Margaret had a relationship with Alexander HOME, son of James HOME in Pitmachie and Anne LEDINGAME. (Alexander HOME was baptised on 25 October 1776 in Oyne parish, Aberdeenshire, Scotland and died before 18 May 1860.)
Alexander Home and Margaret Hardie were not married when their son Peter was born. 1
Old Parish Registers of the Church of Scotland, Clatt Aberdeenshire Baptisms 1813.