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m. Diantha Black.

Member of Millard stake high council. Carpenter, did
work on Manti and St. George temples. Died Aug. 1, 1889.



HANSON, HANS C. (son of Christian Hanson and Gertrude
Kirstine Rasmussen). Born Sept. 16, 1849, at Bederslev,

Married Annie Brunson June 5, 1876, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Lewis Brunson and Catherine Carling), who
was born March 3, 1859, at Fillmore, Utah. Their children:
Catherine b. June 9, 1877, d. July 9, 1879; Mary Abelene b.
June 29, 1879, m. Frank Russell; Francis b. Jan. 29, 1882, d.
Feb. 1, 1882; Joseph Lewis b. Sept. 13, 1883, m. Eva Paul
July 13, 1910; Jenett b. Sept. 3, 1889; Harriet Annie b. Feb.
22. 1893; Hans Alma b. May 10, 1896; John b. June 16, 1901,
died same day.

One of presidents of 42d quorum seventies; missionary to
Denmark 1908. Carpenter; farmer.

HANSON, ERASMUS MARTIN (son of Christian Hanson and
Gertrude Kirstine Rasmussen). Born March 26, 1859, Beder-
slev, Denmark.

Married Caroline Christiansen April 6, 1881, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Hendrick Christiansen [died in Denmark] and
Anne Marie Petersen). She was born July 6, 1862, in Den-
mark. Their children: Carrie K. b. Dec. 29, 1881, m. Edward
Davis. Jr., March 16, 1904; Annie Laura b. July 19, 1885, m.
Orin C. Black Oct. 11, 1907; Martin Henry b. June 18, 1887,
m. Loa Black May 26, 1909; Lorenzo Christian b. Aug. 28,
1889; Peter Grantley b. Nov. 4, 1891; Lillian Olive b. May 1,
1894; David Arden b. Sept. 27, 1897; Gladys Marie b. Aug. 28,
1899; Nephi Burton b. Dec. 4, 1903; Celia Roselin b. Nov. 23,
1905; Millard August b. Aug. 13, 1905. Family home Fill-
more, Utah.

Missionary to Sandwich Islands 1881-84. Carpenter.

pany). She was born March 4, 1847. Their children: Henry,
died: George, m. Stena Williamson; Sarah C., m. Moroni P.
Stark Feb. 10. 1897; Joseph, m. Elizabeth Williams; Augusta,
m. James Finch; Jacob C., m. Lillie Brown; Hyrum, m. Eva
Peterson; Annie E., m. Ferris Holley.

HANSON, CHRISTOPHER O. (son of Ole Hanson and Kon
Christenson of Denmark). Born Nov. 18, 1832, in Denmark.
Came to Utah in October 1861, Captain Woolley company.

Married Johanna Gibson Nov. 29. 1862, Salt Lake City, who
was born June 29, 1829. Their children: Josephine b. Jan.
1, 1864, m. Soerene Godwin; Martin b. April 5, 1867, died;
John b. Feb. 12, 1871, m. Caroline Hanson; Martin b. April 1,
1873, m. Eliza Miles; Matilda b. April 2, 1875, m. Joseph Miles.
Family home Spanish Fork, Utah.

High priest. Helped in settlement of Sevier valley and
Kanab; veteran of Black Hawk war. Farmer.

HANSON, EMIL, (son of Elias Hanson, born 1839, and Eliza-
beth Thor, born 1835, both at Gothenburg, Sweden married
1857). He was born Oct. 30, 1861, at Gothenburg. Came to
Utah 1868.

Married Martha Heep July 1889, Montpe'lier, Idaho (daugh-
ter of William Heep and Sarah Marsh, pioneers to Utah
1866). She was born Nov. 22, 1870. Their children: Ida
May b. March 27, 1890, m. Otto Moser; Olive Hanson b. Aug-.
20, 1892, m. Alvin Robinson; Lorin b. Sept. 20, 1894; Mammie
b. Nov. 25, 1896, and Lyman b. Sept. 5, 1902, died; Selma b.
Aug. 30, 1904; Laura b. April 11, 1907; Orel b. Sept. 14, 1909.
Family home Freedom, Wyo.

Elder; member Sunday school superintendency 1892.

HANSON, HANS A. Born Jan. 10, 1814, in Denmark. Came
to Utah 1855.

Married Anna Margaret Mickleson in Denmark, who was
born Aug. 9, 1812. Their children: Rasmus, d. in Utah;
Michael A. b. April 11, 1848, m. Lena Jenson. Family resided
Ephraim and Elsinore. Utah.

Pioneer. Died at Elsinore.

HANSON, MICHAEL A. (son of Hans A. Hanson and Anna
Margaret Mickleson). Born April 11, 1848, In Denmark.
Came to Utah 1855.

Married Lena Jenson Nov. 2, 1867, at Salt Lake City
(daughter of Thomas C. Jenson and Karen Maria Iverson of
Denmark, pioneers 1865). She was born Nov. 15, 1848, and
came to Utah 1864. Their children: Peter Michael b. Jan.
26. 1869, m. Emma M. Anderson; Hans Daniel b. Feb. 27, 1871,
m. Clara Kirkman. Family resided Ephraim and Elsinore,

Missionary to Denmark; president of seventies. Black
Hawk war veteran. Road supervisor. Watermaster Elsi-
nore Canal company; farmer. Died Nov. 27, 1907.

HANSON, PETER M. (son of Michael A. Hanson and Lena
Jenson). Born Jan. 26, 1869, Ephraim, Utah.

Married Emma Martha Anderson Jan. 2, 1895, Manti. Utah
(daughter of J. August Anderson of Sweden and Marie Niel-
son of Denmark). She was born Oct. 25, 1872. Their chil-
dren: Zereta b. Nov. I, 1895. d. March 25, 1903; Leland
Aurelian b. Feb. 19, 1897; Delora Marie b. Oct. 18, 1899;
Maud Augusta b. Aug. 5, 1901; Boyd Peter b. Aug. 12, 1903;
John LeRoy b. June 27, 1906; Morris August b. May 26, 1909.
Family home Elsinore, Utah.

Elder. Farmer and stockraiser.

HANSON, JAMES J. (son of Hans Neilsen born 1791. Ber-
kered, Denmark, and Anna Frederike Olsen born 1801, Den-
mark). Born Nov. 8. 1844, Kaierod, Frederiksborg-, Denmark.
Came to Utah in 1856, Knud Peterson company.

Married Caroline Christene Hanson (daughter of Hans and
Karen Hanson), who was born in 1847 and came to Utah in
1863, Capt. Preston company.

Married Anna Katrena Jensen (daughter of Peter Jensen,
pioneer 1856, Knud Peterson company), who was born March
14, 1860, Hyrum, Utah. Their children: Verda Christene b.
Dec. 8, 1893; Ivy Carolina b. March 3, 1896; May Elizabeth b.
Aug. 9, 1898; James J. b. April 20, 1901.

President 62d quorum seventies; first counselor to bishop
of third ward at Hyrum. Justice of peace eight years.
Second lieutenant in Black Hawk war in San Pete county

HANSON, MADS (son of Hans Peterson and Gertrude Han-
son of Foslev, Denmark). Born Dec. 6, 1830, at Foslev.
Came to Utah Sept. 23, 1862, with Ola N. Liljenquist com-

Married Mattie Petersen June 23, 1855, at Vemmelev, Den-
mark (daughter of Niels Petersen and Chesty Olsen of Fos-
lev, pioneers 1862, Ola N. Liljenquist company). She was
born May 17, 1837. Their children: Minnie Dorothy b.
Feb. 22. 1856; Hans Peter b. March 2, 1858; Carrie Mariah
b. March 27, 1860; Peter b. Aug. 30, 1862; Elias Peter b. Oct.
24, 1863. m. Margaret Bullock March 16, 1887; Hyrum Wil-
liam b. Jan. 20, 1866, m. Emma Jensen Feb. 10, 1897; Joseph
b. March 1, 1868; Henry b. 1870; George David b. July 18.
1871, m. Hannah Lula Hammond Oct. 20, 1897; James Edward
b. March 10, 1874, m. Elaine Smith Feb. 6, 1-901; Emma Ma-
tenia b. May 2, 1877; Annie b. July 14, 1880. Family home
Providence, Cache county, Utah.

Elder; ward teacher. School trustee. Farmer. Died Dec.
20, 1910.

HANSON, GEORGE DAVID (son of Mads Hanson and Mattie
Petersen). Born July 18, 1871, Providence, Utah.

Married Hannah Lula Hammond Oct. 20, 1897, at Salt Lake
City (daughter of Milton Datus Hammond born Oct. 7, 1832,
Randolph, N. Y., and Chesty Transtrom, born July 7, 1851,
at Onslonda, Sweden former pioneer July 22, 1850; latter
Sept. 23, 1862, Ola N. Liljenquist company). She was born
Dec. 20, 1872. Their children: George Hammond b. Nov. 17,
1900; Lula Gwendol b. Aug. 2, 1904; Wynona Mae b. April
13, 1908; Clyde Winston b. Feb. 26, 1912. Family home.

Member 32d quorum seventies; missionary to Denmark
1897-99; ward teacher. School trustee. Farmer.

HANSON, SOREN (son of Hans Jacobsen and Annie Maria
Lauridsen of Denmark). Born Feb. 16, 1817, Gjerslev, Den-
mark. Came to Utah 1863, Capt. Young company.

Married Anna Maria Bendixen (daughter of Benedlx Pe-
tersen and Karen Jensen), who was born in 1835 and was
killed by stampeding oxen while crossing plains in 1863.
Their children: Hans, m. Ernestine Buchanan; Caroline Ma-
ria b. Oct. 3, 1856, m. Noah T. Guymon; Benedix, m. Nancy
Curtis; Lars, b. Dec. 28, 1860, m. Laura Lund. Family home
Fountain Green, Utah.

Married Myran Hansen. Their children: Soren, m. Clara
Seeley; Maria, m. Victor'Olsen; Paul.

Died Aug. 10, 1909, at Castledale, Utah.

HANSON, SOREN (son of Hans Larson and Myrlah Jenson
of Neoodager, Denmark). Born Dec. 4, 1823. Came to Utah
1862, Capt. Madison independent company.

Married Karen Salmonsen (daughter of Jacob Salmonsen
and Annie Jacobensen), who came to Utah with Capt. Madi-
son Independent company. Their children: Maria b. Jan. 26,
1850, m. Peter Christiansen; Hans b. Nov. 17, 1856, d. 1874;
Caroline b. Jan. 9, 1865; Soren b. May 2, 1863; Solomon b.
March 25, 1876. Family home Hyrum, Utah.

HANSON. SOREN (son of Soren Hanson and Karen Salmon-
sen). Born May 2, 1863, Hyrum.

Married Martha Eva Unsworth (daughter of James Uns-
worth and Alice Cockshott), who was born Feb. 13, 1870,
Hyrum. Their children: Leo b. Aug. 6, 1889, m. Marie Jen-
sen; Ruby Alice b. March 6, 1891, m. Archy Stout; S. Russell
b. Jan. 28, 1897; Ferry LeGrande b. Jan. 16, 1899; James Car-
roll b. Dec. 31, 1901; Eva Lila b. Nov. 23, 1903, in California;
Zola Melba b. March 10, 1906; June Ella b. June 11, 1909.

HANSON, WILLIAM LAWRENCE (son of Paul Hanson and

HANSON. HENRY (son of Henry Hanson). Born In Schles- Maria Sophis Kannt of Copenhagen. Denmark). Born May
wig Germany. Came to Utah in October 1868, Hans Jensen 20, 1838, Copenhagen. Came to Utah In 1864.

II company. Married Mary Jane Judson Aug. 21, 1859. Salt Lake City

Married Annie C. Oleson In Denmark (daughter of Jorgen (daughter of Samuel Judson and Arllla Rice of Prisky. Iowa;

Oleson, came to Utah in October 1868, Hans J. Hall com- started with Charles C. Rich's company and died on way).



She was born Oct. 26, 1843. Their children: William L., m.
Nellie Cooper; Mary Jane and Sarah Jane, died; Fannie E.,
m James M. Mack; Martha Ella, died; Emelius Godfred. m.
Caroline Kimball Knowlton; Alice, m. Henry M. Mack; Vic-
toria Eugenia m. Alexander Judson; Florence May. died;
Albert J.. m. Louise Estella Clark; Leslie Raymond. Family

h TevVnty t L wa?d Ci teacher. Worked for church In public
blacksmith shop; had charge of Singer machine department
of I CM I- several years. Active member territorial mili-
tia. Died April 9, 1904.

ir \itm\G DWIGHT (son of Ralph Harding and Nancy
GoodaVe ?a'tt"r born 1780. Wood-lock. Conn.). Born April
1807 Sturbridge. Worcester county, Mass. Came to Utah

t,' Oct 23 1840 m. Isaac Zundel Sept. 30, 1865; Nancy Ann
b! Nov. 8. 1843; Phebe b. Aug. 23, 1845, m. Amos Warner

D ReprSative from Box Elder county to flrst state legis-
lature. First counselor in flrst .bishopric of Wlllard ward.
Erected flrst school house in Willard, 1852.

HARDING GEORGE (son of Dwight Harding and Phebe

^olbrook) He was born Dec. 18. 1833, Wethersfleld. Conn.

MarHed Mary 7oncs July 2. 1864. Salt Lake City (daughter

of Benjamin Jones and Esther Davis, former a pioneer 1863


Thomaf'Sept. 1907; Phoebe E. b Jan. 18, "77; Sarah A. b. Oct.
20 1878 m. Clarence E. Horsley Jan. 18, 1905. Alic c. D.

"feeWS nV &W Z. N C V 1 } 8 ; 83 one of flrst directors of
Willard City Co-op. Farmer and stockraiser.

HARDING. CHARLES (son of Dwight Harding and Phoebe
wnihron Born April 2. 1838. Came to Utah 1859.
H Married Matilda Zundei Sept. 30. 1865 (daughter of Jacob
7,in 1 and Sarah Forstner). who was born Jan. 18. - -.
Their children- Joseph; Charles Don Carlos, m. Jennie
Soyd: C eorge n ForstnVb Oct. 3. 1869. m. Flora Bell Birdie
?now- Matilda m. Alma Carvine; Daniel, m. Edeth Black-

rT-' Jacob m Ada White; Sarah Phoebe, m. William T.

vis- Clarice m. Charles Hardy; Elizabeth; Jennie Lavern.
m George Brim^ Louis H., m. Hazel - Family home,

Sa Mem a b k er Seventy; teacher and merchant Willard City
Utah Made three trips across the plains for freight. Died
June 1899, at Willard City.

WA-RDTNG GEORGE FORSTNER (son of Charles Harding
?nd MaUlda Zundel) Born Oct. 3. 1869, Willard City, Utah.

Married Flo Bell Birdie Snow June 26, 1899. Salt Lake
City (daughter of Lorenzo Snow and Mary Houtz of Brig-
ham City Snd Salt Lake City Utah, pioneers 1853) She was
hnm Tulv 19 1871 Their children: Vortia b. Sept. 10, 1.
George Rush b March 21. 1904; Virginia b.Nov 10 1906;
Mercedesb April 10, 1910. Family home. Salt Lake City.

MembeV 33d ward seventies; missionary to California
1896-98; ward teacher. Member state and county medical

'iPtv- secretary Utah state board of medical examiners
l0 to date Member staff of L. D. S. hospital. Graduate
University of Utah Normal School 1891; Rush Medical Col-
lege 1903. Physician and surgeon.

HARDING. EDWARD C. (son of Edward G. Harding of
Trowbridge, Wiltshire. Eng.). Born Nov. 2, 1832, at Trow-

tr Mf rried*^ An^Mcek. June 28. 18-. Cambridge. Eng.
(daughter of Robert Meeks and Elizabeth Sheldrick, of Cam-
bridge) She was born Nov. 23, 1837. Their children:
Idwird Robert m Alice Talmage; Alfred William m. Mar-
Lewis' Alice E., m. Austin Bennett; Sidney Thomas, m.
EmmaTuke; Heber Samuel, m. Elizabeth Bray; Minnie S..
m William B. Meldrum; Rosa Elizabeth, m. William A.
Ker Anna Maria, died; Mary Maud, m. Lorenzo Taylor.

F< High prUstrm^sionary in England. Foreman of looms
in woolen mills at Provo. Died Dec. 11, 1903.

ef n s S opn?oni^A e nn t0 B.Jani7, 1875. Logan. Utah
(daughter of Daniel B. Bull and Elizabeth Tantam, pioneers
1849V She was born Sept. 22, 1849, at Sweetwater Wyo
while her parents were en route to Utah. Their children:
Sve yn B b. Dec. 23. 1875. m. Peter J. Chrl.tenen: Thomas
C. b. Dec. 5, 1877, m. Pearl Rollins; Daniel B. b. May 23.
1880. Family home Morgan, Utah.
Farmer and gardener.

HARDING, THOMAS C. (son of Thomas Harding and Sophro-
nia Ann Bull). Born Dec. 5, 1877, at Morgan, Utah.

Married Pearl Rollins Sept. 17, 1902, Salt Lake City (daugh-
ter of William Rollins and Elizabeth A. Morris of Center-
ville, Utah). She was born in Utah. Their children: Erma
b. Dec. 2. 1904; DeWelt b. Oct. 16, 1906; Twila b. Jan. 16,
1910. Family home Morgan, Utah.

Member of seventy: missionary to Great Britain. County
recorder two years; city councilman two years.

HARDV, CHARLES MARCUS (son of Rudolph Hardy and
Lizetta Mater of Lenzburg, Canton Aargau, Switzerland).
Born March 13. 1828. Came to Utah Sept. 26, 1861.

Married Maria Sophia Doldi Aug. 2. 1852, Zurzach, Switz-
erland, who was born Feb. 24, 1831. Their children: Sophie,
m. Henry Snyder; Charles Herman; Pauline Emelia, m. Jamee
William Bean; Paul Emil; Mary; Hermine, m. Herman E.
Osterloh; Josephine. Family home Provo Utah.

Tailor by trade. Died Nov. 3, 1903.

HARDY, CHARLES W. (son of Josiah G. Hardy and Sarah
C. Parker of Groveland, Mass.). Born July 28, 1843, Grove-
land, Mass. Came to Utah 1852.

Marr'.ed Marinda Andrus March 31, 1872. Salt Lake City
(daughter of Milo Andrus and Mary Ann Webster of Lan-
castershire, Eng., pioneers 1851). She was born May 18.
1856. Their children: Lucy May, m. Allen R. Cutler; Sarah
Alice, m. Sther Esplin; Marinda Maud, m. Mathew Spiers;
Mary Edna, died; Charles Jesse, m. Clarice Harding: Minnie
Viola, m. Harry Gillett; Bertha A., m. Nephi Reynolds; Cyn-
thia. Family home, Salt Lake City.

Member 8th quorum seventies; missionary to southern
states 1881-83; bishop's counselor; high priest. County sur-
veyor eight years. Civil engineer.

HARDY, ELISHA PHILBROOK (son of Zacariah Hardy and
Eliza Phllbrook of Nauvoo, 111.). Born July 26, 1837, Cam-
den, Me. Came to Utah 1862, Benjamin Gardner company.

Married Flora Worlton Jan. 13, 1867, Morgan, Utah
(daughter of James T. Worlton and Elizabeth Bourne of
Bath, Eng., pioneers Sept. 25. 1855, Richard Ballantyne com-
pany). She was born May 9, 1851. Their children: Eliza-
beth b. Jan. 4, 1868. m. Brigham Robison; Martha A. b.
Dec. 17, 1870, m. William Wadsworth; Lucinda b. Sept. 19.
1872, m. Lorenzo Olsen; James E. b. April 17, 1874, m.
Elizabeth Toone; Nellie C. b. Dec. 29, 1875, m. George West:
Margrette b. July 8, 1877, m. John Toone; Charles W. b.
April 22, 1879, m. Eliza Ann West; Rosabelle b. May 22, 1881.
m. Robert J. Durrant; Bertha E. b. Oct. 14, 1887, m. Wallace
H. Dickson; Lillian b. Nov. 17, 1891, m. Alonzo D. West.
Family home Hooper, Utah.

Early bridge and road builder. Railroad contractor.

HARDY, JOSEPH. Born 1810, Camden county, Maine. Came
to Utah 1850.

Married Lucy Blandeon. Their children: Robert, m. Ann
Kempton; Pamelia, m. Moroni Edmonds, m. Nathan Kington;
Caroline, d. youth; Adelia, m. Stephen Gheen; Deborah, m.
Alfred Johnson; Adeline, m. Charles Robinson; Joseph, m.
Lydja Rebecca Davis; George A., m. Mary Jane Mayberry;
Maryette, m. Lafayette Pierce; Sarah, m. Myron Higby, m.
John Walsh. Family home Ogden, Utah.

Elder; ward teacher. Member Nauvoo Legion. Farmer.
Died Feb. 24, 1888, Vernal, Utah.

HARDY, JOSEPH, JR. (son of Joseph Hardy and Lucy
Blandeon). Born April 8, 1848, near Council Bluffs, Iowa.
Came to Utah with father.

Married Lydia Rebecca Davis Oct. 3, 1868, Salt Lake
Endowment house (daughter of Nathan C. Davis and Isabel
Wills of Salt Lake City, pioneers Aug. 10. 1860). She was
born Aug. 15, 1850, Bolton, Warren county. N. Y. Thetr
children: Cora Adelia b. Oct. 17. 1869. m. William Temple-
ton- Joseph Hyrum b. March 11, 1871, m. Rose Reynolds:
Nathan Cutler b. Jan. 24, 1874. m. Jane Fisher; Charles
Allen b. Nov. 20, 1876, m. Stella Colton; Albert Alvin b.
April 17, 1878, m. Clara Griffin; Ernest LeGrand b. Aug.
15, 1881, d. infant; Ruby May b. May 30, 1882. m. Pardon
Dodd Jr Lydia Ellen b. March 9, 1886, m. Michael Morom
Cook': Hulda Viola b. April 2, 1890, m. Marlon Westover;
Flossie Marie b. April 2, 1895. Family home Vernal.

Ut Elder. Constable of Uinta county six years. Farmer
stockraiser and fruitgrower.

HARDY JOSEPH HYRUM (son of Joseph Hardy. Jr.. an
Lydia "Rebecca Davis). Born March 11, 1871. Laketown.

R1 M h ar??ed U Roseltha Melissa Reynolds Jan 6. 1897. Vernal.
Utah (daughter of William George Bardwell Reynolds and
Elfzabeth Maria Peterson of Vernal, Utah, pioneers 1855).
^he was born Jan. 23. 1874. Their children: Iris Afton b.
Set ^9 1897; Doris Merle b. Aug. 15, 1899; Lowell Rey-
nolds b. Oct. 4, 1901; Gladys b. Oct. 29, 1905; Bernlce b.

'"Missionary to southern states 1902-04; counselor to Presi-
dent Smart In presidency of Duchesne stake 1J10; high
councilor; Sunday school superintendent Vernal ward; presi-



dent T. M. M. I. A. of Maeser ward; president Mississippi
conference 1902-03; secretary southern states mission; coun-
selor to Benjamin E. Rich, president of southern states mis-
sion. One of the founders, and assisted in issuing the first
number of the "Elders" Journal, later it became the Lihona
Elders Journal. City recorder at Vernal. Manager Roose-
velt Mercantile Co.; president Roosevelt Realty Co.; secre-
tary Sego Lilly Bee Co.; president Roosevelt Water Works
Co.; manager Uinta Creamery Co.; credit manager and
cashier Ashley Co-op. Merc. Co. of Vernal; secretary Vernal
Drug Co. Postmaster at Vernal 1897-1900.

HARDY, LEONARD WILFORD (son of Simon and Rhoda
Hardy of Bradford, Essex county, Mass.). Born Dec. 31, 1805,
Bradford. Came to Utah Oct. 14, 1850, Wilford Woodruff

Married Elizabeth Nicols. Their children; Clarissa, m.
Alonzo Russell; Charles, died; Rufus, died.

Married Sophia Lois Goodridge in 1850, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Benjamin Goodridge and Penelope Gardner of
Bradford, Mass., pioneers Oct. 14, 1850, Wilford Woodruff
company). She was born July 2, 1826. Their children:
Leonard G., m. Miriam Young; Oscar Harvey, m. Esther A.
Margetts; William Bell, m. Tacy Woodford and Mary E.
Laird; Sophia M. H., m. Samuel W. Jenkinson; Jesse W., m.
Elizabeth Skidmore; George G., m. Sarah Ann Skidmore;
Penelope Marian, m. Don Carlos Young; Susannah J., m.
Henry T. McEwan; Martha Lois, m. Reginald McKaig. Fam-
ily home, Salt Lake City.

Married Esther Smilinda Goodridge. Their children: Owen
S., m. Lilly Hansen; Esther Isabel!, m. Peter Hansen; Rhoda
A., m. Martin Garn; Sarah, d. infant; Edward, d. infant.

Married Harriett Ann Goodridge. An only child: Frank,
d. infant.

High priest; missionary to England 1844-45 and to the
States 1869-70; presided over Manchester conference; bishop
of 12th ward, Salt Lake City, 1851-76; first counselor to
Bishop Edward Hunter 1856-80; counselor to Bishop Preston
1880-84. Member legislature. Captain of police. Captain of
Company B, Nauvoo Legion. City councilman. Merchant
and stockraiser. Died July 31, 1884, Salt Lake City.

HARDY, LEONARD GOODRIDGE (son of Leonard Wilford
Hardy and Sophia Lois Goodridge). Born June 24, 1852, Salt
Lake City.

Married Elizabeth Skidmore Nov. 25, 1880, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Henry B. Skidmore and Sarah Ann Elliott of
Philadelphia, Pa., pioneers Sept. 1855, John Hindley com-
pany). She was born May 3, 1860, East Mill Creek, Utah.
Their children: Wallace E. S. b. Sept. 4, 1881, d. aged 31;
Leonard W. S. b. Jan. 1, 1883, m. Ethel Allred; Eliza-
beth S. b. Oct. 18. 1884; Hazel S. b. Nov. 23, 1886, m. William
D. Fawns; Jesse Victor S. b. July 16, 1888, d. aged 18 months;
Alta S. b. Sept. 18, 1892, m. Bert E. Crockett; Frank S. b.
Feb. 15, 1896; Aretta S. b. March 3, 1900; Virtue S. b. June
13, 1905, d. infant. Family home, Salt Lake City.

High priest; missionary to Canada 1899-1905; block
teacher; high councilor Alberta stake. First overseer. Ster-
ling, Canada. Chairman of school board. Merchant; farmer
and stockraiser.

HARDY, JESSE WALLACE (son of Leonard W. Hardy and

Sophia Lois Goodridge). Born Dec. 30, 1S57, Salt Lake City.

Married Miriam Young Aug. 28, 1878 (daughter of Brigham

Young and Emily Partridge of Salt Lake City, pioneers July

24, 1847, Brigham Young company). She was born Oct. 13,
1856. Their children: Miriam b. Aug. 7, 1879, m. Roy S.
Hawkins; Eugenie b. Sept. 20, 1881, m. James H. Rampton;
Emily b. Feb. 1, 1883, m. Thomas Blair; Leonard G. b. Feb.

25, 1885; Alice b. Dec. 8, 1887, died; Aaron b. May 14, 1890;
Georgia b. Jan. 1, 1893; Lucile b. April 23, 1895, died; Brig-
ham b. June 9, 1897; Vernon b. Jan. 7, 1900; Dorothy b. Sept.
23, 1902.

Missionary to Indiana 1879-80; bishop's counselor 12th
ward; bishop of 2d ward 1889-99; member high councils of
Liberty and Alberta stakes. County collector, Salt Lake
county, 1886-93; city councilman. Director Zion Savings &
Trust Company; Brigham Young Trust Company; president
Silver Dipper Mining Company, American Fork, Utah; direc-
tor Iron Canyon Gold Mining Company of Nevada; president
Mojara Land & Cattle Company; general manager Lucky
Deposit Mining Company of Nevada; director Woolley,
Young & Hardy Company and Burton Gardner Lumber Com-
pany; senior member Hardy, Young & Company, merchants.
Mining expert.

HARDY, LEWIS O. Born Oct. 15, 1803, Camden, Me. Came
to Utah with Lewis O. Hardy handcart company.

Children through first marriage: Henry; Phoebe, m. Lewis
Bonitis; Robert; Mary, m. Lawson; Lucy; Lewis.

Married Claridia Jane Doffelmyre (daughter of Louisa
Doffelmyre, who came to Utah with handcart company).
She was born April 3, 1840. Their children: William, m.
Matilda King; Louisa, m. Thomas Wilson; Nathan; Lucetta,
m. Samuel Nichols; Patience, m. Hyrum Smith Meeks; Ade-
line, m. George Haws; Nettie, m. Charles Wall; Esther, m.
John T. Rassmusaen; George, m. Clara Rudd; Albert, m.
Celestia Foisey. Family home Marysvale, Utah.

Member of seventies. Served in Echo Canyon campaign;
mlnuteman; Indian war veteran. Settler of southern Utah.
Tarmer. Died March 27, 1895, in Session's Settlement, near
Salt Lake City.

HARDY, MILTON H. (son of Josiah G. Hardy and Sarah C.
Parker). Born Sept. 26, 1844, Groveland, Mass. Came to
Utah 1852.

Married Libby Smoot 1879 (daughter of Abraham O. Smoot
and Diana Eldredge of Provo, Utah, pioneers Sept. 1847,
A. O. Smoot company). They had five children, three sons
and two daughters. Family home Provo, Utah.

Missionary to England, returning in 1878. First assistant
to Dr. Karl G. Maeser of the Brigham Young Academy at
Provo 1876-83; student in the University of Utah, and later
took charge of a department. Pioneer organizer of Y. M. M.
I. A. Took his degree from the medical department of the
University of New York 1885. Utah county physician; Utah
county superintendent district schools; president Teachers'
Association of Utah county; principal Provo city schools;
territorial superintendent district schools. Gained national
reputation as superintendent of state insane asylum, or
mental hospital. Died Aug. 23, 1905, Provo, Utah.

HARDY, WILLIAM (son of Robert Hardy and Jeanette Wil-
son of Falkirk, Scotland). Born Feb. 21, 1842, Glasgow.
Came to Utah Oct. 29, 1855, C. A. Harper company.

Married Harriet Ann Wood Dec. 25, 1865, Farmington, Utah
(daughter of John Wood and Fanny Goble of Brighton,

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