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138. Martin Davis HARDIN144 was born on 21 June 1780 in Pennsylvania.7,54 He served in the military in 1812 at Col. John Allen's Regt, KY in War of 1812. He died on 8 October 1823 at the age of 43 in Frankfort, Franklin County, Kentucky.144

Served as a major in the rifle regiment of Col. John Allen in War of 1812. Secretary of state of KY under Gov Isaac Shelby 1812-16 and served one session in the U. S. Senate.
Martin D. Hardin signed one of the Land Grants of William Haden in Logan Co KY.

From the marriage and obituary citations compiled by Bernard J. Henley from Virginia newspapers on microfilm at the Library of Virginia:
VIRGINIA HERALD (Fredericksburg, Va.) Died- Near Frankfort, Ky. on October 8, in the 42d year of his age, General Martin D. Hardin. (p. 3, c. 3) Saturday, November 1, 1823. RICHMOND ENQUIRER (Richmond, Va. : 1815 : Semiweekly) Died- Gen. Martin Davis Hardin, at his residence in Franklin County, Ky., on Wednesday, October 8, in his 42d year. He had served in the legislature and as Secretary of State of Kentucky. (p. 3, c. 6) Tuesday, October 28, 1823.

Martin Davis HARDIN and Elizabeth LOGAN were married on 20 January 1809 in Franklin County, Kentucky. Elizabeth LOGAN145, daughter of Benjamin LOGAN and Elizabeth MONTGOMERY, was born on 22 May 1784.

Martin Davis HARDIN and Elizabeth LOGAN had the following children:

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Col. John J. HARDIN.

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Lucy Jane HARDIN.

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[Daughter] HARDIN.

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Charles HARDIN146 was born (date unknown).

Settled in Jacksonville, IL.