THOMAS HARDESTY / HARDISTY
Born: May 26, 1764 in Anne Arundel Co, Maryland
Died: April 4, 1859
Burial: Walnut Grove Cemetery, Greene County, Indiana.
Service: Enl. 26 July 1776 Calvert Co., MD by Capt. Joseph Wilkinson.
Enrolled by Ensign James Sommervill. 1777 under Capt Peregreine Fitzhugh and
1st Lt. Thomas Jones.
Proof: "Muster Rolls of MD Troops in Am. Rev. 1775-1783";
"MD Militia in Rev. War"--Clements & Wright:149;
'MD Rec. Colonial, Rev., Co. & Church from Original Sources"- Brumbaugh, V.II:442
"Hist. Coshocton Co., OH":587.
Married: In Ann Arundel Co., MD to Nancy Anne CHANEY (could this be a relative of
Rev War Patriot John CHANEY that is buried in Grandview Cemetery, Bloomfield, Greene
County, Indiana Nancy Ann Born: ca. 1770 in Anne Arundel Co., MD d. 27 Aug. 1840 in
Coshocton Co., Ohio.
Aquilla b. 21 Feb. 1798 Anne Arundel Co., MD D. 19 Mar. 1879,
married 3 Oct. 1816 Muskegom Co., OH Catherine Meek.
Buried Pleasant View Cemetery, Licking Co., OH.
Maragaret Alice B. 20 Sept. 1800 MD d. 26 Aug. 1890
married 13 April 1815 Robert Edington.
Elizabeth b. 6 Mar. 1802 MD d. 11 Dec. 1859 Greene Co., IN
married 25 Nov. 1821 Coshocton Co., OH Elijah Ashcraft
Born: 1800 Fayette Co., PA d. 1868 Greene Co., IN
ANYONE WITH INFORMATION ON THIS PATRIOT
I'D APPRECIATE HEARING FROM YOU.Stephen D Franklin
Walnut Grove Cemetery is located in Section 34 of Richland Township in Greene County, In
From the south end of Bloomfield going south on US Hwy 231, turn left or east onto XR 50S and go about 5 miles or less and turn right onto CR 500E, go about 3/4 of a mile then go south onto CR 530E for about 1/4 of a mile and the cemetery is at the intersection of CR 530 E and CR 140 S across the road from Walnut Grove Church.
Photos and directions courtesy of Edward Hitchcock, member of the Daniel Guthrie SAR Chapter in Bedford, Indiana
Indiana War Graves Index - Daniel Guthrie Chapter SAR, Bedford, Indiana