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.
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’.
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