118. Henry HARDIN105,106,107,108 was born on 8 June 1778 in Pennsylvania.12 He died about 1855 at the age of 77 in Hardinsburg, Breckinridge County, Kentucky.12
Henry Hardin to Rachael Walker Oct 1 1796 by Josiah Dodge. Marriage Register A, p.1, Hardin Co KY Surety was William Comstock,. Alternate date of 22 Oct 1796 is given.
1800 Tax LIsts. Breckinridge Co, KY
William Hardin Sr, William Hardin, Jr., Henry Hardin, Daniel Hardin
Interesting that John E. Hardin, thought to be one of the older sons was not listed.
1810 Census. Breckinridge Co.
Henry Hardin. 3m -10, 1m 26-45, 3m over 45 [????]. 1f -10, 1f 16-26
[This census almost looks like the enumerator put his numbers in the wrong places. It makes no sense.]
1820 Census, Breckinridge Co KY
Henry Harden. 1m -10, 2m 10-16, 1m 16-18, 1m 16-26 [probably same boy], 1m 26-45 [Henry]. 2f 10-16, 1m 16-26, 2f 26-45, 1f over 45.
1830 Census, Breckinridge Co KY
Henry Hardin. 1m 15-20 [Moses], 2m 20-30 [Elijah & Bill], 1m 50-60 [Henry]
1f 10-15, 1f 15-20, 1f 50-60 [Rachel]
1840 Census, Breckinridge Co KY
Henry Hardin. 2m 20-30, 1m 60-70. 1f 15-20, 1f 20-30, 1f 60-70
1850 Census, Breckinridge Co KY, District 1, Hh 590
Henry Hardin, age 73, b. PA. Rachel, age 74, b. N.Y.
Sons Moses & Elijah were in the next two households.
Henry Hardin wrote his will 26 May 1855. Wife Rachel to have 1/3 part. Two sons, Moses B. and Elijah. Henry had already deeded 300 acres to Elijah; his will deeds 300 adjoining acres to Moses B. He excepted one acre where the graveyard was located. Remainder to be divided between Sally Pern (Perrin), Celia, Rachel, Mehuldah & Nancy. Mehuldah & Nancy both appear to have married Hardins. Will proved at the June Court Term 1855.
p.221 Henry Hardin
First, all perishable part of estate be sold & the moneys used for debts & funeral expense
Wife Rachel Hardin one third part both real & personal during the term of her natural life & after her decease to my children equally
Son Moses B. Hardin, the farm on which I now live, in the dry valley between the farms of Elijah Hardin & James Frewick, 300 acres except one acre wherin the graveyard now is
Son Elijah Hardin ..I have deeded 300 acres which is his portion
Remainder to be divided among my several children: Sally Pern, formerly Sally Hardin. Mehuldah Hardin formerly Mehulda Hardin. Celia Witt formerly Celia Hardin. Nancy Hardin formerly Nancy Hardin. Rachael Jolly formerly Rachael Hardin. And my two sons, Moses B. Hardin & Elijah Hardin.
Sons to be executors.
26 May 1855.
Witnessed: Alexander H. Beauchamp; Frederick Hansfield.
Monday Jun Term 1855. Will Proved by Beauchamp & Hansfield.
Said to be buried Hardin Basham Cemetery #2, Breckinridge Co, KY - no marker. The date of death given is the date of his will.
Henry HARDIN and Rachel BIDDLE were married on 1 October 1796 in Hardin County, Kentucky.12 Rachel BIDDLE21 was born in 1776 in New York.109 She died after 1855 at the age of 79.
Rachel was probably the widow, Rachel Walker, when she married Henry.
An SAR application from 1913 gives her name as Rachel Biddle Walker - no date of birth or death.
A FindAGrave memorial page says she died in 1850 - she is in the Census and was still living in 1855 when Henry wrote his will - so she died sometime after then.
Henry HARDIN and Rachel BIDDLE had the following children: