William Wilson Hardy

22 February 1842–10 March 1905 (Age 63)
Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of William Wilson

When William Wilson Hardy was born on 22 February 1842, in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Robert Hardie Hardy, was 35 and his mother, Jean Janett Jeanett Wilson, was 31. He married Harriet Ann Wood on 25 December 1865, in Farmington, Davis, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He immigrated to United States in 1855 and lived in Farmington, Davis, Utah, United States for about 10 years. He died on 10 March 1905, in Fielding, Box Elder, Utah, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Fielding City Cemetery, Fielding, Box Elder, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Wilson Hardy
1842–1905
Harriet Ann Wood
1847–1944
Marriage: 25 December 1865
William John Hardy
1867–1906
Harriet A. Hardy
1870–1931
Edward Augustus Hardy
1872–1949
Robert James Hardy
1876–1964
Fannie Jannett Hardy
1880–1963
Alice Estella Hardy
1883–1887
Bertha Adelia Hardy
1887–1890
Clyde Cyril Hardy
1890–1890
Katie Ella Hardy
1892–1980

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 December 1865Farmington, Davis, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (9)

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    Siblings

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    World Events (8)

    1843
    Age 1
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    1846
    Age 4
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1863
    Age 21
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Hardee
    Hardey
    Hardison
    Hard
    Hardeman
    Gardy
    Hardie

    Sources (26)

    • Wilf* Hardy, "United States Census, 1900"
    • William Hardy in entry for Robert James Hardy and Florence Zitzman, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • William Hardy in entry for William John Hardy, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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