William Duncan Hardie

Male 1855 - 1933  (78 years)


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  • Name William Duncan Hardie  [1
    Born 29 Aug 1855  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 31 Aug 1933 
    Person ID I47320  Stewartsnydotcom
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 

    Father James Russell Hardie,   b. 24 Aug 1812, Kingston Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Aug 1900  (Age 87 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mary Sharpe,   b. 10 Sep 1813, Fredericksburg, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1905  (Age 92 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F15224  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Ancestors Estella Joanna Tollerton,   b. 4 Aug 1868,   d. 31 May 1949  (Age 80 years) 
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F20124  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Ancestors Addie A Brown,   b. 5 Jul 1860, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Aug 1922  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 1878  [1
    Children 
    Married: 1x1. Roy William Hardie,   b. 5 Dec 1879, Richland, Oswego, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jun 1962  (Age 82 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F17920  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • William Duncan Hardie - August 29, 1855 - August 31, 1933. Son of James Russell and Mary Sharpe Hardie. Husband of Addie A. Brown (married October 1878) & Stella Joanna Tollerton (married November 28, 1923.) Section 4, Row 4.

      Newspaper Obituary - September 6, 1933 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - William D. Hardie, the subject of this sketch, was born at Sydenham, Ontario, Canada, August 29th, 1855, and died at his home near Selkirk Shores State Park, Pulaski, August 31st, 1933, having just completed his 78th year. At the age of nine years he came to this place with his parents, James and Mary Sharpe Hardie, and has since lived in this vicinity. In October 1878 he was married to Miss Addie Brown of Port Ontario, and nearly the whole of their married life was spent on the farm, where she died in 1922. For twenty-eight years she kept the "home fires burning" while he sailed the Upper Lakes, first as second mate, then first mate, and when he retired he was Captain of the steamship "Puritan." Since that time he has followed the occupation of farming. In 1923 he was married to Mrs. Stella Tollerton Smart, who survives him. In 1879 he joined the Masonic Order and in 1925 was made a life member. He has also been a member of Daysville Grange for many years. He is survived by his son, Roy W. Hardie of Pulaski; his granddaughter, Virginia A. Hardie; two sisters, Mrs. Alwilda Forrester of Watertown, and Mrs. Elizabeth Hemens of Pulaski. The funeral was held from his home on September 3rd. Rev. Lowell Palmer of Pulaski officiating and six of his nephews acting as bearers. The floral tributes here many and beautiful and he was laid to rest in the Daysville cemetery near his home.

      August 31, 1933 - William Duncan Hardie, age 78 years, 0 months, 2 days. Date of birth August 29, 1855, born in Canada. Sex, male; race, white; married; occupation, farmer. Length of residence in town where death occurred, 69 years. Name of wife, Stella Smart. Name of father, James Hardie, born in Canada. Name of mother, Mary Sharp, born in Canada. Informant, Stella J. Hardy, Pulaski, New York. Cause of death, cancer of stomach, duration 1 year; contributed by old age. Signed by E. A. Mowry, M.D., September 1, 1933, Mexico, New York. Place of burial, Daysville cemetery, September 3, 1933. Undertaker, Paul K. Foster, Pulaski, New York.

  • Sources 
    1. [S758] 1900 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2004;), Year: 1900; Census Place: Richland, Oswego, New York; Roll: 1144; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 0140; FHL microfilm: 1241144.