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She is mentioned once, at the very end of the Transcription of a taped 1998 conversation with her niece, Mary Lou Hardison.

Mary Ann "Molly" Hardison

2-20-1844 in NC to 11-11-1908 in TN




1844-Mary Ann Hardison

1845-Sally Clark

1846-Noah T. Hardison

1848-Sophie Elizabeth

1849-James H. Hardison

1851-Asa Biggs Hardison

1852-Jessie Hyman Hardison

1854-Louisa Robertson

1856-John Franklin Hardison

1858-Fannie Harwell

1860-George Washington Hardison

1863-Alonzo Edwin Hardison












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

Click on image to enlarge. Once enlarged, to zoom, move cursor to right of image, back onto image, and click again. For full photo from which the center shot is taken click here: Asa Hardison

photo from Mary Lou's collection labeled by unknown person "My mother's Aunt Molly and my friend"

Mary Ann "Molly"

her broken and mostly illegible tombstone, Mount Moriah

Born 2-20-1844 in NC and died 11-11-1908 in TN according to Hardison Family Bible as transcribed by Mary Lou.1850 census, Dyer Co. TN, listed as "MA" age 6. 1860 census, Dyer Co. TN, "MA" age 16. 1870 census, Dyer Co. TN, Friendship Post Office, Mary, age 26. 1880 census, Dyer Dist 2, Mary, age 35. In 1900 Asa is no longer listed as head of the household--AE is (matches age and wife for Alonzo Edwin) and she is listed as Mary, sister, but her birth date is listed as Jan. 1850, her age as 50. According the Hardison Family Bible, she died 11-11-1908. She never married.