Thomas Hardesty Death annc 27 Oct 1893

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Thomas Hardesty Death annc 27 Oct 1893 - THOMAS HARDESTY, The Oldest Man in the State, b...
THOMAS HARDESTY, The Oldest Man in the State, b Dead. A» the RMiurkable Age of 102 Tears He PWMB From Eattfc to Life Immortal. In the death of Thomas Hardesty, which occurred at an early hour last Serturdav morning, at hie late home in Waehington township, there passed from earthly scenes one whoee hie especially remarkable for it* longtvi'v Mr. Hardesty was born Oct. 1f 1791. on a farm in Maryland. Mto*-i-ii but a few miles from Washington ^ He came of a family of six i- ·' -.1 · irfcD one and two8i8 » e r 8i )e«de inlllinois.wn.ie in the tber Bi6ter Harriet, died aW» fourth thrift w gt the groat aga o f 10o o, u, -- hia father ^ · · with his sketch ""/ °»J *"»«·»"·"» »i«"c«m"u B »i.iu».. m ^iJJJ^SSng the remain- *.. . . *~, . i · in marriage wiYh MiVs Fannie Burrin, who has Thirteen child- beginning of derof hw Jj*^^^ andm Uit «" whoma d e ht-r home with her as be £»'"""· father. « last been called. When Mr. flardesty first came to Ohio, the locality where he has so long was but a wilderness of land, inhabited chiefly by Indians wild animals, which roamed about at will. Since then he has lived to witness witness the remarKabiB change in conditions, conditions, resulting from the ever advancing advancing march of civilisation up to the enetime. , . His life was eminently a peaceful one, honesty and fairness tharactenzed all his dealings with his fellow men, and he vas always noted for his generous, kindly heart, and frank, open, ( establieh p. manly integrity of character, politics an answering Deinocral, always gave the principles of his Coshoc- ftnd ^ Candldate8 his hearty sup- port| and jj R9 vote(J { or every candidate tor President on the Democratic from Jtfferson down to the present will cumbent. Grover Cleveland. He was unquestionably the oldest man in this county, and no doubt World's number oi to attended " ' was followed by a lay concou wh'er thfhono°redem.,a 8 were pltt ced

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  1. The Democratic Standard,
  2. 27 Oct 1893, Fri,
  3. Page 1

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