Harding, Martha Washington

Female 1829 - Aft 1880  (> 52 years)


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  • Name Harding, Martha Washington  [1, 2
    Born 22 Feb 1829 
    Gender Female 
    Census 1850  Loudoun Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Census 1880  Fauquier Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location 

    • 1880 United States Federal Census
      about Martha Harding
      Name: Martha Harding
      Home in 1880: Rappahannock, Fauquier, Virginia
      Age: 48
      Estimated Birth Year: abt 1832
      Birthplace: Virginia
      Relation to Head of Household: Sister
      Father's birthplace: Virginia
      Mother's birthplace: Virginia
      Neighbors: View others on page
      Occupation: Teaching School
      Marital Status: Single
      Race: White
      Gender: Female
      Household Members:
      Name Age
      Dorcas Harding 58
      Martha Harding 48
    _STAT Never Married 
    _UID A2AED056646340F9B57127B0969D1120D7CC 
    Died Aft 1880 
    Person ID I3443  Buyer, Stier and Related Families
    Last Modified 10 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, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Alt. Marriage 23 May 1810  Loudoun Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    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.
    _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
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  • Sources 
    1. [S757] VA 1850 Census.

    2. [S284] Harding Family Bible.

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

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

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

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

    7. [S758] VA Marriage Index.