Margaret Hardiman

This picture shows Margaret Hardiman, d/o Samuel and Mary (Duggan) Hardiman, born at Prospect 5 August 1849. She married Patrick Christian, s/o John and Elizabeth (White) Christian on 16 October 1876 and the couple had six children. 

Contributed by Jacqueline O'Laughlin (great-niece)

Frances Hardiman

This picture shows Frances Hardiman, d/o Samuel B. and Catherine (Christian) Hardiman, born at Prospect 29 May 1881. Frances never married and died young, at the age of 27, in July 1908.

Contributed by Jean and Anna Hardiman (nieces).


Henry Joseph Hardiman

This picture shows Joe Hardiman, s/o Samuel B. and Catherine (Christian) Hardiman, born at Prospect 15 December 1888. He married Ellen Marguerite Christian, d/o George Bernard and Catherine Melinda (Hamm) Christian on 22 November 1920. They had eight children. Joe died at Prospect at the age of 85 years on 13 April 1974.

Contributed by Jean and Anna Hardiman (daughters).

Samuel B. and Catherine (Christian) Hardiman

This picture shows Samuel B. Hardiman, s/o Edward and Anastasia (Brennan) Hardiman, born at Prospect 11 February 1841 and his wife Catherine Christian, d/o Edward and Frances (White) Christian, born at Prospect. They married on 21 January 1867 and had nine children. Samuel and Catherine both lived to be 88 years of age with Samuel passing away in 1929 and Catherine in 1935.

Contributed by Jean and Anna Hardiman (grand daughters)


Henry Joseph Hardiman and Olive Ball

This picture shows Henry Joseph Hardiman, mentioned above and Olive Ball. Olive Ball was born Olive Christian, d/o Charles and Mary Ann (Benning) Christian, she was born at Prospect on 6 May 1891. This picture was taken when Joseph Hardiman lived at Galveston Beach, Texas. Olive and Joseph use to date before Joseph married his wife Ellen Marguerite Hamm.

Contributed by Jean and Ann Hardiman (daughters of Joe).


Ella (Knickle) (Beck) Hardiman

This picture shows Ella Knickle who was born in Lunenburg County in 1864. She married Isaiah Beck, also from Lunenburg County, in 1879 and they had four children. The family relocated to the Prospect area after the death of Isaiah where Ella married John H. Hardiman in 1895, who was also a widow. John and Ella would have a further six children. Ella died in 1930. 

Contributed by Bernard Duggan.


Anastasia (Hardiman) Meehan

This photo shows Anastasia (Hardiman) Meehan on the veranda of her home where the home of Robert and Pamela Christian's home now stands in Prospect. Anastasia was married to Reginald Meehan.

Contributed by Mary Kiley.