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    138. Thomas Monroe4Hardeman (Thomas Jones3, Thomas2, John1), was born 30 October 1815, Williamson County, Tennessee,1240 died 14 September 1861,1241 Knox County, Tennessee.1242 He married 16 April 1843, Bastrop County, Texas, to Susan Burleson, born 11 November 1824, died 4 March 1860, Caldwell County, Texas.1243
    Thomas M. lived in Caldwell County, Texas, in 18501244 and 1860.1245 His three youngest children lived in Caldwell County, Texas, in 1870, with James and Mary Ophelia Hardeman Fentress (sister of Thomas Monroe Hardeman).1246
    Thomas Monroe Hardeman moved to Texas in the fall of 1835. He joined the Texas army on 2 October 1835. In March 1836, Thomas and his brother, William, accompanied a relief column to the Alamo, but arrived after the garrison had fallen to General Santa Anna. Thomas

    1240 Thomas Monroe Hardeman’s father, Thomas J. Hardeman, paid taxes in Williamson County, Tennessee, in 1813. Thomas J. Hardeman lived in Williamson County, when the 1820 census was taken.
    1241 Tombstone, Polk Cemetery, South Union Street, Bolivar, Hardeman County, Tennessee: Thomas Monroe Hardeman, born 1814, died 1862, Texas Mil., U.S. Army. This tombstone is in error. Thomas was born 30 October 1815, died 14 September 1861.
    1242 Caldwell County, Texas, Probate Book B, p. 451. T. M. Hardeman, deceased. O. B. Hardeman appointed administrator, September 1861. William F. Hardeman, et al, minors. O. B. Hardeman appointed guardian, September 1861. Monroe Hardeman enlisted in the Confederate Army in General John B. Hood’s Brigade. He died in Knoxville enroute to Virginia with the army.
    1243 Tombstone: Prairie Lea Cemetery, Prairie Lea, Caldwell County, Texas. Susan Hardeman – no dates. 1860 Caldwell County, Texas, Mortality Schedule: Susan Hardeman died 4 March 1860, age 35.
    1244 1850 U.S. Census, Caldwell County, Texas, p. 463, #74/74. Thomas M. Hardiman, age 35, $65,000, born Tenn.; Susan Hardiman, age 25, born Ala.; William S. Hardiman, age 4, born Texas; Elizabeth Hardiman, age 1, born Texas; Elijah Votaw, age 35, born Tenn.; Wm. Votaw, age 10, born Texas.
    1245 1860 U.S. Census, Caldwell County, Texas, p. 191, #234/221, P.O. Prairie Lea. Hardeman, Thos. M., age 45, male, $13,700/$20,000, born Tenn.; Wm. F., age 13, male, born Texas; Elizabeth P., age 11, female, born Texas; F. B., age 5, male, born Texas; C. C. Hardeman, age 3, female, born Texas; Jack Wormsley, age 45, male, laborer, born Pa.
    1246 1870 U.S. Census, Caldwell County, Texas, p. 305, #413/414, P.O. Lockhart. James Fentress, age 67, physician, born Tenn.; Mary O. Fentress, age 47, born Tenn.; Lizzie Hardiman, age 20, born Texas; Monroe Hardiman, age 15, born Texas; Cora Hardiman, age 12, born Texas. All white.