Robert Hardy
(Abt 1642-1678/1679)
Anne (?)
(-After 1678)
James Hardy Sr.
(?) (?)
(-After 1727)
John Hardy
(Abt 1700-1749/1749)


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John Hardy 1

  • Born: Abt 1700, Somerset Co., MD
  • Marriage (1): (?) (?) about 1730 in Somerset Co., MD
  • Died: 10 Feb 1749-13 Mar 1749, Somerset Co., MD


John Hardy's will was written on Feb 10 1748/49 and proven on Mar 13 1748/49 in Somerset Co., MD as follows:
- To son Joseph Hardy, 65a of land with my dwelling plantation
- To son Benjamin Hardy, all remainder of my lands
- To son Joseph, a cow/yearling and two year old heifer and my gun
- To son Benjamin, same except four year old heifer
- To daughter Phillis Hardy, a three year old heifer now with calf and yearling
- To my three children under the care of Joseph Callaway and two sons to be free at age of 18 - divid rest of estate equally between the three children
- Appoint Joseph Callaway executor
Witnesses: John Lankford Jr., Willima Carter, Robert Twilley (SoW-EB14:13)

Note - the "lands" here are noted as John Hardy's portion of the 500a tract "Orphans Lot", he inherited from his father - it is located in the modern day at the extreme SW corner of the State of Delaware in Sussex County. John Hardy owned ~148a of which 65a is bequeathed to son Joseph and the remainder to son Benjamin.

John married (?) (?) about 1730 in Somerset Co., MD. ((?) (?) died before 1749 in Somerset Co., MD.)


1 James Hardy Sr.'s will written 9/17/1722 and probated 10/12/1727 (Maryland Calendar of Wills, Vol. 6, page 7).

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