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Hyman from the group shot at the homeplace

Jessie Hyman's tombstone, Mount Moriah

Jessie Hyman "Hym" Hardison

called Hyman or Buddy

8-25-1852 to 2-1-1919




1844-Mary Ann Hardison

1845-Sally Clark

1846-Noah T. Hardison

1848-Sophie Elizabeth

1849-James H. Hardison

1851-Asa Biggs Hardison

1854-Louisa Robertson

1856-John Franklin Hardison

1858-Fannie Harwell

1860-George Washington Hardison

1863-Alonzo Edwin Hardison

don't know that

 he ever






full group shot from which his photo is cropped is on the Asa Hardison page



Asa Hardison


Clara Robeson

spouse's parents:


maternal grandparents:

John Robeson & Winnefred (Wollard?)


paternal grandparents:

Jesse Hardison & Anna (Leggett?)

maternal aunts & uncles:

1805-Asa; 1806-Sintha Stallings; 1810-Sopha; 181?-Hyman; 1817-Matilda/Tillie Biggs; 1818-Sally


paternal aunts & uncles:

1814-James; 1816-Noah; 1820-Dave; 1829-Mary Ann


born 8-25-1852 in TN and died 2-1-1919, according to Hardison Family Bible as transcribed by Mary Lou. Tombstone at Mount Moriah for Hyman Hardison 8-25-1852 to 2-1-1919. 1860 census JH age 8. 1870 census lists both a Jr. age 17 and a Jessie age 16. Either could be him. 1880 census Jessie age 26. 1900 census (Alonzo Edwin listed as head of household, Jessie listed as brother) Jessie H born Feb 1853 (off on both). 1910 census still in Alonzo's household, Jessie H. age 49.

In the census he is repeatedly referred to as Jessie H, but his niece, Mary Lou, referred to him as Uncle Hym.