Sarah Harding (1835 - 1889)

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Collingwood, Australia

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Collingwood, Australia

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Father: Jennings William Harding
Mother: Deborah Harding

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Elizabeth (Caselli) Harding

Elizabeth (Caselli) Harding

Olive Harding

Olive Harding

President Harding & bicycle boys

President Harding & bicycle boys

Warren G. Harding & Florence Harding

Warren G. Harding & Florence Harding

Presidential State Car - Warren G. Harding

Presidential State Car - Warren G. Harding

President Harding's Thanksgiving Turkey

President Harding's Thanksgiving Turkey

1897 Madame Carlier Hats

1897 Madame Carlier Hats

Harding Family

Harding Family

Birth mother__________(?) & Sarah Lynn Diane Harding

Birth mother__________(?) & Sarah Lynn Diane Harding

Hoover-- Pres. Harding -- Gen. Pershing at White House

Hoover-- Pres. Harding -- Gen. Pershing at White House

James H. Harding and Family

James H. Harding and Family

Harding Family

Harding Family

Francis M. Harding

Francis M. Harding

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Grace Divine Harding Elizabeth (Caselli) Harding Olive Harding President Harding & bicycle boys

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1835 - In the year that Sarah Harding was born, on January 30th, the first known attempt to kill a sitting President of the United States occurred just outside the United States Capitol Building. President Andrew Jackson was leaving the building after the funeral of South Carolina Representative Warren R. Davis. An Englishman, Richard Lawrence - who was unemployed and possibly mentally ill - stepped out and attempted to shoot. His gun misfired so he pulled out another gun - which also misfired. He was immediately caught.

1861 - By the time she was 26 years old, on March 4th, Abraham Lincoln became the 16th President of the United States. Winning by a plurality of the popular vote, 39.8% - there were many candidates, Douglas was the strongest - he decisively won the electoral college with 180 votes. He was the first President to emerge from the newly created Republican Party.

1880 - She was 45 years old when in October, the "Blizzard of 1880" began in North America - considered the most severe winter ever known in the US. Many areas were snowbound throughout the whole winter, which was made famous in Laura Ingalls Wilder's book The Long Winter.

1881 - At the age of 46 years old, Sarah was alive when on November 19th, a meteorite landed a few miles southwest of Odessa, Ukraine. According to one report: "About 7 o'clock one morning a bright and serpentine tail of fire was seen passing over the town by the inhabitants of Odessa, and M. Prendel, editor of one of the Odessa papers, surmising that the phenomenon betokened a fall of meteorites, offered a reward to any person who would bring him one. Three days afterward a gentleman of Grossliebental brought him one which had been found by a peasant who was nearly frightened out of his senses at its fall. It fell beside him while at work in his field and buried itself .55 meters (almost 2 ft) into the ground." The recovered piece was about 17.5 lbs.

1889 - In the year of Sarah Harding's passing, on March 4th, Benjamin Harrison became the 23rd President of the United States. His grandfather, William Henry Harrison, was the 9th President of the United States. His father, John Scott Harrison - son of William Henry - was in the U.S. House of Representatives.

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Sarah Harding passed away in 1889 in Collingwood, Australia at 54 years of age. No cause of death has been listed. She was born in 1835. She was born to Jennings William Harding and Deborah Harding, and we currently have no other siblings in her family tree.

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