|Birth: ||Sep. 18, 1879|
|Death: ||May 31, 1935|
Josiah harding married Harriet (Hattie) Phillips in September, 1902 in Hebron, Nebraska. She was the daughter of John Phillips and Elizabeth Kennedy. They remained in Hebron until 1910 when they moved to Montana. Before moving to Montana, children Ray, Doris, Olive and Chester were born, later Blanche, Myrtle, Phil, Alfred and Alta born in Montana, and Roland was born when the family moved to Nebraska.
In 1935 the family was living near Hale, Colorado and on May 31, 1935 the Republican River flooded and swept away the Hardings that were living in the home in Hale. Children Myrtle, Alfred and Alta were rescued, the older children were not in Hale at the time of the flood. Josiah, Hattie and Roland were the only Yuma County Victims of the flood.
Funeral services were held at Armel last Wednesday afternoon for Mrs. J.F. Harding and her son, Roland Jay Harding, victims of the flood that swept the Lansing Valley district.
Rev S.R. Graves conducted the service which was largely attended by the neighborhood.
Harriet Phillips Harding was born at Hebron, Neb. September 18, 1879 and passed from this life May 31, 1935, at the age of 55 years, 8 months, and 13 days. She resided in Hebron until she was about 25 years of age and while there was united in marriage to J.F. harding. To this union were born ten children, 5 girls and 5 boys.
Mrs. harding was a member of the Pilgrim Holiness church at Arthur. Besides the immediate members of her family, she leaves many other relatives and a host of friends. She was a devoted mother and will be greatly missed by those who knew her.
Josiah F Harding (1881 - 1935)*
Roland Jay Harding (1921 - 1935)*
Created by: sberghuis
Record added: Feb 26, 2013
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