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Hardenia Jefferson Spencer READ

Female 1805 - 1889  (84 years)


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  • Name Hardenia Jefferson Spencer READ 
    Born 1805  TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 6 Sep 1889  McMinnville, Warren Co., TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Sometimes found listed as "Ardenia", Hardenia has also been found as "Hardenia Jefferson Spencer". (per Norman Warren; [email protected]) She was first married to an unknown Mr. Read (Reed) and had three sons between 1835 and 1841. She was then either divorced or widowed and sometime after 1841 married the widower, Dr. Melchesedek Hill who had one son by his first wife, Mary J. A. White.

      11/25/00. From the book "Tennessee Records, Bible Records and Marriage Bonds", compiled by Jeannette Tilotson Acklen. The section states data copied from the family Bible owned by Mrs. George Davis of Murfreesboro.

      "Dr. M. Hill and Mrs. Hardenia J. Read were married 1849 in McMinnville, Tenn.
      Sion S. Read and Hardenia Jefferson Spencer (cousin of Thomas Jeffereson) were married at Templeton, Rutherford Co., Tenn. (no date given)
      Harrison Barksdale and Laura C. Read were married in 1837 in Rutherford Co., Tenn.
      Laura C. Read was born Oct. 14, 1820
      Lycurgus W. Read was born 1822
      John T. Read was born Dec. 2,1825
      Harriet J. Read wa born Sept. 11, 1828
      George G. Read was born 1831
      Edwin C. Read was born 1834
      Corin Read was born 1837
      Charles W. Read was born April 17, 1841"
      (These were the children of S.S. Read and Hardenia J. Read)

      "Dr. M. Hill died August 3, 1860; buried in McMinnville, Tenn.
      H. J. Hill died September 6, 1889; buried in McMinnville, Tenn.
      Laura C. Barksdale died Jan. 9, 1886 in Mississippi
      Lycurgus W. Read died Nov. 13, 1846 in Monterey, Mexico and buried there.
      George Granville Read died 1833; 14 months old, buried in Rutherford Co., Tenn.
      Edwin C. Read died in Kentucky from wounds received at the Battle of Perryville.
      Sion S. Read died Aug. 3, 1845 and buried in McMinnville, Tenn.
      John T. Read died Jan. 12, 1900
      L. W. Read died Jan. 3, 1903"
    Person ID I0055  Hill Genealogy
    Last Modified 3 Jul 2008 

    Family ID F0607  Group Sheet