Joseph R. Hart

about 1809–
Yorktown, Westchester, New York, United States

The Life of Joseph R.

When Joseph R. Hart was born about 1809, in Yorktown, Westchester, New York, United States, his father, James Bloomer Hart, was 33 and his mother, Anna Eliza Marie Roake, was 25.

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Family Time Line

James Bloomer Hart
1776–1825
Anna Eliza Marie Roake
1784–1867
Joseph Roake Hart
1796–
Susan Hart Curry
1803–1874
James Roake Hart
1804–
Rachel F. Hart Hyatt
1807–
Joseph R. Hart
1809–
Elizabeth Ann Hart
1813–
Henry White Hart
1822–1886
Mary Ann Hart Purdy
1805–1844
James Wilson Hart
1808–
Gilbert Bloomer Hart
1815–1867
Dr Stephen Allen Hart
1820–1849
John Coleridge Hart
1823–1872

Parents and Siblings

    James Bloomer Hart

    Male1776–1825Male

    Anna Eliza Marie Roake

    Female1784–1867Female

siblings

(12)

    Joseph Roake Hart

    Male1796–Male

    Susan Hart Curry

    Female1803–1874Female

    James Roake Hart

    Male1804–Male

    Mary Ann Hart Purdy

    Female1805–1844Female

    Rachel F. Hart Hyatt

    Female1807–Female

+7 More Children

World Events (3)

1812

Age 3

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

Age 3

Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 18

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.

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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