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    59. Thomas3Hardeman (John2, John1), was born 15 April 1797, Oglethorpe County, Georgia, died 11 August 1861, Bibb County, Georgia. He is buried in Rose Hill Cemetery in Macon, Bibb County, Georgia.706 He married 17 October 1821, Eatonton, Putnam County, Georgia, to Sarah B. Sparks, daughter of Thomas Sparks.707 Sarah B. Sparks, born 1804, died 1877, age 73.
    Thomas Hardeman moved from Oglethorpe County, Georgia, to Putnam County, Georgia, before 1815. Thomas Hardeman witnessed the will of Jacob Thrash in Putnam County, in 1815. Thomas Hardeman witnessed the will of Thomas Whitehead in Putnam County, in 1815.708 He moved to Bibb County, Georgia, before 1836.709
    Thomas Hardeman lived in Putnam County, Georgia, in 1820 and 1830.710 Thomas Hardeman lived in Bibb County, Georgia, in 1850.711 Thomas Hardeman, Sr. lived in Bibb County, Georgia, in 1860.712 Sarah Hardeman, widow of Thomas Hardeman, lived in Bibb County, in 1870.713 Her sister-in-law, Elizabeth Hardeman Smith Parks, lived with her in 1870.

    706 Tombstone in Rose Hill Cemetery, Macon, Bibb County, Georgia.
    707 Warren and White, Marriages and Deaths 1820-1830, p. 55. Mr. Thomas Hardeman, Eatonton, married Miss Sarah Sparks, daughter of Thomas Sparks, Esq., married Putnam County, 17 October 1821. Georgia Journal, 23 October 1821 issue. Also, Putnam County, Georgia, Marriages. Thomas Hardeman to Sarah Sparks, 16 October 1821.
    708 Putnam County, Georgia, Will Book A, p. 51-54 and 86-87.
    709 Bibb County, Georgia, Will Book A, p. 35. July 1836, Thomas Hardeman witnessed the will of Robert Augustus Beall.
    710 1830 U.S. Census, Putnam County, Georgia, p. 217. Thomas Hardeman.
    711 1850 U.S. Census, Bibb County, Georgia, p. 190, #31. Hardeman, Thomas, age 52, commercial merchant, born Ga.; Sarah, age 45; Frances, age 16, female; Ondia, age 13, female; Robert, age 11; David, age 9; Loyal Hardeman, age 5, female; A. Sparks, age 16, female. And, 1850 Bibb County, Slave Schedule: Thomas Hardeman, 19 slaves.
    712 1860 U.S. Census, Bibb County, Georgia, p. 565, Vineville District, P.O. Macon, #1162/1203. Hardeman, Thomas, Sr., age 63, warehouse & commission, $8500/$17,700; Sarah B., age 56; Ovidia L., age 24; David D., age 19; Leola, age 15. All born Georgia.
    713 1870 U.S. Census, Bibb County, Georgia, p. 622, #162/168. Sarah Hardeman, age 66, born Ga.; Obediah Hardeman, age 30, female; Loula Hardeman, age 24; Elizabeth Parks, age 77, born Ga. All white.