Mary Selene Harding

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Mary Selene Harding (McNairy)

Death: Died
Place of Burial: Mount Olivet Cemetery Nashville Davidson County Tennessee
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Nathaniel A. McNairy and Catherine B. Hobson
Wife of Gen. William Giles Harding
Mother of John Harding
Sister of Katherine Hobson Kirkman and Amanda Porter
Half sister of James Porter Kirkman; John N. Kirkman; Katherine Kirkman; Katherine Hobson Prichitt and Amanda Berry

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About Mary Selene Harding

mary Selena McNairy was born November 9th 1812 to Nathaniel and Kitty Hobson McNairy who lived at the corner of Cherry and Spring Street in Nashville. She attended Nashville Presbytarian Church. At the age of 17, on November 19th 1829, Selena married William Giles Harding.

The marriage would be short as in six years Selena would give birth to five children, only one would survive into adulthood, a son John Harding II. Complications from childbirth in her last pregnancy would take Selena’s life March 29th 1837, at the young age of 24.

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Mary Selene Harding's Timeline

Age 17
Davidson Co., TN
Age 17
Age 25
Mount Olivet Cemetery Nashville Davidson County Tennessee