Ancestors of Mandy Willard

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The HARDS Families of Sussex


My Hards Ancestors

Other Hards Families

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My Hards Ancestors

My 6x Great Grandmother was Elizabeth Hards (1750-1812) who married James Streeter (1751-1820) in Crawley, Sussex in 1770.



Other Hards Families

Emma Hards (1846-1877) married William Stillaway (1844-?) in 1870.  William was the brother of my 2x Great Grandmother Eliza Stillaway (1846-1908).  Emma was the daughter of William Goacher Hards (1812-1898) and Elizabeth Payne (1821-1862).  Emma's brother Levi Hards (1858-?) married Harriet Blackman (1862-1897) in 1883 and they were the 2x Great Grandparents of Dorothy Martin (nee Willer).


Obediah Hards was transported to Australia for the term of 7 years on board the Sir William Bensley, arriving in 1817.  His details were as follows:

He was tried at Sussex Assizes on 25 March 1816

Native Place:  Sussex

Calling:  Labourer

Age:  23 years

Ht:  5' 9"

Complexion:  Sallow

Hair:  Brown

Eyes:  Grey

Thanks to Jo Watson for the details about Obediah.


My line of descent


Nicholas Hards



Matthew Hards



Elias Hards



Matthew Hards



Edward Hards



Elizabeth Hards



James Streeter



Ann Streeter



Ann Back



John Simmons Back



Annie Back



William Charles Willard



Jesse Willard


Mandy Willard


(click on a name to go to their family group page - sorry not all there yet)



Family Group Pages

Edward Hards (1719-1785) and Elizabeth

Elias Hards (1656-1721) and Elizabeth Barrow (c1660-1694)

Matthew Hards (c1620-1696) and Mary Farmer (1618-?)

Matthew Hards (1682-1728) and Jane Lullingden (1683-?)

Nicholas Hards (c1575-?) and Elizabeth Sole (c1580-?)

William Hards (c1812-1898) and Elizabeth Payne (1821-1862)

James Streeter (1751-1820) and Elizabeth Hards (1750-1812)

Stephen Woolgar (1797-1862) and Sarah Hards (1796-1862)



Other Web Sites



The Hards Family Society

This page was updated on 19 May 2012