Hardy Norman, who died recently at the home of his son, J. S. Norman, in Springfield, was known to a number of residents of this county. Mr. Norman was born in Sciota county, Ohio, Dec. 7, 1845. He spent his early life there and finally became a resident of Illinois. He was married in August, 1868, to Lucinda Frances Henderson and there was born to them four children. They are Mrs. Hester Collins, Normal; Mrs. Wesley Lindsay, Jacksonville; J. S. Norman, Springfield and William Norman, Literberry.
The funeral was held in Springfield at the Petzing undertaking parlors, with a large company of relatives and friends in attendance.