Seeking information about Doan/Doane andHardy surnames in Cass Co.Matthew and Thomas Doane purchased land there by 1838; being from Berrien Co. just to the west. Matthew( b. 1810 Canada West)brought with him a family;spouse Madgalena Seger and several children: Cevenes, John and mary Ann.They had Sarah Catherine, Thomas and Malvina later. Matthew remained in Cass co. til 1846 and then migrated to Winnebago Co., Ill; Green Co., Wisconsin in 1850 & 60 census and then to Fayette Co.,Iowa by 1870 and dying there in 1881.
Thomas married Clarissa Hardy in 1843 Cass Co.;no children. Clarissa died 1862. What happened to Thomas after that?
Who were the parents of Matthew and Thomas? They were both born NJ around 1785. Family relocated to Canada West by 1810 where Matthew(1810) and Thomas (1817) were born. Don't know if parents came to Cass Co with son's Matthew and Thomas.