Joseph Edwin Hardaway m. Martha Ann Stith

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Joseph Edwin born about 1789, Dinwiddie Co. Va., married 14 July, 1831, Breckinridge Co. Ky., Died 6 May, 1862, Jasper Co., Mo.
Martha Ann Stith born 19 February 1816, daughter of Richard Stith, Jr. and Elizabeth Jones Stith

Much of this material is from Lemuel Bruce Hardaway, August 2003.
Much of the Barker line is from Aimee Herndon, December 2003.

Their son Richard Windham Hardaway b Sept 1, 1842
   Bewleyville, Breckenridge Co Ky   d. March 20, 1922
    md Jan 1, 1868 Serena Frances Peters, of Vine Grove Ky.
    4 children:
  1.  J. E. Hardaway  lived in Lisle, Mo.
  2.  Ruth Lee Hardaway  m. William Henry Barker   lived in Fair Play, Mo.
        1. Homer E. Barker
        2. Frank Windham Barker
        3. William Sylvester "Vester" Barker
  3.  Sherman (adopted, possibly Little) m. Cuba Grant
       had hardware store in Nebraska
  4.  Lemuel Otto Hardaway
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Richard Windham
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Serena Frances Peters

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Lemuel Otto Hardaway
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Nellie May Kirksey

   Lemuel Otto Hardaway m. Nellie May Kirksey Hardaway, their children:
        1.  Lemuel Frank (Franklin?) Hardaway Sr.   m. Mary Bessie Belle Thompson
                 1.  Claude Lee Hardaway
                  2.   Lemuel Frank (Franklin?) Hardaway, Jr.
             L. F. Hardaway m. Second Jesse Barton (widow of McIrwin), children
                3. Jimmie Hardaway
                4. Josephine L. Hardaway m. Fiscus             
        2.  William Homer Hardaway
        3.  Ruth Fay Hardaway m. Sales


Obituary of Windham Richard Hardaway  from a newspaper March 1922
Aged Citizen Dies.
At the home of his daughter, Mrs. W. H. Barker, in Fair Play, W. R. Hardaway passed into the future life, Sunday, March 20, after a long illness.  Deceased was born September 1, 1842, at Bewleyville, Kentucky, and was therefore 79 years 6 months and 19 days at the time of his death.  He came to Missouri in early life, and when the Civil war broke out he cast his lot with the South and enlisted in a Confederate company formed at Carthage, Missouri, and served thru the war.  He then returned to Kentucky, and February 4, 1868, was married to Miss Serena Francis Peters, of Vine Grove, Kentucky.   To this union were born four children, two of whom, with the wife, preceded him in death.  The two living children are J. E. Hardaway, of Lisle, Missouri and Mrs. W. H. Barker, of Fair Play.  There are seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren, all men and boys but one.  Deceased  came to Missouri in 1874 (sic., maybe 1847?, webmaster), and has lived in Vernon and Polk Counties ever since.  He was converted in 1880, and joined the Bethel Baptist church in Vernon County, of which he has since been a member.

The funeral was held Monday from the Baptist church, conducted by the pastor, Rev. Phillips, and was attended by many friends besides his many relatives here.   Interment was made in the Akard cemetery. 


Obituary for Nellie May Kirksey

Here is a typed copy and a copy of the actual obituary for Nellie May Kirksey/ Hardaway/ Pennington.  Nellie married 1st Lemuel Otto Hardaway 2nd James W. "Jim" Pennington
Obituary (saved by Betty June Hardaway/ Bryan)
Newspaper, no name, not dated, probably Webb City, Mo. paper, 1960.

Death Claims Mrs. Pennington
Nellie May Pennington, 80 years old, died at 11:10 o'clock Monday morning, at the home of her son, William Hardaway, 406 North Elliott Street, Webb City.  Mrs. Pennington had resided here two weeks. She formerly was a long time resident of Liberal, Mo.  Born January 19, 1880, at Fair Play, Mo. she was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. James Kirksay. She was a member of the Baptist church of Fairplay.  Surviving in addition to her son here is a daughter, Ruth Sale of Liberal, Mo., another son, Frank Hardaway of Kansas City, Kan; 10 grandchldren; 24 great grandchildren; and three sisters, Mrs. Sadie Hubbard of the state of Washington, Mrs. Lulu Stiles and Mrs. Eva Adams of Kansas City, Mo. Funeral services will be conducted at 2:30 o'clock Thursday afternoon at Linley Prairie church near Stockton, Mo. Burial will be in Linely cemetery.
The body will lie in state at the Hedge-Lewis chapel until Thursday morning, then will be taken to the church.
(This obituary ubmitted by June P. Henderson, 22 Feb 2004.)