Harry Gessells Hardenbrook

5 July 1872–10 April 1921 (Age 48)
Minnesota, United States

The Life of Harry Gessells

When Harry Gessells Hardenbrook was born on 5 July 1872, in Minnesota, United States, his father, John Joseph Hardenbrook, was 27 and his mother, Mary A. Gessells, was 23. He married Clara Eva Sheeks on 30 June 1898, in Wahpeton, Richland, North Dakota, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Columbus Grove, Putnam, Ohio, United States in 1880 and Saint Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota, United States in 1910. He died on 10 April 1921, in Ramsey, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 48.

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Family Time Line

Harry Gessells Hardenbrook
1872–1921
Clara Eva Sheeks
1877–1936
Marriage: 30 June 1898
Hope Irene Hardenbrook
1900–1985
Lila M Hardenbrook
1903–1978
Ralph Sheeks Hardenbrook
1904–1945
Lawrence A Hardenbrook
1907–1997
Florence Fern Hardenbrook
1909–2000
Alice Anna Hardenbrook
1911–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
30 June 1898
Wahpeton, Richland, North Dakota, United States
children

(6)

    Hope Irene Hardenbrook

    Female1900–1985Female

    Lila M Hardenbrook

    Female1903–1978Female

    Ralph Sheeks Hardenbrook

    Male1904–1945Male

    Male1907–1997Male

    Florence Fern Hardenbrook

    Female1909–2000Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    John Joseph Hardenbrook

    Male1845–1929Male

    Female1849–1898Female

siblings

(4)

    Henry Hardenbrook

    Male1868–Male

    Harry Gessells Hardenbrook

    Male1872–1921Male

    Male1874–1944Male

    Anna E. Hardenbrook

    Female1882–1931Female

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 3

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1884 · Iron Mining starts in Minnesota

Age 12

After discovering iron ore in the Vermilion Range in North-East of Minnesota, iron mining companies began to come to the area and caused an economic boom to the area of Duluth and to the state as a whole.
1886

Age 14

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Hardenbruch, a topographic name from Middle High German hart ‘firm ground’, ‘pasture’ + bruch ‘low lying, swampy land’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Harry G Hardenbrook, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Harry G Hardenbrook in entry for Ralph S Hardenbrook and Ruth Hathaway, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
  • Harry Hardenbrook, "Minnesota Death Index, 1908-2002"

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