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Corp Henry Hardesty
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Birth: 1792
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Apr. 26, 1873
Delaware County
Iowa, USA

Husband of Sophiah (McFadden) Hardesty (1798-1832). Sophiah and Henry were married on March 28, 1814 in Adams County, Ohio and they had the following children together: Mary, Charles, Elizabeth and Angeline Hardesty. Henry was a Corporal in the War of 1812 - 1st Ohio Militia (Mills Regiment) under Capt. E. Martin. Henry was the son of Joshua Hardesty and Ruth (Bell/Beall) Hardesty and grandson of Joshua Hardesty and Keziah (Simmons)Hardesty. Henry's mother was a descendant of the Scottish Beall family who came to Maryland in the 1600's. She was either a direct descendant of Col. Ninian Beall (1625-1717)or related to one of his brothers. Henry's wife died when she was 34 and Henry was 40. Henry lived 41 more years, but did not remarry. 
 
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 Parents:
  Joshua Hardesty (1755 - 1858)
  Ruth Bell Hardesty (1764 - 1848)
 
 Spouse:
  Sophiah Lieffy McFadden Hardesty (1798 - 1832)
 
 Children:
  Mary Hardesty Arnold (1815 - 1901)*
  Charles Hardesty (1817 - 1895)*
  Elizabeth Hardesty McVay (1820 - 1907)*
  Angeline Hardesty McVay (1823 - 1905)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Jane Hardesty Dragoo (1785 - 1832)*
  Isaac Hardesty (1788 - ____)*
  Elizabeth Hardesty Rolison (1790 - 1860)*
  Henry Hardesty (1792 - 1873)
  William Hardesty (1795 - 1876)*
  Susannah Hardesty Dixson (1796 - 1831)*
  Robert James Hardesty (1800 - 1879)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
"A soldier of 1812"
 
Burial:
Bowens Prairie Cemetery
Jones County
Iowa, USA
Plot: Lot 8
 
Created by: Calcat
Record added: Jul 18, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39574066
Corp Henry Hardesty
Added by: Mary Atkinson Severson
 
Corp Henry Hardesty
Added by: Mary Atkinson Severson
 
Corp Henry Hardesty
Added by: Calcat
 
 
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To my 4th great grandfather -- I'm so proud of you for your service to our country!
- Calcat
 Added: Jan. 7, 2013

- Calcat
 Added: Apr. 13, 2010
 
 
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