Samuel Edward Harding

29 July 1828–19 August 1904 (Age 76)
Trowbridge, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Samuel Edward

When Samuel Edward Harding was born on 29 July 1828, in Trowbridge, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Edward Harding, was 28 and his mother, Mary Ann Offer, was 27. He married Mary Jeanette Stowe on 4 April 1849, in Trowbridge, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 6 daughters. He immigrated to Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1852 and lived in Utah, Utah, United States for about 30 years. In 1851, at the age of 22, his occupation is listed as woolen weaver. He died on 19 August 1904, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Provo City Cemetery, Provo, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Samuel Edward Harding
Mary Jeanette Stowe
Marriage: 4 April 1849
Jesse Samuel Harding
Mary Jennette Harding
Samuel Glas Harding
Ellen Rosina Harding
William Henry Harding
Maria Elizabeth Harding
James Harding
Edward Thomas Harding
Sarah Ann Harding
Emily Ester Harding
Joseph James Harding
Lydia Jane Harding
Charles Alonzo Harding
John Alfred Harding

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 April 1849Trowbridge, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
    1842 · Mines and Collieries Act of 1842
    Age 14
    The Parliment of the United Kingdom passed the Mines and Collieries Act of 1842, mostly commonly known as the Mines Act of 1842. This act made it so that nobody under the age of ten could work in the mines and also females in general could not be employed.
    1854 · St. George's Hall
    Age 26
    In 1854, St. George's Hall was completed. The site that it sits on is were the Liverpool Infirmary was previously located. The hall was built for entertainment.

    Name Meaning

    English: from the Middle English personal name Harding (Old English Hearding, literally ‘the hard one’ a derivative of Old English heard ‘hard, harsh, strong, firm, brave’). The surname was first taken to Ireland in the 15th century, and more families of the name settled there 200 years later in Tipperary and surrounding counties.North German and Dutch: patronymic from a short form of any of various ancient Germanic compound personal names beginning with hard ‘hardy, brave, strong’, or a habitational name from a farm named Harding, of the same etymology.History: Warren Gamaliel Harding (1865–1923), the 29th president of the US, was born on a farm in OH, of English and Scottish stock on his father's side. Early American bearers of this very common name include Joseph Harding who died at Plymouth in 1633. His great-great grandson Seth was a naval officer during the American Revolution.

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

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    A sketch of the life of my Grandparents by Mrs. Phebe Harding Jensen Grandfather Samuel E. Harding was born in Trowbridge, Wiltshire, England on 29 July 1828 and was married to Mary Janette Stowe on …

    Sources (52)

    • Saml Harding, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Samuel Harding in entry for William H. Harding and Hannah Gatherum, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Samuel H. Harding in entry for Mary Jeanette Ferre, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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