The History of Gentry and Worth Counties, Missouri; Containing a History of the Counties, Their Cities, Towns, &C., &C., Biographical Sketches of Their Citizens, General and Local Statistics, History of Missouri, Maps of Gentry and Worth

The History of Gentry and Worth Counties, Missouri; Containing a History of the Counties, Their Cities, Towns, &C., &C., Biographical Sketches of Their Citizens, General and Local Statistics, History of Missouri, Maps of Gentry and Worth

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1882 edition. Excerpt: ...While he was quite young his parents moved to Morgan County, Kentucky, where he was reared on a farm and received a common school education. In the year 1857 he moved to Gentry County, Missouri, where he has since resided. Shortly after coming here he purchased a large tract of land and at present has a landed estate of 200 acres. He resides on section 34, township 61, range 30, on the old home place with his son, Villiam P., who oversees the farm. The subject of this sketch was married in Kentucky in the year 1843 to Jane Pugh, daughter of James Pugh, a native of Virginia. By this union he has six children, all of whom are living: Love Amanda, Eliza A., William P., John R., Emma Jane, and George N. Nimrod Hardwick is a member of the Christian Church. He is a man well known and is beloved by all his neighbors. William P. Hardwick, the son of Nimrod Hardvick, was born in Greenup County, Kentucky, February 7, 1850. In 1857 he moved with his parents to Gentry County, Missouri, where he was reared on a farm and educated in the common schools. By occupation he is a farmer and stock shipper. He has a farm of eighty acres of good land, but now resides with his parents on the old homestead. W. P. Hardwick has been twice married--first in Gentry County', Missouri, October 16, 1870, to Nancy Jane Stout, a native of Illinois, who is now deceased. His second marriage occurred in DeKalb County, Missouri, August 8, 1875, to Mary C. Hargis, daughter of Fountain and Margaret (Gilliland) Hargis, both natives of Kentucky. Mrs. H. was born in Pulaski County, Kentucky, October 30, 1855. She was reared in Missouri, her parents having emigrated to this state when she was only one year old. Mr. and Mrs. Hardwick have had two children, one of whom is...show more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 18mm | 599g
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  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236873556
  • 9781236873552