Thomas Jones Hardeman

HAIRSTON.org ID#4099, b. 31 January 1788, d. 15 January 1854
Father*Thomas Hardeman1 b. 8 Jan 1750, d. 3 Jun 1833
Mother*Mary Harding PERKINS1 b. 10 Aug 1754, d. 24 May 1798
Birth*Thomas Jones Hardeman was born on 31 January 1788 in Davidson County, North Carolina.2,3 
He was the son of Thomas Hardeman and Mary Harding PERKINS.1 
County Change*Davidson County, North Carolina became Davidson County, Tennessee - 1 June 1796. 
Marriage*Thomas Jones Hardeman married (surname unknown) Mary Ophelia POLK about 1814.2,3 
Census 1820*Thomas Jones Hardeman appeared on the census of 1820 in Franklin, Williamson County, Tennessee, Males <10 3, 26-44 1 (Thomas J), Females 26-44 1 (Mary), Slaves 10. Note that a Susan Hardiman is listed above Thomas, she is widow of Peter Hardeman.4

 
Census 1830*He appeared on the census of 1830 in Williamson County, Tennessee, Males 5-9 1, 30-39 1 (Thomas J), Females 5-9 1, 10-14 1, 20-29 1 (Mary), Slaves 13.5 
Marriage*He married Elizabeth DEWITT on 26 October 1837.2 
Census 1850*Thomas Jones Hardeman appeared on the census of 1850 in Bastrop County, Texas, Thomas J 62, Eliza 40, Sarah E 8, Thomas J 2, Laura 0.6

 
Death*He died on 15 January 1854 in Bastrop County, Texas, at age 65.2,3 
Burial*He was buried in Bastrop County, Texas.3 
BurialHe was buried in Texas State Cemetery, Austin, Texas.3 

Family 1

(surname unknown) Mary Ophelia POLK b. a 1784, d. 24 Sep 1835

Family 2

Elizabeth DEWITT b. 1806, d. 1863
Children

Sources (www.HAIRSTON.org)

  1. [S275] Fulcher, Richard Carlton ; 1770–1790 Census of the Cumberland Settlements. Davidson, Sumner and Tennessee Counties. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, Maryland, 1987.
  2. [S24] Hall, Wm. Kearney 1918-. Descendants of Nicholas Perkins of Virginia. 1957 Ann Arbor, Michigan.
    https://hdl.handle.net/2027/wu.89069618338, Hathi Trust Digital Library.
  3. [S264] Stokes, Harry A., Hardeman Family Papers 1806-1885, December 3, 1985, Tennessee State Library and Archives.
  4. [S1820] 1820 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  5. [S1830] 1830 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  6. [S1850] 1850 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
Last Edited19 May 2020