Gabriel Dehart Jr

1 February 1811–8 August 1861 (Age 50)
Patrick, Virginia, United States

The Life of Gabriel

When Gabriel Dehart Jr was born on 1 February 1811, in Patrick, Virginia, United States, his father, Gabriel Paul Dehart Sr, was 30 and his mother, Hanna Charity Hubbard, was 24. He married Martha Patsy Gates on 28 February 1833, in Patrick, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 8 August 1861, in Patrick, Virginia, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in Dehart Cemetery, Woolwine, Patrick, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Gabriel Dehart Jr
Martha Patsy Gates
Marriage: 28 February 1833
Sarah E DeHart
Green W Dehart
George Dehart
Larch Dehart
Stephen Hubbard Dehart
William T Will Dehart
Henry Clay Dehart
Lucinda DeHart
John Wesley Dehart
Martha Emeline Dehart
Nathaniel C Nat Dehart

Spouse and Children

28 February 1833
Patrick, Virginia, United States


    Sarah E DeHart


    Stephen Hubbard Dehart


    William T Will Dehart


    Henry Clay Dehart


    Lucinda DeHart


+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+7 More Children

World Events (7)


Age 1

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · Monumental Church Built

Age 1

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 14

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

Dutch:1. nickname from Middle Dutch hart, hert ‘hard’, ‘strong’, ‘headstrong’, ‘unruly’, preceded by the definite article de. 2. occupational name for a herdsman, Middle Dutch harde, herde, with the addition of the definite article de.

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

Sources (3)

  • Gabriel Dehart, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Gabriel Dehart, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Gable Dehart in entry for Nathanal C. Dehart, "North Carolina Deaths, 1906-1930"

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