|Birth: ||Nov. 27, 1826|
|Death: ||Jun. 9, 1902|
THE BLOOMFIELD NEWS, Bloomfield, Greene County, Indiana, Friday, July 4, 1902, Volume XXVI, Number 32, Page 2, Column 5, "OBITUARY. Hardesty."
Richard HARDISTY was born in Coshocton County, Ohio, November 28, 1826, and died at his home in Greene County, Indiana, June 9, 1902. His disease was consumption, from which he had suffered more than three years. At the age of twenty-seven he was married to Sarah IMHOFF and to them were born twelve children—six boys and six girls-eight of whom, with their mother, survive him. He remarked many times during his sickness that all the medicine could not cure him; that he had lived his time and was ready to die, and that if he knew he could only go to sleep and never awaken he would be pleased. The home that was once so pleasant and cheerful is left in sorrow. There is a link gone out of the family chain, which can never be re-united here, on earth. But we have a promise of living in a world far better than this. He died in the full realization of a reward promised for the faithful. His remains were followed to their last resting place in the Mood Cemetery by a vast concourse of his neighbors and friends, who the paid their last tribute of respect. The funeral services were held in the Grove church by Rev. Harry HOLDON and Rev. Jacob NEAL.
CEMETERIES OF EASTERN GREENE COUNTY, INDIANA, 1994, G.C.H.S., Walnut Grove/Mood Cemetery, Richland Township, Section 34, Page 174, Column 1: HARDESTY, Richard s/o Aquilla & Catherine 28 Nov 1826—9 Jun 1902; HARDESTY, Sarah, w/o Richard, d/o John & Sarah IMHOFF 15 May 1837—17 Feb 1907; HARDESTY, John R. s/o Richard & Sarah 1854—1901; HARDESTY, Andrew, s/o Richard & Sarah; HARDESTY, Daniel Webster, s/o Richard & Sarah 1872—1898; HARDESTY, Aquilla s/o Thomas & Nancy, 21 Feb 1799—19 Mar 1879; HARDESTY, Thomas, s/o Robert & Elizabeth, 26 May 1764—4 Apr 1859.
Aquilla Hardisty (1798 - 1879)
Catherine Meek Hardisty (1799 - 1837)
Sarah Imhoff Hardisty (1837 - 1907)*
John Robert Hardesty (1854 - 1901)*
Ursula Hardisty Foddrill (1856 - 1922)*
Jasper Newton Hardesty (1862 - 1949)*
Sarah Frances Hardisty McCain (1864 - 1932)*
Margaret Catherine Hardisty Floyd (1867 - 1901)*
Andrew Johnson Hardisty (1869 - 1923)*
Daniel Webster Owen Hardesty (1872 - 1898)*
Evangela Melissa Hardisty Elgan (1874 - 1962)*
Pete Hardisty (1879 - 1967)*
Thomas Jefferson Hardisty (1822 - 1863)*
Richard Hardisty (1826 - 1902)
Joseph Noah Hardesty (1827 - 1872)*
Jasper Newton Hardisty (1838 - 1898)**
Walnut Grove Cemetery
Maintained by: Margaret
Originally Created by: Susan (Haldeman) Fowler
Record added: Oct 26, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 12171648
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Daughter Margaret Catherine (Hardisty) Floyd d. 9/11/1901 buried Prairie Chapel Cem.; Daughter Eliza Allas (Hardisty) Tetrick d. 2/16/1947 buried Dugger Cem.; Son Napoleon Boneparte Hardisty d. 7/5/1942 buried at Carmichael Cem., all Greene Co., IN|
Added: Feb. 24, 2011
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