Willet Shave Harder

Willet Shave Harder

Male 1822 - 1902  (~ 79 years)

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  • Name Willet Shave Harder 
    Born Landford Parish, Ringwood, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 7 Jul 1822  Ringwood, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 13 May 1902  Kamas, Summit, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I31  Speirs-Taylor
    Last Modified 13 Dec 2019 

    Father John Harder,   b. 14 Nov 1796, Ringwood, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Nov 1845, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Shave,   b. 29 Jul 1803, Ringwood, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jul 1845  (Age 41 years) 
    Married 17 Mar 1822  Ringwood, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F101  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Ann Kearley,   b. 17 Jul 1823, Cranborne, Dorset, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Oct 1910, Kamas, Summit, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 14 May 1843  England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
    +1. Henry Harris Harder,   b. 15 Sep 1856, London, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jul 1913, Kamas, Summit, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)  [Adopted]
    Last Modified 18 Jun 2015 
    Family ID F139  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Sarah Spicer,   b. 3 Mar 1840, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Oct 1900  (Age 60 years) 
    Married 21 Nov 1863  Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Pamilla Ann Harder,   b. 4 Nov 1866, Coalville, Summit, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 May 1945, Provo, Utah, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    +2. Elizabeth Maud Harder,   b. 15 Jan 1871, Kamas, Summit, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jul 1944  (Age 73 years)
     3. John Willet Harder,   b. 27 Jul 1874, Kamas, Summit, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Aug 1884, Kamas, Summit, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 10 years)
    Last Modified 24 Jun 2015 
    Family ID F11  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - - Landford Parish, Ringwood, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 7 Jul 1822 - Ringwood, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 May 1843 - England, United Kingdom Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 21 Nov 1863 - Utah, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 May 1902 - Kamas, Summit, Utah, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Willet Shave and Sarah (Spicer) Harder
    Willet Shave and Sarah (Spicer) Harder
    Willet's second wife; married 21 Nov 1863
    Willet Shave Harder Family Home - Kamas, Utah
    Willet Shave Harder Family Home - Kamas, Utah
    From L. to R. - Henry Harris Harder, Ellen W. Harder holding Lulu, Alma G. Anderson, Pamela Ann Harder Anderson with Ruby, Gilbert Anderson, Leola Anderson, Willet S. Harder, Maud Harder Carpenter holding Mamie, Meda Carpenter and Ann Kearley Harder
    Children of Willet Shave Harder and Sarah Spicer:
L to R: John Willet, Pamilla Ann and Elizabeth Maude
    Children of Willet Shave Harder and Sarah Spicer: L to R: John Willet, Pamilla Ann and Elizabeth Maude
    Willet Shave Harder and 2nd wife Sarah Spicer
    Willet Shave Harder and 2nd wife Sarah Spicer

    Documents
    1822 Baptism of Willet Harder
    1822 Baptism of Willet Harder
    7 July 1822, Ringwood, Hampshire, England

    Name: Willet
    Parents: John and Elizabeth Harder
    Abode: Ringwood
    Father's profession: Laborer

    FamilySearch.org, Bishop's transcripts for Ringwood, 1700-1865, film 1596319, img 868
    1841 England Census of Ringwood, Hampshire, England and the Family of John and Elizabeth Harder
    1841 England Census of Ringwood, Hampshire, England and the Family of John and Elizabeth Harder
    Ringwood, Hampshire, England

    In the household:
    John Harder, 46 year old male; born in Hampshire
    Elizabeth Harder, 38 year old female; born in Hampshire
    Willet Harder, 18 year old male; born in Hampshire
    Mary Harder, 15 year old female; born in Hampshire
    Elizabeth Harder, 13 year old female; born in Hampshire
    James Harder, 11 year old male; born in Hampshire
    Robert Harder, 9 year old male; born in Hampshire
    William Harder, 4 year old male; born in Hampshire
    Charles Harder, 3 year old male; born in Hampshire
    1851 England Census of Newport, Hampshire, England and the Family of Willet and Ann Harder
    1851 England Census of Newport, Hampshire, England and the Family of Willet and Ann Harder
    Lyle Street
    Willet Harder, 28 year old "Latter-Day Saint's Elder"; born in Ringwood, Hampshire
    Ann Harder, 23 year old wife; born in Crambourn, Dorsit

    Source Citation
    Class: HO107; Piece: 1663; Folio: 50; Page: 8; GSU roll: 193570
    Source Information
    Ancestry.com. 1851 England Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005.
    1861 England Census of Bristol, Gloucestershire and the Family of Willet and Ann Harder
    1861 England Census of Bristol, Gloucestershire and the Family of Willet and Ann Harder
    Henry Street, Phillip & Jacob Ward, Bristol
    Willet Harder, 39 year old bricklayer; born in Ringwood, Hamts
    Ann Harder, 38 year old wife; born in Vorwood, Dorset
    Henry H Harder, 4 year old son; born in Vorwood, Dorset

    Source Citation
    Class: RG 9; Piece: 1737; Folio: 8; Page: 9; GSU roll: 542859
    Source Information
    Ancestry.com. 1861 England Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005.
    The New York Passenger List with Willet, Ann, and Henry Harder
    The New York Passenger List with Willet, Ann, and Henry Harder
    Ship Name: Underwriter
    Arrival Date: 22 May 1861
    Port of Departure: Liverpool, England
    Destination: Utah
    1880 Census for W.S. Harder
    1880 Census for W.S. Harder
    Harder, W.S. 58
    Ann, 57, wife
    Sarah, 40, wife
    Henry, 23, son
    Pamilla A, 9, daughter
    Maud E, 9, daughter
    Jno W, 5 son
    1900 US Census of Kamas, Summit, Utah and the Families of Willet and Harry Harder
    1900 US Census of Kamas, Summit, Utah and the Families of Willet and Harry Harder
    Harder, Ann; head of household; born in England in July of 1823; immigrated in 1861
    Harder, Willet; husband of 47 years; born in England in June of 1822; immigrated in 1861

    Harder, Harry; head of household; born in England in September of 1856
    Harder, Ellen E.; 40 year old wife; married 4 years; born in England in October of 1859
    Harder, Loula M.; 1 year old daughter; born in Utah in June of 1898

    Source Citation
    Year: 1900; Census Place: Kamas, Summit, Utah; Roll: 1686; Page: 11A; Enumeration District: 0139; FHL microfilm: 1241686
    Source Information
    Ancestry.com. 1900 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004.
    Sarah Spicer Harder Funeral Poem
    Sarah Spicer Harder Funeral Poem
    She was wife of Willet Shave Harder and a poem written for his funeral is also included.
    The Biography/Obituary of Willet Shave Harder in the Coalville Times
    The Biography/Obituary of Willet Shave Harder in the Coalville Times
    The Coalville Times, Friday, May 23, 1902

    Willet labored as a traveling Elder for over ten years in England before immigrating with his wife, Ann Kearly, to the United States. "He possessed the gift of healing to a remarkable degree, and was always a favorite among the sick in administering to them."

    Headstones
    The Headstone of Willet Shave Harder in the Kamas Cemetery
    The Headstone of Willet Shave Harder in the Kamas Cemetery
    Birth: Jun. 7, 1822
    Hampshire, England
    Death: May 13, 1902
    Kamas
    Summit County
    Utah, USA

    Histories
    Willet Shave Harder
    Willet Shave Harder
    Letter stating the Chronology of events in his life.
    The LDS Membership Record of Willet Shave Harder
    The LDS Membership Record of Willet Shave Harder
    Willet was a Patriarch in the Summit Stake in Utah; he had two wives and four children.

    Source Information
    Ancestry.com. Membership of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1830-1848 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013.
    Original data:
    Black, Susan Easton, compiler. Membership of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1830–1848. 50 vols. Provo, Utah: Brigham Young University Religious Studies Center, 1989. Private Donor.

  • Sources 
    1. [S9] England & Wales, FreeBMD Marriage Index, 1837-1915.
      Name: Willet Harder / Ann Kerley
      Registration Year: 1845
      Registration Quarter: Apr-May-Jun
      Registration district: Southampton
      Parishes for this Registration District: View Ecclesiastical Parishes associated with this Registration District
      Inferred County: Hampshire
      Volume: 7
      Page: 257