Laura Caroline Henry

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ChartsAncestors of Adele La Force
Francis Cooke to Adele (Force) Cooke
Francis Eaton to Adele (Force) Cooke
James Chilton to Adele (Force) Cooke
Catherine, Dutchess of Cambridge and Adele (Force) Cooke
King Edward III to Adele (La Force) Cooke
Thomas Jefferson - Adele (Force) Cooke
James Abram Garfield - Adele (Force) Cooke
William Howard Taft - Adele (Force) Cooke
(John) Calvin Coolidge Jr. - Adele (Force) Cooke
Franklin Delano Roosevelt - Adele (Force) Cooke
Laura Caroline Henry, daughter of Dr. Simeon Zelotus Henry, MD and Laura Canfield White, was born at La Prairie, Quebec, Canada, 30 April 1825 (or perhaps 1824).1,2,3,4,5,6 She died at Hopewell, Mercer Co., New Jersey, 10 May 1903, and was buried at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings Co., New York, 13 May 1903.7,1,8

Laura married (1) William Hardie, whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here), at Troy, Rensselaer Co., New York, 16 August 1841;9 she married (2) Thomas Bain Jackson, son of Archibald Jack and Marion Bain, 24 January 1854.10,11,12

From the Troy Budget, 17 Aug 1841: Married - In this city last evening by Rev. Dr. Snodgrass, William Hardie Esq. of Montreal to Laura C. Henry, second daughter of Dr. Henry of this city.

A note from Sarah (Henry) Covel to either Emma (Force) Atkins or Adele (Force) Cooke reads,
"My Father & Mother were married on the 17th day of Nov 1814 in the village of Troy, State of New York. So that he must have gone to the states to study before he was married for it was then that he met my mother and then moved back. All of the children were born in La Prarie but your mother who was born in Montreal-we all came to the states except my eldest brother who came sometime before us. I was 9 years old when we moved to the states and was married at 20."

The note is unsigned and unaddressed.

She died at Fairview Farm and was buried in Green-Wood Cemetery, Lot 19680, Section F.

Family 1

William Hardie b. abt. 1817, d. 30 Oct 1852
  • James Henry Hardie13,14 b. Sep 1841, d. 21 Jun 1924
  • Sarah Hardie11 b. say 1844, d. abt. 1847
  • George "Fishburne" Hardie13 b. 1846, d. 2 Oct 1869
  • Laura Caroline Hardie13,12,15 b. 1849, d. 18 Jan 1877

Family 2

Thomas Bain Jackson b. 10 Oct 1824, d. 21 Mar 1904
  • William Edgar Jackson12,16 b. May 1855
  • Charles Andrew Jackson16 b. 22 Feb 1858, d. 29 Dec 1919
  • Marion Bain Jackson11 b. say 1861, d. say 1861
  • Marion Bain Jackson+17,16,15 b. 27 Jul 1863, d. 7 Mar 1905
  • Elizabeth Finley Jackson16,11 b. 4 Nov 1865, d. 7 Dec 1911
  • Thomas Bain Jackson Jr.16 b. abt. 1868
This person was last edited on28 Jan 2023


  1. [S1015] Laura Caroline Jackson, Death Certificates, File No. 19950 (1903), New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services, Trenton, New Jersey.
  2. [S458], 1860 United States Census [on-line database and images] (, 1st District, 10th Ward, Brooklyn, Kings Co., New York, population schedule, sheet #139/141, dwelling #736, family #1035, T B Jackson household, age 35, born in New York. Census calls her "Lydia"; original data: NARA micropublication M653, Eighth Census of the United States, 1438 rolls, roll #769.
  3. [S457], 1850 United States Census [on-line database and images] (, City of Troy, 4th Ward, Rensselaer Co., New York, population schedule, sheet #147/291, dwelling #1174, family #2180, William Hardy household, age 24, born in Canada; original data: NARA micropublication M432, Seventh Census of the United States, 1009 rolls, roll #584.
  4. [S586] New York State Census, 1875, 9th Election District, 20th Ward, Kings Co., NY, Thomas B. Jackson household, sheet 20, dwelling #131, family #147, age 50, born in L. Canada.
  5. [S460], 1880 United States Census [on-line database and images] (, Brooklyn, Kings Co., New York, population schedule, enumeration district (ED) 205, sheet #10B, dwelling #70, family #77, Thomas B. Jackson household, age 55, born in New York; original data: NARA micropublication T9, Tenth Census of the United States, 1454 rolls, roll #854.
  6. [S584] New York State Census, 1855, 2nd Election District, 10th Ward, Brooklyn, Kings Co., Mr. Jackson household, dwelling #564, family #874, age 30, born Canada, FHL Film #1930198, Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  7. [S281] Burial Inquiry Results, online
  8. [S2323] Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed Sep 2020), memorial page for Laura Caroline Jackson, Find a Grave memorial #147822064, maintained by Cookie, further cited as Find A Grave.
  9. [S152] "Marriage notices appearing in Troy newspapers, 1797-1860," 2 Vols., (Typescript, Troy Public Library, Troy, New York, FHL Film/Fiche #1437397 items 1 & 2, 1437397, further cited as "Troy marriage notices."
  10. [S2409], on-line database and images, "Married", Thomas B. Jackson, of Brooklyn, to Laura C. Hardie, Brooklyn Evening Star, (New York), 27 Jan 1854, p. 2, ( accessed Jan 2023.
  11. [S156] Lillian Jackson Voorhees, "Family Record of Our Grandmother", 30 Jan 1959 (New Jersey). Statement of Lillian Voorhees of what her "Grandma told me",.
  12. [S584] New York State Census, 1855, Kings Co., Mr. Jackson household.
  13. [S457] 1850 United States Census, City of Troy, 4th Ward, Rensselaer Co., New York, pop. sch., sheet 147/291, dwelling 1174, family 2180, William Hardy hshld.
  14. [S1692] Northampton Town Hall, Northampton, Massachusetts, Northampton Vital Records, 1654-1872, 143, FHL microfilm 186162, further cited as Northampton Vital Records.
  15. [S586] New York State Census, 1875, Kings Co., NY, Thomas B. Jackson household.
  16. [S219] Kings County, New York, Wills and Indexes, 1787-1923, 325:194-199,332-338, FHL microfilm 1845000, further cited as Kings Co., NY Wills.
  17. [S147] Brooklyn, New York, Marriage certificates 1866-1937, Marriage Certificate #2568, FHL microfilm 1544062, further cited as Kings County Marriage Licenses.