John Hart

14 March 1862–13 November 1918 (Age 56)
Clarendon, South Australia, Australia

The Life Summary of John

When John Hart was born on 14 March 1862, in Clarendon, South Australia, Australia, his father, Seth Mattison Hart, was 33 and his mother, Thurza Dix, was 24. He married Mary Ann Udy in 1882, in New Zealand. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He died on 13 November 1918, in Carterton, Wellington, New Zealand, at the age of 56, and was buried in Carterton, Wellington, New Zealand.

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John Hart
Mary Ann Udy
Marriage: 1882
Thirza Mary Hart
Hilda Ethel Emma Hart
Thurza Mary Hart

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1882New Zealand
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1863 · New Zealand Settlements Act
    Age 1
    The New Zealand Settlements Act was passed to be able to seize any of the land from the Maori tribes who had been in rebellion against the Government since the beginning of the year. This confiscation law targeted Kingitanga Maori mainly because they were whom the government had waged war against in the attempt to restore British Law to the tribes. 
    1864 · War in the Waikato ends
    Age 2
    The Invasion of the Waikato was the most important campaign during the 19th century Wars in New Zealand. It was fought in the North Island between the Kingitanga Movement, a group of Maori Tribes, and the colonial government. The hostility lasted for nine months, where 14,000 Imperial and colonial troops and 4,000 Māori warriors fought and was the costliest confrontation during the New Zealand Wars. In 1995, the government conceded that the 1863 invasion and confiscation was wrongful and apologized for its actions and later that year Queen Elizabeth II personally signed the Waikato Raupatu Claims Settlement Act.
    Age 15
    Australia and England play the first-ever cricket Test match in Melbourne.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 50153;2007: 100851; 2010: 137184)English and North German: nickname from Middle English hert (Old English heorot), Middle Low German hërte, harte ‘hart, stag’, perhaps for a quick-footed or timorous individual.German: variant of Hardt 1 and 2. It is also found in France (Alsace and Lorraine).

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    De Hart

    Sources (18)

    • South Australian Births - Index of Registrations 1
    • John Hart - marriage 1882 to Mary A Udy - New Zealand, Marriage Index, 1840-1937
    • John Hart - death 1918 - New Zealand, Cemetery Records, 1800-2007

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