Cassandra Hart

Brief Life History of Cassandra

When Cassandra Hart was born on 15 January 1812, in Halifax, Virginia, United States, her father, Ambrose Hart, was 29 and her mother, Rebecca Carlton, was 25. She married Leroy Charlton Carlton on 5 November 1833, in Halifax, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Callaway, Callaway, Missouri, United States in 1850. She died in 1854, in Callaway, Missouri, United States, at the age of 42, and was buried in Hart Hill Cemetery, Holts Summit, Missouri, United States.

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Leroy Charlton Carlton
Cassandra Hart
Marriage: 5 November 1833
Hezekiah Gilbert Carlton
about 1838–
Albert Carlton
Benjamin Thomas Carlton
William Richard Carlton
Sarah Francis Carlton
Lydia Ann Carlton
Minerva Jane Carlton
George Washington Carlton

Sources (5)

  • Cassandra Carlton in household of Leroy Carlton, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Cassandra Hart - Cemetery record or headstone: birth: 15 January 1812; Virginia, United States
  • Casandra Hart, "Virginia, Marriages, 1785-1940"

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 


Historical Boundaries 1821: Callaway County was created from Non-County Area 3.

1824 · """Mary Randolph Publishes """"The Virginia Housewife"""""""

“The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 

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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