prev  next John and Dorothy Hardeman © 2008 Michal M. Farmer Page 161


    William Hardeman lived in Hinds County, Mississippi, in 1850. His mother, Ann Neely Hardeman, his sisters, Ann Lewis Hardeman and Lavenia Caroline Hardeman, and the children of his sister, Sarah Jane E. Hardeman Stuart, lived with him in 1850.808
    William’s widow, Mary Hardeman, lived with George Polk in Maury County, Tennessee, in 1870809 and 1880.810 George Polk married Mary’s sister, Sally Hilliard, 24 November 1840, Williamson County, Tennessee.811

    808 1850 U.S. Census, Hinds County, Mississippi, p. 183, #983/983. William Hardeman, age 47, planter, $5,000, born Tenn.; Mary Hardeman, age 44, born N.C.; Ann Hardeman, age 74, born Va.; Ann L. Hardeman, age 47, born Tenn.; Lavinia C. Hardeman, age 46, born Tenn.; James H. Steward, age 12, born Tenn.; Oscar A. Steward, age 9, born Miss.; Adelaide Steward, age 8, born Miss.; Ann E. Steward, age 6, born Miss.; Edward Steward, age 3, born Miss.; Sarah J. Steward, age 1, born Miss.
    809 1870 U.S. Census, Maury County, Tennessee, p. 434, P.O. Mt. Pleasant. George Polk, age 53; Sallie Polk, age 51; Mary Hardeman, age 65, female, white, born N.C.
    810 1880 U.S. Census, Maury County, Tennessee, George Polk head of family. Mary Hardeman, age 75, sister-in-law.
    811 Whitley, Williamson County, Tennessee, Marriages 1804-1850, p. 151. George W. Polk to Sally L. Hilliard, 24 November 1840. Bondsman: D. W. Polk by his atty. in fact, Edwd. French.