Monday, September 4, 2017

Hardie Brothers

Photographer: Hardie Bros.
Sunset Rock and Point Lookout Galleries
Lookout Mt, Tenn.

The reverse of the card on the left.

Henry Herbert Hardie
(Feb 1865 - 16 Sep 1935)

Charles E. Hardie
08 Sep 1870 - 13 Jan 1956)

Henry Hardie was born in Ellesmere, Shropshire, England. In 1867, when he was two, the family migrated to Canada. Charles Hardee was born in Middelsex, Ontario, Canada.


(US Census) Henry Hardie moves from Ontario, Canada to Hamilton County TN
(US Census) Henry Hardie and Sallie Belle Cooke Marry in Hamilton County Tennessee.
(US Census) Charles Hardie moves from Ontario, Canada to Hamilton County TN
(US Census) In Hamilton, TN, Charles is living with his brother Henry and wife and three daughters. The 1900 US Census is the only document that actually lists them living in the same house. Henry Hardie is shown as photographer and Henry Hardie apparently unemployed. This is the only time photography is mentioned in any record of either brother.

(Chattanooga, TN, City Directory) Charles operating restaurant, Henry not listed
(US Census) Henry living in Hudson, MI, and no records show he ever returned to Tennessee. Charles has not been found in the 1910 Census.
Charles and Daisy English marry in Hamilton, Ontario
(US Census) Charles is listed as merchant, and in following documents listed in business as Hardie and Caudle clothing
Henry Dies
Charles Dies

Signal Mountain, Chattanooga and Lookout Mountain are all in Hamilton, County, TN.
The only time the Hardie brothers were together in Hamilton County, TN, is 1899 to 1905

Not the one you were looking for? Here's the photographer's INDEX by name. Listed here are all the Cabinet Card photographers of the 19th century found in LOST GALLERY. This is a work in progress. For a look at the original postings go to LOST GALLERY.

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