Beulah Hardy

7 February 1731–August 1823 (Age 92)
Bradford, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Beulah

When Beulah Hardy was born on 7 February 1731, in Bradford, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, her father, James Hardy, was 31 and her mother, Hannah Bailey, was 24. She married Jonathan Philbrick on 6 August 1756, in Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She died in August 1823, in Weare, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 92.

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Jonathan Philbrick
Beulah Hardy
Marriage: 6 August 1756
Sarah Philbrick
Thomas Philbrick
Hannah Philbrick
Jonathan Philbrick
Thomas Corwin Philbrick Sr
Mary Philbrick
Polley Philbrick
Beulah Philbrick
Isaac Philbrick
James H. Philbrick

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 August 1756Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America
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    World Events (6)

    Age 45
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    Age 45
    New Hampshire is 9th state.
    1781 · The First Constitution
    Age 50
    Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

    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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    Sources (25)

    • Beulah in entry for Jonathan Philbrick, "New Hampshire, Birth Records, Early to 1900"
    • Beulah Hardy in entry for Thomas Philbrick and Mary Noyes, "New Hampshire, Marriage Records, 1637-1947"
    • Beula Harde, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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