Oliver Burnham Hart

Brief Life History of Oliver Burnham

When Oliver Burnham Hart was born in 1787, in Cornwall, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, his father, Elias Hart, was 28 and his mother, Philomela Burnham, was 23. He married Amanda Harrison in 1807. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 4 daughters. He died in August 1844, in Lapeer, Lapeer, Michigan, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Lapeer, Lapeer, Michigan, United States.

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Oliver Burnham Hart
Amanda Harrison
Marriage: 1807
Arson Hart
Oliver Burnham Hart
Caroline Hart
Noah Harrison Hart
Julius Burnham Hart
Joseph Brown Hart
Henry B. Hart
Philomena Ann Hart
Sarah Maria Hart
Abigail Burnham Hart
Barzilla Brown Hart
John E. Hart

Sources (13)

  • Oliver Burnham Hart, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Oliver Burnham Hart, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Oliver Hart in entry for Phila A. Wattles, "Michigan Deaths, 1867-1897"

World Events (8)

1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.

1788 · Connecticut Becomes the 5th State

Connecticut became a state on January 9, 1788. In 1650, before it was a state, the boundary of Connecticut ran north from the westside of Greenwich Bay and the coast of the Pacific Ocean. During the 1600s, Westmoreland County was in Connecticut when the boundaries were changed Westmoreland County went to Pennsylvania.


France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

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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