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Washington County, near Independence. Last November moved to Ellis County. Member of the M. E. Church. She left husband and ten living children.887
    John Marr Hardeman married second, 3 November 1859, Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, to Mrs. Malinda Shockley Jennings,888 widow of William Jennings. Malinda Shockley Jennings Hardeman was born 17 July 1808, Nelson County, Kentucky, died 8 August 1882, buried Italy Cemetery, Italy, Ellis County, Texas.
    William and Malinda Jennings lived in Nelson County, Kentucky, in 1850. Their daughter, Louisa Jennings, attended the Female Academy in Nelson County, in 1850.889 William Jennings was the son of Hatsel Jennings and Elenor Anderson of Nelson County.890
    The will of William Jennings of Nelson County, Kentucky, at the date of these presents at New Orleans, Louisiana, 3 January 1854. Named: wife, Malinda Jennings, maiden name Malinda Shockency. Daughter: Louisa, wife of Jno. R. Newbolt. Executrix: Malinda Jennings. Executor: J.R. Newbolt. Adm.: Abel Crawford. Aged mother: Elenor Jennings. Jonathan and Lydia Ann Collier owe money to his estate. Sister: Lydia Ann. Proved by M. L. Swing and Ralsoman Decon, 28 December 1857 in Dallas County, Texas.891
    “Malinda J. Hardeman, wife of J. M. Hardeman,” made her will in Ellis County, Texas, recorded 13 January 1883. Named: daughter, Mrs. Lou J. McCain; John West; Lou Willie West; Crawford West; grandson, William Jennings; Mary E. McCain; William Jennings Newbold.892 Jesse P. McCain married Loue J. Newbolt, 30 November 1865, Dallas,

    887 Helen Mason Lu, Texas Methodist Newspaper Abstracts, Volume I (Dallas, Texas, 1987), p. 47. Texas Christian Advocate, 15 October 1857 issue, Vol. IV, No. 10, p. 2, column 3.
    888 Dallas County, Texas, Marriage Book C, p. 81. John M. Hardman to Melinda Jennings. Performed 3 November 1859 by W. K. Masten, M.G.
    889 1850 U.S. Census, Nelson County, Kentucky, p. 594, #330/330. Jennings, W., age 42, male, born Ky.; M., age 42, female, born. Ky. 1850, p. 558, #81/81, Female Academy, Louisa Jennings, age 17, born Ky.
    890 Nelson County, Kentucky, Will of Hatsel Jennings, made 23 November 1825, named wife, Elender Anderson Jennings.
    891 Dallas County, Texas, Will Record Book A-B, p. 98-100. Will of William Jennings. Dallas County Records Building.
    892 Ellis County, Texas, Will Book A, p. 223-226. Will of Malinda J. Hardeman.