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    148. William Nicholas4Hardeman (Blackstone3, Thomas2, John1), was born 8 October 1817, Maury County, Tennessee,1381 died 6 February 1899, Hico, Hamilton County, Texas. He married 24 October 1855, Travis County, Texas, to Mary Elizabeth Rogers, born February 1830, Tennessee, died 1919, Alvin, Brazoria County, Texas.
    Mary Elizabeth was the daughter of James Rogers and Rachel Burleson. Mary’s sister, Sarah Jane Rogers, married Minus Cannon Burdett. Their son, Lee Burdett, lived with the Hardemans in 1880 in Milam County, Texas.
    William N. Hardeman served in the House of Representatives in the Third Texas Legislature, from 1846 to 1849. He was a representative from Nacogdoches County.
    William N. Hardeman lived with his brother, Blackstone Hardeman, in 1850, in Nacogdoches County, Texas.1382 William lived in Travis County, Texas, in 18601383 and 1870.1384 He lived in Milam County, Texas, in 1880.1385 Mary E. Hardeman, widow of William N., lived in Hico, Hamilton County, Texas, in 1900, with her daughter, Annie R.

    1381 William’s father, Blackstone Hardeman, bought items from the estate of Charles Powell in Maury County, in 1818.
    1382 1850 U.S. Census, Nacogdoches County, Texas, p. 61, #112. William N. Hardeman, age 32, born Tenn. Blackstone Hardeman, age 28, head of family.
    1383 1860 U.S. Census, Travis County, Texas, p. 241, P.O. Merriltown, Pct. 1, #50/50. Hardeman, Wm., age 42, male, farmer, $4500/$2650, born Tenn.; Elizabeth, age 30, female, “wife”, born Tenn.; James H., age 4, male, born Texas; B. H., age 2, male, born Texas; Matty P., age 9/12, female, born Texas.
    1384 1870 U.S. Census, Travis County, Texas, p. 286, City of Austin, #385/445. Hardeman, William, age 52, male, white, retired farmer, born Tenn.; Mary E., age 40, born Tenn.; James, age 13, born Texas; Blackston, age 12, born Texas; Matthew, age 10, male, born Texas; Elisa, age 8, female, born Texas; Anna, age 6, born Texas; Mary Hardeman, age 4, born Texas; Frank Martin, age 32, artist painter, born La.; Nelly Martin, age 19, born La.
    1385 1880 U.S. Census, Milam County, Texas, S.D. 5, E.D. 105, Sheet 12. Hardiman, William, age 62, white, male, born Tenn. Tenn. Tenn.; Mary E., age 50, wife, born Tenn. Tenn. Tenn.; James R., age 23, son, born Texas Tenn. Tenn.; Eliza M., age 18, dau.; Annie R., age 16, dau.; Madie E. Hardiman, age 14, dau.; Lee Burdett, white, male, age 15, nephew, works on farm, born Texas Tenn. Tenn.; Clinton Slade, white, male, age 16, laborer, farm hand, born Texas - -.