Ava Hardwick

about 1905–before 2008 (Age 103)
Coles, Illinois, United States

The Life of Ava

When Ava Hardwick was born about 1905, in Coles, Illinois, United States, her father, Joseph Anthony Hardwick, was 39 and her mother, Sarah Jane Kemper, was 29. She had at least 2 sons with Walter Post. She lived in Pleasant Grove Township, Coles, Illinois, United States in 1910. She died before 2008, at the age of 102.

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Walter Post
Ava Hardwick
Richard Gene Post
Billy Lee Post

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    Joseph Anthony Hardwick





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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 5

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.

Age 27

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Name Meaning

1 English (Yorkshire): habitational name from any of numerous places, for example in South Yorkshire and Derbyshire, named Hardwick, from Old English heorde ‘herd’, ‘flock’ + wīc ‘outlying farm’.2 German and French (Lorraine): from the Germanic personal name Hardwic, composed of the elements hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’ + wīg ‘battle’, ‘combat’.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Ava Hardwic in household of Joseph A Hardwic, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ava Hardwick, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

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