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Jon Eastman Hardwick

Male 1932 - 2007  (75 years)


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  • Name Jon Eastman Hardwick  [1, 2
    Born 15 Jan 1932  Baird, Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Gender Male 
    Died 31 Dec 2007  Baird, Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Ross Cemetery, Baird, Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VDDM-5YT
      name: John Eastman Hardwick
      event: Birth
      event date: 15 Jan 1932
      event place: Callahan, Texas
      gender: Male
      father: Eastman Hardwick
      mother: Nell Cox
      certificate number:
      Collection: John Eastman Hardwick, "Texas, Birth Index, 1903-1997"


      BAIRD-Jon Hardwick, age 75, of Baird, Texas, passed away on Monday, December 31, 2007 at his home. Services were to be held at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 2nd, 2008 in the First United Methodist Church of Baird with Rev. Pamala Vannow officiating, assisted by Rev. Sandra Keith. Interment was to follow at Ross Cemeter Annex. Services are under the direction of Parker Funeral Home in Baird, Texas. A visitation was held at the funeral home on Wednesday, January 1, 2008 from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m.

      Jon was born in Baird, Texas, on January 15, 1932 to Eastman and Nell Cox Hardwick. He had lived all his life in Baird, where he graduated from Baird High School and later, in 1952, from West Texas State College in Canyon, Texas. In November of 1957, Jon married Betty Cunningham in Baird. She preceded him in death in June of 2000.

      Jon had been a Certified Public Accountant since 1960, and was a lifetime member of the American Institute of C.P.A.'s. He was a former Baird Volunteer fireman and was also a member of the Chickasaw Nation Society.

      The current mayor of the City of Baird, Jon was elected to the office in June of 1996. He also served as the Callahan County Democratic Chairman for many years and was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Baird.

      Survivors include 2 daughters, Lydia Barnard and husband Gary of Austin, Texas, and Crecia Reynolds and husband Jim of Midland, Texas; 2 sisters, Claire Spaulding of Baird, Texas, and Mary Gafford of Abilene, Texas; 3 grandchildren, Eastman Barnard and Chris Reynolds of San Marcos, Texas; and several nieces and nephews.

      Memorials may be made to Hospice of the Big Country, 4600 Hartford St., Abilene, Texas 796059989.
    Person ID I32450  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2014 

    Father Eastman Lane Hardwick,   b. 15 Sep 1883, Indian Territory Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Dec 1950, Baird, Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Mother Nell Cox,   b. 28 Nov 1894, Erath County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 1 May 1915  Kingston, Marshall County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Family ID F10388  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Betty Zoe Cunningham,   b. 21 Apr 1937,   d. 11 Jun 2000, Baird, Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married Nov 1957  Baird, Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
    Last Modified 29 Aug 2008 
    Family ID F10400  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 Jan 1932 - Baird, Callahan County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Nov 1957 - Baird, Callahan County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 31 Dec 2007 - Baird, Callahan County, Texas Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1195] FamilySearch.org, Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997.

    2. [S873] Find A Grave [database online]; http://www.findagrave.com/, (Thousands of contributors submit new listings, updates, corrections, photographs and virtual flowers every hour to the FIND A GRAVE website. When it comes to administrating, building and maintaining the site, Find A Grave is largely operated by its founder, Jim Tipton.), # 81022365 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S873] Find A Grave [database online]; http://www.findagrave.com/, (Thousands of contributors submit new listings, updates, corrections, photographs and virtual flowers every hour to the FIND A GRAVE website. When it comes to administrating, building and maintaining the site, Find A Grave is largely operated by its founder, Jim Tipton.), # 81022365, shows 15 Jan 1931 (sic) (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S667] RootsWeb's WorldConnect Project, (The WorldConnect Project is a set of tools, which allow users to upload, modify, link, and display their family trees as a means to share their genealogy with other researchers. The program used to day has a genealogy of its own. RootsWeb announced the launch of the World Connect Project on November 10, 1999 after staff members and users submitted 5.5 million records during a four-week beta-testing period. The WorldConnect Project continues to grow, and as of January 2004 had more than 312 million records. GEDCOM is an acronym for GEnealogical Data COMmunications. It is a file format developed by the Family History Department of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS). It provides a flexible and uniform format for exchanging computerized genealogical data, and allows you to share files with other researchers who may not use the same genealogy program.), Johnston, Lissa (mail@lissajohnston.com) "Jones/Johnston An cestors"  Updated 2008-07-28;  http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry. com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=lissaj (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S682] Lemons, Nova A., Compiler and Editor "Pioneers of Chickasaw Nation, Indian Territory Volume II" Timbercreek Ltd., Rt. 1 Box 242, Miami, OK 74354, 1997.