Category Archives: Hardman

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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Cheryl Hardman Atwood – Overcoming

In 1969, when mankind overcame great odds and touched the moon, the late Cheryl Hardman Atwood received respite from her desperate struggle with a debilitating fatal disease; then finished college, married, became a teacher, and raised a great family, touching … Continue reading

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Jacob Hardman – Horses and Homesteads

Don’t ever tell Jacob Hardman that he couldn’t ride a horse. He was once bet $25.00 that he couldn’t ride a tortured big black mean one, but he did. He bred and broke horses, ran cattle, herded sheep, and hauled … Continue reading

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John Hardman – To the Captains Aid; Blessings Deferred

During the industrial revolution, John Hardman, my 3rd great uncle was a young working class mechanic in Manchester, England. Shortly after his father’s death, when apostles came, he recognized the truth, and joined the Latter-day Saints. But false notions and … Continue reading

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Glenn Hardman – Far apart, yet closer and closer

Seven years before I was born, in the fall of 1951, the war raged on in Korea. My dad wrote his Sunday letter to mom in California. During the pain of lengthy separation, they grew closer as their heart-felt letters … Continue reading

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