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Abel Harding
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Birth: 1798
Kentucky, USA
Death: Aug., 1858
Hancock County
Illinois, USA

Abel Harding was the son of John Harding and an unknown mother. Abel is believed to have come to Illinois from Kentucky in the late 1820s or early 1830s. He first married Julia Bettisworth about 1818-1819 and had the following children:'
Green Harding 1820-1886 died in Kansas
William Harding 1822-1880 died in California
Charles Harding 1825-1891 died in California
Elizabeth Harding Henderson 1828-1912 died in California
Julia Harding Dunford Rosencrantz b1830 d1911 in Illinois, Hancock County, West Point Village
Mary Ann Harding Dougherty b 1832 d 1915 in Oklahoma
James Calvin Harding b 1833 found on 1850 census, no further information,he was not included in his father's will.
Nancy Jane Harding Mercer b 1835 d 1911 in Hood River Oregon
Samuel Harding b 1837 d 1898 in California
Abel, upon the death of his first wife in 1836-1837 then married Isabelle Cox and had the following children
Nancy Dougherty Harding b 1840, is on the 1850 census, I believe she died young because she was not in her father's will in 1858
Mahalia Harding Markley b 1844 d 1911 in Illinois
Margery Harding Cain b 1847 d before 1910 in Oregon
John Harding b 1849 d before 1858 as he is not in his father's will
Abel Harding b 1854 d unknown. He is last found on the 1880 census living with his step-brother Samuel in California. Abel was not included in his father's will even though he was living at the time his father died.
Abel Harding died in August 1858 and his second wife Isabelle Cox Harding died 1859-1860
Family links: 
  Green Harding (1820 - 1886)*
  William Harding (1823 - 1880)*
  Charles Harding (1825 - 1891)*
  Elizabeth Harding Henderson (1828 - 1912)*
  Julia A. Harding Rosenkrantz (1830 - 1911)*
  Nancy Jane Harding Mercer-Cowley (1841 - 1911)*
  Mahala Harding Markley (1844 - 1911)*
*Calculated relationship
Harding Cemetery
Hancock County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Cemetery Hopper
Record added: Apr 17, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 108663875


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