Frances Hart

1778–1860 (Age 82)
Halifax, Virginia, United States

The Life of Frances

When Frances Hart was born in 1778, in Halifax, Virginia, United States, her father, Josiah Hart, was 29 and her mother, Nancy Anne "Ann" Watts, was 19. She married Thomas Hoskins in 1790, in Halifax, Virginia, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. She died in 1860, in Cole, Missouri, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Cole, Missouri, United States.

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Thomas Hoskins
Frances Hart
Marriage: 1790
Samuel Hoskins
William Hoskins
William Hoskins
James C Hoskins
Harry Hoskins
Elizabeth J Hoskins
John Hoskins
Jeanney Or Ginney Hoskins
Thomas Hart Hoskins
Dolly Hoskins
Mary Hoskins

Spouse and Children

    Thomas Hoskins



Halifax, Virginia, British Colonial America


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World Events (8)

1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 2

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 3

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 22

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

1 English and North German: from a personal name or nickname meaning ‘stag’, Middle English hert, Middle Low German hërte, harte.2 German: variant spelling of Hardt 1 and 2.3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name or a nickname from German and Yiddish hart ‘hard’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Francis Hoskins in household of Thomas Hoskins, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Frances in entry for William Hoskins, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Frances Hart - Individual or family possessions: death: 1850; Cole, Missouri, United States

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