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Descendants of Jesse J. HARDY

First Generation


1. Jesse J. HARDY was born about 1816 in SC. He died before 1870.

1860 census Bradley Co, Ark.
791/791 Hardey, Jesse age 44 born SC
Elizabeth 40 Ala
John C. 17 La
Payton A. 15 La.
Joseph W. 13 La.
Issabella 11 La.
Issadora 7 La.
Victoria 6 Ark
Judy E. 4 Ark.
Mason 1 (male) Ark.

They married in Union Parish, La. in 1843....their children were born in La. until 1854 when Victoria was born in Ark.

Land Grants of Bradley Co, Ark.
HARDY JESSE J 30 15S 9W 0 1860/09/01
HARDY JESSE J 25 15S 10W 160 1860/04/02
HARDY JESSE J 25 15S 10W 77.2 1860/09/01
HARDY JESSE J 25 15S 10W 0 1860/09/01
HARDY JESSE J 26 15S 10W 40 1860/09/01
HARDY JESSE J 36 15S 10W 80 1860/09/01
HARDY JESSE J 36 15S 10W 40 1861/05/01

Jesse married Elizabeth DUNKIN 22 Jan 1843 Vol. M, Part I in Union Parish, LA. . Elizabeth was born about 1820 in Ala.

1870 Census Grayson Co, Tx Kentucky Town, Precinct 4
9/9 Hardy, Elizabeth 51 Ala
" , Dora 19 La.
" , Victoria 16 Ark
" , Elizabeth 13 Ark (this would be Judy E.)
" , Manin (Mason, Marion) male 11 Ark.
I assume Jesse had died prior to 1870 but why did Elizabeth move her family to Texas?? Was he still alive when the move was made and she and the kids were left there?

Jesse and Elizabeth had the following children:

+ 2 M i John C. HARDY
+ 3 M ii Payton A. HARDY
  4 M iii Joseph W. HARDY was born about 1847 in La..
  5 F iv Issabella HARDY was born about 1849 in La..
  6 F v Issadora HARDY was born about 1853 in La..
  7 F vi Victoria HARDY was born about 1854 in Ark.
  8 F vii Judy Elizabeth HARDY was born about 1856 in Ark.
  9 M viii Mason HARDY was born about 1859 in Ark.

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