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Green Hardaway; The Black Hardaways from Louisiana to Texas and California
Posted by: andrew hardaway (ID *****0570) Date: April 02, 2008 at 19:56:02
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I have recently put together a book about the Black Hardaways of Texas. It is entitled "Discovering Tomorrow, By Seeking Out Yesterday; Hardaway Ancestry." (hardawayancestry.pbwiki.com for full text)

The family wound up in Texas due to the migration of Adam and Pleasant (Morgan) Hardaway sometime around the Civil War. They were black slaves. I have done alot of leg work and research and want to share what I have uncovered in hopes of connecting with other Hardaway descendants in order to piece together the different lines. I have included "Part 1: Origins; Rediscovering Pleasant Morgan" and "Part 3: Tracing One's Roots; Paths of Second-generation Hardaways--Green Hardaway".

Enjoy. And if you have other information for me or comments, please contact me. I also have a public tree on ancestry.com with detailed information on our particular relatives; some with pictures. I certainly have mor einformation I would like to share, especially on Green Hardaway--my great grandfather and his two wives Josephine Greenwood/Ward and Eliza Cline. Keep in mind that my originally texts do include footnotes.

Respectfully,
Andrew Hardaway
hardaway.andrew@gmail.com
andyhardaway222 on ancestry.com

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Part 1, Origins: 1870; Rediscovering Pleasant Morgan

Our lineage begins with a woman named Pleasant Morgan: the Hardaway "Eve." She is the genesis of the Hardaway line in Texas, though records of her past and her parents are convoluted by the repression of early slavery.

It is important to take into account that Pleasant would have been a slave for more than half her life. Even though the 1870 Census of Belmont, Gonzales County, Texas lists her birth year as 1830, it is possibly erroneous information. Records for African American slaves were not well kept due to their status as property.

Genealogists view censuses as secondary sources of information; primary sources of information such as birth certificates and even obituaries are viewed as more reliable. Still, census information often provides useful information for genealogists and clues on where to proceed to find further primary source documents. Census taker handwriting varies from excellent to illegible. Information may also be inaccurate due to spelling variants by the recorder. Some information, especially ages, may be incorrect due to vanity or confusion on the part of the information giver. Birthplaces may not be accurate depending on which family member gave the information. With these and other cautions in mind, census records can be very informative and useful.

Until actual proof of Pleasant's records surface or records of any Hardaway in which factual evidence is questionable, including their existence, all sources must be considered, including family stories handed down orally.

There are two known suggestions on how Pleasant arrived in the Lone Star State. One version begins in the year 1865 (or 1866), when a pregnant Pleasant boards a train heading west toward Texas. Whether or not this was a plan she devised after word of Emancipation reached Louisiana is not known. At any rate, by the time of her exodus, Pleasant had six children. During travel, she was robbed on the train and left at the confluence of the Guadalupe River and the railroad tracks—Gonzales City, Texas—with no financial means to go further west.

While Pleasant's exciting story of "escape" is filled with all the trappings of a romanticized saga, it is apocryphal if one investigates the datable history surrounding it. The facts do not diminish the story's power as a family legend; simply put, it is logistically impossible considering that trains did not exist in Gonzales County until 1874 at the earliest.

The 1870 Census lists Pleasant as being the mother of Montgomery (c.1851), Hillory (c.1852), Turner (c.1860), Green (c.1863), Richmond (c.1862), Anthony (c.1865), Annis (c.1866), Louis (c.1867), and Sidney (Sep. 1870), all born in Louisiana, save Annis, Louis, and Sidney who were born in Texas. If Pleasant had no miscarriages and otherwise healthy, strong children, this means that she boarded the train to Texas with 15-year-old Montgomery, 14-year-old Hillory, eight-year-old Turner, four or five-year-old Green, four-year-old Richmond, and one-year-old Anthony in her arms. She was perhaps already pregnant with her first daughter, Annis, who would be born in Texas the same year (1866).

Trains did not reach Gonzales County, Texas until the Harrisburg, San Antonio Railway in 1874, and the community was connected by a rail spur at Harwood which shipped goods. The San Antonio and Aransas Pass Railway then connected with Gonzales in 1885. Indeed, if Pleasant hitched a ride on the HSAR she would have already given birth to her last three children in Louisiana, but all evidence suggests she did not.

Because of the inaccuracy in which word of Emancipation reached Louisiana and Texas, it is conceivable that the train in Pleasant’s story was actually an allusion to a southwesterly branch of the Underground Railroad. It is understandable how this could be misinterpreted as an actual train. The suggested year of 1865 or 1866 would imply that slavery had not officially ended in Louisiana and Pleasant took the prospect of freedom on herself and her children. Historically, the general movement of runaway slaves from Louisiana was north, however it is still a generalization. There may have been specific factors that lead to Pleasant’s movement west rather than north along the Mississippi River. This would coincide with the proposed story that Pleasant fled on foot byway of the Underground Railroad from Louisiana.

*See map from "The Underground Railroad" Written and illustrated by Raymond Bial (1995)

By “walking”, one may also presume she paid her way on wagon trails with her “conductors” (guides along the Underground Railroad) or “stationmasters” (individuals who hid slaves in their homes). Perchance, then she was robbed near Belmont where she eventually settled. It is believed that she worked on a farm in this unincorporated town, 15 miles west of Gonzales City, Texas. The census also lists Pleasant as age 40, if the 1830 birth date is correct, and that she was born in Louisiana. The value of the Hardeman Estate is set at 14 dollars or the equivalent of $204.62 in 2006.

The 1870 Census provides some clues regarding Pleasant and her family. First of note is the last name, that of her husband Adam Hardeman, not Hardaway, who was born in Virginia. The only explanation that may justify the legitimacy of this name is that it is penned in clear, well-developed script, by Assistant Marshal, M.H. Beaty.

Given that slaves were simply their master’s property and generally not identified on censuses predating 1860, how did they get their last names? During enslavement, slaves' names were assigned by their owners. Others received a name based on what kind of work they were forced to do. Some African-Americans have last names such as Cotton, reflecting when they were made to pick cotton as slaves.

After emancipation, many freedmen and women took the surnames of their former owners as their own. Some blacks in the U.S. took on the surname Freeman, while others adopted the names of popular historical or contemporary figures of social importance, such as former presidents Washington, Jefferson, and Jackson.

A number of African-Americans have changed their names out of the belief that the names they were given at birth were "slave names." An individual's name change often coincides with a religious conversion (Muhammad Ali and Louis Farrakhan, for example) or involvement with the Black Nationalist movement.

Pleasant’s entire family made the transition to Hardaway by at least 1880. It is also feasible that Adam or Pleasant's southern drawl confused the spelling of their last name, or that Adam and/or Pleasant were evading someone or something, or that they simply changed it because they could.

Adam Hardeman is listed as the father to all Pleasant's children on the 1870 Census. One idea is Adam may have sent his wife and children west and caught up with them later, but how? Communication, especially for blacks, was not simple—unless a man like William Stills existed for Pleasant. Perhaps she was to send word back to Adam in Louisiana once she ran short of money. Another theory is that Adam was not the father of Pleasant's oldest children, but only to Annis, Louis, and Sidney. These three were born in Texas, so she may have met him while working on the Belmont farm.

The early beginnings of Adam and Pleasant in Louisiana are further revealed by the following taken from a historian's blog on Genealogy.com concerning Adam and Pleasant:

From the 1870 census, it looks like Adam and Pleasant Hardeman/Hardaway moved from Louisiana to Texas at the end of the Civil War in 1865. Checking the 1860 Louisiana slave schedules, there are only two slave owners named Hardeman or Hardaway. I looked at various spellings and these are the matches:

Carroll Parish, LA: William D. Hardeman, 60 slaves
Madison Parish, LA: Wm. Hardiman, 42 slaves

I suspect that the William Hardeman in Carroll and Madison Parishes is the same man as the two parishes border each other. William D. Hardeman, a planter from Tennessee, is shown on the 1860 census for Carroll Parish. I did not find him listed in the Madison Parish census for that year, leading me to think that he owned slaves in both parishes but lived in Carroll. Carroll Parish was split into East and West Carroll in 1877. There are a good many owners named Hardeman, Hardaway, etc. in Texas in 1860.

Not saying that William Hardeman was the owner, but he seems a good possibility. You would need to check through the old deeds in East/West Carroll and Madison Parishes to see if Adam and Pleasant are mentioned by name in any sales. Typically, they were identified in these transactions.

Even though Adam and Pleasant are generally believed to be the two individuals from which all Hardaways trace their lineage, the link, while intact, is weak. There will always be opportunities for research as more archival material comes to light. And while the story may never be pieced together in totality, it may provide better understanding for the legacy of strength, longevity, and clannishness of the Hardaway Family.

Overall, facts are the one thing that can be extracted to formulate Hardaway origins: Pleasant was born into slavery in Louisiana in the 19th century, she worked on a plantation, and she lived through the Civil War, Emancipation, and parts of Reconstruction. Pleasant had at least nine children, the oldest six born in Louisiana, and the last three in Texas. Pleasant was married to a Virginian named Adam, who was also freed from slavery. And finally the most important fact of all: Pleasant lived in Gonzales County, Texas in 1870 as a free black woman.

ADAM HARDEMAN/HARDAWAY DESCENDANTS LINEAR

1. ADAM HARDEMAN/HARDAWAY (1820-????)
+ PLEASANT MORGAN (1830-????)

(ADAM AND PLEASANT'S CHILDREN)
2. MONTGOMERY HARDEMAN/HARDAWAY(1851-1900?)
2. HILLORY aka WILLIAM H. HARDEMAN/HARDAWAY(JUNE 1852 or 1853-19??)
2. TURNER HARDEMAN/HARDAWAY(MAY 1858-JANUARY 4, 1929)
2. GREEN HARDEMAN/HARDAWAY(FEBRUARY 10, 1858 or 1862-NOVEMBER 18, 1939)
2. RICHMOND HARDEMAN/HARDAWAY (1862 or 1863-????)
2. ANTHONY HARDEMAN/HARDAWAY (1865-????)
2. ANNIS HARDEMAN/HARDAWAY (1866-????)
2. SIDNEY HARDEMAN/HARDAWAY (1870-????)
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Part 3: Tracing One's Roots; Paths of Second-Generation Hardaways--Green Hardaway

There are two conflicting ideas as to what age Green Hardaway died. The first is addressed through the combined censuses of 1870-1930 (excluding the 1890 census), which suggests the age of 77. The second is documented by both Green’s death certificate and headstone, recording the age of 81. Green is buried in the racially divided Andrew Chapel Cemetery, just off Farm Road 1680, southeast of the present Southern Pacific Railroad tracks in Waelder, Texas. The headstone, which was placed on his burial between 1940 and 1946 by his daughter Myrtle Hardaway, stands as a testament of Green’s will to overcome oppression in all forms. Remember, Green was born a slave and as many Hardaways tell it he was a stern, no-nonsense, and hot tempered man who was quite motivated to make a name for himself. With his rough veneer he would challenge the opinions of rural whites to become a man who owned a wealth of land. The Green Hardaway Estate, still in existence today, is confirmation of this fact. He was a man passionate about community, reserving land for a church and school, made part of the Wesley Chapel Community. Giving his headstone a careful inspection, one can see the faint engraving of the Freemason's Square and Compasses. It is plausible that Green belonged to the Colored Masonic Lodge of Waelder which was originally organized in Hopkinsville, Texas on May 26, 1855 (under the name Hopkinsville Masonic Lodge), but moved to Waelder and reorganized on June 26, 1886. Hopkinsville's decline began when the Galveston, Harrisburg and San Antonio Railway was built five miles to the south, and Waelder was established in 1874.

On Green's death certificate he is listed to have been born on February 10th, 1858 and died on November 18, 1939 of Chronic Nephritis at age 81 and 8 months. The following information is also found, father: Adams Hardaway (LA), mother: Please Morgan (LA), informant (or person giving information to Bureau of Vital Statistics): Roger Maze “Baker” Hardaway (b. April 7th, 1910), death address: Waelder, Texas, and burial: Andrew Chapel by undertaker Sam Kelley.

At any rate, it is important to consider the discrepancy between Green’s age assumed by census data compared against his death certificate and headstone as no Hardaway was crystal clear on his actual birth year. It is important to know that a Hardaway relative named Henry Wilson, a professional gravestone maker, is said to have been misinformed by a Hardaway relative as to the age Green lived and erroneously engraved it on the headstone he was commissioned to create.

By 1880 Green was 18 years old and living in Waelder, Texas, about 32 miles northeast of Belmont where he had initially settled with his mother. Waelder is in northern Gonzales County. It was named for Jacob Waelder, a prominent San Antonio attorney. The town was surveyed into town lots in 1874 by agents of Thomas Wentworth Peirce, president of the Galveston, Harrisburg and San Antonio Railway, as one of a chain of depots between Houston and San Antonio. Many of Waelder's first residents, businesses, doctors, churches, and schools relocated from Hopkinsville, five miles to the north. Some citizens [from Hopkinsville] dismantled their homes and rebuilt them in Waelder, while others simply abandoned their cabins. By 1900 few families remained in the area, though in 1909 there was still a Hopkinsville school. Only a few foundation stones and a cemetery remained at Hopkinsville by 1966, and in 1989 all that remained at the site was a Texas Historical Commission marker on Farm Road 1296 near the crossing of Copperas Creek. It was in Waelder where Green boarded and worked as a farm laborer for forty-four-year-old Nicholas F. Miller, a wealthy white merchant and farmer. This man was quite possibly a descendant to the Miller's who opened R.L. Miller Drugstore, which sold “…dry goods, clothing, hardware, hats, and toilet articles…”—a landmark in the town, [which] first opened in Hopkinsville in 1866 [and] moved to Waelder in 187461.

Looking at the 1880 census record, one is informed that all three farm laborers: Nicholas Miller, Green Hardaway, and the second farm hand named Willis Jordan (another 18-year-old African-American) are suffering from a sickness or disability that is preventing them from ordinary business or duties of the farm on the enumeration date. Could it be that the three farmers caught something together while working the fields? Unfortunately, such specific information is not readily available. So, one may assume that instead of the sick or disabled Nicolas Miller giving household information to the enumerator, the task was left to his wife Martha. She lists Green as born in Texas. It may have been that Green was indisposed or away and not able to correct her mistake, as is made evident when in 1910 Green lists his birth place in Louisiana.

On November 27th, 1885 Green married his first wife Miss Eliza Cline. Eliza was born in Texas in about 1866 to Edward and Nancy Cline. In 1870, at the age of four she was living in Belmont, Texas with six siblings, while Green was seven and living with his parents and nine siblings. In 1880, 14-year-old Eliza worked as a farm laborer, during the same time Green worked as a farm laborer on the Miller Estate in Waelder. Perchance this means that Green knew of Eliza's existence but, as documented, had a sexual relationship with one of Eliza's two sisters (Sarah A., c.1854 in North Carolina, or Melvina, c.January 1870 in Texas, but more possibly Sarah), with whom he fathered two known daughters, Donna and Ilonza. Still, a third child may have been produced from this affair. This child could be listed as Eliza's offspring in the 1900 census. When looking at the boxes which describe Eliza's "number of children had" to "number of children still living" the ratio is 10:7. Keep in mind there are eight children in the Hardaway-Cline household at this point. Which child not belonging is not obvious, however this supports that Green had prior relations with another woman and took on her child for whatever reason.

Other children known to be fathered by Green Hardaway out of wedlock are Callie Ferrell's daughters Camilla (b.1902) and Beatrice (b.1904). Green also fathered a son with an unknown woman with the last name of Simmons, named Ben (unknown year of birth). Green is suspected to have fathered many other children out of wedlock.

Despite these facts, the 1900 census "officially" declares that Eliza's first child was Rosa Lee "Rosie" Hardaway, who was born in Belmont, Texas, when she was 17 years old65. It could be that Green traveled to and from the Miller Estate to visit with Eliza (or one of her sisters) and this spawned a strong relationship (or eventually led to one involving Eliza). Some Hardaway's jokingly say, "Well, they didn't have television back then and there wasn't a whole lot to do..." in regards to the number of children their ancestors gave birth to. Eliza is said to have brought eight children into the world: Rosa (b.1882), Roda[sic] (or Radie as it appears on later censuses.) (b. May 1886), Seimon[sic] (many variations of his name in later censuses) (b. October 1887), Nancy A. (b. July 1888), Clarence (b. December 1890), Roberta (b. March 1893), Henry G. (b. June 1896), and Robert A. (b.1898). Green's brother Louis can also be found living with the household during this time and works as a farm laborer along with Green, Eliza, Rosa, Roda (or Radie), Seimon, and Nancy A.

Education was clearly important to literate Green as his wife shows to have attended three months of school along with her oldest daughter Rosa in 1900. Roda (or Radie), Seimon, and Nancy A. have all attended two months of school during this year.

The 1900 census is the first census in which Green's age is up for question. In the 1900 census his age is marked 30, struck out, and replaced by the age of 32. The birth year listed for him is the year 1868. Indeed, the birth year subtracted by the census year equals 32, but in actuality Green should be 38 if his prior two censuses are correct.

On April 21, 1910 the Green Hardaway family was the 43rd household to be enumerator in Gonzales County, Texas. This census discloses drastic differences from the one preceding it. For instance, Green's wife Eliza has been replaced by a woman transcribers identify as "Sardhine". Closer inspection and research reveals that this woman is in fact Green's second wife Josephine, whom he married on January 22, 1903. So what happened to Eliza? Since no divorce or death record has surfaced one can assume any number of scenarios. However, it is thought that Eliza died between 1900 and 1903 and was buried in either one of many unmarked graves in Andrew Chapel Cemetery or at the Hopkinsville Cemetery. Unfortunately, further investigation at the Hopkinsville Cemetery would be futile given that the cemetery curators owed back taxes on the location and it was razed. A rather stunning dairy farm around the late 1960s or early 70s took its place.

Josephine Greenwood is suspected to have been born between 1872 and 1878 in Texas, with the cushion of a couple years in either direction. Much like other Hardaway relatives of her time her past is not definitive. Hardaways claim she was 25%-50% white (possibly of German descent) but there is no solid indication as to what her parent's names were. During post-Emancipation it was not looked upon kindly that white men fathered children by black women (however "accepted" during slavery).

Up until November 24, 2007, the prior paragraph was believed to be the best deduction of why Josephine Greenwood and her family could not be located. However, several individuals related to Josephine Greenwood have stepped forward and made their stories known. Taking their oral histories and going back to census data a much sought out discovery was made: the parents of Josephine Greenwood and her siblings.

Rosetta (Godley) Loud (b.1938), the Great Granddaughter of one of Josephine's alleged sisters, recalls few names of the “Greenwood Girls". Those she remembers went by the names of Josephine, Lillian, and Mattie. Earlene Marie “Cottie” Jefferson of Waelder, Texas, not only recalls a "Mattie" and “Lilly,” but also a sister who may have gone by “Had”. Even though the household to which Josephine apparently belongs surfaced by searching for her alleged sisters, another route had to be taken because Josephine was not listed among them. By conducting another search for Josephine Ward in Texas, there was found a Jae Ward[sic] (possibly Joe Ward) born in May of 1881, listed as "female" and "S. in Law" to Jenah[sic] Williams and his wife Rilla on the 1900 Census of Gonzales County. Oddly, this "Jae Ward" person is widowed.

Probing further, through the original marriage licenses in the Gonzales Records Center and Archives there was located a Jonah Williams who married Rilla Greenwood on October 23rd, 1894. Investigating the whereabouts of Rilla Greenwood in the 1880 Census of Gonzales County proved something astonishing. Not only is there a Rilla and a Lilly Greenwood listed as daughters to Henry (c.1845 in Mississippi) and Harriet Greenwood (c.1843 in Mississippi), but Harriet is listed to be a mulatto. If Harriet is biracial this would mean that all seven of her children, including Rilla and Lilly, were 25% white, falling perfectly into place with the oral history handed down that Josephine was biracial. Furthermore, Robert Milton Adkins Jr. (b.1945), a man belonging to the same church—Bethel A.M.E., San Antonio, Texas—as Quinton Ben Hardaway Jr. (b.1943), says that he is the grandson to a John W. Greenwood (c. 1879) and relayed that he had a “Great Aunt Jo” who not only knew how to play but taught piano. Green is suspected to have purchased this piano for her. Mr. Adkins went on to say that his Great Aunt Jo’s family relocated from Lavaca County, Texas to avoid intermarriage of kin. Low and behold, by researching the 1870 Census of Lavaca County, Texas, Henry and Harriet Greenwood are present with children Elizabeth (age 7, c.1863 in Texas) and what appears to Jahnie[sic]--but could be Joanna, as referenced in the 1880 Census of Gonzales County, Texas—(age 3, c.1867 in Texas). Other children Henry and Harriet had according to the 1880 Census of Gonzales County, Texas were Mary (age 9, c.1871 in Texas), Nelly (age 7, c. 1873 in Texas), Lilly (age 5, c.1875 in Texas), Rilla (age 4, c. 1874 in Texas), and finally two son named John (age 1, c.1879 in Texas) and Tommie Greenwood (c. Aug. 1891). Regretfully, because the 1890 Census of Gonzales County, Texas was burned there is no way of knowing if the "Joe Ward" listed in the 1900 census belongs to Henry and Harriet's household because she was born in May of 1881. The last remaining evidence for anyone still in disbelief on whether or not Josephine belongs to the Henry Greenwood household would be to view Josephine's death certificate where her parent's names should be listed.

Family lore has it that Josephine was first courted by Green and Eliza's son Robert A., but was won over by Green himself, whom Josephine always called "Mr. Hardaway" due to their May-December relation. Due to the bad blood between Robert A. and his father he is thought to have moved to the Dallas area shortly after being forced to break off his engagement with Josephine. One reason available is that Josephine was perhaps pregnant and Green felt as though Robert A. would not be fully capable of maintaining a family on his own.

Children belonging to Eliza that remained part of the Green Hardaway household during 1910 are 22-year-old Seemon[sic] (or Seimon), 19-year-old Clarence, 17-year-old Roberta, 14-year-old Henry, and 13-year-old Robert. Then, nine-year-old Pinola[sic] (or Penola) fathered by Daniel Ward and finally, Green and Josephine's children together were seven-year-old Lewis, five-year-old Myrtle, four-year-old Willie, two-year-old Rudolph, and two-year-old Roger M.79. Green and Josephine also had several other children later on in their marriage, including Mary (c.1912), Sally J. (c.1913), Izola (c.1915), Marion—a boy--(c.1916), Earkle--a girl--(c.1917), and Quinton B. (c.1919). Their final two children together were Clyde J. (c.1921) and Eola (c.1922). All together Green and Josephine Hardaway had 13 children, while Green and Eliza had a total of eight. Without any previous documents or knowledge, the 1910 census leads one to believe that all 19 children belong to Green and Josephine, but this is not the case.

Green's age in the 1910 census is listed as 48, increasing sixteen years from the 1900 census. The 1900 census says Green was 32. He has aged sixteen years in ten years time.

The Employment section of the census shows that Green is a general farmer, renting his farm, and employer to Seimon, Clarence, and Roberta. Josephine no doubt keeps house.

Green Hardaway owns his property by the 1920 Census of Gonzales County, Texas and houses his wife Josephine (age 42), daughter Penola (14), Louis (16), Myrtle (14), Willie (13), Rudolph (11), Mary (8), Sallie (7), Izola (5), Marion (4), Erkel[sic] (3), and Quinton (1). Sallie, Mary, Rudolph, Willie, Myrtle, and Louis are all literate, able to read, write, and speak English and have all attended school at any time since September 1, 1919. Penola is literate but has not been to school since September 1, 1919.

Sadly, Josephine died on April 26, 1926. Her headstone reads she passed away at the age of 42—lending credibility to the "Joe Ward" researched above—but this is not possible even if her birth year is in question on censuses saying she was born in 1872 or 1878—or any year between. While she died considerably young, the censuses say she died between the ages of 48 and 54 respectively. To that point, how could Josephine die in 1926 at the age of 42 when she was 42 six years earlier in the 1920 census?

Josephine's grave can be viewed today alongside her husband Green's, conjoined by a unifying cement platform83. In 1930 Green lived as a widower and father to Roger (age 21)--who paid rent under Green's roof--Mary (19), Sallie (17), Izola (16), Marion (14), Earkle (13), Quinton (11), Clyde (9), and Eola (8). His 23-year-old son Willie rented a small homestead from him on his farm and was married to a woman named Ettie[sic] Wilson.

The long life of Green Hardaway ends abruptly, just before the census of 1940, on November 18, 1939. It is evident that Green lead a life of reckless abandon, but he was still a man of great character and a pillar of strength for his more than 21 children and extended family. He went from a slave to pauper and then on to a man of great wealth who created a name that resounded throughout all of Gonzales County.


GREEN HARDAWAY DESCENDANTS LINEAR

1. GREEN HARDAWAY (FEBRUARY 10, 1858 or 1862-NOVEMBER 18, 1939)

+ ELIZA CLINE (1866-b/t 1900 and 1903)

2. ROSA LEE HARDAWAY (MAY 1883-MAY 24, 1930)

2. RADIE HARDAWAY (1866-????)

2. SEMON HARDAWAY (OCTOBER 1887-????)

2. NANCY A. HARDAWAY (1889-????)

2. CLARENCE HARDAWAY (DECEMBER 19, 1890-????)

2. ROBERTA HARDAWAY (MARCH 6, 1893-????)

2. HENRY GREEN HARDAWAY (JUNE 30, 1895-APRIL 25, 1966)

2. ROBERT A. HARDAWAY (NOVEMBER 2, 1896-????)

+ JOSEPHINE GREENWOOD (b/t 1872 and 1878-APRIL 16, 1926)

2. LOUIS HARDAWAY (OCTOBER 16, 1903-MAY 1969)

2. MYRTLE “MERT” HARDAWAY (APRIL 11, 1905-1956)

2. WILLIE DOUGLAS “MACK” HARDAWAY (APRIL 9, 1906-MARCH 12, 1974)

2. RUDOLPH “DUDDA” HARDAWAY (SEPTEMBER 24, 1907-OCTOBER 3, 1976)

2. RODGER MAZE “BAKER” HARDAWAY (APRIL 7, 1910-OCTOBER 10, 1979)

2. MARY “PUMP” HARDAWAY (1912-1956)

2. SALLY J. HARDAWAY (1913-APRIL 29, 1962)

2. IZOLA HARDAWAY (APRIL 14, 1914-FEBRUARY 7, 1950)

2. MARION “KING” HARDAWAY (JULY 26, 1915-MARCH 27, 1963)

2. EARKLE HARDAWAY (SEPTEMBER 9, 1916-JANUARY 1, 1983)

2. QUINTON BEN HARDAWAY (DECEMBER 14, 1918-NOVEMBER 22, 1981)

2. CLYDE J. “JAY” HARDAWAY (JANUARY 22, 1921-JUNE 7, 1962)

2. EOLA “SISTER” HARDAWAY (JANUARY 8, 1922-AUGUST 20, 1976)

+ UNKNOWN CLINE

2. DONNA HARDAWAY (UNKNOWN)

2. ILONZA HARDAWAY (UNKNOWN)

+ CALLIE FERRELL

2. CAMILLA HARDAWAY (1902-???)

2. BEATRICE HARDAWAY (1906-????)

+ UNKNOWN SIMMONS

2. BEN SIMMONS (UNKNOWN)



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