John Hart

31 December 1814–9 September 1894 (Age 79)
Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of John

When John Hart was born on 31 December 1814, in Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, John Hart, was 43 and his mother, Sarah Dugan, was 29. He married Mary Eliza Johnson on 28 December 1843, in Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 9 September 1894, in Petersburg, Virginia, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Blandford Cemetery, Petersburg, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Hart
Mary Eliza Johnson
Marriage: 28 December 1843
John Lyman Hart
Sarah Ellen Hart
Elizabeth Hough Hart
Mary Eliza Hart
Martin Johnson Hart

Spouse and Children


    Mary Eliza Johnson


28 December 1843
Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States


    John Lyman Hart


    Sarah Ellen Hart


    Elizabeth Hough Hart


    Mary Eliza Hart


    Martin Johnson Hart


Parents and Siblings


    Sarah Dugan




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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 5

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1824 · "Mary Randolph Publishes ""The Virginia Housewife"""

Age 10

“The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 22

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

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)

  • John Hart in entry for Sarah Ellen Hart, "Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987"
  • John Hart in entry for Mary Elizabeth Rolfe, "Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987"
  • John Hart in entry for John Lyman Hart, "Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987"

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