are buried in the cemetery. Many religious leaders and politicians, particularly many leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) lie in the cemetery. It encompasses over 250 acres and contains 9 1?2 miles of roads. It is the largest city-operated cemetery in the United States. The first burial occurred on September 27, 1847, when George Wallace buried his child, Mary Wallace. The burial was two months after the Mormon pioneers had settled the Salt Lake Valley. In 1849, George Wallace, Daniel Wells, and Joseph Heywood surveyed 20 acres at the same site for the area's burial grounds. In 1851, Salt Lake City was incorporated and the 20 acres officially became the Salt Lake City Cemetery with George Wallace as its first sexton.
    Age 21
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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 (21)

    • Grace Hardy in household of Janet Hardy, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Grace Hardie in entry for Le Grande Young and Fern Tolman Scott, "Montana, County Marriages, 1865-1950"
    • Gracy Hardie in entry for Lucile Young Reid, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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