Family: Harding, John J. / Davis, Dorcas S. (f204)

m. 23 May 1810


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  • Father | Male
    Harding, John J.

    Born  16 Feb 1782  Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  25 Jul 1863   
    Buried     
    Married  23 May 1810  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5]  Montgomery Co., MD  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Harding, Garah | F1239 Group Sheet 
    Mother   

    Mother | Female
    Davis, Dorcas S.

    Born  25 May 1791  Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  11 Oct 1856  Leesburg, Loudoun Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  1856  Leesburg, Loudoun Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Davis, Richard Sr. | F1127 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Simpson, Esther | F1127 Group Sheet 

    Child 1 | Male
    Harding, John Jr.

    Born  5 Apr 1811  Leesburg, Loudoun Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  5 Sep 1871  Fauquier Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     

    Child 2 | Male
    Harding, Richard

    Born  5 Mar 1813   
    Died  1893   
    Buried     

    Child 3 | Female
    Harding, Harriet

    Born  23 Mar 1815  Loudoun Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  5 May 1867   
    Buried     
    Spouse  Powell, Dr. Francis Whiting Sr. | F65 
    Married  7 May 1835  Loudoun Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 4 | Female
    Harding, Dorcas

    Born  16 Aug 1819  Leesburg, Loudoun Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Jul 1889  Fauquier Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     

    Child 5 | Male
    Harding, Garah

    Born  Jan 1820   
    Died  14 May 1866  Baltimore, MD Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  15 May 1866  Baltimore, MD Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 6 | Male
    Harding, William

    Born  9 Jan 1822   
    Died  Aft 1870   
    Buried     

    Child 7 | Female
    Harding, Mary

    Born  Jan 1822  Loudoun Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  3 Jul 1906  Baltimore, MD Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  Gill, B. Franklin | F3680 
    Married  Aft 1870   

    Child 8 | Female
    Harding, Martha Washington

    Born  22 Feb 1829   
    Died  Aft 1880   
    Buried     


  • Notes  Performed by:
    • John Littlejohn, Methodist Episcopal minister, from KY Historical Society -highway marker
      John Littlejohn

      County: Logan
      Location: Russellville town square, US 68, 431
      Description: Born Eng., 1756, came America, 1767. Became Methodist preacher at age 20, riding the circuits in Md., Va., Ky. Came to Louisville from Leesburg, Va., 1818. Moved Warren Co., Ky., and then 7 miles south of Russellville in 1822. Died in 1836 after 60 years as minister. His priceless journals are preserved by the Methodist Church. See over.
      John Littlejohn - Guardian of the Declaration of Independence, other state papers, which were entrusted to him by President James Madison in War of 1812. As the British advanced on Washington, Aug. 1814, the President ordered the national archives loaded onto a wagon and sent about 35 miles to Littlejohn, Methodist preacher, Leesburg, and sheriff, Loudoun Co., Va. Over.

  • Sources 
    1. [S429] Marriages of Loudoun County, VA 1757-1853, Wertz, Mary Alice, (1985).

    2. [S285] Harding family file, Montgomery County Historical Society.

    3. [S284] Harding Family Bible.

    4. [S392] Loudon Conty Marriages 1760-1850, John Vogt &t. William Kethley Jr., gives second date of 13 dec 1810 (minister's return), [Q:3].

    5. [S422] Marriage Licenses of Montgomery County 1798-1898, Janet Thompson Manuel.