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Harley Del Hartley
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Birth: Sep. 18, 1869
Delaware County
Indiana, USA
Death: Aug. 30, 1934
Delaware County
Indiana, USA

Harley D. Hartley, 64, president and founder of the Eagle Coal and Foundry Company, and former city councilman, died at the family residence, 111 North Liberty St., Thursday at 7 a.m. Mr. Hartley suffered a heart attack six weeks ago last Saturday. Prior to that time he had been in good health and was not known to have had heart trouble previously. His condition gradually became worse until his death. Surviving are the wife, Bertha E.; two daughters, Mrs. Holly Harvey, of Muncie, and Mrs. Eugene Nutting of Niagara Falls, N. Y.; five sons, Fred and Ross Hartley, of Muncie; Roy Hartley of Peoria, Ill., and Joseph and Philip Hartley of Indianapolis; a sister Mrs. John Sollars, and a brother, Thomas Hartley, both of Delaware County. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 10:30 a.m., at the Meeks mortuary, with the Reverend E. F. Daugherty, the Reverend W. H. Allen and the Reverend F. E. Smith in charge. Cremation will follow. Friends are invited to call at the residence. The casket will not be open during the service.

The son of Benjamin Hartley and Harriett Gough Hartley, Harley was born September 18, 1869, on a farm five miles northwest of Muncie, near Mt. Olive Chapel. He attended a rural elementary school and was graduated from Muncie High School. As a young man he moved to Oakville, opening a general merchandise store and elevator. It was there in January, 1890, he married Bertha Johnson. In 1901 Mr. Hartley came to Muncie, and with J. Ross Crozier started the Eagle Foundry. He later bought out Mr. Crozier's interests and for a number of years Mr. Hartley's son-in-law, Holly Harvey, was associated with him in the business. At the time of his death his son, J. Ross Hartley, was connected with him in the business. Mr. Hartley was also one of the founders of the Indiana Foundry Corporation in 1921. Mr. Hartley served as city councilman during the Bunch administration and at the time of his death was a jury commissioner of superior court. He was a member of the Jackson Street Christian Church and the Elks Lodge. The house in which he died had been Mr. Hartley's home for the last 23 years.

Note: Harley D. Hartley and Bertha E. Johnson were married Jan. 26, 1890, Delaware County, IN. 
 
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 Parents:
  Benjamin Franklin Hartley (1833 - 1875)
  Harriet Elizabeth Gough Hartley (1841 - 1912)
 
 Spouse:
  Bertha E. Johnson Hartley (1871 - 1942)
 
 Children:
  Winnie Merle Hartley Harvey (1890 - 1964)*
  Edith Emmer Hartley Nutting (1892 - 1970)*
  Fred Johnson Hartley (1893 - 1961)*
  Harriet Marie Hartley (1894 - 1895)*
  Roy Henderson Hartley (1896 - 1958)*
  Ethel Blanche Hartley (1897 - 1899)*
  Lillian Rosalie Hartley (1900 - 1902)*
  Joseph Wayman Hartley (1903 - 1963)*
  James Ross Hartley (1904 - 1978)*
  Phillip Donald Hartley (1907 - 1965)*
 
 Siblings:
  Infant Son Hartley (____ - 1864)*
  John Manson Hartley (1865 - 1899)*
  Warren L. Hartley (1868 - 1885)*
  Harley Del Hartley (1869 - 1934)
  Sarah Hartley Sollars (1872 - 1936)*
  Thomas F. Hartley (1875 - 1942)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
HARTLEY

Harley Del
1869 --- 1934

Bertha Johnson
1871 --- 1942
 
Burial:
Beech Grove Cemetery
Henry County
Indiana, USA
 
Maintained by: Mary
Originally Created by: SunCacher
Record added: Jul 29, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11443180
Harley Del Hartley
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Harley Del Hartley
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Harley Del Hartley
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