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Oliver J. Hardy
  • Born: 6 Feb 1835, Bradford VT
  • Marriage (1): Mary Louisa Ladd on 5 Aug 1857 in Bradford VT
  • Died: 26 Feb 1858, Haynesville AL

  General notes:

Silversmith and jeweler

  Events in his life were:

  • He appeared on the 1850 census taken at Bradford VT, listed as a jeweler, living in his father's household.
  • Saint Johnsbury VT, 27 Feb 1856: moved at the conclusion of his apprenticeship in 1856 to St. Johnsbury and opened a clock and watchmaking business. He advertised his wares and expertise as a watchmaker, as well as a silversmith and engraver, especially in the coffin plate line. In 1857, ill health forced him to close his shop and move to Haynesville AL, establishing a business there, as had his uncle John. 16

Oliver married Mary Louisa Ladd on 5 Aug 1857 in Bradford VT. (Mary Louisa Ladd was born on 7 Oct 1836 in Freeport IL.)

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