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204. Mordecai HARDIN was born on 5 March 1792 in Washington County, Kentucky.75,153 He died on 1 December 1860 at the age of 68 in Kentucky.75,153

Lineage of Jack Jr. listed on front page of "History of the Hardin Family" by H. Oran Hardin. Mordecai and Amy were 1st cousins [it's doubtful - they seem to be from two very different families]

Mordecai HARDIN and Amy HARDING were married.153 Amy HARDING153, daughter of Thomas HARDING and Sarah PAYNE, was born (date unknown).

Mordecai HARDIN and Amy HARDING had the following children:

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Jack HARDIN Jr. was born in 1817 in Kentucky. He died in 1885 at the age of 68.153

This is the man the wrote the long saga about the exploits of the Hardin family when they first came to Kentucky. It was written just prior to his death. It is a fascinating if not totally accurate account.

Lineage of Jack Jr. listed on front page of "History of the Hardin Family" by H. Oran Hardin.

1850 Census. Washington Co KY Hh 1207
Jack Hardin, age 33 [b. 1817], b. KY. Rutha, age 31
Jacob 11, Julia 9, Martha 6, Mordecai 4, Robert 3, Mary age 1.

Jack may have had a second marriage to a much younger woman.
1860 Census. Daviess Co KY Hh 283
Jack Hardin, age 42. Nannie, age 25 [domestic duty]
Jacob 20, Julia A. 19, M. C. age 16 [female], Robert 11, Mary 8 [she had to be at least 11 since she was born before the 1850 census]

1870 Census. Daviess Co KY, Knotsville,
Hh 117
Jack Harden, age 53. Nancy, age 36. Robert, age 23.
Elizabeth Moffett, age 10
Elisha Harden, age 60
Hh 118
Jacob Harden, age 30. Elizabeth, 26. William E. 2, and Elizabeth E., age 1

1880 Census. Daviess Co KY, Knottsville,
Hh 144
Jack Hardin, age 62, b. KY; father b. VA, mother b. KY
Nancy, age 45, b. KY; father b. VA, mother b. KY
Robbert, age 32, son, b. KY.
Maggie Thompson, age 10, granddaughter [Martha married Napleon Thompson] Hh 145
Jacob Hardin, age 40. Elizabeth, age 35.
William 12, Elizabeth 10, Jack 9, Nancy 7, Robert 4, Jenny 7 months - born in September.