Claude Hardison Hardicla26@aol.com
109. Edward Henry 5 Hardison (Thomas4, Thomas3, William2, James1) was born on 15 Mar 1882 in Lenoir Co. NC. He married Addie Bertha Koonce on Dec. 1902.
He died on 25 June 1951 on Knotts Island, NC and is buried at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Norfolk, VA.
Addie Bertha Koonce was the daughter of Richard H. Koonce and Eliza King. She was born on 27 Feb. 1879 in Lenoir Co. NC and died 5 June 1964, Glenrock, Princess Ann Co. VA.
She is buried at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Norfolk, VA.
Children of Edward Henry Hardison and Addie Bertha Koonce were as follows:
216 i Claude Thomas Hardison, born 6 Sept 1903 in Kinston, Lenoir Co. NC and died 9 Sept 1970 in West Palm Beach, FL. and buried at Lantana, FL, in Palm Beach Memorial Park Cemetery.
He was a Sheetmetalist (Tinner) by trade, Grocery Store owner and Materials Technician for the State of Illinois, Highway Dept.
He married Ila Mae Neese-Hedrick on 28 June 1924 in Rockingham, NC. She was born 27 June 1907 in New Brookland, SC (now West Columbia, SC) and died 7 July 2005 in Pharr, TX.
She is buried at Lantana, FL, Palm Beach Memorial Park Cemetery with her husband Claude. The children of Claude and Ila were as follows:
216 i 1- Addie Elizabeth Hardison-Piazza, born 1928(living)
216 i 2- Lois Virginia Hardison-Bishop, born 1930(living)
216 i 3- Shirley Ruth Hardison-Nock, born 1932(living)
216 i 4- Rachel Mae Hardison-Oliva, born 1936(living)
216 i 5- Claude Thomas Hardison, born 1938(living)
216 ii Lelia Almeta Hardison-Brazil, born 1907, died 1992
216 iii Addie Ruth Hardison-Wildrick, born 1909, died 1981
216 iv Olivia Lea Hardison-Wolfe, born 1912, died 1965
216 v Edward Jules Hardison, born 1915, died 1975
216 vi Mary Frances Hardison-Bell, born 1916, died 2002
216 vii Dalis William Hardison, born Jan. 1920, died Feb. 1920 (twin)
216 viii Alice Lillian Hardison, born Jan. 1920, died Feb. 1920 (twin)
Through Thomas Hardison, Sr. and Richard H. Koonce, who both serviced in the Civil War - CSA, I was able to become a member of the SCV (Sons of Confederate Veterans).
Through James Hardison and Michael Koonce who both served in the Revolutionary War, I was able to become a member of the SAR (Sons of the American Revolution).
I used the Michael Koonce line, as Clarence Burkett, already a member, had all the documentation up through Jane Koonce, sister of Richard H. Koonce, children of James Wiley Benjamin Koonce.
I now need to secure all the documentation necessary to add the linage of James Hardison, down to me.