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PLANNED EXHIBITS
Ancestors of the 1700s - facts and speculation
Gabriel Harding b. bef. 1715 Moore Co, NC
Gabriel Hardin (The Pendleton Hardins)
Sons of Gabriel Hardin of Pendleton District SC
    John Hardin c. 1759    
    Aaron Hardin Sr.1774
    Griffin Hardin 1775
    Robert Carroll Hardin
    
George G Hardin 1822 Kentucky line
Henry Hardin 1804 see John Hardin Sr. 1753
John Hardin Sr. 1753 of Indiana
John R. Hardin 1729-1810 of North Carolina
Not Sure or Not Related
Related but not known how
    Joshua Hardin 1780s    
    Eli Hardin 1808 SC
    Joseph Hardin 1802 SC
    Hiram Hardin 1817
    Sterling Hardin Sr. c. 1750
William Hardin 1760 Kentucky line

Alabama
    West Alabama
    East Alabama
    North of the Tennessee River
    Central and south Alabama
Arkansas
Delaware
Europe
Georgia
    Northeast Georgia
    Northwest Georgia
    Central and southern Georgia
Illinois
Indiana
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maryland
Mississippi     
North Carolina
    North Carolina in General - section 1    
    North Central - section 2
    Granville. 1746 Granville created from Edgecombe; 1752 Orange created at Granville's west.    
    Orange. 1752 created from Granville, Johnston, and de novo. All land to its west was Anson Co.
    Alamance
    Chatham. 1771 created from Orange along with Gilford the same year.
    Caswell
    Durham
    Franklin
    Person
    Vance
    Wake
    Warren
    

    Cumberland County area - section 3
    Cumberland
    Harnett
    Hoke
    Lee
    Moore
    Sampson


Old Rowan County area - section 4
    Rowan. 1753 Rowan created, all land west of Orange Co;1771 northern half of Rowan established as Surry; 1777 Rowan reduced by Burke on west.
    Iredell
    Davidson
    Davie
    Guilford. Created 1771 from Rowan and taking a little from Orange, with Chatham created the same year to divide the Regulators.
    Randolph (from Guilford 1779)
    Rockingham (fron Guilford 1785)

    Burke County area - section 5
    Burke 1777 created from Rowan extending to Washington District on the west; 1792 loses western lands to Bumcombe.
    Alexander
    Bumcombe
    Caldwell
    Catawba
    McDowell

    Hickory Creek - section 6

    OLD ANSON created 1750 as all west of Lumber River; 1753 restricted by Granville's line; 1763 lost west of mid-Union County to Mecklinburg; 1779 Anson lost north third to Montgomery; east third to Richmond county. 

    OLD MECKLENBURG created 1763 - everything west of Anson Co.; shrank greatly 1769 by creation of Tryon on the west.
    
    OLD TRYON 1769-1779 became Lincoln and Rutherford. Created 1769 to extend west indefinitely; 1773 South Carolina permanently claimed southern half of Tryon and a notch out of Mecklenburg; 1779 Tryon ceases to exist; small east block became Lincoln, all of west becomes Rutherford.

    DISTRICT OF WASHINGTON (future Tennessee) created 1776, also occupied the future Watauga, Ashe, Alleghany, and west half of Wilkes counties; 1778 Washington lost NE tip to Wilkes Co.
    Anson
    Cabarrus
    Cleveland
    Gaston
    Lincoln
    Mecklenburg
    Montgomery
    Polk
    Richmond
    Rutherford
    Stanly
    Union

North Carolina Deeds in South Carolina
New Jersey
Ohio
Oklahoma
Pennsylvania
Plains and West
South Carolina
    SC in General - Section 1
    96 District - included Edgewood, Newberry, Abbeville, Laurens, Spartanburg and Union.
    Pendleton District 1786_1826: Anderson, Oconee, Pickens
    Pinckney District 1791_1800:Chester, Spartenburg, Union & York (incl. Cherokee)
    Washington Dist. 1785_1800. Encompassed Pendleton Dist and Greenville Co
    Abbeville Co    
    Anderson County
    Chester County
    Laurens Co SC
    Oconee Co formed 1868 from Pickens, which see.
    Pickens County
    Spartanburg Co
    Union Co
    York Co
Tennessee
Texas
Virginia and West Virginia
    Virginia in general - section 1
    West Virginia in general - section 2
    
    Brunswick County organized 1720 as most western and southern county, but still attached to Prince George. 1732 Brunswick an independent county - section 3
    Lunenburg County 1746, from Brunswick (taking most of it). Lunenburg became the most western county except for the undefined Augusta "territory."
    Bedford created 1754 from western Lunenburg
    Halifax County created 1752 from SW Lunenburg.    
    Goochland County. Established 1728 north of Brunswick; the westernmost county after Brunswick.
    Augusta County est. 1738 attached to Orange. Name for all land west of the Blue Ridge. 1745 Augusta organized.
    Pittsylvania created 1767 from western Halifax.
    Botetourt created 1770 from southern Augusta and reaches to North Carolina line and to the west indefinitely.
    Fincastle created 1772 from southern Botetourt and reaches to NC and indefinitely west. 1777 Fincastle divided into Kentucky, Montgomery, and Washington counties.
    Henry from western Pittsylvania 1777.
    Patrick from western Henry 1790.




    

    

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Marriage License of John Hardin and Nancy Johnston, Madison County, Mississippi Territory

The writer has no note as to the source of this item. Possibly it was from Bruce Hardin.see more

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Bounty Land grant at Elyton,1854, to John Hardin, Private in Captain Hamilton's Company, Tennessee Militia, War 1812.

Located, copied, and placed…see more