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John Hardisty

Also Known As: "Hardesty"
Birthplace: Anne Arundel County, Province of Maryland
Death: Died in Washington County, Pennsylvania, United States
Place of Burial: Keokuk, Lee County, Iowa, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Francis Hardisty and Dorcas Hardisty
Husband of Elizabeth Hardesty
Brother of Deborah Hardesty; Thomas Hardesty; Peter Hardesty; Robert Hardesty; Richard Hardesty and 1 other
Half brother of Francis Hardesty, Jr.

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About John Hardisty

If in doubt please click on the revision tab and see the entry for when the profile was first entered into GENI - Have reviewed all the original entries made by Christopher Paul Hardisty his name entries for this family is as follows

John Hardisty and Elizabeth Boarman:

  • Caleb Hardesty;
  • Elisha Hardesty;
  • Robert Hardesty;
  • Richard G Hardesty;
  • Frank Hardesty;
  • John Hardesty;
  • Obediah Hardesty;
  • William Hardesty;
  • Hezekiah Hardesty;
  • Charles Hardisty, Sr.
  • Charity Hardesty

for now all the data field name values are back to the original entries; until further research on the family

As written in on one of the information sheets given to me back when I started he and his descendants were one of the first to revert to the old English spelling of the name as HARDISTY and as far as I can see that most of his branch has been true to carrying the "Hardesty" spelling out in America but it only seems to be the branch of his son Charles Hardisty Sr. who reverted back to the English spelling of the name


Maryland, Births and Christenings Index, 1662-1911

  • Name: John Hardesty
  • Gender: Male
  • Birth Date: 29 Jan 1727
  • Christening Place: Westminster Parish, Anne Arundel, Maryland
  • Father's name: Fras Hardesty
  • Mother's name: Dorcas
  • FHL Film Number: 13279

Some list George Hardesty as a son

His parentage is unknown- some are listing him as the son of Robert Hardesty who's sons Thomas and Edmund married into the Cheney/Chaney families. If he is the son of Robert he is not named in his will -

and by this another has claimed him to be son of John Hardesty and Elizabeth Boarman.


another list of children:

......... 4 Francis HARDESTY/HARDISTY b: March 10, 1671 in Hampswaite, Yorkshire, England Baptism: March 10, 1671 Hollins, York, England d: April 24, 1734 in South River Parish, Anne Arundel Co., MD Burial: April 1734 All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, MD

  • ......... *2nd Wife of Francis HARDESTY/HARDISTY:
  • ............. +Dorcus LINTHICUM b: August 13, 1700 in All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, MD m: December 04, 1719 in Westminster Parish, Anne Arundel, MD d: May 1741 in MD Burial: All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel Co., MD Father: Thomas Linthicum Mother: Deborah Wayman
  • ............ 5 John HARDESTY b: January 29, 1727 in All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, MD d: 1790 in Washington Co., PA
  • ................ +Elizabeth BOARMAN
  • ................ 6 Caleb HARDESTY
  • ................ 6 Elisha HARDESTY b: 1753 d: 1847
  • ................ 6 John HARDESTY
  • ................ 6 Samuel HARDESTY
  • ................ 6 William HARDESTY
  • ................ 6 Charles HARDESTY b: 1768 in Talbot Co., MD d: 1843 in Washington Co., KY
  • ................ 6 Charity HARDESTY b: 1776 d: January 30, 1849
  • ................ 6 Henry HARDESTY b: Abt. 1780

From: Descendants of William S. W. Hardesty/Hardisty


For years - researchers have been attaching John (John Obadiah John Joseph Obediah) Hardesty who married Catherine Thompson to this branch See notes under the profile Hardesty married Elizabeth Boarman or his son Obadiah Hardesty and even to Robert Hardesty m. Elizabeth (---)


Soe trees are showing up with him as the son of Thomas B. Hardesty & Sarah Meades as follows

JOHN Obediah Hardesty

  • WikiTree
  • Birth: 1696 - Calvert Co. Maryland
  • Death: 1773 - Newton, St. Marys maryland
  • Parents: Thomas B. Hardesty Sarah Meades
  • Wife: Elizabeth Boarman
  • Children: Samuel Hardesty, Charles Hardesty, JOHN Obadiah Hardesty, George Hardesty, Elijah Hardesty, Elizabeth Hardesty, William Hardesty, Elizabeth Hardesty, George Hardesty, Charity Hardesty

John I Hardesty was born Janaury 29, 1727 in Anne Arundel, Maryland and died May 16, 1790 in Prince George's County, Maryland. He married Elizabeth Boarman in 1750

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John Hardisty's Timeline

April 29, 1727
Anne Arundel County, Province of Maryland
May 16, 1790
Age 63
Washington County, Pennsylvania, United States
Keokuk, Lee County, Iowa, United States