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and her children are the legal representatives by right of blood and intestate succession of the estate of the deceased before named. /s/ Rebecca Hardeman, Matagorda, 28 February 1837.640
    Letters of Administration on the estate of Bailey Hardeman, deceased, of the Republic of Texas, were filed in Williamson County, Tennessee, in May of 1838. Franklin Hardeman was administrator.641 The final settlement of the estate of Bailey Hardeman, deceased, was filed in Williamson County, 2 July 1841.642
    In Matagorda County, Texas, 11 February 1848, Rebecca A. Hardeman gave to Sam Hardeman, an equal and undivided half of a tract with improvements in Caney in Matagorda County, half of a league, originally granted to Burnett and Sojourner, and the same on which I am residing, and slaves.643
    Children of Bailey Hardeman and Rebecca Amanda FitzAllens Wilson:
+154. i. Samuel Wilson Hardeman, born 23 March 1821, Williamson County, Tennessee, died 2 January 1883, Matagorda County, Texas, married 20 February 1849, Brazoria County, Texas, to Sally Ann Hardeman,644 daughter of D. Hardeman and Sarah Ann Nicholson. [Also see, #84, D. Hardeman].
155. ii. John Hardeman, born circa 1823, Williamson County, Tennessee
156. iii. Emeline H. Hardeman, born 18 June 1827, Williamson County, Tennessee, died 3 September 1835, buried Polk Cemetery, Bolivar, Hardeman County, Tennessee.645
157. iv. Catherine Hardeman, born circa 1829, Williamson County, Tennessee
158. v. Thomas Hardeman, born circa 1831, Williamson County, Tennessee.

    640 Matagorda, Texas, Courthouse, Succession No. 23, Bailey Hardeman.
    641 Williamson County, Tennessee, Letters of Admr. Book 1, p. 3. And, Minute Book 14, p. 396.
    642 Williamson County, Tennessee, Will Book 7, p. 452-455.
    643 Matagorda County, Texas, Deed Book G. /s/ Rebecca A. Hardeman.
    644 Brazoria County, Texas, Marriage Book 1, p. 145.
    645 Tombstone, Polk Cemetery, South Union Street, Bolivar, Hardeman County, Tennessee: Emeline H. Hardeman, born 18 June 1827, died 3 September 1835, daughter of Bailey and Rebecca Hardeman.