Warren Wilford Hardy

3 September 1840–22 November 1893 (Age 53)
Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Warren Wilford

When Warren Wilford Hardy was born on 3 September 1840, in Bradford, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Josiah Guile Hardy, was 27 and his mother, Sarah Clark Parker, was 25. He married Caroline Lucy Blake on 5 November 1864, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Seneca, Ontario, New York, United States in 1855 and Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1860. He died on 22 November 1893, in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States, at the age of 53, and was buried in Saint George City Cemetery, St. George, Washington, Utah, United States.

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Warren Wilford Hardy
Sarah Hannah Hepastella Smith
Marriage: 26 April 1875
Warren Josiah Hardy
Sarah Elizabeth Hardy
Joella Amelia Hardy
Joseph Hyrum Hardy
Mary Rosina Hardy
Eliza Sophorinia Hardy
Samuel Hardy
Nettie Hardy

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 April 1875Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (7)

    Age 6
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1861 · St. George Founded
    Age 21
    On December 6,1861, St. George Utah was founded. How it got its name remains a mystery. Some claim it was supposedly named after George A. Smith who was an Apostle for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at the time. Those that went down were told to start cotton fields as it might be important with the American Civil War going on.
    Age 23
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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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    Story Highlight


    Written and read by a Grand-Daughter Lucille Maloney Bevan December 19, 1941 Warren G. Hardy was the son of Josiah and Sarah Parker Hardy. He was born September 3, 1840 in Bradford, Essex, Massachus …

    Sources (27)

    • Warren Hardy, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
    • Warren Hardy in household of Josiah Hardy, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Warren Hardy in entry for Milo Ellsworth LaRock and Eliza Maloney, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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