John Hardy

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Estimated birth year:1822
Marital Status:Y
Real Estate Value:0
Value of Personal Estate:0
Family Number:32
House Number:32
Household Members:
 Julia A Hardy   40
 Joseph Hardy   39
 John Hardy   28
 Joseph Pulis   22
 William Hardy   17
 Samuel Hardy   12
 Allen Hardy   9
 Casper Hardy   6
 Frank Hardy   5
 Lucy Hardy   3

John Hardy , mining Shullsburg; born Dec 1 1831 in Ralls Co. Missouri came to Galena in 1845 and Lafayette Co. in 1848. In 1870 he opened a store in Darlington and continued that for 3 years. He was a member of the Village and Township Boards and was on the committee to build the Monroe Railroad Extension of the C., M & St. P.R.R. He married Lucinda S. Scales (daughter of Colonel S. H. Scales) in July 14, 1856. They owned 900 acres in Lafayette Co. with part in valuable mineral holdings. Colonel Scales died Sept 13 1877 age 72 years.

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