Harding, Garah

Male 1820 - 1866  (~ 46 years)


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  • Name Harding, Garah  [1
    Born Jan 1820  [2
    Gender Male 
    Census 1850  Loudoun Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Merchant
    Occupation 1852  Leesburg, Loudoun Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • G. & W. Harding, Merchants
    _UID BC725BF4D9B0469AA630F92C0FF025DADF10 
    Died 14 May 1866  Baltimore, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried 15 May 1866  Baltimore, MD Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2226  Buyer, Stier and Related Families
    Last Modified 11 Jan 2009 

    Father Harding, John J.,   b. 16 Feb 1782, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jul 1863  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother Davis, Dorcas S.,   b. 25 May 1791, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Oct 1856, Leesburg, Loudoun Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 23 May 1810  Montgomery Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Alt. Marriage 23 May 1810  Loudoun Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Performed by
    • John Littlejohn, Methodist Episcopal minister, from KY Historical Society -highway marker
      John Littlejohn
      (Marker Number: 871)
      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 (1772-1832) are preserved by the Methodist Church. See over.
      (Reverse) 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.
    _UID 1E82371EDA4C4FF8989CFDD64BFE659CB3FC 
    Documents
    Harding John and Dorcas Davis marriage
    Harding John and Dorcas Davis marriage
    FOLIOS
    Harding Family Bible
    Harding Family Bible
    Family ID F204  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1850 - Loudoun Co., VA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - 1852 - Leesburg, Loudoun Co., VA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 14 May 1866 - Baltimore, MD Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 15 May 1866 - Baltimore, MD Link to Google Earth
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  • News
    Harding Garah obit 1866.jpeg
    Harding Garah obit 1866.jpeg

  • Sources 
    1. [S757] VA 1850 Census.

    2. [S284] Harding Family Bible.

    3. [S226] Elliot and Nye's Virginia Directory and Business Register 1852.

    4. [S728] The Mirror, (Leesburg VA), 23 may 1866, [Q:3].

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

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

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

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

    9. [S758] VA Marriage Index.