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Thomas Jefferson Hardwick
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Birth: Mar. 21, 1809
Georgia, USA
Death: May 14, 1872
Merced County
California, USA

" . . . Thomas J. Hardwick was elected Judge in Alabama. Judge Hardwick and his family, which consisted of his wife and six children, crossed the plains in 1859, from Jasper County, Mo. where Hardwick had been farming for some years. They settled on the Merced River. There he farmed for many years. Mrs. Hardwick lived to the age of 96, making her home with Mr. and Mrs. John Ruddle for 30 years prior to her death. They were both honored pioneers. Everybody knew "Grandma Hardwick" as she was affectionately called by old and young. She was an active member of the Methodist Episcopal Church... ."
- Merced Sun-Star - Aug 16, 1973

Thomas J. Hardwick
Died May 14, 1872
Age 63 years, 1 month, 24 days
DOB Calculated 21 Mar 1809

Husband of:
Ann (McFarlane) Hardwick
b.Jun 1812 in Tennessee
d.Abt.1907 in Hopeton, Merced Co., California
Parents of:
William J. Hardwick
Amanda Malvina (Hardwick) Dickinson
Mary Catherine (Hardwick) Hoskins
Ann Elizabeth "Bettie" (Hardwick) Ruddle
Jackson Gilmore Hardwick
Huldah Jane (Hardwick) Howell 
Family links: 
  Ann Washington McFarlane Hardwick (1812 - 1908)
  Ann Elizabeth Hardwick Ruddle (1841 - 1935)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: Burial in Barfield ranch near to this location
Hopeton Cemetery
Merced County
California, USA
Created by: William Rogers
Record added: Mar 05, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 49089780
Thomas Jefferson Hardwick
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