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    19. Thomas Jones3Hardeman (Thomas2, John1), was born 31 January 1788,541 Davidson County, Tennessee,542 died 11 January 1854, near Smithville, Bastrop County, Texas.543 He married first, 26 October 1814, Maury County, Tennessee, to Mary W. Polk,544 born 6 April 1785, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, died 24 September 1835, buried Polk Cemetery, Boliver, Hardeman County, Tennessee.545 He married second, 26 October 1837, Houston, Harris County, Texas, to Mrs. Eliza DeWitt Hamilton Davis, born 17 September 1809, St. Louis County, Missouri,546 died 8 February 1863, Bastrop County, Texas. Eliza married first, 22 May 1830, Gonzales County, Texas, to Thomas Hamilton, died 1831. She married second, 21 December 1834, to James C. or E. Davis, died circa 1836.
    Thomas J. Hardeman was buried in Bastrop County, Texas. In 1937 his remains were removed to the Texas State Cemetery in Austin, Texas. He is buried in the Republic Hill Section, Section 1, Row P., Number 9. His tombstone reads: Thomas Jones Hardeman, born in Tennessee, January 31, 1788, died in Bastrop County, Texas, January 11, 1854. His wife Eliza De Witt Hardeman, born Sept. 17, 1809, died Feb. 8, 1863, Erected by the State of Texas.547
    Mary W. Polk was the daughter of Ezekiel Polk, born 7 December 1747, died 31 August 1824, Bolivar, Hardeman County, Tennessee,548

    541 Thomas Hardeman bible: Thomas Jones Hardeman born January 31 1788
    542 Thomas J. Hardeman’s father, Thomas Hardeman, lived in Davidson County, Tennessee, in 1788. Thomas Hardeman bought the stock mark of Obediance Gower, in 1788, in Davidson County.
    543 Western Weekly Review, Franklin, Williamson County, Tennessee, 3 March 1854 issue: Thomas Jones Hardeman, formerly of Williamson County, Tennessee, died in Bastrop County, Texas, 11 January 1854. He had lived many years in Texas. Masonic burial.
    544 Tombstone of Mary W. Polk Hardeman “consort of Thomas J. Hardeman”
    545 Polk Cemetery, South Union Street, Bolivar, Hardeman County, Tennessee. Tombstone: Mary W. Polk Hardeman, born 6 April 1785, died 24 September 1835, daughter of Col. Ezekiel and Mary Polk, consort of Thomas J. Hardeman.
    546 Eliza’s father, Green DeWitt, lived in St. Louis County, Missouri, in 1813: Green DeWitt was executor and Sarah DeWitt, wife, was executrix of the will of Walter DeWitt, 26 March 1813, in St. Louis County. Will mentions three unnamed children. Witnesses: Frederick Conner and Abner Vansant.
    547 Tombstone, Texas State Cemetery, Austin, Texas.
    548 Polk Cemetery, Hardeman County, Tennessee. Tombstone: Col. Ezekiel Polk, born 7 December 1747, died 31 August 1824, son of William and Margaret Polk.