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Will of Covington Hardy

Will of Covington Hardy

Posted: 951739200000
Classification: Query
Edited: 993404205000
Surnames: Hardy, Beuford, Buford
For whomever it will help:

I have the following information on Covington Hardy:

(b 1749 Lunenburg, VA d Aft 3 Jan 1814 Lunenburg, VA buried Whitehall, the family cemetery in Lunenburg, VA)

m 30 May 1767 Amelia, VA Catherine Buford (b 26 Apr 1744 Nottoway Parish, Amelia, VA d Aft 11 Aug 1814 Buried Whitehall - the Hardy family cemetery, Lunenburg, VA) daughter of Rev. Henry and Catherine Lunsford Buford.
"The Old Free State" by Landon C. Bell, Volume II, Pages 221-222

The will of Covington Hardy (d 1814 ) of Lunenburg County m 1767 [marriage bond in Amelia County dated 30 May 1767] Catherine Beuford [Buford], daughter of Henry and Frances Beuford, VA. Will dated 3 Jan 1814 and probated 11 Aug 1814. He was a vestryman of Cumberland Parish, and son of William Hardy and Mary his wife.

Will lists the children: Amelia McQuie, Letitia Barnes, Priscilla, Vincent, Charles, John C. [which I believe to be Covington], Miles and Henry.

For your info - I have a copy of the will from the Lunenburg County courthouse in my files.

Further research has added the following info to the family:

Vincent Hardy (b 17 Jan 1770 Lunenburg, VA d 22 Sep 1861) m 5 Jun 1802 Lunenburg VA to Mary Ann P. Betts

Charles Hardy (b 7 Apr 1772 Lueneburg, VA d 25 Jan 1830) m 27 Dec 1794 Dorothy (Dolley) Bruce

John Covington Hardy (b 2 Oct 1774 Lunenburg, VA d Aft 31 Aug 1826 Lunenburg, VA) m 5 Feb 1801 Lunenburg, VA Sally Betts

Miles Hardy (b 15 Jan 1777 Lunenburg, VA) m 22 Nov 1803 Lunenburg, VA Hannah Wilson Pettus

Amelia Hardy m Andrew M. McQuie

Letitia Hardy (b 17 Oct 1781) m Dr. Asa Barnes

Henry Hardy (b 24 Nov 1783 d Aft 1814) m Jun 1812 Mary Starling Neblett

Priscilla Hardy (b 2 Jan 1787) m 23 Nov 1814 Lunenburg, VA Thomas Wyatt

Re: Will of Covington Hardy

Posted: 1013290342000
Classification: Query
I descend from Charles Hardy b 7 Apr 1772 and his first wife Sally Jordan Green b 25 Oct 1783 d. 4 Apr 1862. He was married to her before Dorothy (Dolley) Bruce. I would love to compare notes. Sally and Charles had 13 children that I am aware of. Henry Green Hardy was their oldest son and my gg grandfather. HIs son Jeremiah left VA and moved to the gold mining country, Amador, CA.

Re: Will of Covington Hardy

Mark F. Hardy (View posts)
Posted: 1144119860000
Classification: Query
Thanks for info. I descend from Covington Hardy, twice, via children Henry Hardy, and again through Henry's sister, Letitia Hardy Barnes.

Re: Will of Covington Hardy

Posted: 1170894618000
Classification: Query
Surnames: Hardy, Edwards, Tisdale
My husband is a descendant of William Hardy and Mary through their son, Thomas Vincent the brother of Covington. Have you done very much research on this Hardy line?

Re: Will of Covington Hardy

Posted: 1178046692000
Classification: Query
I am sorry; I haven't done much on this line of the Hardy family.
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