Edison J. Hart

Male5 February 1894–9 June 1986

Brief Life History of Edison J.

When Edison J. Hart was born on 5 February 1894, in Otisville, Genesee, Michigan, United States, his father, Peter Hart, was 27 and his mother, Hattie Alexander, was 27. He married Susie May Ridley on 16 January 1914, in Otisville, Genesee, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Forest Township, Genesee, Michigan, United States in 1920 and Mikado, Mikado Township, Alcona, Michigan, United States in 1930. In 1921, at the age of 27, his occupation is listed as buttermaker spring brook dairy company. He died on 9 June 1986, at the age of 92, and was buried in Smith Hill Cemetery, Otisville, Genesee, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edison J. Hart
1894–1986
Susie May Ridley
1894–1949
Marriage: 16 January 1914
Harriett Purcis Hart
1915–1915
Geneveve Alice Hart
1916–2015
Dallas Ridley Hart
1918–1991
Maribel Ruth Hart
1920–2000
Durward Charles Hart
1927–1991
Roberta Mae Hart
1930–2021

Sources (18)

  • Edwin J Hart, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edson Hart, "Michigan, County Births, 1867-1917"
  • Edson J. Hart, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 January 1914Otisville, Genesee, Michigan, United States
  • Children (6)

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    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 2

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    1903 · Ford Motor Company

    Age 9

    "Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."

    1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

    Age 24

    To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

    Name Meaning

    English and North German: nickname from Middle English hert (Old English heorot), Middle Low German hërte, harte ‘hart, stag’, perhaps for a quick-footed or timorous individual.

    German: variant of Hardt 1 and 2. It is also found in France (Alsace and Lorraine).

    Jewish (Ashkenazic): artificial name or nickname from German and Yiddish hart ‘hard’.

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

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