Henry Clay Harding1,2,3

ID# 9125, (1865 - 1956)
FatherDoak Harding1
MotherIsabelle Wylie1

Key Events:

Birth: 5 Nov 1865, Anderson Co., Texas4,5,6
Marriage: Fannie G. [surname unknown], about 18937,8,9
Marriage: Virginia Leoma Cobb, about 190810,11,12
Death: 11 Jun 1956, Amarillo, Potter Co., Texas13,5
Burial: Llano Cemetery, Amarillo, Potter Co., Texas14,1

Spouse: Fannie G. [surname unknown] (8 Jan 1875 - 5 Mar 1905)
     Children:

  • Lulu G. Harding15,17 (Jun 1894 - )
  • Mary I. Harding15,17 (Aug 1896 - )

Spouse:Virginia Leoma Cobb (2 Feb 1868 - 5 Dec 1958)
     No children

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Henry Clay Harding was born on 5 Nov 1865 in Anderson Co., Texas.4,5,6
     Henry married first Fannie G. [surname unknown] about 1893.7,8,9 Henry and Fannie G. appeared on the 1900 Federal Census of Denver, Arapahoe Co., Colorado, at 4103 West 30th Ave., enumerated 2 Jun 1900, reporting that they rented their home. Their children Lulu and Mary were listed as living with them, as were two lodgers, Irene Hammers, widowed, age 35, and apparently her daughter, Maud, age 12.15
     His wife died on 5 Mar 1905.16
     Henry married second Virginia Leoma Cobb, daughter of Maj. Robert H. Cobb and Sarah Virginia Walker, about 1908.10,11,12
     Henry and Virginia Leoma Cobb appeared on the 1910 Federal Census of Amarillo, Potter Co., Texas, at 1510 Lincoln St., enumerated 18 Apr 1910, reporting that they owned their home, which was mortgaged. His daughters by his previous marriage, Lulu and Mary, were listed as living with them, as was Alise Tornosky, a servant.17
     Henry and Virginia appeared on the 1930 Federal Census of Randall Co., Texas, enumerated 19 Apr 1930, reporting they owned a farm valued at $22,500 and owned a radio. Listed as living with them are J. W. Ellison, a cook, Odus Redding, a farm laborer, and Glen Settle, a farm hand.18
     Henry and Virginia appeared on the 1940 Federal Census of Amarillo, Potter Co., Texas, at Polk, South, enumerated 8 Apr 1940, reporting that they were renting their home, for $30 per month, and had lived in the same house in 1935.3
     He was a livestock dealer, and by 1930 a farmer on a stock farm. After that he was a loan agent at a bank. In 1940 he identified himself as a bank inspector manager, focused on ranches and farms. That year he reported he worked 50 hours the last week of March, and had worked 52 weeks the prior year, earning $3,000.19,20,21,22,23
     Henry died on 11 Jun 1956 in Amarillo, Potter Co., Texas, at age 90.13,5 He was buried in Llano Cemetery, Amarillo, Potter Co., Texas.14,1

Citations

  1. [S3094] Henry Clay Harding, Certificate of Death.
  2. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 20199667, Henry Clay Harding, and includes tombstone photo showing same.
  3. [S5334] Henry Clay Harding household, 1940 U.S. Census, Potter Co., Texas.
  4. [S3094] Henry Clay Harding, Certificate of Death, shows date, county, and state.
  5. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 20199667, Henry Clay Harding, shows date and includes tombstone photo showing same.
  6. [S3092] Henry C. Harding household, 1900 U.S. Census, Arapahoe Co., Colorado, shows month, year, age 34, and state.
  7. [S3092] Henry C. Harding household, 1900 U.S. Census, Arapahoe Co., Colorado, shows married 7 years.
  8. [S3093] H. C. Harding household, 1930 U.S. Census, Randall Co., Texas, shows his first marriage at age 29.
  9. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 16454734, Fannie G. Harding, and includes tombstone photo showing her as the wife of H. C. Harding.
  10. [S3091] Henry C. Harding household, 1910 U.S. Census, Potter Co., Texas, shows married two years, as his first and her second marriage.
  11. [S3093] H. C. Harding household, 1930 U.S. Census, Randall Co., Texas, shows married, and her first marriage at age 28.
  12. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 20199680, Virginia Leoma Harding, and memorial # 20199667, Henry Clay Harding, include tombstone photo showing her as his wife.
  13. [S3094] Henry Clay Harding, Certificate of Death, shows date, city, county, and state.
  14. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 20199667, Henry Clay Harding, and includes tombstone photo.
  15. [S3092] Henry C. Harding household, 1900 U.S. Census, Arapahoe Co., Colorado.
  16. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 16454734, Fannie G. Harding, shows date and includes tombstone photo showing same.
  17. [S3091] Henry C. Harding household, 1910 U.S. Census, Potter Co., Texas.
  18. [S3093] H. C. Harding household, 1930 U.S. Census, Randall Co., Texas.
  19. [S3092] Henry C. Harding household, 1900 U.S. Census, Arapahoe Co., Colorado, shows occupation as stockman.
  20. [S3091] Henry C. Harding household, 1910 U.S. Census, Potter Co., Texas, shows occupation as dealer, industry as live stock.
  21. [S3093] H. C. Harding household, 1930 U.S. Census, Randall Co., Texas, shows occupation as farmer, industry as stock farm.
  22. [S5334] Henry Clay Harding household, 1940 U.S. Census, Potter Co., Texas, shows occupation as bank inspector manager, industry as ranch and farm.
  23. [S3094] Henry Clay Harding, Certificate of Death, shows occupation as retired loan agent at 1st National Bank Amarillo.