Joseph Harding was born in
Lancaster England in 1810, the son of wealthy parents in the
business of horse breeding. He ran away from home and went
to America in 1840 where he met and married Bridget
Bridget Genevieve Boyd Harding
was born in Ireland in 1822, see picture
here). She arrived
in New York in 1845, She died in Pennsylvania in 1900 at the
age of 78.
eight children including Mary Harding, born in 1849.
(picture of her as a young woman
Mary Harding was born on Oct 4,
1849 in Pittsburg, PA and she died on March 13,1929 in
Wilkinsburg at the age of 79