John Hart

Brief Life History 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, Wairarapa, Wellington, New Zealand, at the age of 56, and was buried in Carterton, Wairarapa, Wellington, New Zealand.

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John Hart
Mary Ann Udy
Marriage: 1882
Thirza Mary Hart
Hilda Ethel Emma Hart
Thurza Mary 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, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (8)

1863 · New Zealand Settlements Act

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. 


End of transportation to Western Australia.


Australia and England play the first-ever cricket Test match in Melbourne.

Name Meaning

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).

Jewish (Ashkenazic): artificial name or nickname from German and Yiddish hart ‘hard’.

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

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