George Hardy, of Isle of Wight

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George Hardy, of Isle of Wight

Birthdate: (45)
Birthplace: England
Death: April 14, 1655 (45)
Isle of Wight County, Virginia
Place of Burial: Isle of Wight, Isle of Wight, VA, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Unknown Hardy and Unknown Hardy
Brother of John Hardy, of Isle of Wight

Occupation: Mill owner
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About George Hardy, of Isle of Wight

The original Hardy Mill was built by the 1st Hardy in America GEORGE HARDY 1610-1655. It was never owned or operated by John Hardy 1613-1677 whose lands were about 35 miles apart. The mill and land was given to his nephew, George Hardy 1633-1694/5 in the 1654 will of his Uncle George Hardy.


From http://www.iwchs.com/IWCHistory.html

George Hardy, three hundred acres on Lawnes Creek, "bordering on Alice Bennett's land * * *."

He was probably the first to erect a gristmill, which became quite famous, locally; and is still in operation and known as "Wrenn's Old Mill."

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George Hardy, of Isle of Wight's Timeline

1610
1610
England
1654
1654
Age 44
Isle of Wight, Isle of Wight, VA, USA
1655
April 14, 1655
Age 45
Isle of Wight County, Virginia