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Paul Craig Hardison

4-7-1909 to 4-11-1990



1893-Sally Hooper Mecklin


1895-William Leland Hardison


1896-Hyman Franklin Hardison (died 1897)


1900-Noah Thomas Hardison


1904-Mary Lou Cyril Barnett Foutch


1906-Vinas Rosamon Hardison


married 12-20-1930


Eva Mae

8-5 or 8-8-1908 to 2001




Gerald Wayne

(5-22-1937 to 8-28-1960)

(died in a car accident)


G.W. Hardison


Ida Tennessee Avery

spouse's parents:

maternal grandparents:

William A.G. Avery and Sarah Rosamon


paternal grandparents:

Asa Hardison and Clara Robeson

maternal aunts & uncles:

c.1865-Charles Avery; c.1868-Sam Avery;1870-Laura Avery Warmath; 1878-Tom Avery; Joe Avery


paternal aunts & uncles:

Mary Ann Hardison, Sally Clark, Noah T. Hardison, Sophie Elizabeth, James H. HardisonAsa Biggs Hardison; Jessie Hyman Hardison, Louisa Robertson, John Franklin Hardison, Fannie Harwell, Alonzo Edwin Hardison


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Sally, Mary Lou, Vinas, Paul behind their parents and Sally's children

Paul Craig, sitting (I think) on the steps of the homeplace he built himself

his daughter

his daugher and GW

Leland, Ida T., probably Paul, Mary Lou

1963, Paul, Vinas, Noah, Leland on occasion of funeral of Herschel Barnett (Mary Lou's 1st husband)

Noah, Sally, Vinas, Paul

his granddaughter his daughter, Paul Craig, his wife Eva Mae, his niece, his sister Mary Lou and her 2nd husband Alma Foutch

born 4-7-1909 and married 12-20-1930 according to Hardison Family Bible as transcribed by Mary Lou.  Eva Mae born 8-8-1908 (source: George & Lee). Their stones in Centerville Cemetery in Gibson County say Paul C. Hardison 4-7-1909 to 4-11-1990 and Eva Mae 8-5-1908 to 2001. Their son, Gerald Wayne (5-22-1937 to 8-28-1960) is also in Centerville.

According to one of the sons of his brother, Vinas, Paul Craig built his place himself--cut the logs, hauled them to the sawmill and had them made into planks, the works. It was just something he wanted to do.