Josiah Guile Hardy

17 March 1813–12 January 1894 (Age 80)
Bradford, Essex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Josiah Guile

When Josiah Guile Hardy was born on 17 March 1813, in Bradford, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Sylvanus Hardy, was 40 and his mother, Mary Boynton, was 39. He married Sarah Clark Parker on 17 March 1835, in Bradford, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1860 and St. George, Washington, Utah, United States for about 10 years. He died on 12 January 1894, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

Josiah Guile Hardy
1813–1894
Sarah Clark Parker
1815–1893
Marriage: 17 March 1835
Henry Harding Hardy
1836–1843
Lucy Hardy
1838–1910
Warren Wilford Hardy
1840–1893
Charles William Hardy
1842–1914
Milton Henry Hardy
1844–1905
Sarah Adaline Hardy
1847–1920
Hiram Haven Hardy
1848–1851
Sylvanus Hardy
1850–1850
Josiah Heber Hardy
1853–1893
Rufus Herbert Hardy
1855–1923
Sylvester Hardy
1857–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 March 1835Bradford, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
  • Children

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 6
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1821
    Age 8
    Missouri is the 24th state
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 23
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Hardee
    Hardey
    Hardison
    Hard
    Hardeman
    Gardy
    Hardie

    Story Highlight

    The Pioneer History of Josiah Guile Hardy

    Collected/Written by Ruth Bertha Hardy Gallacher daughter of William Henry Hardy son of Charles William Hardy son of Josiah Guile Hardy. Josiah Guile Hardy was born 17 March 1813 in Bradford, Massach …

    Sources (101)

    • Josiah G. Hardy in entry for Warren Hardy, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
    • Josiah Hardy, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Josiah G. Hardy, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910"

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