Mattie Lillian Hardesty

Female25 July 1900–19 April 1996

Brief Life History of Mattie Lillian

When Mattie Lillian Hardesty was born on 25 July 1900, in Benton, Marshall, Kentucky, United States, her father, John Thomas Hardesty, was 29 and her mother, Minnie Pearl Calvert, was 19. She married Clarence Pierce Landreth on 12 September 1922. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She lived in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States in 1940. She died on 19 April 1996, at the age of 95.

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Family Time Line

Clarence Pierce Landreth
Mattie Lillian Hardesty
Marriage: 12 September 1922
Hazel Pauline Landreth
Genevieve Landreth
Barbara Jean Landreth
Mary Frances Landreth
Clarence Landreth

Sources (9)

  • Mattie Landreth, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Mattie L Landreth, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Mattie Lillian Hardesty in entry for Clarence Pierce Landreth, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 September 1922
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

    Age 1

    President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

    1904 · The Black Patch War

    Age 4

    From 1904-1909, the Black Patch War took place. This was a war between about 30 counties in southwestern Kentucky and northwestern Tennessee. The war was mostly over the Dark Fired Tobacco that was produced in the area during this time.

    1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

    Age 26

    In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.

    Name Meaning

    English (Yorkshire): habitational name from Hardisty Hill in Fewston (Yorkshire), from the Old English personal name Heardwulf (composed of the elements heard ‘hardy, brave, strong’ + wulf ‘wolf’) + Old English stīg ‘path, narrow road’. Compare Hardester and Hardisty .

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

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