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    15. Eleazar3Hardeman (Thomas2, John1), was born 1 December 1779,489 Washington County, North Carolina (now Tennessee), died 26 June 1841, in the 62nd year of his age, Williamson County, Tennessee.490 He married 20 August 1800, Davidson County, Tennessee, to Elizabeth Foster,491 born circa 1782.
    Eleazar Hardeman paid taxes in Williamson County, Tennessee, from 1802 to 1813. He lived in Williamson County, in 1820492 and 1830.493
    On 10 November 1802 in Williamson County, Tennessee, Thomas Hardeman of Davidson County, sold to Eleazar Hardeman, for $600, 640 acres on both sides of Big Harpeth, beginning west of Commissioners old line on Big South Road on Big Harpeth, adjoining Patrick McCutchen’s west boundary line, tract is part of two tracts sold by John Gray Blount and Thomas Blount by their attorney in fact Willis Blount to said Thomas Hardeman. Acknowledged before Andrew Jackson, Judge Superior Court.494 This tract adjoined land Thomas Hardeman gave to his son, John Hardeman, 15 December 1802.
    13 October 1806 in Williamson County, Eleazer Hardeman sold to John Hardeman, for $622.25, 122 ¼ acres on Big Harpeth, beginning at northeast corner of survey purchased by Hardeman of Samuel Jackson, adjoining land at mouth of Little Hurricane Creek and tract of Peter R. Booker.495

    489 Thomas Hardeman bible: Eleazar Hardeman, born December 1 1779
    490 Western Weekly Review, Franklin, Williamson County, Tennessee, 2 July 1841 issue: Eleazar Hardeman, early Williamson County, Tennessee, settler, died there, 26 June 1841, in the 62nd year of his age.
    491 Whitley, Davidson County, Tennessee, Marriages 1789-1837, p. 4. Marriage Book 1, p. 31. Eleazer Hardeman to Elizabeth Foster, 20 August 1800. Bondsman: John Marr.
    492 1820 U.S. Census, Williamson County, Tennessee, p. 120, P.O. Franklin. Eleazar Hardeman – males: 2 under 10; 3 10/16; 1 26/45; females: 2 under 10; 2 10/16; 2 16/26; 1 26/45. And, 10 slaves.
    493 1830 U.S. Census, Middle Tennessee, Williamson County, p. 239. Eleazer Hardeman.
    494 Murray, Williamson County, Tennessee, Deed Abstracts, 1799-1811, p. 22. Williamson County, Deed Book A1, p. 294. Recorded 23 April 1803.
    495 Murray, Williamson County, Tennessee, Deed Abstracts, 1799-1811, p. 70. Deed Book A2, p. 143. Recorded 22 October 1806.