Category Archives: Hardman

Francis Ann Coon Hardman – Part 1, Childhood

In 1848, five-year-old Francis Ann Coon and her siblings tried to cross the Garner pasture, but the bull saw them and charged. They ran for safety. Her sister “Permilia…climbed [a] tree and…[her brother] John handed all the younger children up … Continue reading

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2016 – 10 Most Read AncestorClips

Thanks for reading AncestorClips in 2016 – Click below and enjoy again the most read stories. Stand by for more inspiring stories in 2017. Abraham and Elizabeth Coon – Ever Faithful Ardella Elizabeth Anderson – The Greatest Scare of my … Continue reading

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Dorothy Mae Griffin Hardman – God knew what was coming

Some major customers didn’t pay; and Glenn’s cabinet business began to fail. Dorothy was very concerned about family bills and groceries. In the 1960’s they built their second dream home, welcomed their sixth child, and served anxiously in church assignments … Continue reading

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Cheryl Diane Hardman Atwood – Touching Mankind for Good

Cheryl Diane Hardman was born in January, 1951. As a brand new baby, she received a blessing by the hand of her father while he was on military training leave, then she didn’t see him again for 16 months while … Continue reading

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Sidney Lehi Hardman – Part 2, Kind and Generous

“Kind and Generous. One of the best men I have been blessed to know” (Terrie Petersen, grand-daughter in law) Typical for men in the depression years, Sid worked at whatever he could to keep bread on the table and a … Continue reading

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Sidney Lehi Hardman – Tougher than Stitches

In about 1918, teen-age Sid had an appendix attack while throwing hay to the animals. They drained so much pus, the doctor said, “Sid, they couldn’t kill you with an axe.” Later he had a double hernia, and kept on … Continue reading

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Lehi Nephi Hardman – A Skillet and a brown-eyed Lass

“It was a cold, frosty morning; a barefooted boy, with a skillet in his hands, knocked at the Coons’ door. Grandmother Coon opened their door to stare at the thin, sparsely clad lad. Father stated his errand and she drew … Continue reading

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