Mary Wilma Harding

11 November 1916–2 December 2010 (Age 94)
Bellefonte, Boone, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Mary Wilma

When Mary Wilma Harding was born on 11 November 1916, in Bellefonte, Boone, Arkansas, United States, her father, Troy Wesley Harding, was 23 and her mother, Sarah Berthena Hathcoat (Harding), was 28. She lived in Olvey, Boone, Arkansas, United States for about 20 years. She died on 2 December 2010, in Harrison, Boone, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Maplewood Cemetery, Harrison, Boone, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Troy Wesley Harding
Sarah Berthena Hathcoat (Harding)
Mary Wilma Harding
Bert Wesley Harding
Virginia Ruth Harding
Troy James Harding
Helen Marie Harding

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1922 · The First Radio Station WOK Begins Broadcasting

Age 6

In 1922, Harvey C. Couch Sr. started WOK the first radio station in Arkansas. After a trip to Pittsburgh and the KDKA radio he came up with the idea for Workers of Killowatts (WOK). WOK had no commercials which was nice for the listeners.

Age 25

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English (mainly southern England and South Wales) and Irish: from the Old English personal name Hearding, originally a patronymic from Hard 1. The surname was first taken to Ireland in the 15th century, and more families of the name settled there 200 years later in Tipperary and surrounding counties.2 North German and Dutch: patronymic from a short form of any of the various Germanic compound personal names beginning with hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Harding in household of Frank Hathcoat, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mary Harding in household of Bertha Harding, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mary W Harding in household of Troy Harding, "United States Census, 1920"

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