Date of Service: 1864-1869
1828: William Harding is born in approximately 1828, in Maryland.
1864-1869: William Harding is named Principal Keeper at Cape Henry Lighthouse, VA. His beginning salary is $550/year. His ending salary is $760/year. (His wife Julia A. Harding served as First Assistant)
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;