Keeper Bio: Julia A. Harding

Date of Service: 1865-1869

1834: Julia A. is born in approximately 1834 in Maryland.

1865-1869:  Julia A. Harding is named the First Assistant Keeper at Cape Henry Lighthouse, VA. Her beginning salary is $350/year. Her ending salary is $400/year. (Her husband William Harding served as Principal Keeper)

1870: In the 1870 U.S. Census, William Harding’s occupation is listed as Farmer, living in Princess Anne County, VA. with his wife, Julia.

Sources: Chesapeake Chapter Keeper’s Database; familysearch.org; uslhs.org; 

 

 

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