Charles Hartman

2 November 1795–23 November 1852 (Age 57)
Charming Forge, Marion Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Charles

When Charles Hartman was born on 2 November 1795, in Charming Forge, Marion Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, John Hartman, was 37 and his mother, Suzanne Schartle, was 35. He married Elizabeth Girton about 1817, in Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 23 November 1852, in Prairie Ronde Township, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Schoolcraft, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States.

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Charles Hartman
Elizabeth Girton
Marriage: about 1817
Caleb Hartman
Jacob G Hartman
John Hartman
Susannah Hartman
Franklin Hartman
George William Hartman
Charles Hartman
Ira Elmer Hartman

Spouse and Children

about 1817
Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States


    Caleb Hartman


    Jacob G Hartman


    John Hartman


    Susannah Hartman


    Franklin Hartman


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 5

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Age 8

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

Age 17

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

Name Meaning

1 Dutch: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements hard ‘hardy’, ‘strong’ + man ‘man’.2 Respelling of German Hartmann . This name is also found in Slovenia and elsewhere in central Europe.3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): elaborated form of Hart .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Charles Hartman, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Chas. Hartman in entry for Chas. Hartman, "Illinois Deaths and Burials, 1749-1999"
  • Charles Hartman, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"

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