The Families of Adam Keith

“Once upon a time ...”, family facts and tales


Wild Bill Hickok

John Z. A. Harding [1832-1902] and Matilda Ruhama “Tillie” Cline Harding [1850-1922]


Ancestry: Adam Keith1>Balthasar Keith2>Peter Keith3>Elizabeth [Keith] [m. Joseph] Shirley4>Nancy [Shirley] m. [Jacob] Cline5>Matilda Ruhama [Cline] m. [John Z. A.] Harding6


The Hardings are buried in Mount Moriah Cemetery, Deadwood, Lawrence Co. SD, the same cemetery where James Butler Hickok [aka Wild Bill Hickok] is buried; b. 5/27/1837 d. 8/2/1876, victim of the assassin Jack McCall. Buried next to "Wild Bill" is Martha Jane Canary [aka Calamity Jane] b. 1848 d. 1903 annotation D.O.B. 1850.