William Hardie

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William Hardie, whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here), was born at Canada, about 1817.1 He died at Troy, Rensselaer Co., New York, 30 October 1852.2

William married Laura Caroline Henry, daughter of Dr. Simeon Zelotus Henry, MD and Laura Canfield White, at Troy 16 August 1841.3

Said to have been an artist, but marriage notice says "esquire".


Laura Caroline Henry b. 30 Apr 1825, d. 10 May 1903
  • James Henry Hardie4,5 b. Sep 1841, d. 21 Jun 1924
  • Sarah Hardie6 b. say 1844, d. abt. 1847
  • George "Fishburne" Hardie4 b. 1846, d. 2 Oct 1869
  • Laura Caroline Hardie4 b. 1849, d. 18 Jan 1877
This person was last edited on26 Jul 2023


  1. [S457] Ancestry.com, 1850 United States Census [on-line database and images] (http://www.ancestry.com), City of Troy, 4th Ward, Rensselaer Co., New York, population schedule, sheet #147/291, dwelling #1174, family #2180, William Hardy household, age 33, born in Canada, and called a chainmaker; original data: NARA micropublication M432, Seventh Census of the United States, 1009 rolls, roll #584.
  2. [S2313] "Obituary notices appearing in Troy newspapers, 1797-1860", (Typescript, Troy Public Library, Troy, New York, 1938), Troy Budget, 30 Oct 1852, 2:7, FHL Film/Fiche #1437397, item 3, img #image 662, further cited as "Troy obituary notices."
  3. [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."
  4. [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.
  5. [S1692] Northampton Town Hall, Northampton, Massachusetts, Northampton Vital Records, 1654-1872, 143, FHL microfilm 186162, further cited as Northampton Vital Records.
  6. [S156] Lillian Jackson Voorhees, "Family Record of Our Grandmother", 30 Jan 1959 (New Jersey). Statement of Lillian Voorhees of what her "Grandma told me",.