Genevieve Hart

January 1868–1949 (Age 81)
Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of Genevieve

When Genevieve Hart was born in January 1868, in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, her father, Mandly Bateman Hart, was 32 and her mother, Abby Desire Dodge, was 30. She married Frank Gilbert Letters about 1886, in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Putnam, Windham, Connecticut, United States for about 20 years. She died in 1949, in Connecticut, United States, at the age of 81.

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Family Time Line

Frank Gilbert Letters
Genevieve Hart
Marriage: about 1886
Frank Halford Letters
Genevieve Eleanor Letters

Spouse and Children

    Frank Gilbert Letters



about 1886
Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States


Parents and Siblings



    Leila Lucretia Hart


    Eleanor F. Hart



World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 0

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1868 · Land in Groton Given to US Navy for Navy Station

Age 0

In 1868, the State of Connecticut gave the Navy 112 acres of land along the Thames River. This became the location of the Naval Submarine Base. It was designed to hold 1,400 men and 20 submarines. During WWII it was expanded to 497 acres. 
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 22

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

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Jennie Hart in household of Manly Hart, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Jennie V Letters in household of Charles M Letters, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Genevieve H Letters, "United States Census, 1920"

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