Epsy Elizabeth Hart

Female16 December 1879–7 December 1910

Brief Life History of Epsy Elizabeth

When Epsy Elizabeth Hart was born on 16 December 1879, in Tyler, Smith, Texas, United States, her father, Dennis Hampton Hart, was 26 and her mother, Frances Jane Bevil, was 26. She married Sam P. Bishop on 24 December 1905, in Hardin, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Justice Precinct 2, Hardin, Texas, United States in 1900 and Justice Precinct 7, Hardin, Texas, United States in 1910. She died on 7 December 1910, at the age of 30, and was buried in Oil Town Cemetery, New Sour Lake, Liberty, Texas, United States.

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Sam P. Bishop
Epsy Elizabeth Hart
Marriage: 24 December 1905
Nelson Bishop

Sources (7)

  • Epsy E. Hart in household of J. Hart, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Epsey Hart, "Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977"
  • Epsy Hart in household of Dennis H Hart, "United States Census, 1900"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 December 1905Hardin, Texas, United States
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (13)

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    World Events (8)

    1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway

    Age 2

    Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 2

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 11

    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    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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